Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

OTR column – the problem with the BBC Sound of 2017 list The Sound of 2017 may turn out to be the artist behnd the albm of 2016
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tracks from Mor Thiam, Childish Gambino, Dawn Richard, Max Richter, YG, Migos, Margo Price etc
New Music – Blond Ambition, 6LACK, Ari Lennox New acts to holler about from Los Angles, Atlanta and Washington DC
A break from festival headaches for T In the Park After deaths, crime and other problems in 2016, Scottish festival T In the Park is taking next year off
Archive: Fleet Foxes With the band due to play Dublin in 2017, here's an interview from when they were starting out in 2008.
The roots and routes of Irish song Exploring the rich, vibrant and powerful history of Irish emigrants through their songs
A conversation with Paul Kimmage The sportswriter joins Banter at the First Fortnight festival in January
The wrap is sitting out Cyber Monday DJ booths, Trump campaign oral history, getting fat in Hollywood, Paterson, New Orleans' dining, LetsRun.com, private gigs, spiritual jazz, MIchael Lewis etc