Compact Discord The conclusion of a critic after trawling through 2000 CDs of Irish traditional music.
Jane O'Leary's Apart/Together A fly on the wall view of the RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet's rehearsals for Jane O'Leary's new work Apart/Together.
About the 2" and No. 3 A review of Contemporary Music from Ireland Volume Three from the Contemporary Music Centre.
Third-level Jazz: The Situation in Ireland Ronan Guilfoyle makes the case for third-level jazz education in Ireland.
Humpty Dumpty and Acoustic Bicycles Terry Moylan replies to Rossa Ó Snodaigh's article in the last JMI on the concept of 'Nua Traditional' music.
Third-level Music and the Leaving Certificate Lecturer in Music in NUI Maynooth, Barra Boydell discusses the slide in standards in third-level music in Ireland.
The Myth of Traditional Music's Popularity Flute player Hammy Hamilton counters the view that traditional music is widely popular in Ireland.
Life on the Ground (or How to survive a less than glorious music career) Singer songwriter Patsy O'Brien tells it like it is...
Breaking the Sound Barriers: Why all the musical boxes? There are only two things you can say about music, argues RTÉ lyric fm presenter Tim Thurston, ‘I like it’ or ‘I don’t like it’.
Music in the Primary School A submission on music education to the Government from the Forum for Music in Ireland.