Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

New Music – Painted Zeros, Dolores Haze, Brett New bands to check out from Brooklyn, Stockholm and Washington DC
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ Your weekend soundtrack from Nils Frahm, Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch, Elliot Smith, Kendra Morris, Júníus Meyvant, Natalie Prass, Arca and others
The new rules Lessons to be learned from Adele, Talib Kweli and Sandi Thom about ripping up the music business rulebook
Banter at ECM Weekend A discussion about the importance of communities and connections at Cork's ECM festival
Banter at Other Voices The annual trip to the Kingdom with talkers, makers, do-ers and players
The anti-ticket touting campaign gets interesting High profile managers kick some ass over the "rigged" and "manipulated" secondary ticketing market
Review: Kamasi Washington, Yaam, Berlin A night out in Berlin with the man and band behind the album of the year
The wrap says brrrr Including The National, the business of A&R, global passport market, bar mitzah DJs, teens in public spaces, accents, New York diners and Fela Kuti