Saturday June 6, 2020

Print and the revolution: online music mags hit the stands

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

8th February, 2015
James Hendicott and Aidan Cuffe of Golden Plec. Picture: Feargal Ward

It looks like vinyl isn’t the only medium capable of staging a comeback.

Despite continuing difficult economic conditions for print publishers, a new wave of online publications are making the ambitious transition to print, while retaining their online entities as part of their core brand.

Earlier this month, Dublin-based music website GoldenPlec launched its first print issue, featuring Irish band Kodaline on its cover.

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The way we did business a few months ago may never return – so the opportunity is to make changes that will both aid recovery and set us up well for our new futures

Tom Maguire | 1 month ago

What’s coming up today and what you might have missed

Hannah O’Brien | 5 months ago