Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

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
The science of events Second in the Event Talks series shows how science can help event organisers
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tracks for the weekend from Factory Floor, Whitney, Moses Boyd, Melanie De Biasio, Paul Simon, Miles Davis and many more
New Music – Gang Of Youths, Chloe Leone, Two Another New music to check out from Sydney, Birmingham and London
Beatyard’s bucket and sand brigade All the fun of the fair at the Dun Laoghaire festival over the August bank holiday weekend