Tori AmosOlympia, Dublin ***Perched between her piano and keyboard, Tori Amos looks as if she’s about to burst into a sprint - and if she did, no one (...)

Tori Amos: ‘I can’t snap my fingers and say: I’m going to write something great today. It doesn’t work that way – for me, anyway’

Say what you like about Tori Amos, but you can’t accuse her of coasting through life. She established herself as both a successful and diverse alterna(...)

Fox pop: Louisa Rose Allen aka Foxes: “I never, ever would have done ‘Clarity’ if I didn’t think it was good. I have my own music and style. I haven’t used ‘Clarity’ to heighten my profile. I’ve let it be and gone back to my own stuff”

Louisa Rose Allen is a firm believer in fate. The young woman behind Foxes – her electro-indie alias – almost ditched a career in music for one in bea(...)

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Regina Spektor (file photograph): has allowed her influences to fall away, replacing them with distinctive and individualistic themes

Regina SpektorOlympia Theatre, Dublin*****From being something of an odd also-ran in New York’s so-called anti-folk sceneto being a particularly brigh(...)