Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

The Christmas playlist – the sounds of the season at OTR HQ Starring Low, Bob Dylan, Big Freedia, Trombone Shorty, Tracey Thorn, Paul Simon, Okkervil River and many more
The Bantercast reviews of the year Check out Banter's brace of podcasts rounding up the last 12 months
The 50 best tracks of 2016 The biggest list of the year, take two
The 50 best albums of 2016 The biggest list of the year
The wrap is wrapped for 2016 Including New York flyers, "Countryman Christmas", Sesame Street, jazz greats, crate digging, information overload, Duran Duran's "Notorious", Planet Earth etc
OTR column – the winners and losers of 2016 Gong, gong, gong! It's time for OTR’s Gongs of the Year, the awards show no-one wants to attend
In Search of The Blue Nile A new radio documentary explores the life and times of one of the most enigmatic bands of all
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Including Jim James, Lambchop, Jamila Woods, Esperanza Spalding, Jai Paul, The Notwist, Huerco S. etc