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“John Lennon must be turning in his urn”: Trinity English lecturers on Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize for Literature

Bard or barroom troubadour? Some of Trinity's top literature researchers wade into the debate surrounding Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize.

Raglans on Moving Beyond the Irish Indie-Rock Scene

Stephen Kelly of Raglans talks to Saoirse Ní Scanláin about the band’s recent triumphs ahead of today’s release of their EP, Again & Again.
By Saoirse Ní Scanláin

Supersonic: Documenting Oasis’s Journey into Mainstream British Culture

Released today, Killian Barry reflects on the documentary that traces the evolution of Oasis and their unique sound.
By Killian Barry

Bold as Brass: The Evolution of the Booka Brass Sound

Killian Barry speaks to Jack Marks, Chief Sousaphonist of Booka Brass Band, ahead of their headline gig in Vicar St this Friday.
By Killian Barry

The Bad Boys of Acapella: Trinitones Take On R Kelly’s “Ignition”

This evening, Trinitones will launch their newest music video, directed by Dublin videographer Christian Tierney.
By Gillian Murtagh

Six Years of Somewhere: Dirty Dance floors and DJ Sets at Workmans

On the sixth birthday of Dublin’s much-loved alternative music night, Dominic McGrath talks to the Somewhere DJ, Trevor Dietz.
By Dominic McGrath

DU Music’s First Open Recital Sets Tone For New Year of Musical Events

Paul Prior reflects on an ambient recital offering students the opportunity to perform in their individual styles.
By Paul Prior

A Festival of Workshops, Encounters and Conversations: The Return of Hard Working Class Heroes

Ahead of the annual Dublin music convention, Killian Barry previews the unique event set to take over the city.
By Killian Barry

Speaking With: Aran O’Grady and Seamus Ryan, the Duo Behind Trinity Orchestra’s Bowie Performance

After a showstopping Bowie tribute at Electric Picnic earlier this month, we talk to Aran O'Grady and Seamus Ryan of Trinity Orchestra.
By Killian Barry

Why Daithí Will Never Stop Using the Fiddle

Saoirse Ní Scanláin interviews Daithí, one of Ireland’s freshest takes on electronic music and one of the big names on this year's Freshers' Week line-up.
By Saoirse Ní Scanláin