Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

The gospel according to Ed One man prepares to take on Croke Park with his trusty guitar
From the paper: anyone for a new report on the Irish music business? The Socio-Economic Contribution of Music to the Irish Economy is the latest in a long line of reports and recommendations from the Irish music business
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tunes to make you jump up and down from Matthew E White, Yumi Zouma, Anthony Naples, All Tvvins, Mourn, Gary Byrd, Donna Summer and many more
New Music – BriBry, The Beach, Two Cartoons New arrivals from Dublin, London and Dunedin
The slow, steady, inevitable decline of the NME With slumping sales and speculation about the future of the print magazine, the NME's real problem is a content problem
Banter on Generation Z The new guard on what they think about life, the universe and everything else
Laissez les bon temps rouler! Shake yo' beads, it's Mardi Gras Day
Moving the dial when it comes to women and Irish radio In the wake of Alison Curtis' huge audience growth, you have to wonder just what is Irish radio's ongoing problem with women presenters