Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

New Music – Eastern Barbers, Big Thief, Touts New sounds to kick back and dig from London, Brooklyn and Derry
The wrap has seen some things Olympic drug tests, sleep soundtracks, Jeff Buckley, hotels vs Airbnb, Starck Club, Simone Biles, children vs nature, Vincent Hogan on Michelle Smith, flying etc
The Gloaming in the west A review of The Gloaming's weekend show in Galway
OTR column – the changing nature of music management It’s a sign of the times that so many of today’s savvy superstars are paying straight salaries to their managers rather than percentages
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tracks from U.S. Girls, Roy Ayers, MLIR, Lesser Pieces, The Neighbourhood, Denis Sultra, Talos, The Smoke Clears and more
New Music – Bonnie Banane, Olivier St. Louis, Bad Fit New music to blow your socks off from Paris, Washington DC and Belfast
The future of streaming A Banter discussion about music, mobile and streaming in conjunction with Three and Deezer
Banter goes to The Beatyard Two days of pow-wows, conversations and talks in Dun Laoghaire from Banter and friends