It’s a little astonishing to realise that Jeff Barrett’s idiosyncratic record label has been in business for a quarter of a century. Over that time(...)

Castlepalooza music and arts festival takes place until Sunday on the grounds of Charleville Castle in Tullamore, Co Offaly

Beatyard takes place today and tomorrow at Dún Laoghaire harbour from 2pm. A day ticket costs €59 or €95 for the weekend. Described as a seaside ce(...)

Mark Lanegan: ‘It’s satisfying and gratifying to make your own music, but I personally don’t get the same enjoyment out of the music that I make as I do from somebody else’s music that I like’

It should come as no surprise to find Mark Lanegan is a man of few words, but I have a list of questions in front of me that is dwindling in a worr(...)

Fox Jaw: Ghost’s Parade

One listen of Fox Jaw’s second album and it’s impossible to figure out what genre they fall under. Come to think of it, repeated listens wield no furt(...)

Stano: Unknown Distance

A reclusive post-punk musician who recently performed live for the first time in 25 years? It might sound like Stano has a lot of catching up to do(...)

Ben Shepherd and Chris Cornell of Soundgarden perform an acoustic set in Seattle earlier this year.

Ben Shepherd was born in Okinawa Japan (where his father served in the US army), in 1968. When Ben was 3-years-old the family moved to Texas where (...)

German electronic band Kraftwerk unleash their 3D show. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

THE MINUTES It’s a mark of The Minutes’ growing standing that the Woodland stage is packed out for their 4pm set, so much so that marshals are (...)