Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Hot on the Heels of Love Girls Names, School Tour and Wounded Healer for IMMA event in December
News from the streaming frontline When will we get to the stage where stories about Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal and co don't cause so much fuss?
Banter at Savour Kilkenny A weekend of talks about grub at KIlkenny's annual festival of food
The wrap did not watch the rugby yesterday Container ships, The Conversation, court strenographers, London rents, Bill Graham, hip-hop restaurants, tipping, Twitter, Scott Storch and more
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tracks for the weekend from The Jackson Sisters, Plaid, Nicolette, Downtown Boys, Cloud Castle Lake, Annie, Catherine Howe and others
New Music – Dev09, Mansionair, The Royal Foundry New talents to check out from Indiana, Sydney and Alberta
The Pitchfork effect It's clear just why Condé Nast are spending large to bring Pitchfork into their stable - and it's not just for those album reviews
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Blackalicious, Lana Del Rey, Roseau, Timmy Thomas, Erykah Badu, Bob Moses and others supply this week's selections