Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Just how do you release a new album in 2016? Surprise albums mean we're seeing an interesting conundrum develop around the process of new releases
OTR column – the big players still hold all the chips As Beyonce and Drake have shown, the great online disruption means a handful of winners still get to take it all
New Music – Margaret Glaspy, Bonniesongs, Daniel Wilson New acts to cheer from New York, Dublin/Sydney and Ypsilanti
Radiohead and the new reality New Radiohead music on YouTube and Spotify: so what does it all mean?
The wrap salutes the Foxes Bulldozers, Ryanair, algorithms, running, Beyonce, Kiss, Olympic uniforms, sleep, rustlers etc
OTR column – whose obituary will we be writing next? Pop star deaths like Prince and David Bowie will always receive lavish, widespread media coverage
The playlist – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ Tracks from Leon Vynehall, Ciaran Lavery, Dexys, Jacob Collier, MeLo X, Dr John, Anoushka and others
Archive: Will Oldham A 2010 encounter with Bonnie 'Prince' Billy