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    Avi Avatal and Ksenija Sidorova

    Avi Avatal (mandolin) and Ksenija Sidorova (accordion) perform live and talk about their performances in Ireland this week as part of a Music Network tour

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    "The Sick Bag Song" by Nick Cave

    Alan Corr reviews “The Sick Bag Song”, a tour diary by Nick Cave in the form of an epic poem (published by Canongate)


    Irish-language musical "Bonsoir Luna"

    Writer/director Donncha Gilmore and producer Philip Hickey talk about “Bonsoir Luna”, an Irish-language musical made by students that has been selected for the Short Film Corner at this year’s Cannes Film Festival


    Paul Tiernan, singer/songwriter

    Paul Tiernan chats about his new album “The Mystery Of Others”

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    The New Album from Blur

    Magic Whip, the new album from Blur will be released this coming Friday. They were the band that defined the Britpop era in music in the 1990s and here to tell us about their successful but chaotic career and the new album is Alan Corr.


    Bjork at MoMA, New York

    Jim Carroll reviews the exhibition “Bjork” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, a retrospective of the past 20 years of the singer’s career

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    Other Voices 2015

    Dylan Haskins reviews the first episode in the new series of Other Voices


    Album reviews

    Alan Corr and Edel Coffey review “Sound and Colour” by Alabama Shakes, “Glitterbug” by The Wombats and “Kindred” by Passion Pit

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