The new rules

(...) means everyone else has to fall in and roll with you. She’s sold millions of albums already and(...)

June Tabor: “Because I didn’t attempt a full-time music career until I was 40, I came to it as a very different person”

(...) intense photos of her that often grace the covers of her albums – Tabor is quick to laugh and joke in(...)

Manchester post-punk band Joy Division are the subject of a two-day international symposium at the University of Limerick. Above is the cover of their album Closer.

(...) in confidence” ahead of their second album. “Both albums have come to yield many landmark tracks(...)

(...) talked a lot about how the live experience had helped to expand the album’s width and depth. With(...)

Elevated: Bono and the Edge on stage during the U2 August 2001 concert in Slane, Co Meath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...).   1985, June 29th: Croke Park, Dublin In the space of two years, the War and Unforgettable Fire albums(...)

The hypnotic bassline hook that gives this album’s title track its seductive swing is one of the(...)

Will the real Cúchulainn please stand up: JC Leyendecker’s illustration of the Ulster hero. Photograph: Century

(...)-art posters, rock concept albums, republican and loyalist murals and superhero comics. All of these drew on(...)

Benjamin Clementine who has won the Mercury Music Prize for his album At Least For Now. Photograph: Ian West/PA

(...) 1992. The shortlist was narrowed down from more than 290 albums by a judging panel. The £20,000 (€29(...)

The ways of the boogie: Backstory No 1 with Donal Dineen & Stevie G. The Sugar Club, Dublin, Friday

(...)-house and deep grooves albums.  Saturday The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock & Electric Guitar(...)