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Premiere | This Other Kingdom return with ‘Comatosed’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the brand new music video from This Other Kingdom for ‘Comatosed’. Taken from This Other Kingdom’s forthcoming sophomore album Rêveur, ‘Comatosed’ makes for a blisteringly dense return from the band that melds their brooding psych sound with a more fuller-bodied production that we’ve seen before from This Other Kingdom. All of which bodes very […]

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This Weekend | February 24th – 26th Gig Guide

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features shows from Ryan Vail, the Divine Comedy, Bitch Falcon and more.  Friday – February 24th Homebeat presents: Ryan Vail – D Light Studios Support: Wastefellow & Hvmmingbyrd Tickets: €12.50 Doors: 8pm Paul Sheridan – Bello Bar Support: Marcus Haugh Tickets: €5 Doors: 8pm Tigwara – Whelan’s (Upstairs Venue) Support: The Manikins […]

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Premiere | Brass Phantoms unveil new video for ‘Waiting Up’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the brand new music video for Brass Phantoms single ‘Waiting Up’. ‘Waiting Up’ finds Brass Phantoms opening the scope of their music. Entering more certain bombastic territory the group’s latest single offers a grander take on their post-punk roots with a sound and production that is truly ambitious. And Brass Phantoms certainly […]

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Photos | Pleasure Beach – Whelan’s

The mighty Pleasure Beach took to the stage in front of a packed crowd in Whelan’s last night with support from Beauty Sleep. 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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Premiere | Rabble Babble unveil their debut track ‘You Know Joe, Gal & Fran’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the brand new music video for ‘You Know Joe, Gal & Fran’ by newly formed experimental indie outfit Rabble Babble. For a band so early in their career, Rabble Babble are a group who seem to already an inherent sense of identity that runs right through their own unique sound. The music […]

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Indiependence 2017 | All Tvvins, Tom Odell, Frank Turner & more join line-up

Several new additions have been made to the Indiependence 2017 music festival line-up including All Tvvins, Tom Odell and Frank Turner. The acts announced to be performing at Indiependence 2017 in Cork this August are:   All Tvvins, Tom Odell, Frank Turner, The Riptide Movement, Hermitage Green, Brian Deady, We Cut Corners, The Minutes Raglans, Overhead the Albatross, Stephanie Rainey, Fang Club, Talos, Craig Gallagher, MindRiot, Eve Belle, Super Silly, Dagny, Brass Phantoms, Penrose, Beoga,Apella, August Walk, Josiah Stone, Mandeville Beat Critics, Subject to Change and Eamon Walsh.  Already […]

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SXSW 2017 | Irish line-up and showcase details

The list of Irish acts set to perform at the prestigious SXSW 2017 festival has been confirmed today along with details of the Music From Ireland showcase. The Irish artists set to travel to Austin Texas for SXSW 2017 this March include: A.S. Fanning, Birds of Olympus, Ciaran Lavery, Cloud Castle Lake, EMBRZ, Jealous of the Birds, Loah, New Portals, Picture This, […]

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Jake Clemons announces Whelan’s show

Singer-songwriter and member of the E-Street Band Jake Clemons has announced an Irish tour this summer. Jake Clemons will play a headline show in Whelan’s on May 10th as part of his forthcoming tour in support of his new album Fear & Love. See full list of Irish shows below. Reflecting on his new release, Jake states: “The idea of having […]

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J. Cole announces 3Arena show

Hip hop artist J. Cole has confirmed he will play a headline show in Dublin’s 3Arena this October. J. Cole will play the Dublin gig on October 18th as part of his 4 Your Eyez Only tour (see full tour in support of his platinum selling fourth studio album of the same name, which came out to critical and commercial acclaim last […]

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Hippo Campus set to play Academy this October

Minnesota-based indie-pop band Hippo Campus will play the Academy 2 in Dublin this October. Hippos Campus will play the Dublin venue on October 14th as they continue to tour their debut studio album Landmark which was released earlier this year. The group’s first LP was produced by BJ Burton (Bon Iver, Sylvan Esso) at Sonic Ranch studios located on a 2300-acre pecan […]

