GoldenPlec https://www.goldenplec.com Irish Music News and Reviews Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:42:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Super Furry Animals return with new UK live shows https://www.goldenplec.com/super-furry-animals-return-with-new-live-shows/ https://www.goldenplec.com/super-furry-animals-return-with-new-live-shows/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:31:29 +0000 https://www.goldenplec.com/?p=113884 The post Super Furry Animals return with new UK live shows appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Super Furry Animals have announced they will reunite for a series of live shows – their first since 2009 – to coincide with a fifteenth anniversary reissue of their 2000 Welsh language album ‘Mwng’. It might not be obvious but we’re fairly excited about this news and we’ve got fingers, toes and arms crossed that this means a […]

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Three extend their music sponsorship to Electric Picnic https://www.goldenplec.com/three-extend-their-music-sponsorship-to-electric-picnic/ https://www.goldenplec.com/three-extend-their-music-sponsorship-to-electric-picnic/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:25:00 +0000 https://www.goldenplec.com/?p=113869 The post Three extend their music sponsorship to Electric Picnic appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Today Three have announced that they will be sponsoring Electric Picnic 2015 and the festival going forward for the next four years. The deal means for the first time ever, Three and O2 customers will get exclusive presale tickets before general release. This means New Year Festival, Longitude and now Electric Picnic all being sponsored […]

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Listen to New SPIES Single ‘Sea Creatures’ https://www.goldenplec.com/listen-new-spies-single-sea-creatures/ https://www.goldenplec.com/listen-new-spies-single-sea-creatures/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:16:17 +0000 https://www.goldenplec.com/?p=113855 The post Listen to New SPIES Single ‘Sea Creatures’ appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Dublin-based SPIES, one of our Plec Picks for 2015, have hit their first milestone of the year, releasing new single Sea Creatures. A progression from previous releases, this beautiful track combines the signature SPIES elements in a more mellow arrangement. Less gloom, more light, same deadly band. The track comes with the announcement of an EP of the same […]

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A Quickie With New Secret Weapon | #GoldenBeck https://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-new-secret-weapon-goldenbeck/ https://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-new-secret-weapon-goldenbeck/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:50:48 +0000 https://www.goldenplec.com/?p=113547 The post A Quickie With New Secret Weapon | #GoldenBeck appeared first on Goldenplec.com

// Who now? “We’re a meat and potatoes 3-piece power prog outfit based in Dublin” // Listen how? Bandcamp // Who are your favourite Irish artists at the moment? “Leo Dreszden for a start, Bagels and ya cant bate’ a bitta Bitch Falcon.” // The last text message you sent is your next album title. […]

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Ceol ar an Imeall returns to TG4 tonight https://www.goldenplec.com/ceol-ar-imeall-returns-tg4-tonight/ https://www.goldenplec.com/ceol-ar-imeall-returns-tg4-tonight/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:50:48 +0000 https://www.goldenplec.com/?p=113587 The post Ceol ar an Imeall returns to TG4 tonight appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Ceol ar an Imeall, TG4’s alternative music programme returns on Tuesday February 24th for a sixth series at 9:30pm with a host of great Irish acts featuring over the course of its ten episodes as well as interviews with some of the most interesting names in music. Kicking off with Tori Amos, the iconic singer-songwriter talks about […]

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Le Crunch Apples launch jingle search https://www.goldenplec.com/le-crunch-apples-launch-jingle-search/ https://www.goldenplec.com/le-crunch-apples-launch-jingle-search/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:15:04 +0000 https://www.goldenplec.com/?p=113581 The post Le Crunch Apples launch jingle search appeared first on Goldenplec.com

As everyone knows, writing jingles is easy. Simple tune, catchy lyric, sing it over and over again so everyone remembers. Right? Well if you have you ever listened to a radio jingle and thought to yourself, “I could do that!”, Le Crunch Apples 7G Jingle contest might be your route into the industry. The super healthy apple brand is asking Ireland’s […]

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A Quickie with Tongue Bundle | #GoldenBeck https://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-tongue-bundle-goldenbeck/ https://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-tongue-bundle-goldenbeck/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:01:02 +0000 https://www.goldenplec.com/?p=113229 The post A Quickie with Tongue Bundle | #GoldenBeck appeared first on Goldenplec.com

// Who now? “We are a 4-8 piece group of trump-cush funk pests from Dublin.” // Listen how? You can hear our previous EP here Watch us on here Insult us on here Insult us more succinctly on here Contact us here Or look at some of our bare bottoms for a little bit here // Who are […]

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A Quickie with Cult Called Man | #GoldenBeck https://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-with-cult-called-man/ https://www.goldenplec.com/quickie-with-cult-called-man/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:24:55 +0000 https://www.goldenplec.com/?p=113233 The post A Quickie with Cult Called Man | #GoldenBeck appeared first on Goldenplec.com

// Who now? “We’re a  5-piece from Meath. The band members are: Breadvan, The Wheel, Kelly, Razmo, & Seph.” // Listen how? Soundcloud // Breaking Tunes  ///Bandcamp // Official Website // Who are your favourite Irish artists at the moment? “The Hot Sprockets.” // The last text message you sent is your next album title. […]

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New Elastic Sleep live video and date at Whelan’s https://www.goldenplec.com/new-elastic-sleep-live-video-date-whelans/ https://www.goldenplec.com/new-elastic-sleep-live-video-date-whelans/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:44:24 +0000 https://www.goldenplec.com/?p=113128 The post New Elastic Sleep live video and date at Whelan’s appeared first on Goldenplec.com

Elastic Sleep , one of GoldenPlec’s 2015 Plec Picks aren’t wasting any time in building on last year’s success. Hot on the heels of their Ones To Watch performance at Whelan’s they return to the Dublin venue for a headline gig in the main venue this Friday 20th of February. Support on the night comes […]

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Snow Patrol’s Johnny Quinn drops in on Elm in studio https://www.goldenplec.com/snow-patrols-johnny-quinn-drops-in-on-elm-in-studio/ https://www.goldenplec.com/snow-patrols-johnny-quinn-drops-in-on-elm-in-studio/#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 23:22:17 +0000 https://www.goldenplec.com/?p=113148 The post Snow Patrol’s Johnny Quinn drops in on Elm in studio appeared first on Goldenplec.com

22 bands were chosen to perform at Guinness Amplify Live Stages on Thursday 26th February and ELM were one of those bands and were awarded studio time as part of Guinness Amplify. The band were busy recording their new EP and were joined by Johnny Quinn of Snow Patrol (of the Amplify expert panel) to […]

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