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Competition | Win tickets to Rozi Plain at the Workman’s Club

The Last Mixed Tape is delighted to be giving readers the chance to win tickets to Rozi Plain at the Workman’s Club. Taking place next Tuesday night (December 13th) at the Dublin venue, Plain will return to Ireland as she continues to tour her stellar 2015 album Friend, which featured contributions from Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor and members of Francois & The Atlas Mountains, among many […]

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Premiere | Stream Pillow Queens debut E.P. ‘Calm Girls’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere Calm Girls, the debut extended play from indie outfit Pillow Queens. A powerful mix of alternative-rock scale and punkish backbone, Pillow Queens sound is remarkably fully-formed in their debut Calm Girls. From the jolting pop-punk styled ‘Rats’ to the pounding rhythms of E.P. closer ‘Wonderboys’, Calm Girls is a thrilling introduction to Pillow Queens as a band […]

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Fleet Foxes add second Iveagh Gardens show

Fleet Foxes have announced they’ll play a second headline show at the Iveagh Gardens next summer. Following the sell-out of Fleet Foxes gig at the Iveagh Gardens on Friday July 14th, the group will play another night at the intimate outdoor Dublin City venue on Thursday, July 13th. The band’s self-titled debut album was released to global acclaim on Sub […]

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Listen | Check out the heavy fuzz of ‘Running From You’ by Gnarkats

Belfast indie-rock band Gnarkats have released their latest single ‘Running From You’ taken from their debut E.P. Waves Collide.  A bone rattling slice of alternative-rock from Gnarkats, the lead single from the group’s current extended play builds into a heavy hitting, fuzz laden intro to the Belfast band’s sound. Propelled by a strong drum beat, the jolts of dynamic indie and […]

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Q&A | In Their Thousands

In Their Thousands will play their biggest headline show to date this Thursday (December 8th)  at the Sound House in Dublin. The band’s Declan McClafferty recently took the time to speak to TLMT about the group’s re-emergence, Leonard Cohen, and ITT’s new direction. As a band, what is influencing you at the moment? It’s really hard to not be immersed […]

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Photos | Montauk Hotel – Tivoli Backstage

Shimmer-pop outfit Montauk Hotel headlined the Tivoli Backstage last Saturday night with support from Hvmmingbyrd and Noel O’Biren. TLMT was there to cover the event. Click and scroll to see the full gallery below. All photos by Stephen White.

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The Mixed-Tape | i am niamh – Bellend

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to i am niamh and her latest single ‘Bellend’. Taken from the artist’s sprawling debut album Wonderland, i am niamh’s ‘Bellend’ is a twisting turning journey into the alternative-pop sound of the single’s parent record. Chiming bells, building vocal harmonies and deep synth textures all create the […]

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TLMT Reader’s E.P. of the year 2016 – Voting

The short-list is up and voting is now open for The Last Mixed Tape Readers’ E.P. of the Year 2016. Following the Last Mixed Tape’s recent unveiling of it’s top twenty E.P’s of 2016 (see full countdown and playlist – here), TLMT is giving reader’s a chance to have their say in what was the stand-out record of the last twelve […]

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TLMT Reader’s Album of Year 2016 – Voting

The short-list is up and voting is now open for The Last Mixed Tape Readers’ Album of the Year 2016. Following the Last Mixed Tape’s recent unveiling of it’s top twenty album of 2016 (see full countdown and playlist – here), TLMT is giving reader’s a chance to have their say in what was the stand-out record of the last twelve […]

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Interview | Public Service Broadcasting

Public Service Broadcasting released their Live at Brixton album and DVD today. Band member J. Wilgoose recently spoke to the Last Mixed Tape about the filming/recording of their Race For Space tour. “The vision was always there” recalls Wilgoose about the staging of such a large-scale tour. “Brixton made sense, we had to spend more production but I think the size of the venue made that […]

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This Weekend | December 2nd – 4th Gig Guide

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features shows from Wyvern Lingo, White Collar Boy, Montauk Hotel, Val Normal and more.  Friday – December 2nd Teenage Fanclub – The Academy Tickets: SOLD-OUT Doors: 7pm White Collar Boy – Wah Wah Club Tickets: €8 Doors: 10.30pm Field Trip, New Pope & Handsome Eric – The Hut Tickets: €5 Doors: 8pm Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – […]