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Agnes Obel announces Olympia Theatre show

Danish singer-songwriter Agnes Obel is set to play a headline show in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre this summer. Taking place on June 6th, Agnes Obel will play the Dublin venue as she continues to tour her third studio album Citizen of Glass which features her current single ‘It’s Happening Again’ (watch the music video below). Obel’s Citizen of Glass LP has been met with critical […]

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Listen | Check out Come On Live Long’s vividly vibrant ‘Bones To Break’

Alternative-pop outfit Come On Live Long have returned with their brand new single ‘Bones To Break’. ‘Bones to Break’ is fun. From the electro-pop influences mixed with alternative-pop songwriting  (with an added hint of funk) that lead to full-on explosions of sound just before hook filled choruses, to the sheer energy exuding from the production of the track itself, Come On […]

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The Mixed-Tape | Talos – Odyssey

In this latest edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Talos and his latest single ‘Odyssey’. The sheer panoramic scope of ‘Odyssey’ is ambitious. From the far-reaching pulses that move rhythmically in the background, to the washing harmonics that occupy the middle ground, and finally the softly delivered vocal that dominates the foreground, Talos uses […]

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This Weekend | February 17th – 19th Gig Guide

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features shows from Sleigh Bells, Karl Blau, Josh Ritter, Girl Band, Tegan & Sara and more.  Friday – February 17th Girl Band in aid of Pieta House – Vicar St. Support: Girl Band, Lynched & Rusangano Family DJ sets: James Vincent McMorrow, Geoff Travis (Rough Trade) & Aisling O’Riordan Tickets: €30 Doors: […]

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Premiere | Check out Darling’s new video for’Bright Light Switch’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the music video for ‘Bright Light Switch’ by indie-rock outfit Darling. Taken from Darling’s forthcoming self-titled album, the widescreen indie-rock of ‘Bright Light Switch’ provides an ambitious, large-scale glimpse into the duo’s new L.P. With the push and pull between the gentler slow-motion verses and the big all-in anthemic choruses, ‘Bright Light […]

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Ryan Adams announces Irish tour dates

Critically acclaimed songwriter Ryan Adams will make his return to Ireland this September with three tour dates. With the release of his brand new studio album Prisoner taking place today, Ryan Adams has confirmed he will play three Irish tour dates in Ulster Hall on September 8th, Cork Opera House on Septmeber 9th and the Olympia Theatre on September 10th. Speaking about […]

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Paddy Hanna announces headline show in Whelan’s

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Paddy Hanna has announced a headline show in Whelan’s this summer. Paddy Hanna will play the Dublin venue on Friday, May 5th, bringing his own unique brand of indie-pop songwriting to fore. And if Hanna’s appearance at TLMT’s Lost Tapes gig in Bello Bar last November is anything to go by, it will be a very special evening indeed. Following […]

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Review | Caz9 – Phase II

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Phase II, the debut extended play from electronic artist Caz9. ‘Running’ delivers a serene intro to Phase II, and ultimately sets the tone for the record in the strong contrast between the soft-synth/soulful vocal combo set against the bolder beats that occupy the backdrop. In terms of the E.P, the best use of this contrast dynamically comes […]

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Sea Sessions 2017 | Sigma, the Coronas & more added to line-up

Sea Sessions 2017 have added several new acts to their festival line-up today, including Sigma and the Coronas. The latest acts to be included in the Sea Sessions 2017 line-up are: The Coronas, Sigma, Foy Vance, All Tvvins, Badly Drawn Boy, Mr Scruff, Dreadzone, Brian Deady, Aine Cahill, Wyvern Lingo, Little Hours, Gurr, Kormac, Talos, The Cuban Brothers, Caravana Sun, […]

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Hamsandwich set to play the Bowery

Indie outfit Hamsandwich have confirmed they will headline the Bowery in Rathmines next month. Taking place on Thursday, March 16th Hamsandwich will play the newly opened music venue as they continue to tour in support of their critically acclaimed number one album Stories From The Surface. In The Last Mixed Tape’s review of the record last year, TLMT said “The overwhelming […]