Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

OTR column – whose obituary will we be writing next? Pop star deaths like Prince and David Bowie will always receive lavish, widespread media coverage
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ Tracks from Leon Vynehall, Ciaran Lavery, Dexys, Jacob Collier, MeLo X, Dr John, Anoushka and others
Archive: Will Oldham A 2010 encounter with Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
New Music – Bibi Bourelly, Oh Pep, The Comet Is Coming New hits incoming from Los Angeles, Melbourne and London
Prince and the record business Prince may have had a troublesome relationship with labels, but he still recognised their strengths and advantages
Castlepalooza shapes up for summer A rake of new additions and day by day line-up for the Co Offaly event
Out To Lunch all night long With Honey Soundsytem, Octo Octa and a discussion on reclaiming the queer dancefloor
The wrap only wants to see you in the purple rain Papa Wemba, the hum, Prince, diss tracks, Dublin Inquirer, Next Draft, trucking, Cork, spoliers etc