Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Brought to book Who says the days of the rock critic are coming to an end? Not book publishers, it seems
Three days of Banter at Bloom 2015 Banter heads to the Phoenix Park at the weekend for three days of conversations, interviews and panels
Remembering a night out with Bill O’Herlihy The death of the doyen of Irish sports broadcasting yesterday robs us of a very decent, genuine man
A great weekend for an Ireland which changed a long time ago The 1.2 million people who voted yes to marriage equality introduced the rest of the world to a new, modern Ireland which has held sway for some time
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tunes and tracks from McAlmont & Butler, Milk & Bone, The Chemical Brothers, Kamasi Washington, Jack J, Hudson Mohawke, Tranquility Bass and many more
Guest post: Gareth Murphy on Cowboys & Indies Ahead of a hometown appearance, the Dublin author of an exceptional history of the record business talks about the process of history repeating itself
New Music – Bdy Prts, Hockey Dad, Boycrush New potential favourite new bands from Glasgow, Illawarra and Auckland
Competition – win tickets to Bloom 2015 Banter is heading to Bloom over the June bank holiday weekend - and we've a bunch of tickets to give away