Arena Tuesday 11 May 2021

On Friday's Arena with Sean Rocks: Local Boy aka Jake Hurley is live in studio to talk to Sean about the release of his second EP, "Local Boy Helps Himself". Lauren Murphy and Brian Boyd are in for this week's album reviews which include Dani Larkin "Notes for A Maiden Warrior", Mykki Blanco "Broken Hearts & Beauty Sleep" and Kings Of Convenience "Peace Or Love". Author, visual artist and illustrator Joanna Walsh talks to Sean about her Her latest book "Seed"

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Golden Globes

Golden Globes

Scarlett Johansson has come out with criticism of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Netflix CEO, Ted Sarandos announced that the streaming platform would effectively boycott the Golden Globes, unless it commits to reform. Donald Clarke reports.

Where to begin - Björk

Where to begin - Björk

With her distinctive singing style, and her constant progression as an artist, Björk has produced a body of work that seems ageless. Producer Elaine Mai on where to begin with music of the inimitable, Björk.

HearSay HomeFires Festival

HearSay HomeFires Festival

Cristin Leach is one of the judges of HearSay HomeFires, an international festival celebrating the best of the audio arts. There are exhibitions, creative talks, live listens and a lot more on the festival website, which is hearsayhomefires.ie

Mick Herron

Mick Herron

Mick Herron is the award-winning author of the Slough House series of spy thrillers. Slough House is the seventh in the series. Declan Burke reviews for Arena,

Back to Barrytown

Back to Barrytown

It's been 30 years since we were introduced to the fictional Dublin suburb of Barrytown in the film version of The Commitments. Ros and John Hubbard discuss a new documentary Back to Barrytown, on RTÉ One this Sunday.

Music Played on the Show

Hyperballad

Hyperballad

Bjork

5:19

Joga

Joga

Bjork

4:59

Mutual Core

Mutual Core

Bjork

4:57

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