Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

OTR column – Irish artists and General Election 2016 Just why are Irish artists so reticent when it comes to the election campaign?
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Including James Blake, Roisin Murphy, David Bowie, Beyonce, Aldous Harding, Mette Henriette, The Internet etc
New Music – Seramic, James Chatburn, Low Cut High Tops New music to get excited about from London, Sydney/Berlin and Seattle
Bruce Springsteen to play Galway Airport… ...but only in the dreams of a Galway county councillor
Remembering J Dilla Recalling the genius of James Yancey a decade on from his death.
Here’s the Forbidden Fruit line-up Underworld top the bill for the June bank holiday weekend festival
Venue and festival news round-up Beyonce, Life festival, T In the Park, Whelan's, New York festivals, Iceland Airwaves, Groove Festival etc
The wrap is not playing rugby this week Including music managers, Mardi Gras, stock photography models, Belle & Sebastian, Frank Sinatra, hidden offstage musicians and much more