Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

A second music conference for Cork #CorkLovesMusic announces details of first event for its 2017 series of talks
Music Cork opens for business in May A new music conference is set to take place in Cork later this year
Gig roll: Future Islands, Belle & Sebastian, Ryley Walker, Repeal etc Live shows incoming from a rake of must-see acts
The wrap is digging January sunrises Payola, bling bling, Columbus Ohio, Brendan Harrison, trolls, red carpet politics, the death of the critic (again), air-horns etc
OTR column – they don’t make labels like Capitol anymore A new book on Capitol Records tells the story of 75 years of eventful music releases
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Including Glowie, The Black Madonna, The xx, William Onyeabor, Dowth, Wiley and many more
U2, ticket touts, TDs and Irish Times’ letter writers It's the perfect January storm, but will anything new emerge from the latest outbreak of consternation?
Output brings the noise Music conference and showcase festival returns to Belfast next month