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TLMT’s Top 20 International Albums of 2016

TLMT’s delves into this year’s international albums to choose its top 20 records of the 2016. See the full rundown and Spotify playlist below.  20. Parquet Courts – Human Performance No frills post-punk from Parquet Courts, Human Performance once again showcases Andrew Savages way with words but also the group’s ability to turn this emotional bare backdrop into grounded street-level art-punk. Key […]

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TLMT’s Top 20 Albums of 2016

With the holiday season here and 2016 winding down to a close the Last Mixed Tape has delved deep into its reviews and come up with its top 20 albums of the year. See full list and Spotify playlist below.  20. Heroes In Hiding – Curtains What TLMT had to say: “Curtains turned my own perception of Heroes In Hiding on […]

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TLMT’s Top 20 E.Ps of 2016

With the holiday season here and 2016 winding down to a close the Last Mixed Tape has compiled its top 20 E.P’s of the year. See the full run down and playlist below.  20. Kate Dineen – Great Escape What TLMT had to say: “A moody record teeming with intrigue and foreboding, Kate Dinnen’s Great Escape is a very promising introduction that […]

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Playlist | TLMT’s November 2016 Mixed Tape

The Last Mixed Tape looks back on the last four weeks with some of the stand-out tracks from November 2016.  TLMT has delved deep to deliver a playlist from some of the stand-out tracks reviewed, released and featured on the site this November, including: Saint Sister, Laoise, TooFools, the Notas, AE Mak, Daithi featuring Sinead White, Super Silly and more. See […]

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Listen | Check out the gentle alt-pop of ‘Blur’ by Paul Sheridan

Alternative-pop singer-songwriter Paul Sheridan has released the gentle folk sound of his new single ‘Blur’. A slow-moving track, the subtle build of alternative-pop and folk sounds that create Paul Sheridan’s sound are beautifully captured in ‘Blur’, which is taken from the artist’s forthcoming E.P. Rising and falling upon the weaving strings and large dynamic percussive jumps, Sheridan’s voice takes centre […]

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Fleet Foxes announced for the Iveagh Gardens

Indie-folk legends Fleet Foxes have announced they’ll play a headline show at the Iveagh Gardens next summer. Taking place in Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens on Friday July 14th, the gig will see the return of one of modern folk music’s most influential bands to these shores, their first in Dublin since 2009. The band’s self-titled debut album was released to global […]

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Review | James Darkin- Go No Matter What

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Go No Matter What, the debut studio album from electronic producer James Darkin. There’s a lot to get through on Go No Matter What. An album that is not short on scale or depth, James Darkin’s debut creates a dense electronic atmosphere that is persistent and claustrophobic. Running right through Go No Matter What is a sonic brute force […]

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The Mixed-Tape | Elaine Mai – Enniscrone

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Elaine Mai and their comeback single ‘Enniscrone’. ‘Enniscrone’ marks a serene return from Elaine Mai. Taken from her forthcomign E.P. The Colour of Night, the track is an intricatly woven tapestry of electronic textures and beats. Providing a much more fully-realised and vivid production than her previous […]

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Other Voices 2016 | Stage Times & Map revealed

Other Voices 2016 is only a week away and the stage times, venues and running order for this year’s event has been announced today. Other Voices 2016 will take place between Friday 2nd and Sunday 4th of December, the St. James’s Church recordings will be hosted by BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens, Dublin born/London made DJ and broadcaster Annie Mac and Fight […]

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This Weekend | November 25th – 27th Gig Guide

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features shows from Meltybrains?, Le Boom, Rusangano Family, September Girls and more.  Friday – November 25th   Meltybrains? – the Academy Tickets: €17.35 Doors: 8pm Le Boom – Whelan’s Tickets: FREE before 10.30pm Doors: 11.45pm Danny G & the Sexual Healers – Bello Bar Tickets: €9 Doors: 8pm Count Vaseline – Whelan’s Support: Neilo Thing & Bad […]