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SAD 13 to play headline show in Whelan’s

SAD 13, the solo project from Speedy Oritz’ Sadie Dupuis, will play a headline show in Dublin this summer. SAD 13 will play Whelan’s on June 28th are Dupuis tours in support of the debut L.P. Slugger which came out late last year to considerable critical acclaim. Speaking about the making of SAD 13’s Slugger, Sadie Dupuis says “I wrote and played and […]

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Body & Soul 2017 | Absolut Midsommar full line-up & stage times

The full details and running order for the Absolut Midsommar stage at Body & Soul 2017 have been announced.  The latest additions to the Absolut Midsommar stage Body & Soul 2017 line-up are: Stevie G, Colm Motherway, Vinyl Below, Rob Le Nan, Aoife O’Neill, Ciara Brady, Billy Scurry followed by Lumo DJ’s, Timmy Stewart, Johnny Moy, Cyril Briscoe, Black Bones (DJ […]

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Vantastival 2017 | Stage times announced

The timetable and running order for Vantastival 2017 music festival have been announced today. Vantastival 2017 will take place on June 3rd and 4th at Beaulieu House & Gardens in County Louth.  The acts confirmed for Vantastival 2017 are: The Riptide Movement, Overhead, The Albatross, Corner Boy, MINDRIOTmt, Heroes in Hiding, Lankum, Kíla, Orchid Collective, The Pale, Cat Dowling, Mark Geary, WOB, […]

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Review | Thumper – Pop! Goes The Weasel

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Pop! Goes The Weasel, the third E.P. from noise-rock outfit Thumper.  Thumper’s rip it up and start again approach, quite possibly makes the best use of the lo-fi milieu than other bands mining the same territory. Instead of sounding like the distorted crush that engulfs the record is a result of a restricting production, the […]

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Life Festival 2017 | Stage Times Announced For This Weekend 

The full stage times and line-up running order for Life Festival 2017 this weekend has been announced. This year’s three-day Life Festival will feature sets from Rudimental, Duke Dumont, Get Down Edits, Bjarki, Mix & Fairbanks, Eats Everything, Kaily, Maedbh O Connor, DJ Ez, Alan Fitzpatrick, Paula Temple and much more. See the full lineup and running order below. Life […]

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Premiere | Sun Collective unveil ‘Tides’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere ‘Tides’, the first track to be taken from Sun Collective’s upcoming debut album. A song as deep as it is wide sonically, ‘Tides’ lies on a bedrock of shimmering textures that add an ethereal feel to the music of Sun Collective. With its twists and turns musically, ‘Tides’ also provides a captivating […]

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TLMT’s 8-Track #10 featuring Beach House, Courtney Barnett, Soccer Mommy & more

A brand new feature on the Last Mixed Tape, the weekly 8-Track Spotify playlist series features new international music you should be checking out right now. The tenth edition of TLMT’s 8-Track playlist features several must listen to new tracks including Beach House and their latest track ‘Chariot’, ‘They Gave Me A Lamp’ Public Service Broadcasting’s first glimpse into their Ever Valley album, Soccer Mommy’s new single ‘Out Worn’, singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett with ‘How To […]

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The Mixed-Tape – Beauty Sleep – All In

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Beauty Sleep and their brand new single ‘All In’. Regular readers will find it no surprise that dream-pop trio Beauty Sleep have become perennial favourites here at the Last Mixed Tape, and their vivid new single ‘All In’ is a testament to why. With its kitchen-sink sound, […]

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Review | Come On Live Long – In The Still

The Last Mixed Tape reviews In The Still, the brand new studio album from Come On Live Long. In The Still is an album built from a clear sense of space and depth. A quietly ambitious record, Come On Live Long’s sophomore outing is cast across a great widescreen production, populated by echoing beats and reverb drenched vocals, and punctuated by large jolts […]

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Listen | Tara Lee returns with the icy reverb soaked ‘Paradise’

