Music

Friday 10th November

Album reviews

Rachel Breslin and Alan Corr review "Reputation" from Taylor Swift, "West To The Evening Sun" from Ailie Blunnie and "Synthesis" from Evanescence

Wednesday 8th November

"Lou Reed - A Life" by Anthony DeCurtis

Anthony DeCurtis, author of the biography "Lou Reed - A Life" (published by John Murray)

Bedouine in session

Singer/songwriter Azniv Korkejian, aka Bedouine, chats about growing up in a compound in Saudi Arabia, her Syrian heritage and her debut album Official website:   www.bedouinemusic.com

Monday 6th November

Forgotten musical gems - Abner Jay

In his occasional series looking at forgotten musical gems, Donal Dineen with a guide to the work of blues-infused folk artist Abner Jay

Friday 3rd November

Album reviews

Simon Maher and Anna Carey review "The Thrill Of It All" from Sam Smith, "Honey & Tar" from The Cornshed Sisters and "Red Pill Blues" from Maroon 5

Wednesday 1st November

Seamus Fogarty in session

Chat with Mayo singer/songwriter Seamus Fogarty about his second album "The Curious Hand" Official website:   http://seamusfogarty.com/

Monday 30th October

The power and beauty of choral singing

Celebrating the power and beauty of choral singing, with Helen Phelan, author of "Singing the Rite to Belong: Music, Ritual and the New Irish", conductor and founder of the High Hope Choir ...

Thursday 26th October

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and John Meagher review "Pacific Daydream" from Weezer, "Between The Earth and Sky" from Lankum and "The Meaning Of Life" from Kelly Clarkson

Wednesday 25th October

IMLÉ in session

Chat with Cian MacCarthaigh and Pádraig Ó Conghaile of the band IMLÉ about their fusion of poetry, rap, pop and the Irish language Official website:   www.breakingtunes.com/imle

Monday 23rd October

"Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami", a documentary by Sophie Fiennes

Sophie Fiennes (director) and Katie Holly (producer) chat about their documentary "Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami" which opens in Ireland this weekend

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