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As today becomes tonight, it's time to feel right at home again with Louise. Whether you're cooking, studying or heading off to training, she delivers the essential soundtrack to your evening: two hours packed with music, fun and interviews. Come on in and get lost.

As today becomes tonight, it's time to feel right at home again with Louise. Whether you're cooking, studying or heading off to training, she delivers the essential soundtrack to your evening: two hours packed with music, fun and interviews. Come on in and get lost.


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As today becomes tonight, it's time to feel right at home again with Louise. Whether you're cooking, studying or heading off to training, she delivers the essential soundtrack to your evening: two hours packed with music, fun and interviews. Come on in and get lost.




Foals Yannis Philipakis On Releasing Two Albums In 2019

Last week Foals front man Yannis Philipakis was available for a quick chat before Foals took to the stage at the Trinity Summer Series. Evening Producer Kate Brennan Harding nabbed him backstage to find out how the band were getting on immediately after a secret Glastonbury set, they talk about Foals recording not one but two albums for 2019 and how the title of the albums 'Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost' came from Nintendo games. You can listen to the full chat by pressing the play...


Chvrches Lauren Mayberry Chats With Louise Duffy

Lauren Murray is the lead singer in the utterly brilliant Chvrches. She took time out to chat with Louise Duffy about touring, writing music, standing up for what you believe in and their forthcoming date with Beatyard Festival on the August Bank Holiday Weekend. We especially wanted to let Lauren know that we on the show really appreciate the bands stance on Chris Brown and their statement about Mello working with him. You can listen to the chat by pressing play on the link. Lost in Music...


Incredible Whitney Houston Cover By Tim Chadwick

Frankly we have a bit of a crush on Tim Chadwick, his latest single 'I Need To Know' is a slice of perfect sad banger pop and we cannot get enough. Tim came in and recorded a very special session for us, with a stripped back version of 'I Need To Know' and a stunning cover of Whitney Houston's 1987 classic 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody'. We really enjoyed this session and we think you will agree, he's got that certain something! Tim Chadwick is a Dublin native, with a penchant for writing a...


Sam Fender Chats With Louise Duffy On Lost In Music

'I've not met Sam Smith, but I've got his number' Sam Fender chatting about messaging Sam Smith for tips to keep his voice in top condition. Sam was over in Ireland and dropped in to say hi to Louise Duffy, have a listen to the chat above and to his session which he recorded for us in late 2018. Including how he would love to work with Kendrick Lamar at some stage. Sam is so humble and we love his tunes on Lost in Music. He is playing Electric Picnic in September and is well worth seeing....


Alice Merton In Session on Lost in Music

We were delighted to welcome Alice Merton In Session on Lost in Music this week. Alice spoke to us just before her Olympia show in Dublin - we heard all about her roots (or what she would consider lack thereof) which served as the inspiration behind the song we know and love: No Roots. Having started her career as a songwriter for major label artists, Merton wasn't a fan of how these labels operated so she decided to do what a lot of dream about - she started her own record label in Berlin....


Corner Boy Play Irish Session

Corner boy were in just before Christmas to record a Play Irish Session for Louise Duffy. We aired the session last night and we got a gorgeous response from our listeners. You can have a listen to the 'Goodbye Old Holy' by clicking the play button above. Keep you ears open for all the best new Irish music sessions on Lost in Music for 2019 Lost in Music with Louise Duffy Weeknights 7pm


Donate Now To Help Ireland's Homeless

All week on Lost in Music we have been shouting from the airwaves about the Street Lights project which is raising funds for three of Ireland's homeless charities, The Peter McVerry Trust, Simon Community & Focus Ireland. Have a listen to the chat Claire Beck had with Faye from Little Green Cars & Sinead Troy from Yangaroo about their involvement in this amazing project. The album was released on Friday last and features a host of amazing and rare tracks from the likes of Bell X1, Snow...


The Return Of Razorlight

Johnny Borrell's Razorlight are back with a new album, tour and perspective on the era that was the 00s. Think about it, there was no social media, no instagram, no twitter, no instant reactions. Johnny and David chat with Ed Smith about the era just prior to the social media revolution and how it was perhaps easier to make music, certainly easier to avoid distractions. Johnny talks about playing guitar 10 hours a day with the band, hanging out in Camden and recording demos one week, then...


Leon Bridges Chats With Ed Smith On Lost In Music

Leon Bridges plays two gigs in Dublin's Olympia Theatre this week, Ed Smith caught up with him at his hotel ahead of both shows. Leon is a stand out artist with two majorly successful albums under his belt, 2015 'Coming Home' and this years 'Good Thing'. We on Lost in Music are huge fans of his. You can have a listen to his chat with Ed Smith by clicking the button above. Or go and see him in The Olympia on Thursday night, there are limited tickets available. Don’t miss @edsongsofpraise chat...


