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

Monday 15th May

Review: "Harry Styles", the debut solo album by Harry Styles

Rachel Breslin reviews "Harry Styles", the self-titled debut solo album by Harry Styles

Friday 12th May

Album reviews

Aoife Barry and John Meagher review "A Kind of Revolution" from Paul Weller, "Rosewood Almanac" from Will Stratton and "Boros Misi Live" from 13-year old child prodigy Boros Misi

Thursday 11th May

Greenshine in session

Noel Shine, his wife Mary Green and their daughter Ellie who make up the Cork trad trio "Greenshine" Official website: 

Wednesday 10th May

Review: "Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of The Rock Stars" by David Hepworth

Róisín Dwyer reviews "Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of The Rock Stars" by David Hepworth (published by Bantam Press) 

Monday 8th May

We Banjo 3 in session

Galway trad band We Banjo 3 in session Official website: 



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