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TLMT’s July 2017 Mixed-Tape featuring Bad Fit, Minuet, Aislinn Logan, After the Ibis & more

The Last Mixed Tape looks back at the last four weeks with some of the stand-out tracks from July 2017. TLMT has delved deep to deliver a playlist from some of the stand-out tracks reviewed, released and featured on the blog or just caught the site’s attention this July including Bad Fit, Search Party Animal, After the Ibis, Columbia Mills, Sub Motion, Loah, […]

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Metropolis 2017 daily breakdown & new acts announced

The daily line-up breakdown for Metropolis 2017 in the RDS has been announced today including several new additions.  Joining the Metropolis 2017 line-up are Jeremy Underground, Peggy Gou, FJAAK (live) and Krystal Klear, already confirmed are TLC | RICHIE HAWTIN | LEFTFIELD PERFORMING LEFTISM | JUNGLE | DEATH IN VEGAS | MOUNT KIMBIE | BONZAI | DJ DEECE | BOOKA BRASS BAND. More acts will […]

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Groove Festival 2017 stage times announced

The full list of stage times for this summer’s Groove Festival 2017 have been announced today. Artists set to perform at Groove 2017 this August include: Primal Scream, UB40,Hudson Taylor, Jerry Fish, Columbia Mills, Hothouse Flowers, Cry Before Dawn, Stomptown Brass, Spring Break, Na Fianna, Daithi, Ailbhe Reddy, John Smith, Katie Laffan, Third Smoke, Farah Elle, Chris Wise and The Hidden Revolution, Jamie […]

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Electric Picnic 2017 | Play The Picnic Stage lineup announced

The line up for the Play The Picnic stage at Electric Picnic 2017 has been announced today. FRIDAY night will be curated by the King Kong Radio show on RTE 2xm. The line-up includes: Heroes in Hiding, Munky, Roisin El Cherif, Hatchlings, Chancer, Cranky Face, Kevyn and APELLA. SATURDAY will be hosted and curated by Abner Browns. The line-up includes: […]

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Hotter Than July 2017 line-up announced

The full line-up for this Sunday’s Hotter That July 2017 line-up has been announced today including Manden Express and La Chiva Gantiva.  Now in its fourth year Hotter Than July will take place this Sunday, July 30th in Smithfield Square from 3-9pm, and is a FREE all-ages event. Performing as part of Hotter Than July 2017 are: Colombian carnival-punk from festival […]

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TLMT’s 8-Track #19 Featuring Patience, Soccer Mommy, Goat Girl, Emily Haines & more

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly 8-Track Spotify playlist series features new international music you should be checking out right now. The nineteenth edition of TLMT’s 8-Track playlist features several must listen to new tracks including the latest single from synth-pop artist Patience ‘White of an Eye’, Soccer Mommy’s new offering ‘Inside Out’, ‘Pitted’ by Sløtface, the haunting new single from Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton, Glasgow-based […]

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LCD Soundsystem announce three Olympia Theatre shows

Legendary electronic outfit LCD Soundsystem announce three shows at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin.  LCD Soundsystem announced today they will play three very special shows at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin on Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th & Friday 29th September 2017. This marks LCD Soundsystem’s first headline shows in Ireland since recently reforming in 2015 and follows numerous wildly successful festival appearances around the world. Tickets go on […]

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The Mixed-Tape | Search Party Animal – Enemies

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Enemies’ the brand new single from Search Party Animal. The large-scale sound and far-reaching ambition of ‘Enemies’ works as a scene setter for Search Party Animal. Portraying the big dynamic weight and crushing power of the group’s music their latest offering is a short sharp […]

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Review | Jiggy – Translate

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Translate, the debut studio album from trad inspired band Jiggy. Communication characterizes Translate. The overarching theme of language through sound and rhythm defines Jiggy’s debut and is felt through every movement the music makes. Using traditional roots flourishes to convey this, the group widen their own sonic scope with a fusion of influences. Indeed, Jiggy immediately set all […]

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This Weekend | July 21st – 23rd Gig Guide featuring U2, Ódú, New Valley Wolves, Vulpynes & more

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features U2, Ódú, New Valley Wolves, Vulpynes, Bicurious and more.  Friday – July 21st Ódú – Bello Bar Support: Montauk Hotel & Rosa Nutty Tickets:  €8 Doors: 8 pm Bicurious – Whelan’s (upstairs venue) Support: Rabble Babble & Mike Patterson Tickets: €5 Doors: 8 pm Mama Kasbah & Mongrel State – Whelan’s (main venue) Tickets: €12.50 Doors: 8 pm Loose Joints Live […]

