Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Including Pigbag, Girl Band, AlunaGeorge, Charles, Deantoni Parks, Devo, Luke Kelly and others
New Music – Ingid Lukas, Jeanne Added, Jones Some other highlights from the recent Eurosonic festival in Groningen
AVA festival gets set for year two Impressive cast of acts, DJs and attraction for the Belfast electronic music fest in June
Managing Creativity: bringing your art to the public An one-day seminar next month on managing creativity at Dublin's Irish Writers Centre in association with Banter
A question of supply and demand for The Stone Roses Unlike last time around, there's no quick sell out for The Stone Roses' Dublin date this summer
Will LCD Soundsystem play in Ireland in 2016? Some musing on where you may hear "All My Friends" live this year in Ireland
Would you pay €816,000 for the Smashing Pumpkins? Figures released following the collapse of Australia's Soundwave festival casts light on festival fees
The wrap is taking names Including Hector Zazou, frequent flyers, naked sportsmen, Marky Ramone, The Jam, David Bowie and heavy metal