Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Musicians talking about music and other matters Recent interviews with Ciaran Lavery, Fantastic Negrito, Christine & The Queens, Overhead, The Albatross and Shit Robot
Summer dates for Roots Manuva and Warpaint Both acts feature on the National Concert Hall's upcoming schedule for August
New Music – Madeline Kenney, Let’s Eat Grandma, Ella Naseeb New music to check from Oakland, Norwich and Dublin
The wrap is rocking the factor 30 Bees, counterfeit brands, The Liberal, Fat Beats, Finbarr Donnelly, the economy of gifts, worldwide housing problems, Michael Rapino, Chance the Rapper etc
Inside the singer’s mind New RTE radio documentary Showtime talks to singers about the art of performance
Banter at Bloom 2016 Here's what to expect at Banter's five day run in the Phoenix Park this week and next weekend
The Springsteen effect Finding a signal in the noise around the latest Bruce Springsteen Irish shows
OTR column – music’s new generation gap New surveys show that those over 35 years of age are not pivoting to streaming services for a range of reasons