“How lucky is Cork to have that dude? Hip-hop MVP of the country for years now. Obviously he does so much sterling grunt work setting up gigs and keeping things ticking over like the underground trooper he is, but his artistry is so damn high-level. DJ-wise, on a modern hip-hop tip, there’s not many out… Read more »

Posted on November 7th, 2017

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After weeks of rumours surrounding the status of Cork vinyl institution Plugd Records and its sister café Gulpd, the shop this morning announced that it would not be renewing its agreement with its current headquarters, at the Triskel Arts Centre. Plugd, widely regarded as the home of Irish independent music and general wax-bound esoterica in… Read more »

Posted on June 13th, 2017

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Off the back of the spate of recent record shop openings in the Cork and Limerick areas in recent times, is the news of Golden Discs’ expansion into specialist vinyl sales, beginning with the opening of The Vinyl Lounge, on the first floor of the chain’s flagship Cork outlet this Tuesday. A special launch event… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2017

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Record Store Day takes place this Saturday 16th of April – it’s the day we celebrate and support our local independent record stores around the world and remember what’s so great about them no matter where we live. There will be live in-store performances, once-off compilations and limited releases. Also worth a read is Ciaran… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2011

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