• The True Horror Stories Behind Irish Music | Halloween Feature

    Ireland is the birthplace of Halloween. The Celts celebrated Samhain, a time of the year when things got spooky and here at GP, we’re looking to keep that tradition alive. So, in paying homage to our history on this most spooky day, we’ll have a look at the most terrifying, haunting […]

    The True Horror Stories Behind Irish Music | Halloween Feature
  • Gavin Glass, Twin Headed Wolf & Hidden Highways at GoldenBeck | In Photos

    Live Photos: Shaun Neary, Mark O’Connor and Sean Conroy Portrait Photos: Sean Conroy   Gavin Glass Gavin Glass Photo Gallery Twin Headed Wolf Twin Headed Wolf Photo Gallery Hidden Highways Hidden Highways Photo Gallery

    Gavin Glass, Twin Headed Wolf & Hidden Highways at GoldenBeck | In Photos
  • Royal Blood at The Academy | Review

    Royal Blood in The Academy on 27th October 2014 Royal Blood are quite obviously the buzz band of the moment, with their rip-roaring debut album hitting number one, and tonight’s show selling out so emphatically that the band have pencilled in a return visit at The Olympia in February. It was […]

    Royal Blood at The Academy | Review
  • Pockets – Alone | Single Premiere

    We recently had Pockets perform at our 7th #GoldenBeck night in The Workmans club (see photos below) and they blew the room away. From early on in sound-check, both our photographer and sound engineer on the night knew they were in for something special. Alone is the lead single from […]

    Pockets – Alone | Single Premiere
  • Wyvern Lingo at Smock Alley Theatre | Review

    Wyervn Lingo at The Smock Alley Theatre, Thursday 16th October 2014 Dalkey may be known to most in Ireland as the ‘home to the stars,’ boasting inhabitants such as Van Morrisson, Enya and ‘King of iTunes’, Bono. However, while the stars may reside in Dalkey, it’s another seaside town a […]

    Wyvern Lingo at Smock Alley Theatre | Review
  • The Stones Roses – The Stone Roses | Golden Vault #36

    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 […]

    The Stones Roses – The Stone Roses | Golden Vault #36
  • Bill Withers – Just As I Am | Golden Vault #35

    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 […]

    Bill Withers – Just As I Am | Golden Vault #35
  • Foxygen – …And Star Power | Review

    Singer-songwriter duo Sam France and Jonathan Rado – better known as Foxygen – first came to global indie-blogosphere awareness with the re-release with their LP ‘Take the Kids Off Broadway’. The album reanimated the sounds of golden age rock and roll for the contemporary twenty-something year old, fixed-gear-bike-riding, Wayfarer-sporting, satchel-slinging, […]

    Foxygen – …And Star Power | Review
  • Shookrah – Implicit Content | Album Premiere

    Shookrah, an 8-piece, female-fronted, prog-soul ensemble from Cork. The four-track EP, ‘Implicit Content’, is a follow up to their insanely catchy, anthemic single W O M A N and showcases the band’s potential as a funky force to be reckoned with. ‘Implicit Content’ will charm your socks off and have […]

    Shookrah – Implicit Content | Album Premiere
  • Delorentos – Night Becomes Light | Review

    March 7th 2013. Delorentos are on stage at Vicar Street having just been awarded the Choice Music Prize for Album of the Year for their third studio release ‘Little Sparks’. Most bands in their position would party the night and possibly next morning away. Not Delorentos though, they were on […]

    Delorentos – Night Becomes Light | Review

News »

The Script Announce Croke Park Show

The Script Announce Croke Park Show

October 31, 2014 at 10:34 am

Event Details Artist: The ScriptVenue: Croke ParkDate: 20th June 2015Support: Pharrell Williams Ticket Info Tickets: €45 / €59.50 / €69.50 / €79.50On sale: Thursday...

Irish Album Reviews »

The Hard Ground – Triptych Two EP | Review

The Hard Ground – Triptych Two EP | Review

October 29, 2014 at 4:15 pm

For those unfamiliar with the term, a triptych is a work of art divided into three sections. It also happens to be the main title of The Hard Ground’s latest work. Four...

Competitions »

Taylor McFerrin at The Sugar Club | Competition

Taylor McFerrin at The Sugar Club | Competition

October 13, 2014 at 11:01 pm

American DJ, Producer and beatboxer Taylor McFerrin has got a headline gig in The Sugar Club this weekend. Support duties fall to Butter and Too Slow to Disco. This show...

Live Reviews »

The Minutes at Whelan’s | Review

The Minutes at Whelan’s | Review

October 30, 2014 at 1:14 pm

The Minutes at Whelan’s, 26th of October 2014 Gracing the familiar surroundings of Whelan’s for a third time in under half a year is an impressive thing for...

Interviews »

Framing Hanley | Interview

Framing Hanley | Interview

October 29, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Nashville rock band Framing Hanley are back after  a few years away. Having released their album ‘The Sum Of Who We Are’  in April of this year, they are setting...

  • The Antlers | Interview
    The Antlers | Interview

    The Antlers are due to play Prague later in the evening when Goldenplec gets the opportunity to converse with Darby...

    October 28, 2014 at 8:04 pm
  • Johnny Stewart | Interview
    Johnny Stewart | Interview

    Conducting an interview can be a difficult task at times. Usually a journalist is given thirty minutes to ask questions....

    October 22, 2014 at 10:07 pm
  • Real Estate | Interview
    Real Estate | Interview

    Martin Courtney, singer and guitarist for Real Estate, is apologetic about the background noise. “We’re...

    October 21, 2014 at 8:55 pm

International Album Reviews »

Johnny Marr – Playland | Review

Johnny Marr – Playland | Review

October 20, 2014 at 6:31 pm

Johnny Marr’s new record represents everything that is great about the man who owns the most unique guitar sound there is. Considering it took so long to hear his first...

Classical »

Quirky Brilliance: Christian Lindberg at the National Concert Hall | Review

Quirky Brilliance: Christian Lindberg at the National Concert Hall | Review

October 28, 2014 at 2:05 pm

Christian Lindberg with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall, 24 October 2014 Festooned in an impressively iridescent black shirt, complete with...