Music

Thursday 15th June

Elaine Mai in session

Electronic musician Elaine Mai chats about how personal issues influenced the music on her latest album "The Colour of The Night" Official website:   www.elainemai.com 

Tuesday 13th June

"Between Your Love and Mine", a requiem written by Leonard Cohen

John MacKenna directs "Between Your Love and Mine", a requiem celebrating the life of young people who died prematurely, featuring the words & music of Leonard Cohen and approved by ...

Friday 9th June

Album reviews

Aoife Barry and John Casey review the self titled album from Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie, "Heartbreak" from Lady Antebellum and "Truth is a Beautiful Thing"from London Grammar  

Thursday 8th June

Opera Theatre Company and the 24 Hour Opera

Sarah Shine explains the concept behind the 24 Hour Opera, a production from the Opera Theatre Company’s Opera Hub which takes place in the Chocolate Factory in Dublin this Friday ...

Wednesday 7th June

20th anniversary of Spiritualized album "Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space"

Simon Maher marks the 20th anniversary of the Spiritualized album "Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space"

Monday 5th June

40th anniversary of "Exodus" by Bob Marley & The Wailers

Jim Carroll marks the 40th anniversary of the Bob Marley & The Wailers album "Exodus"

Friday 2nd June

Review: Art Sex Music" by Cosey Fanni Tutti

Róisín Dwyer reviews "Art Sex Music", the autobiography by model/performance artist/musician Cosey Fanni Tutti (published by Faber & Faber)

Album reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Simon Maher review "Is This The Life We Really Want" by Roger Waters, "Relaxer" by Alt-J and Home Counties by Saint Etienne

Monday 29th May

"The Catalogue - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8", a Kraftwerk DVD

Declan Long reviews "The Catalogue - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8", a 3-D DVD of Kraftwerk performing in various art galleries around the world

Loah in session

Loah talks about the making of her debut EP "This Heart" and how her roots in Sierra Leone feed into her music Official website:   www.facebook.com/LoahMusic

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