GoldenPlec http://www.goldenplec.com Irish Music News and Reviews Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:58:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 One Direction notch up one billion plays on Spotify http://www.goldenplec.com/one-direction-notch-one-billion-plays-spotify/ http://www.goldenplec.com/one-direction-notch-one-billion-plays-spotify/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:42:13 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=108279 The post One Direction notch up one billion plays on Spotify appeared first on Goldenplec.com

One Direction have become the fourteenth music act  to reach the milestone of one billion plays on music streaming site Spotify, joining the like of Katy Perry, Beyonce and Rhianna in this elite billion club. There’s no accounting for taste though with the likes of Pitbull, Imagine Dragons and David Guetta also making the list. […]

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Vantastival 2015 on the hunt for musicians http://www.goldenplec.com/vantastival-2015-hunt-musicians/ http://www.goldenplec.com/vantastival-2015-hunt-musicians/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:52:40 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=108261 The post Vantastival 2015 on the hunt for musicians appeared first on Goldenplec.com

We’re not long out of festival season and it’s already inching back into your mind. Vantastival is the start of festival season and it makes sense that they are the first ones out of the blocks with information. They are inviting musician’s to apply for a slot at the 2015 festival. Applications are accepted from […]

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Christmas FM announce return of song contest http://www.goldenplec.com/christmas-fm-announce-return-song-contest/ http://www.goldenplec.com/christmas-fm-announce-return-song-contest/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:10:05 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=108274 The post Christmas FM announce return of song contest appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Calling all aspiring singers and songwriters……. Christmas FM, as if it needs introduction, is back once again for December to raise funds for the needy at Christmas and serve up a dose of good cheer in the lead up to Christmas. They have announced today they are bringing back the song contest to help find […]

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A Quickie with Buffalo Sunn | #GoldenBeck http://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-buffalo-sunn-goldenbeck/ http://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-buffalo-sunn-goldenbeck/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:02:02 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=108240 The post A Quickie with Buffalo Sunn | #GoldenBeck appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Who now? “We are Buffalo Sunn, a six piece band from Dublin. We play a mix of country-folk cosmic-rock n roll.” Listen How? BuffaloSunn.com Who are your favourite Irish artists at the moment? “There is some good music floating around these days; the best thing I’ve heard recently would be Death in the Sickroom, Sisters, […]

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A Quickie with Death in the Sickroom | #GoldenBeck http://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-death-sickroom-goldenbeck/ http://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-death-sickroom-goldenbeck/#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:06:34 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=108075 The post A Quickie with Death in the Sickroom | #GoldenBeck appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Who now? “We are Death in the Sickroom, a 4-piece jangly pop band from Dublin.” Listen How? “Our debut EP ‘Brick To The Face’ is up on Spotify. Stick ‘Death in the Sickroom’ in the search section and we pop up.” Who are your favourite Irish artists at the moment? “Segrasso, Buffallo Sunn, The North […]

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A Quickie with Garr Cleary | #GoldenBeck http://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-garr-cleary-goldenbeck/ http://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-garr-cleary-goldenbeck/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:21:22 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=107767 The post A Quickie with Garr Cleary | #GoldenBeck appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Who now? “A bearded man Called Garr Cleary from Kilbarrack Dublin.” Listen How? Soundcloud Who are your favourite Irish artists at the moment? “After the Ibis & I Have a Tribe.” Cannot pick between the two right now. After the Ibis have been long in my heart for many a year, I Have a Tribe […]

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Body & Soul 2015 announce early bird tickets http://www.goldenplec.com/body-soul-2015-announce-early-bird-tickets/ http://www.goldenplec.com/body-soul-2015-announce-early-bird-tickets/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:51:32 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=107744 The post Body & Soul 2015 announce early bird tickets appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Early Bird tickets for the sixth edition of Body&Soul, the Summer Solstice experience in Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath. Tickets will go on sale today at noon (Friday, 21st November) starting at €89.50 inc. booking fee. A five-tiered ticketing system and instalment payment plan will be in place again this year with a limited number of […]

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Other Voices 2014 extends lineup http://www.goldenplec.com/voices-2014-extends-lineup/ http://www.goldenplec.com/voices-2014-extends-lineup/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:37:29 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=107637 The post Other Voices 2014 extends lineup appeared first on Goldenplec.com

It’s that magical time of year again; Other Voices Series 13 is on its way and will be building on its well deserved reputation for joining the dots between new and established talent. The TV show and festival introduces music lovers to the most promising newcomers of the year, who play alongside some of the […]

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Axis Of – Wetsuit | Stream http://www.goldenplec.com/axis-wetsuit-stream/ http://www.goldenplec.com/axis-wetsuit-stream/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:15:22 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=107602 The post Axis Of – Wetsuit | Stream appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Northern rockers, Axis Of return with a slice of new music to dip into their signature coastal punk in the form of ‘Wetsuit’. This is your introduction to their forthcoming sophomore album ‘The Mid Brae Inn’. Ewen Friers (bass) said “The track is my attempt to comprehend the power of the sea, one of the […]

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Band Aid 30 to be released on Monday http://www.goldenplec.com/band-aid-30-released-monday/ http://www.goldenplec.com/band-aid-30-released-monday/#comments Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:25:08 +0000 http://www.goldenplec.com/?p=107069 The post Band Aid 30 to be released on Monday appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Bob Geldof has assembled a motley crew of popular singers and musicians in London today for the fourth recording of Do They Know It’s Christmas? The new version of the track features Irish singers Bono, Sinead O’Connor and Niall Horan alongside the likes of Foals, Elbow, Chris Martin and Ellie Goulding. All proceeds from the […]

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