Plutonic Dust

About Us

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Plutonic Dust are a live, Electronic/House act last spotted setting Electric Picnic 2015 alight on the Body and Soul Main Stage.

Riding this momentum, the band are kicking things up a notch, turning their act from musical performance to truly immersive spectacle, and aiming to deliver a complete show for their loyal following that exceeds all expectations; rippling through the blood, pulsing in the bone marrow and resonating at the body’s core. Plutonic Dust’s unique sound comes from the fusion of the somatic rhythms and cinematic disco synth of composers Patrick McAdam and Kevin McKnight with the accessible vocals and effortlessly cool allure of front-woman and lyricist Veronica Moran. Electric guitarist Ciaran O’Shea brings the funk and percussionist John Tyrrell rounds out the outfit with all the colours and textures of live and electronic percussion.

The result is a blend of attitude and abstraction that is as trippy as it is earthily dark, as simply sincere as it is shimmeringly glam, and that demands to be experienced live. The band’s ability to voice the frustrations of the millennial children of recession, while offering them glorious sonic escape, has been called an Irish answer to the Manchester underground movement of 1996, or Studio 54 itself. The delirious Zeitgeist of Generation Bad Cheques is here, and Plutonic Dust are ready to go nuclear. You have been warned.


Featured highlight – the Electric Picnic Festival @ Body and Soul Main Stage (4th – 6th September 2015)

Acclaimed live performance at Body And Soul festival, Reckless in Love stage, June 2015

Headline Act @ the Bandstand stage for two nights in a row Electric Picnic 2014

Closing Act – Whelan’s “Ones To Watch” Festival (11th January 2014);

“Middle Earth Festival” 2013, “Hard Working Class Heroes Festival” 2013 and upcoming in 2015 @ The Academy

Monthly residencies in top Dublin venues The Twisted Pepper, The Grand Social and Whelan’s.

They have also brought their infectious beats to numerous underground warehouse parties.


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