Music

Friday 17th November

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and John Meagher review "Low In High School" from Morrissey, "The Architect" from Paloma Faith and "Rest" from Charlotte Gainsbourg

Thursday 16th November

International Guitar Quartet in session

Chat and live music with the International Guitar Quartet who will be performing at the National Opera House Wexford as part of the Music Network Residency series Full details:  www.nationaloperahouse.ie  ...

Friday 10th November

Album reviews

Rachel Breslin and Alan Corr review "Reputation" from Taylor Swift, "West To The Evening Sun" from Ailie Blunnie and "Synthesis" from Evanescence

Wednesday 8th November

"Lou Reed - A Life" by Anthony DeCurtis

Anthony DeCurtis, author of the biography "Lou Reed - A Life" (published by John Murray)

Bedouine in session

Singer/songwriter Azniv Korkejian, aka Bedouine, chats about growing up in a compound in Saudi Arabia, her Syrian heritage and her debut album Official website:   www.bedouinemusic.com

Monday 6th November

The life and music of Abner Jay

In his occasional series looking at lost musical treasures, Donal Dineen with a guide to the work of blues-infused folk artist Abner Jay

Friday 3rd November

Album reviews

Simon Maher and Anna Carey review "The Thrill Of It All" from Sam Smith, "Honey & Tar" from The Cornshed Sisters and "Red Pill Blues" from Maroon 5

Wednesday 1st November

Seamus Fogarty in session

Chat with Mayo singer/songwriter Seamus Fogarty about his second album "The Curious Hand" Official website:   http://seamusfogarty.com/

Monday 30th October

The power and beauty of choral singing

Celebrating the power and beauty of choral singing, with Helen Phelan, author of "Singing the Rite to Belong: Music, Ritual and the New Irish", conductor and founder of the High Hope Choir ...

Thursday 26th October

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and John Meagher review "Pacific Daydream" from Weezer, "Between The Earth and Sky" from Lankum and "The Meaning Of Life" from Kelly Clarkson

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