Josh Gray In Session On Lost In Music

Josh Gray has had a massive year, the Wicklow native is gathering praise and huge listens on his latest tune 'Cut Loose' following up from 'We Should Run'. We were delighted to invite Josh in to record for Lost in Music having previously featured him as Play Irish Artist and On Your Radar act. Have a listen above to not one but two tracks recorded especially for us! Including a Frank Ocean cover. Josh's music has already reached huge audiences outside of Ireland in Spain, Italy and across...


Grammy Nominated Elderbrook Chats With Ed Smith

Elderbrook, aka Alexander Kotz is in Ireland tonight to play The Academy Dublin. He is the voice behind the grammy nominated 'Cola' with duo Camelphat. Have a listen to our favourite rework of the track. It is made even better by Mousse T's big beats. Elderbrook has released 2 summer bangers Capricorn & Sleepwalking, both heavily featured on Lost in Music. He will have an EP out before the end of the year and we can expect an album in 2019. Capricorn is one of those earworms that you never...


Explaining "The Fear" to Editors Frontman Tom Smith

We had a special visitor on Lost in Music, Editors front man Tom Smith popped in to have a quick chat ahead of his live show in Vicar Street. Ed and Tom chatted all things music making and Ed explained what Tom's name in Irish would be Tomas Mac Gabhann. Listen to the awkward moment when Tom revealed he is an Arsenal fan whilst Ed explained he is a Tottenham Hotspur fan! Plus did you know 'Munich' was written during the week between Christmas and New Year, whilst the band had what you might...


Rising Irish Talent Curtis Walsh In Session

Curtis Walsh was our Play Irish Artist of the week in September and we had to nab him for a Session. Have a listen by clicking the link above to his track 'Full Recovery' recorded in studio here in Marconi House, thanks to our Gavin Blake on sound. Here's the skinny on the rising star. Curtis Walsh is already impressive and he has only just begun! The IMRO 2017 Christie Hennessy Songwriting Competition winner has been supporting The Academic, Lany and Tom Walker in recent months. In fact, he...


Exciting New Artist Writing Candidly About Men's Mental

Sam Fender, a rising star and a young man with a message. You may have caught his appearance on Later with Jools Holland on Tuesday night. You will catch him on the next series of Other Voices. Click the link above to hear his session for us! I've dreamt of playing this show all my life, last night we did it. Jools Holland was a complete whirlwind, me and the boys haven't stopped smiling and laughing since 😊full video is up on YouTube, then the full episode with our second track airs this...


True Tides In Play Irish Session

Irish trio True Tides are familiar to some with their super catchy track 'Automatic', this was playlisted on Lost in Music over the summer and we invited them in for a session. This take on their single 'Automatic' is pretty brilliant. Have a listen by clicking the play button on the image above. You can check them out live across the nation at the following gigs supporting All Tvvins, Delorentos and more. Lost in Music with Ed Smith supports new Irish music nightly, if you want to be...


Here at Today FM we adore Irish music of all genre's and getting the opportunity to shine a light on it nightly is a real privilege. Other Voices is recording in Ballina on 28th and 29th September and we are taking a look at the acts making the trail. We have Paddy Hanna in for a very special session on Tuesday night. Paddy is part of the trail alongside Elaine Mai, DOTT, Cherym, Heroes In Hiding, Karms, I have a Tribe and loads more. His album 'Frankly, I Mutate' was released earlier this...


Amazing Fresh Irish Talent In Session JaXson

Irish talent is blooming at the moment. We were delighted to have JaXson in for a session as part of Play Irish. Listen above to the track 'We Were Born'. If you think you have a great tune and would like to be considered as part of Play Irish then email lostinmusic@todayfm.com Thank you @TodayFM for having me and the band in session today ✨Special shout out to @Kate_B_H_ & @gavinblake for being so lovely and accommodating 🍵🎧 We'll have the session for you soooon, I'm excited x...


Wolf Alice With Ed Smith

Ed Smith met up with show faves Wolf Alice at Electric Picnic. You can hear their chat here. Also remember when the came in to record a session for Lost in Music? Simply stunning. Lost in Music Weeknights 7PM


A Smyth Sings 'Second Moon' Live

We simply adore this track. Wrap your ears around Aaron Smyths vocals on Second Moon recorded especially for Lost in Music with Ed Smith. Aaron has been making lots of gorgeous music of late and we had to invite him in for the session. Dare we say there is something of the Thom Yorke crossed with Nick Drake about his voice. So Good! Catch Play Irish Artists every Tuesday on Lost in Music. If you want to submit your music to the show you can email lostinmusic@todayfm.com Check out this...


Maxi Jazz Talks About Writing Insomnia In One Night!

Maxi Jazz, the Faithless front man and general dance music legend was in Marconi House to chat with our Ed Smith. Have a listen to the full conversation above, including football banter, how he came to be in Faithless, how he wrote the lyrics for Insomnia in the space of a few hours, who his music influences are, and how you can see him at Electric Picnic 2018. Maxi is appearing at the Three Ireland Made By Music stage. Three's Electric Picnic activation - The Made By Music base. At EP,...