In this week’s podcast, editor Toner Quinn speaks to four Irish artists who are abroad during the COVID-19 crisis and finds out what impact the pandemic is having where they are. The contributors are composer Jennifer Walshe in London, bass guitarist Simon Jermyn in New York, composer Anna Murray in Tokyo and fiddle-player Martin Hayes in Asturias, Spain.
The Journal of Music podcast is issued every Wednesday. Listen on Soundcloud or on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Recent topics include ‘COVID-19: The Impact on Festivals’ and ‘COVID-19: What Now for Music and the Arts?’ and interviews have featured Bothy Band piper Paddy Keenan, singer Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, singer Daoirí Farrell and harper Laoise Kelly. Browse all of our recent podcasts here.