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Gig News | Blossoms, Kraftwerk & more announce Dublin shows

Several new gigs have been announced today including Blossoms, Kraftwerk, Lisa Hannigan and more. Blossoms – The Academy: March 11th Blossoms will take their current tour in support of their eponymous debut album to the Academy in Dublin next year. Tickets: €16 inclusive of booking fee go on sale at 9am this Friday, 30th September via www.ticketmaster.ie Kraftwerk – Bord Gais Energy Theatre: […]

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Watch | Molly Sterling unveils ‘Ghost In My Bedroom’

Singer-songwriter Molly Sterling has unveiled her latest music video, ‘Ghost In My Bedroom’.  A dark piece of alternative-pop ‘Ghost In My Bedroom’ has an in-built sense of foreboding found between the weighty piano lines and softly woven vocal. Performed live at Mount Stewart Conversations Festival, the song re-introduces songwriter Molly Sterling as an artist delving deep into the baroque and chamber-pop […]

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The Mixed-Tape | Laura Ann Brady – Masterpiece

In this week’s edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Laura Ann Brady and her latest single ‘Masterpiece’. Laura Ann Brady’s debut single has been a long time in the making, and with this one release Brady has shirked all expectation and delivered ‘Masterpiece’, a song of deep texture and atmosphere. A dense tangled […]

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Photos | Canalaphonic 2016

Canalaphonic 2016 descended upon Dublin City this weekend including performances from the likes of Bad Bones, Cut Once, CC Brez, Mick Pyro, Kevyn, Gavin Glass, Mongoose, Swords, Wolff and more performing in venues across the capital. The Last Mixed Tape was there to cover the event. Click and scroll to see the full gallery below. All photos by Stephen White. […]

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Photos | TLMT’s Canalaphonic 2016 Takeover

The Last Mixed Tape was proud to curate a stage at Canalaphonic 2016 last night at the Harbour Playhouse in Portobello, providing a line-up that included Cut Once, Bad Bones and Swords. Click and scroll to see the full gallery below. All photos by Stephen White. For more information on Canalaphonic 2016 visit canalaphonic.com.

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This Weekend | September 23rd – 25th Gig Guide

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, ‘This Weekend’ features shows from Canalaphonic 2016, Farrah Elle, Shit Robot, Lumo Club and more.  Friday – September 23rd Canalaphonic 2016 Line-up: See TLMT’s guide to Canalaphonic 2016 – here Tickets: FREE Stage Times: Timetable – here Dublin Fringe Festival: Shit Robot & Forrests – Spiegletent Tickets: €18 Doors: 9.15pm UMACK presents: Acid Mothers Temple – Whelan’s Support: Free Sunshine […]

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Playlist | TLMT’s Guide to Canalaphonic 2016

Canalaphonic 2016 will takeover Dublin this weekend (Friday, September 23rd & Saturday, September 24th) boasting over 100 acts in a plethora of venues and all of it is FREE. TLMT has delved into this year’s line-up to give you its guide to this year’s festival. See below for full run down, playlist and timetable. Leinster Cricket Club: Main Stage Jem […]

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Listen | Shrug Life release ‘Your Body’ in support of Repeal the 8th

Indie-pop act Shrug Life have released their latest single ‘Your Body’ to highlight the need to change Ireland’s archaic abortion laws. Infused with Shrug Life’s signature take on the indie-pop sound and deft touch at turning a phrase, ‘Your Body’ is the trio’s most lyrically pointed song to date. Opening with the line “Your body is not your body, it’s […]

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Listen | Orchid Collective return with ‘Courage’

Orchid Collective have made their return with ‘Courage’, the title track from the group’s forthcoming E.P.  A slow-burning mosaic of alternative-pop and indie-folk shimmer and glisten, ‘Courage’ is the sound of Orchid Collective fully realising their ambitious sound. Every inch of the sonic spectrum is filled in a vivid music that patiently builds from verse to chorus, creating great passages of […]

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Gig News | David Kitt, Naoise Roo and more confirm live dates

Several new gigs have been announced today including David Kitt, Naoise Roo and more. David Kitt – Irish Tour David Kitt will embark on a pre-album release tour (new album Yous is due out on January 1st 2017) this November & December including shows at the Sugar Club, Dublin (November 10th), Roisin Dubh in Galway (November 19th) and many more. Full Tour […]

