Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

What trends are set to change Irish festivals? The first in a series of event-related talks looks at the trends which are going to have an impact on your favourite festival
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tracks from Jessy Lanza, DJDS, James Blake, Laszlo Dancehall, Terry Callier, Dexys, Mark Pritchard and more
The government’s problem with the arts Funding and the hope of funding means the arts community are prepared to accept this abusive relationship
Anohni’s eco agenda "Hopelessness" is a powerful piece of work, but Anohni's interest in climate change and ecology goes back some time
Just how do you release a new album in 2016? Surprise albums mean we're seeing an interesting conundrum develop around the process of new releases
OTR column – the big players still hold all the chips As Beyonce and Drake have shown, the great online disruption means a handful of winners still get to take it all
New Music – Margaret Glaspy, Bonniesongs, Daniel Wilson New acts to cheer from New York, Dublin/Sydney and Ypsilanti
Radiohead and the new reality New Radiohead music on YouTube and Spotify: so what does it all mean?