Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tracks to dig from Tobias Jesso Jr, Future Brown, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Ala Ni, Umek, Ty Dolla $ign, David Axelrod and others
New Music – Ball Park Music, Weval, Zak Abel New music to make you go "wow" from Brisbane, Amsterdam and London
Do you dream in Greek? Syriza may be finding the realities of government to be tough going, but this hasn't stopped many hoping to replicate the Greeks' electoral success
Archive: John Legend and Common Some choice words from the archive from the winners of this year's Oscar for Best Original Song
The gospel according to Ed One man prepares to take on Croke Park with his trusty guitar
From the paper: anyone for a new report on the Irish music business? The Socio-Economic Contribution of Music to the Irish Economy is the latest in a long line of reports and recommendations from the Irish music business
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tunes to make you jump up and down from Matthew E White, Yumi Zouma, Anthony Naples, All Tvvins, Mourn, Gary Byrd, Donna Summer and many more
New Music – BriBry, The Beach, Two Cartoons New arrivals from Dublin, London and Dunedin