Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

SXSW 2015 snapshots – brands, Snark By Snarkwest, grocery shopping The brands take over Austin, putting the snark in SXSW 2015 and the future of grocery shopping
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ Tracks to kick ass from Mitski, Royce Wood Junior, Snakehips, Summer Heart, Gal Costa, The Haxan Cloak, Erykah Badu and others
Tony Fenton RIP Remembering the Today FM DJ who died yesterday
New Music – Lung Dart, Fantastic Negrito, Gross Net New sounds from London, California and Belfast/Derry
Body & Soul 2015 Matthew E White, Natalie Prass, Goat, Dan Deacon, Savages and Flight Facilities head up the bill for Body & Soul 2015
Whatever happened to Record Store Guy? Nick Hornby ponders what happened to the folks from Championship Vinyl
The battle for rural Ireland Richard Curran's documentary was a reminder that simply shouting stop is not going to change anything about rural Ireland's decline
OTR’s 2015 playlist From Ala.Ni, Dan Lissvik and Sleater-Kinney to Ambrose Akinmusire, Lotic and Charlie Belle, it's OTR ongoing 2015 roll of honour