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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 

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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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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    120 Years of the Feis Ceoil

    Abie Philbin Bowman reports on “The Music of Dublin: 120 Years of the Feis Ceoil”, an exhibition currently running at the Little Museum of Dublin

    Full details:  www.littlemuseum.ie 

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    The King Mob in session

    The King Mob (poet Karl Parkinson and guitarist Conor O) perform live and chat about their genre-blending style - fusing spoken word with experimental music

    Full details:   https://tehkingmob.bandcamp.com/

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    Album reviews

    Lauren Murphy and Chris Wasser review “Take Me To The Alley” from Gregory Porter, “Views” from Drake and “Detour”, a country album from Cyndi Lauper

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    Slow Moving Clouds in session

    Danny Diamond, Kevin Murphy and Aki of Irish Nordic folk trio Slow Moving Clouds chat about their blend of traditional musical styles and their debut album “Os”

    Further details:   http://slowmovingclouds.com 

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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