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Watch | Talos releases sprawling video for ‘This Is Us Colliding’

Talos has released the music video for his latest single ‘This Is Us Colliding’ taken from his stunning debut record Wild Alee. The vastness of Talos music is its most enduring characteristic. Shooting for the epic and going beyond that, ‘This Is Us Colliding’ is as captivating and dramatic as its parent album and works to convey the large-scale production found […]

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Arcade Fire to return to Dublin next April

Arcade Fire have announced they will play a headline show in Dublin’s 3Arena as part of this upcoming UK & Ireland tour. Following a powerhouse show at Marlay Park this summer, and subsequent appearance in Whelan’s that very night, Arcade Fire will return to Dublin to play the 3Arena on Friday, April 6th. The show will come as the group […]

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Premiere | Bicurious unleash the bang and clatter of ‘T.O.I’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the brand new music for ‘T.O.I’ by Dublin two-piece Bicurious.  Featuring samples from Terry McMahon’s speech on homelessness and suicide in Ireland, ‘T.O.I’ is an intricately woven web of beats, melody and dynamic twists that blasts from the speakers with a sizable bang and clatter. Add to this the disorientating D.I.Y video […]

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Premiere | Minuet debuts the ethereal alt-pop of ‘Fall Into My Arms’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere ‘Fall Into My Arms’, the debut single from alternative-pop artist Minuet.  A serene slice of electro meets alternative-pop, ‘Fall Into My Arms’ is a densely packed track that showcases the deep multi-layered sound of its creator Minuet. Flowing with an ethereal atmosphere that runs right through the production, Minuet’s first offering a […]

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Pins are coming to Dublin’s Academy 2

Manchester noise-pop outfit Pins have announced a headline show at the Academy 2 in Dublin.  Pins will come to Ireland on Friday, November 17th to play the Academy 2 as they tour in support of their latest E.P. Bad Thing (released in March). The follow-up to their brilliant sophomore album Wild Nights, Pins’ new E.P. features several stand-out singles including the title-track, ‘All Hail’ […]

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Watch | Frankenstein Bolts release the dreamlike sound off ‘Anatomic Major’

Wexford dream-pop duo Frankenstein Bolts have unveiled their brand new music video for ‘Anatomic Major’. The swaying dreamlike atmosphere of ‘Anatomic Major’ works as a lush, highly stylized return from Frankenstein Bolts as well as an insight into the duo’s forthcoming sophomore album Aglow & Spark (due for release in August 2017). The light as a feather sound of ‘Anatomic Major’, alongside […]

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Pussy Riot are coming to Dublin and Belfast

Protest punk-rock band Pussy Riot are set to bring their RIOT DAYS show to Dublin and Belfast this November.  The Russian feminist punk rock group will bring their RIOT DAYS play to the Button Factory in Dublin (Thursday, 23rd November) and the Mandela Hall, Belfast (Friday, 24th November). RIOT DAYS (“Revolution”) will see Maria Alyokhina, Kyril Masheka – her main stage […]

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Josh Ritter set to return to Dublin, Limerick and Cork

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Josh Ritter is set to mark the 15th anniversary of his Vicar St. debut with two shows this December. Josh Ritter will come to Ireland this winter as tours in support of his forthcoming studio album Gathering (due out on September 22nd), and will play two dates in Vicar Street (December 7th & 8th), Dolans in Limerick (December 10th) and […]

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Dublin Quays Festival 2017 line-up unveiled

The line-up for the Dublin Quays Festival 2017 has been announced today including Maria Kelly, Little One and more. Taking place in several venues (The Workman’s Club, the Sound House, the Liquor Rooms, the Grand Social, the Wiley Fox, Sin É and Baggot Hutton), the Dublin City Quays Festival will run from August 17th to 20th and will deliver a plethora […]

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Dublin Blues Roots & Brass Festival 2017 line-up announced

The line-up for the Dublin Blues Roots & Brass Festival 2017 has been announced today including Bunoscionn, Crow Black Chicken & more. Taking place across three stages the Camden Quarter (Whelan’s Upstairs Stage, Main Stage, and the Street Stage) from August 4th to 6th, the Dublin Blues Roots & Brass Festival is a FREE event. Featuring as part of this year’s festival […]