Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

New Music – Flower Drums, Rachael Lavelle, LostBoyCrow New acts for your ears from Perth, Los Angeles and Dublin
D’Angelo’s “Black Messiah” You may think that the business of new album releases is wrapped for the year, but D'Angelo has news for you
Life festival returns for 2015 Squarepusher, SiriusModeselektor, Pantha Du Prince, Gold Panda and many more for the Co Westmeath festival
Mark Ronson’s secret sauce Forget all the conspiracy theories about label machinations and Simon Cowell shenanigans; "Uptown Funk" is a big hit because it's a fantastic song
The playlist – 10 tracks rocking our world this week Tunes for the weekend from Sophie, Swans, Silk Rhodes, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Printer Clips, Nadia Nair and many more
New Music – Verveine, Ocellot, Hungry Cloud Darkening New music hits for the masses from Zurich, Barcelona and Arkansas
Christmas wrapping The last of this week's wraps including Kapture, Lands In Limbo, Bobby Shmurda, go-go, Strand Books, Sports Night oral history, Black Flag and much more
Wrap up well Wednesday Paradise Garage closing party, Wu-Tang Clan, New York 1980s hardcore, street insects, The Ting Tings, Arthur Russell, the future of restaurants etc