Bon Iver

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Opening their collective gabháil to welcome influences from theatre and electronica into their already lateral-thinking take on Irish and Nordic tradi(...)

The Murder Capital: could make a killing. Photograph: Grayce Leonard

What: Ireland’s best new rock band? Where: Dublin Why: The only song made public to date from this fledgling five-piece from Dublin is a live session (...)

John Prine on throat cancer: “In a strange way it was a blessing”

“We’ve been busy,” says John Prine. “I just turned 70 last year and I thought that by the time I’d turn 70 things would have slowed down, but they’ve (...)

Javelin throwing’s loss has turned out to be music’s gain in the case of the Icelandic singer Ásgeir Trausti Einarsson. The dude from Laugarbakki’s de(...)

Born to be Vile

Game-changers can come along at the most unexpected junctures. For Kurt Vile it was some time around 2011, when his fourth solo album (...)

Chieftains members Triona Marshall and Paddy Moloney give a performance. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Traditional music veterans The Chieftains have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to music.Paddy Moloney, Sean Keane, Matt Molloy, Kev(...)

The first single from South London indie-synth popsters Bastille was released last year and didn’t chart anywhere. (...)