Music

Tuesday 15th November

Essay: The Rolling Stones, Robert Johnson and the devil

Peter Murphy with an essay unravelling the links between The Rolling Stones, American blues singer Robert Johnson and the devil

'On The Banks: Cork City In Poems and Songs', edited by Alannah Hopkin

Alannah Hopkin, editor and poets Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Gerry Murphy talk about “On The Banks: Cork City In Poems and Songs”, a collection of poems and songs about Cork ...

Monday 14th November

We Cut Corners in session

Conall O’Breacháin and John Duignan of We Cut Corners chat about and perform tracks from their latest and third album “The Cadences Of Others” Official website:   http://wecutcorners.net  (for copyright reasons this ...

Friday 11th November

Remembering Leonard Cohen, RIP

A special programme remembering the life and work of Leonard Cohen, with guests Paul Muldoon, John MacKenna, Peter Murphy and biographer Sylvie Simmons  (for copyright reasons this programme is not available to ...

Thursday 10th November

Barry McCormack in session

Barry McCormack performs live and chats about how the north inner city area of Dublin 7 inspired the tracks on his latest album “The Tilt Of The Earth” Official website:   http://barrymccormack.net ...

Wednesday 9th November

Alabama 3 in session

British rock/blues band Alabama 3 chat about their mixed style of music, their 20 year career and their new album “Blues” Official website:   www.alabama3.co.uk  (for copyright reasons this item is ...

Tuesday 8th November

James Cramer in session

Dublin singer/songwriter James Cramer about his career as lead singer of the band Tupelo, having a dual career as a solo artist and releasing his debut album next year Official ...

"Orchestrated, Vol I", Joe Dolan and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

Ben Dolan and Joe Csibi, conductor/arranger of  “Orchestrated, Vol I”, an album featuring a collection of Joe Dolan’s biggest hits re-recorded with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Official website:   www.joedolan.com 

Monday 7th November

"Owl Music", lullabies by Nico Brown and Martin Brundsen

Nico Brown and Martin Brundsen, former artists-in-residence at Kilruddery House Wicklow explain why they created an album of lullabies called “Owl Music” Official website:   www.nicoandmartin.com (for copyright reasons the music ...

Friday 4th November

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Eamon Sweeney review “The Heavy Entertainment Show” from Robbie Williams,  “The Cadences Of Others” from We Cut Corners and “Here” from Alicia Keys

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