Tony Clayton-Lea

Tony Clayton-Lea

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

INDIE-FOLK Sufjan Stevens: The Greatest Gift (Asthmatic Kitty) The subtitle of Sufjan Stevens’...

Django unbound

Django unbound

Three albums in, British art rock quartet Django Django are still making it up as they go along - to the benefit of their overall sound.

Rotterdam: A real urban legend

Rotterdam: A real urban legend

With cutting-edge architecture and a thriving design scene, Rotterdam is a worthy rival to the first city of the Netherlands, writes Tony Clayton-Lea

The colourful story of a totemic female rocker

The colourful story of a totemic female rocker

BIOGRAPHY/MUSIC: Gold Dust Woman: The Biography Of Stevie Nicks, By Stephen Davis, St Martin’s Press, €25

Going for Gold: Rick O'Shea on reinvention

Going for Gold: Rick O'Shea on reinvention

The 2FM veteran is facing into a new job at RTÉ Gold with plenty of optimism – but also no small amount of realism

Albums of the week: Paloma Faith

Albums of the week: Paloma Faith

POP Paloma Faith: The Architect (Sony) There are too few idiosyncratic pop stars around to pass ...

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

POP Maria Doyle Kennedy: Maria Doyle Kennedy (Mermaid Records) Actor/singer/songwriter Maria Doy...

‘Look at our CVs. We have done the dog work, the studio work. There’s no question that we got the job on merit’

‘Look at our CVs. We have done the dog work, the studio work. There’s no question that we got the job on merit’

As one of the new faces of RTÉ’s Six One News, Keelin Shanley is prepared for major change. Here, she discusses her career, travelling and the joy of stair carpet with Tony Clayton-Lea

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

POP Sam Smith: The Thrill Of It All (Capitol) The Big Voice is back. After three years, Sam Smit...

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Albums of the week

TRADITIONAL Martin Hayes Quartet: The Blue Room (251 Records) The genre signifier above ‘Marti...

Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week

ROCK/ROOTS Robert Plant: Carry Fire (Nonesuch) During his time with Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant t...

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Albums of the week

SOUL/POP Adrian Crowley: Dark Eyed Messenger (Chemikal Underground) There isn’t any mistaking ...

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

[Electro/Hip Hop] Tricky: Ununiform (False Idols) Twenty-two years and 13 albums in, Tricky is s...

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

ROCK Gary Numan: Savage (Songs From A Broken World) (BMG) Gary Numan has previously admitted tha...