There’s a lot to be said for going out on a high. After delivering one of the gems of 2012 with their ‘Tie The Knots’ album, Drunken Boat – Brian Walsh, Simon Dowling and Dror Zur – have decided to call it a day. So, after four albums the band is bowing out with this swan song EP entitled ‘Let [...]
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Drunken Boat have announced that, over the festive season, their album ‘Tie the Knots’ will be available for free download. The album will be available on their bandcamp page for a limited time. We’ve embedded the album below for your convenience, we know you like to just get what you came for. They will also be releasing their final EP early [...]
So yesterday we had a cover from Delorentos and for day 12, we have another Dublin band, this time with an original track. Most Advent Calendars offer you a chocolate for your endeavours, but for opening our link, we’ll reward you with a video from an Irish act from across the years. We’ll be using a mix of playful tracks, covers and [...]
John Spillane The brilliant John Spillane is to play a headline show, just in time for Christmas. He is down for Sunday 16th December in Whelan’s. Doors are at 8pm and tickets for the show are on sale NOW and will cost you €15. Tickets are available from Wavtickets.ie and the WAV box office. Drunken Boat Drunken Boat are packing [...]
Welcome to week 2 (Last Week’s) of ”The Plec Picks: What we’re listening to” here on GoldenPlec. It’s a list of songs that we’ve been listening to this week. Trying to be cool or hip is not allowed so even if it’s a cheesy pop song and it’s been in one of our heads this week, it’s included! It’s a chance to cast [...]
Dublin based post-rockers Drunken Boat have been progressively gathering band members with each of their nautically named albums. 2007 saw the release of guitar and synth project ‘Cut The Engines, Raise The Sails’, the band then evolving, or depending on your viewpoint, regressing, into a noise-folk duo for ‘Plumb The Depths’ two years later. A heavier sound and an extra [...]
Over the last few years, Ireland has produced a large number of atmospheric, mostly-instrumental bands. Halves, The Jimmy Cake and Halfset are just some among the number and, to be fair, they have set the bar high. Drunken Boat seem to be aiming to join their ranks with their debut effort. Unfortunately, ‘Cut the Engines, Raise the Sails’ isn’t up [...]