A Bouncer's Viewpoint Composer and Director of the concert series Mostly Modern, Benjamin Dwyer, discusses performance issues in the contemporary music scene.
Nua Traditional / Ceol Nua Dúchasach Kíla multi-instrumentalist Rossa Ó Snodaigh suggests a new way of looking at traditional music practice today.
Lost in the Loop - Liz Carroll A review of a new CD by Irish-American fiddle-player and tune composer Liz Carroll.
The Age of Revolution in the Irish Song Tradition 1776 to 1815 – Edited by Terry Moylan A review of a significant new anthology of songs, poems and tunes.
Seachanges / Orchestral Music – Raymond Deane A review of two recent CDs by Irish composer Raymond Deane.
Singing Between the Cracks Popular appeal should be none of the serious composer's business, argues film-maker Bob Quinn.
My Music is A Four-Letter Word ('Ceol') Composer Frank Corcoran's 'Borrisokane Transcendental Theory of Truth' in music.
Traditional Music in the New Scotland Musician Steve McGrail looks at the prospects for traditional music in Scotland after Scottish devolution.
Ó Riada is Dead – Long Live Ó Riada! Composer Raymond Deane tackles the ongoing 'Ó Riada myth'.
Towards the Far Country – Ian Wilson A review by composer Jane O'Leary of a CD of Ian Wilson's string quartets.