Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tunes for your ears from Joni Mitchell, Sueno Latino, Eskimeaux, Nicolas Jaar, Vince Staples, Stacy Barthe, Santigold and others
New Music – Let’s Away, Iris Gold, Basciville New sounds for your ears from Sunderland, London via Copenhagen and Wexford
The secrets behind successful festivals The art and graft of selling out in Festival Ireland
A cyclist, pedestrian and driver writes New €40 fines have focused attention on cyclists, but they're not the only ones badly served by Dublin's transport policies
Susumu Yokota RIP The Japanese musician behind such glorious ambient albums as "Sakura" and "The Boy & The Tree"
Mapping Popular Music in Dublin A survey to capture the popular music experience in the capital
Guest post – Siobhán Kane at Manchester International Festival Bjork, ballet and a miner turned glam rock wrestler were just some of the highlights found by Siobhán Kane at this year's Manchester International Festival
Good times In praise of Nile Rodgers and Chic