This Was Pop in July 2012
It's always great to see pop music getting the critical attention it deserves, and the AV Club's monthly column, 'This Was Pop', in which two of its writers debate the worth of the songs riding high... Read More
A Mexican Celebration
From Mexico, the group Mariachi México Vive joined Dublin-based Mariachi San Patricio in the Sugar Club on 2 August to celebrate mariachi music.      
The Art of Azealia Banks
So much of what we think of as musical experience is shaped by images. Distinctive typography, logos, and other artwork have been crucial in artists and organisations, from the Smiths to Deutsche... Read More
Elsafty, Armstrong, Browne at Concert Hall
Róisín Elsafty (voice), Siobhán Armstrong (harp), and Ronan Browne (pipes and whistles) will be performing a concert together in the John Field Room of the National Concert Hall on Wednesday, 22... Read More
Daniel Barenboim at the Proms
Over the past two weeks or so, Daniel Barenboim and his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra have performed all of Beethoven's nine symphonies, interleaving these works with music by Pierre Boulez. The... Read More
New Book on Text Scores
Tim Rutherford-Johnson reviews what looks to be a fascinating new 'critical anthology' on the theory, concepts and practice of text/verbal scores, by authors John Lely and James Saunders. The book,... Read More
Film of the Artist Phlegm in Bantry
This is a short film by Colm Rooney of the artist Phlegm at work on two paintings in Bantry, Co Cork recently, with soundtrack music by Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh from his album Where the one eyed... Read More
Pat Collins' Film Silence On View
Pat Collins’ film Silence, starring Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde as a man in search of something, is now on limited release and available for downloading or streaming on Volta.CinemasLight House Cinema,... Read More
Redmond O'Toole at North Cork Classical Music
The Village Arts Centre, Kilworth hosts Redmond O'Toole, guitarist, in a programme to include Tarrega, Scarlatti and DeFalla on Thursday 26 July at 8.15 pm    
How Dennehy Began Composing
In a recent interview in the Columbia Tribune, the Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy talked about how he began composing: I started composing instantly when I started learning music at nine. My... Read More