Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

The wrap is sizzling Featuring headphones, Six Degrees of Musical Seperation, Lollapalooza, Hootie & The Blowfish, Vivien Goldman, playlists, Schoolboy Q etc
Meet the connectors The men and women joining the dots in modern pop
Laurie Anderson’s Dublin residency Three nights on Earlsfort Terrace for the innovative composer
OTR column – the Rollercoaster effect Willie Meaghan is the last cat standing in Kilkennt when it comes to selling records and he's going nowhere
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tracks from Xenia Rubinos, Willow, Schoolboy Q, Nigeria Freedom Sounds, ÌFÉ, Francis & The Lights and more
New Music – Masasolo, Kelsey Lu, Mali Hayes New music to check out from Copenhagen, North Carolina and Manchester
When acts and festivals clash As LCD Soundsystem and John Grant discovered at T In the Park, some festivals just don't suit certain acts
Covering acts who don’t want to be covered Or, if you like, covering acts who don't need to be covered