Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

The holidays OTR is out of here
OTR column – the sound of the city A new report makes some interesting findings about the sounds of Dublin when it comes to popular music
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ Tracks from Ala.Ni, Muhammad Ali, Robert Glasper, Lisa Hannigan, Yamasuki Singers, Fatima, Moodymann etc
The return of Ravelóid Plans for an outdoor Irish language music festival may have been scuppered, but Ravelóid is hitting the streets of the capital this weekend
Musicians talking about music and other matters Recent interviews with Ciaran Lavery, Fantastic Negrito, Christine & The Queens, Overhead, The Albatross and Shit Robot
Summer dates for Roots Manuva and Warpaint Both acts feature on the National Concert Hall's upcoming schedule for August
New Music – Madeline Kenney, Let’s Eat Grandma, Ella Naseeb New music to check from Oakland, Norwich and Dublin
The wrap is rocking the factor 30 Bees, counterfeit brands, The Liberal, Fat Beats, Finbarr Donnelly, the economy of gifts, worldwide housing problems, Michael Rapino, Chance the Rapper etc