Appearing on The Jimmy Fallon Show is no mean feat for most acts, but doing so as an Irish band yet to release their début album is pretty much unheard of! So it’s a testament to their talent that Little Green Cars were invited to perform on the show whilst in the States in March. That début album has since been [...]
Kapitals – Ms Heartache on MUZU.TV. Some brand new music from Kapitals today. It’s a brand new video from the Dublin indie-pop acts Kapitols as they release the track on iTunes and Spotify today and unleash their video on the world all at the same time. It’s produced and edited By Mark Verling and is a slow paced builder. Let [...]
It begins with a statement of intent: Give Life Back To Music. Having revolutionised an entire genre, French duo Daft Punk now embark on a mission to save it. The problem is, in the eight years since their last studio album, the world has caught up with Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. Sure they can pull out their old [...]
Welcome to our 2013 Eurovision live blog. This is where we’ll cast opinion on the event as it happens. It’s a long night, so buckle in and keep up to date with our multiple writers dropping their thoughts as events unfold. We’ve got our man Ryan with a euro dance hit hoping to do the business. Lets see if we [...]
The Big Reunion at The O2 on the 16th of May 2013 Acts included: 5ive, B*Witched, 911, Honeyz, Atomic Kitten, Liberty X & Blue The type of reunions that we are more used to usually involve a drunk uncle singing DJ Otzi’s Hey Baby at the top of his lungs, triangular sandwiches, the insincere murmurings of a sparse “congratulations” and [...]
And So I Watch You From Afar in Whelan’s, Dublin on Wednesday 15 May 2013. To celebrate the launch of their third studio album “All Hail Bright Futures”, Belfast noise merchants And So I Watch You From Afar descended on Whelan’s last night for the first of two Dublin shows. With the new album taking the band in several different [...]
By Sunday, the weather had improved to the point that while it was still not sun-kissed, it was at least very mild and people had begun to shed their rain coats. The relaxed feel to the day set the tone for Gypsi Swing on the DoneDeal stage. Their jazz and trad style with violin, double bass and dueling acoustic guitars [...]
Waste of Time is the latest video by Karen Marie Ørsted, alias MØ. The Copenhagen native is being hailed as the new Grimes by hipster kids the world over. MØ shall be appearing at Longitude festival in Marlay Park this July. And by the sounds of Waste of Time she’ll be well worth checking out if you are a fan [...]
Tieranniesaur in Whelan’s, Dublin on Friday 10th of May 2103 There is an inherent difficulty in having a gig to launch a new album. You want to showcase the new album by playing songs from it, but don’t want to alienate the audience by playing a set full of songs that they won’t have heard before. There is a fine [...]
The early afternoon festival slot on a Saturday can be a graveyard for many bands, with most revelers just awaking from their slumber/hangovers and wandering the campsites like zombies. One of the many advantages of Vantastival is that you can roll out of the tent and, within the time it takes to make a few moans and groans at your [...]
Due to phenomenal demand, One Direction have added a second date at Croke Park to their Latin American, UK and Ireland tour. The lads have sold out May 24th and now will play...
- Charmers to join Croupier for eLive gig
Those folks over at Entertainment.ie have just announced that Charmers will play the forthcoming eLive gig, in...May 24, 2013 at 4:32 pm
- Justin Timberlake announces support for Phoenix Park
The venerable JT is coming back to Dublin to play Phoenix Park as you may already be aware. The one day outdoor...May 24, 2013 at 11:50 am
- Christy Moore to play benefit gig in Whelans
Now here’s one you’ll want to make sure you’re at. Christy Moore is set to play a benefit gig...May 24, 2013 at 10:21 am
Appearing on The Jimmy Fallon Show is no mean feat for most acts, but doing so as an Irish band yet to release their début album is pretty much unheard of! So it’s...
- Silhouette – Can’t Keep Up EP | Review
Shauna Tohill, better known as Silhouette, has finally pieced together her much-anticipated début EP entitled...May 24, 2013 at 7:49 pm
- Senakah – Human Relations | Review
If 90′s guitar-pop is your thing; then Limerick’s Senakah may well be a new favourite of yours. The...May 24, 2013 at 8:27 am
- Silent Noise Parade – ‘Electric Lives And The Nightmare That Follows’ | Review
It’s often hard to comprehend the talent that abounds in this country. Even here at Goldenplec, where we have...May 24, 2013 at 7:48 am
After rocking X-Factor with her original songs which – get this – actually had some well-thought out meaning, Lucy Spraggan was soon to disappear from the show...
