Jim Carroll

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In The Ticket this week, Tony Clayton-Lea talks to Little Boots, Ronan McGreevy meets “63-year-old f**k-up” Lemmy, John Holden from Hoarsebox talks about his experience taking part in RTE music show The Raw Sessions (there are also a selection of …

Fri, May 22, 2009, 09:46

   

In The Ticket this week, Tony Clayton-Lea talks to Little Boots, Ronan McGreevy meets “63-year-old f**k-up” Lemmy, John Holden from Hoarsebox talks about his experience taking part in RTE music show The Raw Sessions (there are also a selection of reader comments culled from this blog) and Brian Boyd explains why the artwork for the new Manic Street Preachers album is causing a bit of a fuss.

There’s New Music love for Baddies, The Low Anthem, The Magic Kids, A Plastic Rose, City Center and Starfucker. In Music News, there are stories about the musical line-up for Arthur’s Day, Danger Mouse’s kerfuffle with EMI Records and why Walton’s music shop in Dublin does not heart “Falling Slowly”.

CD of the Week comes from Grizzly Bear and there are also reviews of new releases from In Case Of Fire, Mika Miko, John Spillane, Daniel Merriweather, Valerie Francis, Raphael Saadiq, “The Definitive Japanese Scene, Vol 1″, Catherine MacLelland, Charlie Wood and more. Plus Eoin Butler’s Shuffle rounds up the singles and downloads.

New in the cinemas this week are Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Everlasting Moments, Tormented, Awaydays and Mark of an angel. Also from the film department: Michael Dwyer in Cannes, the Weekly Music Quiz, Donald Clarke scratches his head about why we keep going to the cinema and clips from Quentin Tarantino’s new flick Inglourious Basterds.

The Ticket: music and movies nirvana

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