Peter Neville talks us through the power of the ballad in modern music, pinpointing some of his favourites.
Music Editor Kevin O’Neill explores the art of song-writing and offers the best of the current crop.
Jack Broughan runs the rule over the debut album from hotly tipped Londoners Yuck.
Or at least that’s what everyone from Lester Bangs in Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous to recent blogs on the NME website would have you believe.
Robert Fehilly travels to Munich in the next instalment of his inter-rail diary.
Brian Byrne talks to Steve Sharpe, Societies Guild PRO, about this year’s Nearly Naked Countdown to one of the biggest balls of the year, the Clubs and Socs Ball.
Cáit Moloney has decided to become ‘cool’ and permenantly eschew reading books or literature of any kind.
Tracy Nyhan is desperate for more of the inhabitants of Wisteria Lane.
Graham McCauliffe finds himself Between Foxrock and a Hard Place as he meets the cast of Paul Howard’s new play.
Courtni Kopietz struggles to keep afloat with Elizabeth Kostova’s latest offering Swan Thieves.