Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

From the paper: a decade in the life of Future Islands Interview with Future Islands conducted on their recent trip to Ireland
The playlist – the tracks of the week at OTR HQ Tunes to kickstart the weekend from Karin Park, Beyonce, Aaron Neville, Shamir, Sun Ra, DJ Sprinkles and many more
New Music – Speelburg, I Know Leopard, Slaves New sounds for your ears from Brighton, Sydney and Kent
Guest post – Annie Mac’s three acts for 2015 The BBC Radio One DJ, who plays Dublin next week, selects her three acts to watch in 2015
Banter: In the Name of Love Banter marks the publication of an oral history of the Irish marriage equality movement
“I’ve been hacked!” And other excuses of the social media age
The real costs of touring Jack Conte from Pomplamoose's post on the economics of an US tour should be recommended reading for all bands
Banter’s Review of the Year All the stories of the year that matter in 60 minutes or thereabouts