Music

Wednesday 1st June

Pauline Scanlon in session

Pauline Scanlon chats about her second solo album “Gossamer” and her career with Lumiére

Official website:   www.paulinescanlon.net 

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Tuesday 31st May

Review: “Exhibitionism” at the Saatchi Gallery London

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Exhibitionism”, a major exhibition of artefacts from the career of The Rolling Stones currently showing at the Saatchi Gallery London

Full details:   www.saatchigallery.com

Essay: the Open Ear Festival of Electronic Music, Sherkin Island

Donal Dineen with an essay about performing at the Open Ear Festival of Electronic Music this weekend in Sherkin Island (a showcase of the best of experimental Irish electronic music)

Full details:  https://openear.ie   

Dublin rapper Costello

Dublin rapper Costello chats about the hip-hop scene in Ireland, what inspires his writing and his latest album with GerryBoy “Overnight Legends”

Further details:   https://costello2.bandcamp.com/

 

Monday 30th May

50th anniversary of "Pet Sounds" by The Beach Boys

John Meagher looks at the seminal album “Pet Sounds” by The Beach Boys which was released 50 years ago this month

Friday 27th May

Album reviews

Rachel Breslin and Jim Carroll review “Everything’s Beautiful” from Robert Glasper and the late Miles Davis, “The Ride” from Catfish and the Bottlemen and “Kidsticks” from Beth Orton

Thursday 26th May

Review: “Don’t You Leave Me Here: My Life”, the autobiography of Wilko Johnson

Tony Clayton Lea reviews “Don’t You Leave Me Here: My Life”, the autobiography of Wilko Johnson, the lead singer with 1970’s punk band Dr Feelgood (published by Little Brown)

Wednesday 25th May

Feather in session

Emma Garnett, singer with Afro Soul band Feather chats about her roots in Sierra Leone, working on a debut album and performing at Africa Day this weekend

Further details:   http://africaday.ie

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Review: “Paul McCartney:The Life”, a biography by Philip Norman

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Paul McCartney: The Life”, a biography by Philip Norman (published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

Tuesday 24th May

YouBloom Music Summit in Dublin 2016

Donal Lunny who is mentoring aspiring musicians and those who want to work in the industry at the You Bloom Music Summit next week and singer Áine Cahill chats about the importance of treating a career in music as a business 

Full details:   www.youbloom.com 

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