Friday 2nd June

Album reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Simon Maher review "Is This The Life We Really Want" by Roger Waters, "Relaxer" by Alt-J and Home Counties by Saint Etienne

Monday 29th May

"The Catalogue - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8", a Kraftwerk DVD

Declan Long reviews "The Catalogue - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8", a 3-D DVD of Kraftwerk performing in various art galleries around the world

Loah in session

Loah talks about the making of her debut EP "This Heart" and how her roots in Sierra Leone feed into her music Official website:

Friday 26th May

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Eamon Sweeney review "True Care" from James Vincent McMorrow, "Diversions Vol. 4 -The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake" from The Unthanks and "Different Days" from The Charlatans

Wednesday 24th May

Come On Live Long in session

Chat with Rob and Louise from the Dublin band Come On Live Long whose latest album is "In The Still" Official website:

Tuesday 23rd May

Khumariyaan in session

Khumariyaan talk about their roots in Pakistan and taking their traditional music in a new direction Official website:

Monday 22nd May

Maria Kelly in session

Mayo singer/songwriter Maria Kelly chats about her debut EP "The Things I Should" Official website:

Friday 19th May

Album reviews

John Casey and Róisín Dwyer review "Shake the Shudder" from !!!, "After Laughter" from Paramore and "World Be Gone" from Erasure

Thursday 18th May

Arts News - David Arnold remembers Chris Cornell RIP

Composer David Arnold remembers Chris Cornell, lead singer with grunge rock group Soundgarden, whose sudden death was announced today

Tuesday 16th May

A history of record labels - Rough Trade

Jim Carroll with the next instalment in his occasional series on the history of record labels – this week, independent label Rough Trade



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