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    Overhead, The Albatross in session

    Vinny Casey and Joe Panama from the band Overhead The Albatross about their debut album “Learning To Growl”

    Official website:   www.overheadthealbatross.com 

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    Album reviews

    Rachel Breslin and Simon Maher review “Fallen Angels” from Bob Dylan, “Lily” from Christy Moore and “These People” from Richard Ashcroft

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    Remembering Gene Clark

    Siobhan Kane with an essay remembering Gene Clark, a founding member of the band The Byrds who died 25 years ago this year

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    Paul Brady in session

    Paul Brady chats about performing solo at the National Concert Hall next Tuesday in a career retrospective and whether you can learn the art of songwriting

    Further details:   www.nch.ie

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    String Theory guitar festival

    Shane Latimer (organiser) and Sean Carpio (musician) chat about the inaugural String Theory guitar festival this weekend, a celebration of contemporary electric guitar through improvised music

    Full details:  http://stringtheoryfestival.com 

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    Larry Coryell in session

    American jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell chats about his 50-year career in jazz and playing with artists like Miles Davis, addressing racial/civil rights issues in his music and composing an opera inspired by James Joyce's 'Ulysses'

    Official website:   www.larrycoryell.net 

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    "On Bowie" by Simon Critchley

    Simon Critchley explains why the music of David Bowie has had such an impact on his life in his book “On Bowie” (published by Serpents Tail)

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    Album reviews

    Róisín Dwyer and Laurence Mackin review “ A Moon Shaped Pool” by Radiohead, “The Wild Swans” by Foy Vance and “Mirage” by Digitalism

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    Le Vent du Nord in session

    Nicolas Boulerice and Olivier Demers of French Canadian folk band Le Vent du Nord chat about their French roots and blending various forms of traditional music

    Official website:   http://leventdunord.com   and   Irish tour details:  www.musicnetwork.ie 

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