Music

Friday 2nd September

Album reviews

Aoife Barry and John Meagher review “We Move” by James Vincent McMorrow, “Foreverland” by The Divine Comedy and “My Woman” by Angel Olsen

Thursday 1st September

Emma Lou & The Agenda in session

Soul band Emma Lou & The Agenda chat about their music and their self-titled debut EP   Official website:   www.facebook.com/emmaofficialmusic  (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download ...

Wednesday 31st August

"Composing The Island", celebrating 100 years of music in Ireland

A special programme to mark “Composing The Island”, a series at the National Concert Hall to celebrate 100 years of music in Ireland 1916-2016 in the company of the Army No ...

Monday 29th August

Review: “The Dark History of the Bay City Rollers: When the Screaming Stops” by Simon Spence

Tony Clayton Lea reviews “The Dark History of the Bay City Rollers: When the Screaming Stops” by Simon Spence (published by Omnibus Press)

Friday 26th August

Sharon Robinson in session

Singer/songwriter Sharon Robinson talks about her long-time collaboration with Leonard Cohen, being a solo artist and her latest album "Caffeine" Official website:   www.sharonrobinsonmusic.com  (for copyright reasons this item is not available to ...

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Alan Corr review “Blonde” from Frank Ocean, “Glory” from Britney Spears and “And The Anonymous Nobody” from De La Soul

Wednesday 24th August

Farah Elle in session

Alternative pop singer Farah Elle chats about her Arabic roots and pursuing a career in music Official website:   https://soundcloud.com/farahelle  (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as ...

Tuesday 23rd August

I Draw Slow in session

Louise and Dave Holden of Dublin roots/country band I Draw Slow in session Official website:   www.facebook.com/idrawslow  (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Friday 19th August

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Simon Maher review “At Swim” from Lisa Hannigan, “Innocence Reaches” from Of Montreal and “Pure & Simple” from Dolly Parton

Wednesday 17th August

The Dublin City Rounders in session

Rohan and Alex Healy of The Dublin City Rounders chat about the influence of American music on their sound and their plans for an alternative country song contest Official website:   http://thedublincityrounders.bandcamp.com  (for ...

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