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Conor Walsh’s posthumous album The Lucid will be released on March 15th. Photograph: Mark McGuinness

On a Friday evening, three years ago this month, Fiona Walsh was relaxing with friends at a dinner party in Dún Laoghaire. She was a final year UCD me(...)

Jonathan Pearson: Come on Feel the Illinoise has the full spectrum of human emotion

I remember the first time I heard the opening piano chords on Concerning the UFO sighting Near Highland, Illinois – I was in my dad’s place in Rochest(...)

Enda Gallery: “Fourth of July is simple yet infinitely detailed, lyrically pure, understated, descriptive”

After Carrie & Lowell came out I blacked out my small bedroom studio in Berlin, lay on my bed and pressed play. I was in a stage of difficult tran(...)

Éna Brennan: “This album interested me in particular as it is revered more than Sufjan Stevens’s original electronic album.” Photograph: Aaron Corr

Run Rabbit Run scurried into my life during my final undergrad year studying Music in Trinity College Dublin.Through the beauty of email timestamp I c(...)

Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert: “I’m just like Santa - a big, jolly fat man”

On Christmas Day last year, Aidan Moffat sat down with his 10-year-old son and told him the truth about Santa Claus. “It’s a very emotional day for c(...)

Jorja Smith releases her debut long-player Lost & Found next week

New artist of the week: Jorja Smith What: Drake and Stormzy collaborator in the spotlight Where: England Why: The 21-year-old Walsall R&B singe(...)

David Bowie performs on stage during The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium in London, April 20th, 1992. File photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

The organisers of Record Store Day have announced the exclusive vinyl releases for this year’s celebration of independent record shops. The list fea(...)

Tonya Harding at Mountain View Ice Arena in Vancouver last December. With her life a film, Harding looks back at the Nancy Kerrigan scandal and her struggles to tell her side of the story. Photograph: Kyle Johnson/The New York Times

Tonya Harding’s name isn’t Tonya Harding anymore. “My name is Tonya Price, ” she said, when she saw me taking notes. In 2010, she had just returned ho(...)

Whenyoung: taking part in Shane MacGowan’s 60th Birthday Celebration gig, at the NCH in Dublin

What? Limerick indie trio Where? London Why? Aoife Power (vocals and bass), Niall Burns (guitar) and Andrew Flood (drums) first met in Limerick when t(...)

There is a rough candidness to Julien Baker’s lyrics that can puncture the soul. The abrupt shocking fashion in which she chews out the line “I know t(...)

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