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King Kong Company, The Frank and Walters & more set to play the Great Irish Beer Festival

The music line-up for next month’s Great Irish Beer Festival in Cork has been announced today. Taking place from Thursday, September 22nd to Saturday, September 24th at the Cork City Hall, the Great Irish Beer Festival 2016 will include drink, food and live music from: The Frank & Walters, Crow Black Chicken, Slow Motion Heroes,MKAI, Hope is Noise and King Kong Company. Ticket/Festival info: With over […]

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Hare Squead announce Button Factory headliner

Irish hip-hop trio Hare Squead have announced their biggest headline show to date at the Button Factory. Taking place in the Dublin venue on Wednesday, September 28th Hare Squead’s upcoming gig will come following a stand-out year or so in the emerging group’s career. Garnering a well-earned live reputation Hare Squead’s shows are a vibrant example of the band’s unique […]

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Review | James Vincent McMorrow – We Move

The Last Mixed Tape reviews We Move, the third studio album from James Vincent McMorrow.  We Move is not just the new James Vincent McMorrow album. It’s the next phase in a career that’s constantly changing. We’re very far from the earthy shores of 2010’s Early In The Morning and further past the sunset haze of Post Tropical, this time around McMorrow’s music feels […]

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Interview | Glass Animals – “Make The Extremes More Extreme”

Glass Animals second album How To Be A Human Being will drop this Friday, August 26th. Ahead of its release as well as the group’s Electric Picnic 2016 (September 3rd) and Olympia (October 29th) Irish tour dates, drummer Joe Seaward took the time to talk to TLMT about Glass Animals latest record.  “It was a bit weird by him” Seaward says recalling […]

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Watch | Katie Kim gives us a glimpse into her new album ‘Salt’

The ever enigmatic Katie Kim makes her long-awaited return with details on her forthcoming album Salt as well as a behind the scene video. Due for release on Friday, October 14th on digital and limited edition vinyl, Salt will be the much-anticipated follow-up to Katie Kim’s monumental double album Cover & Flood which came out in 2012. The accompanying making-of video (see below) made by Sean […]

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Little Green Cars to headline Vicar Street

Alternative-pop outfit Little Green Cars have announced a headline show at Vicar Street this winter. Following the group’s sold-out show at the Iveagh Gardens this summer, Little Green Cars will play Vicar Street on Friday, December 16th in support of their stand-out new album Ephemera. An immense undertaking from Little Green Cars, TLMT described the band’s current record as: “Ephemera does exactly […]

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Review | August Wells – Madness is the Mercy

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Madness is the Mercy, the brand new studio album from August Wells. Madness is the Mercy is a love-letter to songwriting. The theme of August Wells second album is simple, great music for the sake of great music. From the performances to the production the record is just that, a record in the truest sense of the […]

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The Mixed-Tape | Heroes In Hiding – Hospital

In this week’s edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Heroes In Hiding and their latest single ‘Hospital’. ‘Hospital’ is a song filled with great vivid rhythm. The latest offering from indie outfit Heroes In Hiding, the track finds the group once again expanding the boundaries of their music. The inclusion of found sound […]

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Electric Picnic 2016 | Several new acts added to line-up

The excitement continues to build-up to Electric Picnic 2016 with the addition of several new acts to the line-up. The latest acts to be added to next month’s Electric Picnic 2016 music festival are as follows: Skepta, James Bay, Bell X1, Walking On Cars,  Adam Beyer,  ABC,  Gorgon City, Lightning Seeds, Lindsey Stirling, Oh Wonder, Mothers, Hermitage Green, Picture This, Rejjie Snow, Ryan Sheridan, Wyvern Lingo, Brian Deady. New Jackson,  King Kong Company Rusangano […]

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This Weekend | August 19th – 21st Gig Guide

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, ‘This Weekend’ features shows from Another Love Story, Hot Cops, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, September Girls, Gem Fest and more.  Friday – August 19th Another Love Story 2016 – Killyon Manor Line-up: Lambert, Slow Skies, Talos, Variant Sea, Meltybrains?, Ships & more Tickets: info – here Gem Fest 2 – Little Gem Records Line-up: The BJ Experience & […]

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Listen | Kobina releases ‘Untitled 360’ ahead of Another Love Story 2016

Electronic producer Kobina has released a brand new FREE to download single ‘Untitled 360’. Following on from his recent E.P. Sentinel Island (read TLMT’s full review – here), Kobina’s latest single ‘Untitled 360’ is a glistening ambient-electronic gem that works on a wide open canvas. Slowly evolving into one whole piece, the myriad of elements that make ‘Untitled 360’ moves and swirl with […]

