Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tunes and tracks from McAlmont & Butler, Milk & Bone, The Chemical Brothers, Kamasi Washington, Jack J, Hudson Mohawke, Tranquility Bass and many more
Guest post: Gareth Murphy on Cowboys & Indies Ahead of a hometown appearance, the Dublin author of an exceptional history of the record business talks about the process of history repeating itself
New Music – Bdy Prts, Hockey Dad, Boycrush New potential favourite new bands from Glasgow, Illawarra and Auckland
Competition – win tickets to Bloom 2015 Banter is heading to Bloom over the June bank holiday weekend - and we've a bunch of tickets to give away
Joe Caslin says yes New marriage equality mural from the Roscommon artist
U2′s tax issues have not gone away Even in the midst of the usual hype and hoopla around the new world tour, U2 and tax are still inextricably linked
Banter: reviewing the reviews Running the rule over social media reviews of restaurants and cafes
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ Tracks for the weekend from Fierce Mild, Jamie xx, Delta Rae, Lolingo, Sufjan Stevens, Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear, Downtown Boys and others