The Beatyard 2015  timetable

Stage times and line-up for the Beatyard 2015 this weekend

Annual music festival the Beatyard will take over Dun Laoghaire Harbour this weekend, featuring live sets from I Am The Cosmos, Rusangano Family, Public Service Broadcasting & more. Now in its eleventh year, the Beatyard has relocated to the Harbour side in Dun Laoghaire and will run from Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd across several…

Year of the Bird album cover

Oliver Cole – Year of the Bird

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Year of the Bird, the sophomore solo album from singer-songwriter Oliver Cole.  There is something about music that can take the unyielding romantic abandon of love and make it a universal experience writ large by great songwriting, and although the places, names and characters have changed, the overall feeling is a…

Third Smoke

Watch | Third Smoke release new video for ‘Ms. Summer Breeze’

Dundalk-based indie five-piece Third Smoke have released their stop-motion inflected new music video for ‘Ms. Summer Breeze’. A highly stylized and effected video, interspersed with stop-motion film techniques, ‘Ms. Summer Breeze’ follows the escapist fantasies of a our central character throughout his work day. An ambitious piece of anthemic indie-pop, filled with big choruses Third Smoke’s…

Spirit of Folk

Spirit of Folk Festival 2015 line-up announced

The first wave of acts set to play the 2015 Spirit of Folk Festival this September have been announced, including headliner Mick Flannery. Confirmed to play this year’s Spirit of Folk festival are: Mick Flannery, Inni-K, Bunoscionn, Corner Boy, Rob Corcoran, The Blood Red Mountain Band, Rhob Cunningham, Elm, Dr Millar, Mongoose, Cuig, Carriages, The…