• Chuck D of Public Enemy | Interview

    MUSICIAN, artist, producer, technology advocate and author – it has been 27 years since Public Enemy exploded onto the hip hop scene with a fresh take on rap music but despite the years, MC Chuck D is busier than ever. The rap pioneer ignored the conventions of hip hop at […]

    Chuck D of Public Enemy | Interview
  • Knockanstockan 2014 – Friday | Review

    For the past few years, Knockanstockan has consistently impressed us by being one of the best and most lovable small festivals in Ireland. With the festival reduced to two days instead of three this year; there was the worry that the enjoyment might be similarly reduced. But we needn’t have worried. […]

    Knockanstockan 2014 – Friday | Review
  • Modest Mouse – Lonesome Crowded West | Golden Vault #31

    Welcome to the latest edition of ‘Golden Vault’, where we delve into the annals of music to bring you a classic album. You’ll know some like the back of your hand and nothing of others. We hope to get you reacquainted with old friends and create new favourites. The album […]

    Modest Mouse – Lonesome Crowded West | Golden Vault #31
  • GoldenPlec’s Guide to KnockanStockan

    GoldenPlec at KnockanStockan After a magical weekend at KnockanStockan 2013, GoldenPlec is delighted to be heading down to the Blessington Lakes once more as their official media partner. We have compiled a handy guide with the site map, timetable, bus times and a list of acts you have to catch […]

    GoldenPlec’s Guide to KnockanStockan
  • Longitude Festival – Sunday | Review

    After an exceedingly overpopulated Marlay Park on the Saturday, Sunday almost felt tranquil, with a host of acoustic and folk acts taking the stage. The sun was beaming, the ground was sandy and the day was set to be far more relaxed than the Saturday with many people returning to […]

    Longitude Festival – Sunday | Review
  • Knockanstockan 2014 | Top 10 Plec Picks

      It’s the end of July so that must mean the little jewel in the crown of Irish festivals, Knockanstockan, is back. All roads lead to Blessington and this year GoldenPlec are super excited to be hosting the hugely atmospheric Faerie Field stage. Knockanstockan is always loaded full of emerging […]

    Knockanstockan 2014 | Top 10 Plec Picks
  • Longitude Festival 2014 – Saturday | Review

    After a successful first day, where nothing seemed to go wrong, Longitude was back for its second act. Saturday was the hot ticket in the weeks leading up to the festival and it was no surprise that the day tickets sold out weeks in advance. The obvious allure of going […]

    Longitude Festival 2014 – Saturday | Review
  • Cat Power at The Olympia Theatre | Review

    Cat Power at the Olympia Theatre, Wednesday 16th July 2014 Cat Power isn’t really the type that goes by setlists. Or anything ‘set’, really. This Wednesday night in the Olympia is chaos, but not a manic panic, or an organised drama. No, it’s an introverted chaos, an awkward one where you […]

    Cat Power at The Olympia Theatre | Review
  • Longitude Festival 2014 – Friday | Review

    After the resounding success of Longitude’s inaugural presence on the music scene last year; the country’s premium city/no-camping festival was back in Marlay Park. In the lead up to this year’s Irish version of Latitude, a few questions rested upon the lips of festival goers. Would the ground/site hold up […]

    Longitude Festival 2014 – Friday | Review
  • Zaska, The Nova Collective & Ailbhe Reddy to play The Workmans | #GoldenBeck

      Artists: Zaska, Nova Collective & Ailbhe Reddy Venue: The Workman’s Club, Dublin Date: Thursday, 31st July Doors: 8pm Tickets: €5 Tickets go on sale: Available on the door After the success of our fourth #GoldenBeck gig last month, we are back to bring you the fifth in our series […]

    Zaska, The Nova Collective & Ailbhe Reddy to play The Workmans | #GoldenBeck

News »

Spies at Whelan’s | Competition

Spies at Whelan’s | Competition

July 30, 2014 at 12:47 am

This Saturday Dublin based Spies return to the live scene with a headline show in Whelan’s on Saturday 2nd August 2014. Tickets are €12 and on sale now from Ticketmaster.ie....

Irish Album Reviews »

Blanca Transfer – Why EP | Review

Blanca Transfer – Why EP | Review

July 29, 2014 at 12:53 pm

Long distance relationships are not what they used to be. Blanca Transfer are the kind of band that could not have existed twenty years ago. With their singer Derek Corr living...

Competitions »

Spies at Whelan’s | Competition

Spies at Whelan’s | Competition

July 30, 2014 at 12:47 am

This Saturday Dublin based Spies return to the live scene with a headline show in Whelan’s on Saturday 2nd August 2014. Tickets are €12 and on sale now from Ticketmaster.ie....

Live Reviews »

Knockanstockan 2014 – Friday | Review

Knockanstockan 2014 – Friday | Review

July 29, 2014 at 6:54 pm

For the past few years, Knockanstockan has consistently impressed us by being one of the best and most lovable small festivals in Ireland. With the festival reduced to two...

Interviews »

Chuck D of Public Enemy | Interview

Chuck D of Public Enemy | Interview

July 30, 2014 at 12:40 am

MUSICIAN, artist, producer, technology advocate and author – it has been 27 years since Public Enemy exploded onto the hip hop scene with a fresh take on rap music but despite...

International Album Reviews »

Lily Allen – Sheesuz | Review

Lily Allen – Sheesuz | Review

July 17, 2014 at 2:46 pm

On her day, Lily Allen can stand toe to toe with Damon Albarn when it comes to disseminating people, places and things. Think London Town and Parklife. Lily Allen’s third...

Classical »

Stephen Kovacevich to play the National Concert Hall

Stephen Kovacevich to play the National Concert Hall

July 28, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Event Details Artist: Stephen KovacevichVenue: The National Concert HallDate: 24 September 2014 Ticket Info Tickets: €35-€60On sale: Now  Acclaimed American...