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    Prince, RIP

    Reaction from fans and music industry professionals to the announcement of death of the musician Prince

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    A profile of Miles Davis

    Music journalist Billy Ó hAnluain with a profile of jazz legend Miles Davis, ahead of release of the Don Cheadle film “Miles Ahead”

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    In The Willows in session

    Waterford alt-folk band In The Willows in session; their new EP is "Fallen Bird"

    Official website:   www.facebook.com/inthewillows

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    Ryan Vail in session

    Derry electronic artist Ryan Vail explains how the piano in a Derry doctors house influenced the songs on his latest album “For Every Silence”

    Official website:   www.ryanvail.com 

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    Album reviews

    Rachel Breslin and Laurence Mackin review “The Hope Six Demolition Project” by PJ Harvey, “Person A” by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and “This Path Tonight” by Graham Nash

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    "A Night By The Ocean" by Simon Quigley

    Musician/composer Simon Quigley explains his debut solo project at the National Concert Hall next week, a concert called “A Night by the Ocean” where the ocean is the theme that links all the songs

    Full details:  https://www.nch.ie/Online/A-Night-by-the-Ocean-19Apr16

    (for copyright reasons the music in this interview is not available to download)

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    Programme for the 12 Points Plus jazz festival, 2016

    Kenneth Killeen, Director of the Improvised Music Company, explains what’s in store at this year’s 12 Points Plus festival, showcasing the best of European and Irish contemporary jazz

    Full details:  www.musictown.ie 

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    Clare O'Mahony in session

    Cork singer/songwriter Clare O’Mahony performs live and chats about her new album "Make Your Move"

    Official website: www.clareomahony.com

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    Album reviews

    Sinead Gleeson and Simon Maher review “Red Flag” from All Saints, “Distortland” from The Dandy Warhols and “Human Performance” from Parquet Courts

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