Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

From the paper: how twee are you? Tracing the family twee from Walt Disney to Zooey Deschanel via Lena Dunham, Portlandia, Wes Anderson films and cats
Time for Irish bands and their entourages to feed their brains Who's who and what's what at Hard Working Class Heroes Convention 2014
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What will the Electric Picnic look like in 2019? After a successful weekend in Stradbally, thoughts turn to the future of the Electric Picnic
Now Playing – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tunes from Caribou, Sinead Harnett, Sold Steel, Run the Jewels and Fifth Harmony
New Music – Silk Rhodes, French Royalty, Jagaara New music names for you to cheer from Baltimore, Los Angeles and London
From the paper: deal or no deal Why are so many Irish bands scoring deals with international record labels again?
Electric Picnic 2014: your shout You've heard from us about our weekend - now, we want to hear from you