Music

Monday 17th October

Jack O'Rourke in session

Jack O’Rourke performs live from and chats about his debut album “Dreamcatcher” Official website:   www.jackorourkemusic.com  (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Friday 14th October

"Heresy", a new opera by Roger Doyle

"Heresy" is a new electronic opera by Roger Doyle based on the life, work and deaths of the 16th century Renaissance man Giordano Bruno Further details:  http://rogerdoyle.com 

Album reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Eamon Sweeney review “Walls” from Kings of Leon, “Let Them Eat Chaos” from Kate Tempest and “These Systems are Failing” from Moby & The Void Pacific Choir

Thursday 13th October

Richmond Fontaine in session

Willy Vlautin and Dan Eccles from the band “Richmond Fontaine” chat about their album “You Can’t Go Back If There’s Nothing To Go Back To” and their current tour which will be ...

Wednesday 12th October

"Be Here Now" by Oasis

Rachel Breslin looks at what makes the third album from Oasis such a seminal moment in their career, “Be Here Now" which celebrates its 20th anniversary next year  

Irish musician Alex Petcu

Alex Petcu performs from and chats about his new album "In Time – Music for Solo Percussion" Official website:  www.alexpetcu.com 

Tuesday 11th October

Katie Kim in session

Singer/songwriter Katie Kim chats about her musical influences, her style and her latest album "Salt"  Official website:   https://katiekim.bandcamp.com 

Monday 10th October

Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger has been at the centre of the American and British folk scenes for most of her life, for many years with her late husband Ewan MacColl. She is in ...

Friday 7th October

Album reviews

Jim Carroll and Lauren Murphy review "Revolution Radio" by Green Day, "Day Breaks" by Norah Jones and "Stay Together" by Kaiser Chiefs

Wednesday 5th October

The Contempo Quartet

The RTE Contempo Quartet perform live and explain what audiences can expect to hear in their upcoming tour called The Bartok Project  

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