- The Lost Brothers at Whelan’s | Review
There is a night of spare instrumentation ahead at Whelan’s as four guitars and two microphone stands line the...May 21, 2013 at 10:43 am
- Meatloaf ‘Last at Bat’ at The O2, Dublin | Review
Meatloaf Last At Bat in The O2, Dublin on May 17th 2013 There’s a lot of retirement in the news at the minute....May 20, 2013 at 10:35 am
- The Big Reunion at The O2 | Review
The Big Reunion at The O2 on the 16th of May 2013 Acts included: 5ive, B*Witched, 911, Honeyz, Atomic Kitten,...May 18, 2013 at 2:14 pm
The National have been honing their craft for years, quietly going about perfecting their melancholy and distinctive brand of indie rock. Each album has seen the band become...
- Daft Punk – Random Access Memories | Review
It begins with a statement of intent: Give Life Back To Music. Having revolutionised an entire genre, French duo...May 19, 2013 at 7:56 pm
- Mudhoney – Vanishing Point | Review
It’s a strange thing that a band can inspire an entire musical movement, yet still remain firmly under the radar....May 17, 2013 at 12:21 pm
- Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City | Review
In Everlasting Arms, Ezra Koenig sings about a chandelier that hangs above his head like a guillotine. That image...May 13, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Ahead of a debut headline Irish show, Luke Sital-Singh has previously impressed Irish audiences pairing his delicate acoustic play and ardent vocals supporting the likes of...
- Damien Dempsey | Interview
Damien Dempsey has been a busy man. Goldenplec caught up with him on a media day in Dublin recently not long after...May 14, 2013 at 11:00 am
- Little Green Cars | Interview
Little Green Cars release their debut album this week. Vanessa Monaghan caught up with three of the band, Stevie...May 9, 2013 at 5:03 pm
- Man Overboard | Interview
It’s just over a month until Pop-punk’s own Man Overboard release their next album and less than that until...May 8, 2013 at 2:49 pm
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Waterford band O Emperor return with a date at Whelan’s on Friday 21st June. The band release their second album ‘Vitreous’ in June and will also play...
- Avenged Sevenfold at The O2, Dublin | Competition
Minutes ago we announced that Avenged Sevenfold were coming back to Ireland and we’re back only a few minutes...May 24, 2013 at 8:09 am
- The Who at The O2, Dublin | Competition
One of the worlds greats is coming to The O2 next month. The Who will bring their amazing live show ‘Quadrophenia’...May 23, 2013 at 11:38 am
- Castlepalooza 2013 | Competition
With a stellar line-up that includes CSS, Luke Vibert, And So I Watch You From Afar, Ghost Poet and a host of great...May 22, 2013 at 5:25 pm
Kapitals – Ms Heartache on MUZU.TV. Some brand new music from Kapitals today. It’s a brand new video from the Dublin indie-pop acts Kapitols as they release...
- We Town Criers – Grind | Video
The lads from We Town Criers have gone missing. The Gardai are on the hunt but some slick moving horses will step...May 21, 2013 at 4:31 pm
- Thirty Seconds To Mars – The Race | Video
A band at one with nature and its beautiful imagery, Thirty Seconds To Mars have released this lyric video for...May 21, 2013 at 4:13 pm
- Eurovision 2013 – Video Playlist
Eurovision 2013 on MUZU.TV. Tomorrow night is Eurovision night. It’s the single biggest night for wind machines...May 17, 2013 at 5:59 pm
Stendhal Festival of Art will return for 2013 on August 16th and 16th 2013. The festival once again takes place at Ballymully Cottage Farm in Limavady. On the bill for Stendhal...
- Vantastival 2013 – Sunday | Review
By Sunday, the weather had improved to the point that while it was still not sun-kissed, it was at least very...May 15, 2013 at 9:09 am
- Tennents Vital announce Snow Patrol for day 2
Irish superstars Snow Patrol have just confirmed they will be headlining the second day of Tennent’s Vital...May 13, 2013 at 6:06 pm
- Vantastival 2013 – Saturday | Review
The early afternoon festival slot on a Saturday can be a graveyard for many bands, with most revelers just awaking...May 13, 2013 at 12:58 pm