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(...)

Stephen Bruner of Thundercat on stage at Pickathon music festival at Pendarvis Farm on August 2, 2015 in Happy Valley, Oregon, USA.  (Photo by Anthony Pidgeon/Redferns)

(...). In addition, groundbreaking appearances on albums such as Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly(...)

(...)-soaked version of John Martyn’s May You Never, the album’s stand-out track which also makes evident a debt to(...)