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    Live Music - Fight Like Apes

    Fight Like Apes perform 'Crouching Bees' and 'Carousel' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band play Billy Byrnes Bar in Kilkenny as part of this year's Kilkenny Arts Festival - www.kilkennyarts.ie.

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    The Economics of Touring

    Jim Carroll discusses the economics of touring in light of Morrissey announcing he was forced to cancel his South American tour due to lack of finances.

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    Live music - Keith Moss and the Tightrope Walkers

    Keith Moss and the Tightrope Walkers perform 'Torture in Paradise' and 'The War Outside our Door' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's new album is called 'What Eludes You Moves You' - www.reekusrecords.com for more details.

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    Blur - Concert & Exhibition

    Tony Clayton-Lea and Alan Corr on Britpop band Blur ahead of their Irish gig. The exhibition 'Blur 21' is at Dublin's Irish Museum of Modern Art until Thursday August 1st (www.imma.ie) while they perform in the grounds on Thursday August 1st - tickets from www.ticketmaster.ie.

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    Make a Move Hip Hop Festival

    Ciarán Ryan reports on the 2nd annual 'Make a Move Festival of Hip Hop and Urban Culture' in Limerick which takes place this weekend (www.makeamove.ie).

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    Live Music - Vann Music

    Vann Music perform 'Never Want To Be Alone' and 'Life in Real Time' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band play the Knockanstockan Festival in Wicklow on Saturday July 27th - www.knockanstockan.com while their own website is www.vannmusic.com.

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    Album Reviews

    Emer McLysaght & Alan Corr review this week's new album releases 'Nothing can hurt Me' from Big Star, 'Stars Dance' from Selena Gomez and 'The Argument' from Grant Hart.

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    Live Music - Empire Circus

    Empire Circus perform 'There Is a Light' and 'True Believer' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's website for full details is www.weareempirecircus.com.

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    Amy, 27

    Tony Clayton-Lea on the book 'Amy, 27' by Howard Sounes which is Published by Hodder & Stoughton.

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