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Review | Hvmmingbyrd – Know My Name

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Know My Name, the brand new extended play from electronic-folk duo Hvmmingbyrd. There are few things in music that I find more gratifying to listen to than hearing a band undergo great change. It can infectiously thrilling to witness and often results in a record that imbues the feeling of creativity and inspiration behind it. Know My […]

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Review | Jack O’Rourke – Dreamcatcher

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Dreamcatcher, the debut studio album from baroque-pop songwriter Jack O’Rourke. “Nostalgia’s gonna floor ya” croons Jack O’Rourke during the opening moments of Dreamcatcher, in a lyric that serves as a warning for both the songwriter and the listener. Because O’Rourke’s debut is a record forged in the past and shaded by the selective haze of distant memory. Throughout Dreamcatcher we […]

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The Mixed-Tape | Maria Kelly – Stitches

In this week’s edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Maria Kelly and her brand new single ‘Stitches’.  Maria Kelly returns with ‘Stitches’, a song steeped in slow-motion atmosphere and lyrical depth. Set against a backdrop of long lingering strings and meandering guitar lines, ‘Stitches’ is about regret, loss and hurt. Add to this […]

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This Weekend | September 16th – 18th Gig Guide

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, ‘This Weekend’ features shows from Culture Night, Carly Coonagh, Bad Bones, Rosa Nutty, Everything Shook and more.  Friday – September 16th Culture Night 2016 Line-up: Check out TLMT’s 8 things to see in Dublin – here Festival info: culturenight.ie Lúnasa Festival 2016 – Bellurgan Park, Louth Line-up: Kila, Ben Bix, Feather & more Tickets: €75 Festival […]

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Watch | Check out the wild-hearted folk sound of For Foresters track ‘Bath’

Donegal-based ambient-folk trio For Foresters have unveiled the brand new live video for ‘Bath’. Well here’s a very interesting new prospect indeed! For Foresters first offering is a sonically sophisticated slice of indie-folk that strides from early Bon Iver based atmospherics, to Tallest Man On Earth styled emotive pay-off to an almost Roxy Music-esque saxophone driven close, all in the space […]

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Gig News | Swords, Engine Alley, Rodrigo Y Gabriela & more announce Dublin shows

Several new gigs have been announced today including Swords, Engine Alley, Rodrigo Y Gabriela and more. Swords – The Workman’s Club: November 11th Swords will celebrate the release of their much anticipated sophomore album Tidal Waves with a launch show at the Workman’s Club this November. Tickets: €12.50 Engine Alley – The Grand Social: September 30th Engine Alley play their first Dublin show in […]

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Photos | Moon Hooch – The Workman’s Club

Brooklyn trio Moon Hooch took to the stage at the Workman’s Club last night as they tour their brand new album Red Sky with support from alternative-pop duo AE Mak. TLMT was there to cover the event. Click and scroll to see the full gallery below. All photos by Stephen White. Red Sky by Moon Hooch is out now.

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Canalaphonic 2016 | Full Timetable

Canalaphonic 2016 is just over a week away and the festival stage times have just been announced. Canalaphonic will take place from September 23rd to September 24th in venues across Rathmines, Portobello, National Concert Hall Quarter and Camden Quarter (see list of venues in the stage times below) as well as the main outdoor stage located at Leinster Cricket Grounds, Rathmines. Performing as […]

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Metropolis 2016 | Mount Kimbie, Jack Garratt & more join the line-up

Several new additions have been made to the Metropolis 2016 festival line-up this winter including Mount Kimbie and Jack Garratt. The latest acts to join this year’s Metropolis line-up include: Jack Garratt, Paul Kalkbrenner, Mount Kimbie (opening party), Cyril Hahn and Jessy Lanza. More to be announced in the coming weeks. See daily breakdown on poster above. Metrpolis 2016 will take […]

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Listen | Sorcha Richardson releases the heartfelt indie-pop ballad ‘Lost’

Brooklyn based songwriter Sorcha Richardson has unveiled ‘Lost’, the latest in her series of single releases. Fast becoming a firm favorite here at the Last Mixed Tape, Sorcha Richardson builds on the promise of her previous single ‘Walk Away’ with the heartfelt indie-pop ballad ‘Lost’. Written for friend who was going through a bout of heartbreak, Richardson’s latest offering is […]