Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Nas for Life festival Hear "Illmatic" and other anthems from the golden age in Co Westmeath at the end of May
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tunes from Natalie Prass, Bjork, Barnt, Tor Miller, Kaytranada, Wu-Tang Clan, The Avalanches, David Holmes and more
New Music – Tor Miller, Narcosatanicos, Alo Wala New arrivals to cheer from Brooklyn, Aarhus and Copenhagen
How to do an event like Banter in six easy-ish steps As Banter reaches 100 today, a foolproof guide to putting on your own talky event
The wrap is pleased to meet you Inside the Vice media empire, jaywalking, Mexican carpoolers, Run the Jewels, confessions of wedding DJs, the funky drummers, streaming data and much more
The wrap is now available in 4G Cheerleaders, David Simon, The Martinez Brothers, datamining 2014's culture lists, Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy", Stuart Galbraith, Bobby Shmurda etc
The playlist – the soundtrack at OTR’s HQ this week Tunes to kick-start your weekend from Sleater-Kinney, My Bubba, The Waterboys, Melanie de Biasio, Arca, 99 Souls, Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp and others
Banter 101: the hunter turns hunted Banter's tribute to George Orwell's Room 101 sees the tables getting turned