Beth Orton called in ahead of her upcoming Irish tour dates in Dublin, Kilkenny, Galway and Cork. Her new album Sugaring Season is out now
BP Fallon and the Bandits are travelling to South by South West in Texas in March.They also release their debut album, 'Still Legal' soon. BP Fallon joins Seán Rocks. Another new band performing at South by Southwest is Kid Karate who perform 'This City' and 'Two Times' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. http://www.musicfromireland.org for details of Irish acts showcasing at international festivals.
Tony Clayton-Lea on the new edition of Simon Goddard's book Songs That Saved Your Life-The Art of the Smiths from 1982 to 1987'. The Publisher is Titan Books.