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Skelocrats – Bella Bella

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Skelocrats sophomore studio album Bella Bella, which has come out today via Popical Island. Making an instant, rumbling introduction with the pointed indie-pop sound of ‘Your Zirconium Heart’ Skelocrats set the urgent, almost off-kilter tone of Bella Bella. With their crunching, lo-fi tinged take on indie-pop Skelocrats continue to populate Bella Bella with short…

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Listen | Ambience Affair return with ‘Prophet’

Dublin-based indie four-piece Ambience Affair have returned with their brand new single ‘Prophet’.  Finding the group in a more rhythmically urgent mood, ‘Prophet’ jolts forward with a jangling guitar driven sound built upon the group’s distinctive vocal harmonies. Intercut with quick flashes of melodic guitar lines and shuffling drum patterns the song showcases a new,…

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Listen | Paddy Hanna streams new single ‘Austria’

Songwriter Paddy Hanna has unveiled his forthcoming single ‘Austria’, which is set for release this May. Following on from the critical success of his debut studio album Leafy Stiletto last year, Paddy Hanna has unveiled the alternative-country tinged single ‘Austria’. Taking parts of the shuffling, rattling rhythms of Orbison and Cash and mixing them with the distinct…

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Lytett to launch new E.P. at the Fumbally Stables

Indietronica duo Lytett have announced they will launch the release their new E.P. Initium :: Finis at the Fumbally Stables in Dublin on Friday, April 10th. Lytett will launch the release of their limited edition 12″ vinyl E.P. Initium :: Finis with a performance at the Fumbally Stables (located behind Fumbally cafe) this April presented by Homebeat,…

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Listen | Race the Flux stream new track ‘Big Fig’

Alternative-rock act Race The Flux have unveiled a new track entitled ‘Big Fig’, taken from the group’s upcoming E.P Olympians. Instantly grabbing the attention ‘Big Fig’ has a more vibrant, indie-pop sound compared to the harder edge of Race The Flux’s recent single ‘Go! Dive! Ahh!’. Built from jolting math-rock inflected guitar rhythms off-set by indie…

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Blooms to headline the Twisted Pepper

London-based electronic artist Blooms is set to headline a show at the Twisted Pepper in Dublin on Saturday, April 25th. The songwriter whose debut E.P. If made a strong impression last year, featuring in TLMT’s Top 20 E.P’s of 2014, and recent single release ‘Fall’ showcase a broader aspect to her brooding electronic sound will play the…