Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tunes, tracks and bangers from Meg Mac, Dr Dre, Faze Action, Foals, U.S. Girls, Willis Earl Beal and many more
Managing Creativity A course on managing creativity at the Irish Writers Centre in association with Banter
New Music – Kiiara, Screaming Peaches, AikJ Acts now arriving from Illinois, London and Dublin at the OTR new music station
Feist for Belfast appearance Catch the Canadian talking and singing at the Lughnasa International Friel Festival
The Twisted Pepper and venue nostalgia The imminent closure of Dublin's Twisted Pepper reminds you that people often don't appreciate a space until it's gone
Class of 2015: this year’s Hard Working Class Heroes line-up The annual showcase of new Irish music sets out its stall for the autumn
From the paper – interview with Stephen Witt How Music Got Free may well be the best book on the music business you'll read this year
How playlists became the new rock’n'roll The rise and rise of playlists when it comes to finding out about and plugging music