Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Musicians talking about music and other matters Interviews from the paper with Villagers, Hank Shocklee, Daniel Lanois and Colm Mac Con Iomaire
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ Tunes from Art Farmer, Samantha Urbani, Maribou State, Not Squares, YBU, Marlena Shaw, Jamie XX and others
New Music – Wilsen, Ultimate Painting, MIYNT New arrivals from Brooklyn, London and Stockholm
Music Futures An afternoon of discussions about what comes next for music in Dublin as part of 12 Points and MusicTown
The marriage equality referendum and the hearts and minds campaign The yes and no camps are working away on their campaigns, but the vast majority of voters are not quite as engaged
New Frank Ocean album in July Frank's on his way back
Unlocking the Truth’s major label fandango The kids who caught our attention as heavy metal buskers have found that life in the major label world is not all sweetness and light
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tunes and Easter eggs from Tigertown, Sufjan Stevens, Gil Scott-Heron, James Murphy, Will Joseph Cook, HNNY, Art Blakey, Leon Huff and more