Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Josie Jones RIP The woman behind Big Hard Excellent Fish passes away
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ Tunes for your weekend listening from Kendrick Lamar, Torres, The Cyclist, Rhiannon Giddens, Genevieve, Villagers, Levon Vincent, Jason Moran and others
SXSW 2015: the 20 best acts I saw in Austin, Texas Courtney Barnett, Boogie, Fantastic Negrito, Kristin Diable, Wand, Milk & Bone, Leon Bridges, Shamir, Andy Schauf, Your Old Droog and 10 others make the cut
What’s the story with Irish surfing? As part of the Shore Shots surf film festival, Banter hits the waves
What’s in store for SXSW 2016? Final thoughts from Austin on this year's SXSW bonanza and a look at what might be ahead for the event
SXSW 2015 snapshots – six more acts from the mean streets of Austin, TX Thumbs up for Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear, JUCE, Metz, Little Simz, Joseph and Milk & Bone
SXSW 2015 snapshots – six acts who’ve rocked so far What we liked about Courtney Barnett, Leon Bridges, Boogie, Kristin Diable, Meg Mac and Shamir
SXSW 2015 snapshots – Love & Mercy The new flick on the eventful life and times of Brian Wilson