Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Keeping the home fires burning Random thoughts about musicians and the Irish music industry from the Hard Working Class Heroes Convention
The wrap is digging the mellow fruitfulness of the season Your weekly reading list with pieces on Locol, Berghain, the singer's voice, tennis, Kamasi Washington, Manchester, Jason Flom, James Brown etc
OTR column – time for the GAA to embrace its ravers More Ibiza and Berghain than Coppers and pipe bands, the musical sound of the GAA may well have changed
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ Including Solange, Nicolas Jaar, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Sleigh Bells, Kari Faux, Shabaka & The Ancestors and many more
HWCH Q&A: Talos Talos brings OTR's HWCH Q&A series to a close
HWCH Q&A: Maria Kelly Maria Kelly answers some questions about being an Irish musician in 2016
HWCH Q&A: Exploding Eyes The word on being in a band in 2016 from Exploding Eyes' Al Dodd
HWCH Q&A: Nocturnes Pearse McGloughlin from Nocturnes answers OTR's HWCH questions