• New Secret Weapon Debut Album | Exclusive Stream

    GoldenPlec are delighted to be able to bring you the self titled debut album from New Secret Weapon. After we exclusively brought you the video for Look At The State Of It yesterday we didn’t want to leave you hanging too long before bringing you the album in full. New […]

    New Secret Weapon Debut Album | Exclusive Stream
  • New Secret Weapon – Look at the State of It | Video Premiere

    GoldenPlec are delighted to bring you the exclusive video premiere of New Secret Weapon’s belter ‘Look At The State of It’.  Filmed in Dublin by Progressive Productions; the gritty video matches the songs trashy riffs.. It’s the first video from their long-awaited debut album that comes out on Monday, but […]

  • Delorentos – Unbroken, Untied | Review – Exclusive

    From the unique magazine that accompanied their ‘Little Sparks EP’ to the numerous pop-up shops they opened for a single day around the country for the unveiling of ‘Little Sparks’ itself, Delorentos have become synonymous with quirky album releases in the last few years. We weren’t surprised, so, to hear they were […]

    Delorentos – Unbroken, Untied | Review – Exclusive
  • Speaking In Tongues: How To Be Original

    Be yourself. That’s the kind of crap they teach kids nowadays. Alongside “Everyone is special, each in his or her own way”. Not that it’s not a nice sentiment but when everyone grows up thinking they are some sort of unique being unaffected by the influence of their parents or […]

    Speaking In Tongues: How To Be Original
  • We Cut Corners – Blue (Daithi Remix) | Track Premiere

    Is this Thursday your Friday? Well we hope so and to celebrate a long weekend and the anticipation of the new We Cut Corners album ‘Think Nothing’, which we can’t wait to hear, we’ve got a remix and original from the album. The remix is by the brilliant Daithí, who […]

    We Cut Corners – Blue (Daithi Remix) | Track Premiere
  • Tower Records – New Home, Same Old Tower

    Tower Records has been a music lovers den for over twenty years. The old shop was tucked away at the foot of Wicklow Street beside high end department stores like Weirs and Brown Thomas. The bright red and yellow signage and colourful window displays beckoned like a finish line to […]

    Tower Records – New Home, Same Old Tower
  • The Strypes at The Academy | Review

    The Strypes at The Academy, Friday 11th April 2014 Whatever your opinion of The Strypes, one thing we can universally agree upon is that we all wish our band was this tight and popular at seventeen. They can play together in tune and in sync with each other which is more […]

    The Strypes at The Academy | Review
  • 8 Fascinating Videos From The Alan Lomax Archive Channel

    We can’t say we know you personally but if you’re anything like our baseless assumptions of you then you spend hours everyday trawling the internet in search of the next big thing. It’s a sad fact of the internet that people aren’t willing to use this resource with its great […]

    8 Fascinating Videos From The Alan Lomax Archive Channel
  • Tinie Tempah at The O2 | Review

    Tinie Tempah at The o2, Dublin, 9th April 2014 Tinie Tempah has a lot to prove – at least, he seems to think he does. Realistically, he shouldn’t think this: the crowd are already suitably merry, with the atmosphere falling somewhere between Ibiza and a Wezz disco. Towering above the crowd in a Roman […]

    Tinie Tempah at The O2 | Review
  • The Barley Mob, Miss Kate & the Higher State and Mongoose to play The Workmans | #GoldenBeck

    Artists: The Barley Mob, Miss Kate & the Higher State, Mongoose Venue: The Workmans Club Date: Thursday, 24th April Doors: 8pm Tickets: €5 Tickets go on sale: Available on the door After the success of our first #GoldenBeck gig last month (see photos here), we are back to bring you the […]

    The Barley Mob, Miss Kate & the Higher State and Mongoose to play The Workmans | #GoldenBeck

News »

Sounds Of System Breakdown – Giving Up | Stream

Sounds Of System Breakdown – Giving Up | Stream

April 20, 2014 at 6:40 pm

Check out some brand new music on your Easter weekend. The lads from Sounds Of System Breakdown have been down rocking the Phase One Festival this...

Irish Album Reviews »

Elastic Sleep – Leave You EP | Review

Elastic Sleep – Leave You EP | Review

April 19, 2014 at 12:59 pm

  Shoegaze is another of those genres where we need to question if a revival is required. Much like britpop, it has its detractors and supporters....

Competitions »

Win a pass for you and 3 friends to a gig of your choice at Bulmers Live At Leopardstown | Competition

Win a pass for you and 3 friends to a gig of your choice at Bulmers Live At Leopardstown | Competition

April 15, 2014 at 3:11 pm

To celebrate the announcement and line up for this year’s Bulmers Live At Leopardstown, we have teamed up with them to make sure the GoldenPlec...

Live Reviews »

San Fermin at Whelan’s | Review

San Fermin at Whelan’s | Review

April 19, 2014 at 1:22 pm

San Fermin at Whelan’s, Wednesday 16th of April 2014 Hard to believe a few bored minds still bang on about “hipsters”. It’s the...

Interviews »

A Quickie with The Barley Mob | #GoldenBeck

A Quickie with The Barley Mob | #GoldenBeck

April 20, 2014 at 1:31 pm

Who now? We are The Barley Mob, a 6-piece (sometimes 9-piece) folk/reggae band from Kildare and Dublin. Listen how? Facebook — Twitter —...

International Album Reviews »

Paulo Nutini – Caustic Love | Review

Paulo Nutini – Caustic Love | Review

April 18, 2014 at 3:55 pm

  Paulo Nutini believe it or not has been absent from new release territory for five years. It doesn’t feel that long, perhaps due to Pencil...

Classical »

Michael Collins and the City of London Sinfonia at the National Concert Hall | Review

Michael Collins and the City of London Sinfonia at the National Concert Hall | Review

April 15, 2014 at 11:11 am

Michael Collins and the City of London Sinfonia at the National Concert Hall, Saturday 12th April. Michael Collins is known as one of the world’s...