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    Album reviews

    Róisín Dwyer and John Meagher review “Chaosmosis” from Primal Scream, “Scan The Blue” from exmagician and “You Can’t Go Back If There’s Nothing To Go Back To” by Richmond Fontaine

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    “Live at the Foxrock Folk Club: The Parish Hall Tapes 1970-72”

    Jeremy Kearney and Kevin McCann remember the Foxrock Folk Club in the 1970’s as the album “Live at the Foxrock Folk Club: The Parish Hall Tapes 1970-72” is released

    Official website:  http://foxrockfolkclubproject.blogspot.ie/  

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    The Academic in session

    Craig Fitzerald, lead singer with Westmeath band The Academic about their growing success and putting off college to concentrate on the band

    Official website:   www.facebook.com/thisistheacademic 

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    "Opera Briefs", a showcase for new operatic talent

    Stage director Conor Hanratty and Kathleen Tynan from the Royal Irish Academy of Music explain the idea behind “Opera Briefs”, a collaboration between the Lir Academy and the RIAM to help showcase operatic talent from both colleges

    Full details:   http://projectartscentre.ie/event/opera-briefs-2/ 

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    Ailbhe Reddy in session

    Singer/songwriter Ailbhe Reddy in session

    Official website:   www.ailbhereddy.com 

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    Album reviews

    Róisín Dwyer and Simon Maher review “Post Pop Depression” from Iggy Pop, “Barbara Barbara We Face A Shining Future” by Underworld and “Luneworks” by Mmoths

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    “Shakespeare Songs”, with jazz saxophonist Andy Sheppard

    Jazz saxophonist Andy Sheppard and pianist Guillaume de Chassy explain their show “Shakespeare Songs” which draws inspiration from Renaissance composers and various characters from Shakespeare’s plays

    Tour details:  www.musicnetwork.ie 

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    Mongrel State in session

    Rock/country band Mongrel State chat about their international line-up – Ireland, Italy, Spain and Argentina – and their first album “Mestizo”

    Official website:  http://mongrelstate.com

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