Music

Friday 30th March

How the story of the Easter resurrection inspired centuries of music

A Good Friday special looking at how the story of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ influenced music composition down the centuries, with Michael Lee and Grace Bergin

Thursday 29th March

Album reviews

Neil Doherty and Edel Coffey review "Midnight Broadcast" from Warsaw Radio, "Virtue" from The Voidz and "Sex and Cigarettes" from Toni Braxton

Wednesday 28th March

Review: "Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop" by Garth Cartwright

Tony Clayton Lea reviews "Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop" by Garth Cartwright (published by Flood Gallery Publishing)

The 202's in session

Chat with the band The 202's about making music which draws on elements of synth pop, post punk and krautrock; their new album is "From When The Future Was Yet ...

Tuesday 27th March

French film "La Haine" with a live soundtrack by Asian Dub Foundation

Siobhan Kane looks at the film "La Haine", a French crime thriller released in 1995; the Asian Dub Foundation have composed a score which they will perform live at The Sugar ...

Friday 23rd March

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Alan Corr review "Boarding House Reach" from Jack White, "Castles" from Lissie and "Staying At Tamara's" from George Ezra

Wednesday 21st March

"Two Balloons", a film with musical composition by Peter Broderick

Peter Broderick, a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and composer talks about his work on the short film "Two Balloons" which is screening at the Animation Dingle Festival this weekend Full details:   https://2018.animationdingle.com/festival/screenings/

Tuesday 20th March

"The Camino Voyage", a documentary by Brendan Begley

Brendan Begley talks about his documentary film "The Camino Voyage", about the crew that embarked on a 2,500km journey from Ireland to the Camino in northern Spain by sea in a traditional home-made ...

Friday 16th March

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Neil Doherty review "Twice Around The World" from The Stunning, "I'll Be Your Girl" from The Decemberists and "In Your Own Sweet Time" from The Fratellis 

Wednesday 14th March

Liam O'Flynn, RIP

A special programme on the uilleann piper Liam O'Flynn, whose death was announced today, remembered by his friends and musical colleagues Donal Lunny, Philip King, Christy Moore, Gay McKeon, Rita ...

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