Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

People talking about music and other stuff Recent interviews from the paper with Jinx Lennon, David Holmes, Sunil Sharpe, Danny Brown, Vicky Hamilton and Vlad Sepetov
Giving people a greater say in how their cities are run What's stopping ordinary citizens from playing a bigger role in how their cities operate?
The wrap is kicking the truth to the rural youth The start-the-week reading list featuring the Wu-Tang Clan, Leonard Cohen, Winter Papers, friendship, headaches, streaming royalties, swearing etc
OTR column – selling albums alongside pillows and cushions Dedicated record shops may be closing down, but furniture and homeware shops are becoming vinyl slingers
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ Including Angie Stone, Cathy Davey, Bell X1, NxWorries, Lo Moon, Coldcut, Telephones and others
New Music – Maria Kelly, Video Blue, AS Fanning Three highlights from last weekend's HWCH festival in Dublin
It’s the season for new venues in Dublin The Bowery and Magistorium open for business in the city
In praise of Solange What makes "A Seat At the Table" one of the most compelling albums of 2016?