Alternative-pop artist Tara Lee has unveiled ‘Paradise’, the title-track from her upcoming E.P. A song with a strong depth-of-field characterized by reverb-soaked vocals, distant drum beats, and glistening synth lines, ‘Paradise’ is a highly stylized introduction to Tara Lee’s forthcoming E.P. of the same name that captivates from the outset. ‘Paradise’ also works to extend the strong synth flourished alternative-pop sound […]

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This Weekend | May 19th – 21st Gig Guide featuring Angel Olsen, Yestival, Wolff & more

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features shows from Angel Olsen, Yestival, Wolff and more.  Friday – May 19th Angel Olsen – Vicar Street Tickets: €22.90 Doors: 7.30 pm Yestival – District 8 Tickets: €25 Doors: 8 pm Vinci – Whelan’s (main venue) Tickets: €12 Doors: 8 pm Dreaming of Jupiter – Bello Bar Tickets: €8 Doors: 8 pm Saturday – May 20th YHRF presents: […]

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Listen | Rosa Nutty returns with the tender sound of ‘Fizzy’

Indie-folk singer-songwriter Rosa Nutty has made her return with the brand new single ‘Fizzy’. An instantly engrossing and tender sounding new track from Rosa Nutty, ‘Fizzy’ takes its led from Nutty’s vocal delivery and the how the song’s introspective lyrics are portrayed, as each turn of phrase is given its own space within the music. Add to this a much warmer and […]

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Grizzly Bear announce Vicar Street show

Indie-folk outfit Grizzly Bear have announced a headline date in Vicar Street, Dublin this October. Coming as part of Grizzly Bear’s worldwide tour in support of their forthcoming fifth studio album Painted Ruins, the group will return to Ireland with a show in Vicar Street on October 5th. Grizzly Bear have also released another glimpse into their latest record, in the shape […]

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Forbidden Fruit 2017 | Forbidden Fruit by Night line-up announced including Booka Shade, Hot Chip & more

The line-up for Forbidden Fruit 2017 by Night has been announced and includes Booka Shade, Hot Chip (DJ set) plus much more. Following the daytime festivities in the Royal Hospital Grounds of Kilmainham, Forbidden Fruit 2017 will move into several venues across Dublin’s City Centre for the Forbidden Fruit by Night after-parties. See below for line-up and stage details. Forbidden […]

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Review | New Jackson – From Night To Night 

The Last Mixed Tape reviews From Night To Night, the brand new studio album from New Jackson. I must admit I struggled with From Night To Night as an album. Having first heard ‘After Midnight In A Perfect World’, I came into New Jackson’s LP with high expectations that were met on several levels but also undercut just as frequently. ‘After Midnight In […]

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Royal Blood to headline 3Arena this November

Indie duo Royal Blood has just announced they will be playing a headline show in Dublin’s 3Arena this November. Taking place on Sunday, November 26th at the large-scale Dublin venue, Royal Blood will come to Ireland as part of their forthcoming European tour. The tour will see the band playing in support of their upcoming sophomore studio album How Did We […]

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TLMT’s 8-Track #9 featuring the National, Fleet Foxes, This Is The Kit, Wovoka Gentle & more

A brand new feature on the Last Mixed Tape, the weekly 8-Track Spotify playlist series features new international music you should be checking out right now. The ninth edition of TLMT’s 8-Track playlist features several must listen to new tracks including the National’s monumental comeback single ‘The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness’, Fleet Foxes first glimpse into their upcoming third studio album with ‘Fool’s Errand’, the brand […]

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The Divine Comedy announce 5 date Irish tour

Indie legends the Divine Comedy have just announced a 5 date Irish tour set to take place this winter. The forthcoming mini-tour of Ireland will include headline shows from the Divine Comedy in Cork Limerick, Derry, Belfast, and Dublin, as Neil Hannon and co. continue to tour in support of their critically acclaimed and Choice Music Prize nominated album Foreverland. See […]

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The Mixed-Tape | Elephant – Waiting Game

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Elephant and his brand new single ‘Waiting Game’. Now, this is more like it. For the past while Elephant has shown considerable promise. From his impressive debut album Hyper Giant onwards there has always been more than a hint that the songwriter was on the cusp of […]