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Electric Picnic 2016 | Other Voices add new acts to line-up

Other Voices have announced several new acts to perform at their Electric Picnic 2016 stage this summer. The latest to the Other Voices stage in Stradbally this year additions include: Skipper’s Alley, Stephen James Smith, Fangclub, My Sweet Beloved and Word Up Collective. Already set to play Other Voices at Electric Picnic 2016 are: Le Galaxie, Karl Blau, Saint Sister, Julia Jacklin, […]

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Photos | Gun Outfit – Whelan’s

L.A. based indie band Gun Outfit took the stage in Whelan’s last night for vibe-filled live show as they tour their new E.P. Two Way Player. The Last Mixed Tape was there to cover the gig. Click and scroll to see the full gallery below. All photos by Stephen White. Two Way Player by Gun Outfit is out now.

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Hard Working Class Heroes 2016 | Line-up announced

The line-up for Hard Working Class Heroes 2016 music festival has been announced today. The annual Dublin City based festival will return this winter running from Thursday, October 6th to Saturday, October 8th in venues such as The Workman’s Club, Wigwam, The Chocolate Factory, Odessa, Tengu, The Mezz with more to be added soon. The line-up for HWCH 2016 is as […]

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Metropolis 2016 | First Daily Breakdown Announced

The daily breakdown for the first wave of artists playing this winter’s Metrpolis 2016 festival at the RDS has been revealed today. Metrpolis 2016 will take place at the RDS in Dublin from Thursday, November 3rd to Saturday, November 5th across 8 stages and will include live sets from acts like Girl Band, Grace Jones, Crystal Castles, the Sugarhill Gang and more. […]

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Playlist | TLMT’s Another Love Story 2016 Mixed-Tape

Another Love Story 2016 will decend upon Killyon Manor this weekend for a weekend of music, conversation, food and all-round good vibes. With this in mind TLMT has made a mixed-tape for this year’s festival.   Presented by Homebeat and Happenings, the bespoke annual festival will include a plethora of musical and artistic delights, including live sets from the likes […]

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Canalaphonic 2016 | Main stage times

Canalaphonic 2016 will take over the Leinster critcket grounds in Rathmiens this September as part of its annual festivities, and here are the stage times.  With the main stage for Canalaphonic 2016 set in the Leinster Cricket Club grounds and with a capacity of 5,000, the line-up will include Maud In Cahoots, the Eskies, Barq, Rocstrong, Jem Mitchell and more. See full […]

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Watch | September Girls 360 video for ‘Catholic Guilt’ takes aim at Ireland’s draconian abortion laws

September Girls have unveiled a brand new 360/VR music video for their latest single ‘Catholic Guilt’. One of the stand-out tracks on September Girls brilliant sophomore album Age of Indignation, the video for ‘Catholic Guilt’ takes the 360 video format and twists into in a powerful unflinching visual experiece that mirrors the heavy, uneasy tone of the music. As well as the […]

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Watch | Maija Sofia unveils video for ‘Stains’

Alternative-pop artist Maija Sofia have unveiled the hynotic new music video for her single ‘Stains’.  A gently set track, ‘Stains’ is a softly spoken indie-folk tinged new single from promising songwriter Maija Sofia. The type of song that draws you in closer and closer, the music of ‘Stains’ is deftly written and subtle, a feeling which is mirrored in the […]

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Review | Lisa Hannigan – At Swim

The Last Mixed Tape reviews At Swim, the third studio album from singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan. Timeless, is a term often thrown around without much thought or consideration for its true meaning. However, Lisa Hannigan’s At Swim is just that. Hannigan’s first solo album in five years, At Swim travels further down the darkened indie-folk road that began with her 2011 sophomore release Passenger. Indeed, the past half-decade […]

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Listen | Joey Gavin swerves into indie-pop territory on ‘Run’

Indie artist Joey Gavin has released his brand new double A-side single ‘Run / The Hunt’.  A striking departure from the indie-folk of Joey Gavin’s Circles E.P, ‘Run’ is a jolting slice of refreshing indie-pop filled with jangle and melody. Taking such a sonic sea-change in his stride Joey Gavin’s new sound on ‘Run’ is very exciting indeed, and showcase a young […]

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Review | All Tvvins – IIVV

The Last Mixed Tape reviews IIVV, the debut studio album from electro-pop outfit All Tvvins. IIVV is one big celebration of infectious highly stylised electro-pop. It’s a kitchen sink type album, built upon a production that fills the entire sonic spectrum. In this way All Tvvins’ debut is a record of bold choices. Indeed, throughout IIVV you feel All Tvvins twisting and turning their […]

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