Animal magic: Slow Magic at Body & Soul

‘What is a caribou anyway? Is it one of those big moosey type things?” asked Tom as we headed for a mid-morning settler, discussing the best plan of a(...)

 Slow Magic performs at the Body and Soul festival at Ballinlough Castle, Clonmellon, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Allen Kiely

With capacity up more than 30 per cent at this year’s Body and Soul, there’s a need to push the musical lineup’s capacity to match. So this year, the (...)

 Gary Numan: one of the headline acts appearing on the summer solstice.  Photograph:   Simone Joyner/Getty Images

  The Body and Soul festival in Co Meath this weekend celebrates five years in existence with a masquerade ball, a summer solstice party a(...)

There’s no rest for the wicked. It’s a year since Jon Hopkins released his acclaimed Immunity album, but the demand to hear the record live is still t(...)

Between now and September, a weekend will not pass without a festival or big music show of some stripe or other to tempt you with its wares. The bi(...)

Movie music: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, scored by Howard Shore, in concert
They shoot, they score

To show the power of a film score, Conrad Pope suggests a simple experiment. Go to the end of a movie you know well and watch the final scenes with th(...)

The Ticket Awards 2013

Click here to cast your vote Nothing in the world gets people more annoyed or excited than a list. Lists are the Bitcoin of the media busine(...)

John Grant at Airwaves: does full dramatic justice to his talents as a songwriter and performer. Photograph: Thyrza Ging

For those given to flying to music festivals, Airwaves is fast becoming an essential destination. It’s easy to see why. On the main festival front, 11(...)

He’s a former member of José González’s backing band who released his first album on cult Scottish folk label Fence. You might have James Mathé (ak(...)

Jon Hopkins: Immunity
  • Music
  • June 7, 2013, 00:00

Jon Hopkins has become so renowned for his collaborative work – with Brian Eno, Coldplay and the Mercury-nominated Diamond Mine album with King Cre(...)