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    International Record Store Day

    On Saturday April 20th independently owned music stores across the world will unite to celebrate International Record Store Day. Aoife Barry and Ciarán Ryan join Seán Rocks - www.recordstoreday.com.

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    Phase One Electronic Music and Arts Festival

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the 'Phase One: Electronic Music and Arts Festival' which takes place this weekend in Carrick on Shannon in County Leitrim. More details can be found on Facebook at the phaseonefestival page.

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    Live Music - We Cut Corners

    Dublin Duo We Cut Corners perform 'Go Easy' and 'Wallflowers' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band perform at the Meteor Camden Crawl Festival over the May Bank Holiday Weekend in Dublin - www.camdencrawldublin.com.

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    In the Deep Shade

    A new film about The Frames "In the Deep Shade" will be released here later this week. Filmed by Conor Masterson, it's a fly on the wall documentary shot around the band's 20th anniversary tour Conor Masterson & Colm Mac Con Iomaire join Sean to discuss.

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    Album Reviews

    This weeks album reviews are Mosquito from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Let's Face the Music and Dance from Willy Nelson & Family, & Ghost on Ghost from Iron & Wine. Edel Coffey & Chris Wasser join Sean to discuss.

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    Live Music - Paul Melia

    Paul Melia performs 'Hold on to the Colours' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The track is from his debut album of the same name - www.myspace.com/paulmeliamusic.

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    Report: 'Messiah on the Street'

    Audrey Donohue on 'Messiah on the Street' which takes place on Fishamble Street in Dublin's city centre this Saturday, April 13th at 1pm. www.olcs.ie for more information.

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    Music - Josh Ritter

    Josh Ritter joins Seán Rocks in studio and discusses his latest album 'The Beast in it's Tracks'. Josh performs in Ireland in July - www.joshritter.com for details & www.ticketmaster.ie for tickets.

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    Album Reviews

    Emer McLysaght & Alan Corr review this week's new album releases 'English Electric' from OMD, 'Waking on a Pretty Daze' from Kurt Vile and 'Paramore' from Paramore with Evelyn O'Rourke.

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    Driving Songs

    Abie Philbin-Bowman with Arena listeners suggestions for 'driving' songs via Twitter and Text.

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