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The Mixed-Tape | This Side Up – Offhand


In this edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to This Side Up and their single ‘Offhand’.

A vibrant, upbeat take on Irish hip-hop, This Side Up’s infectious new single ‘Offhand’ moves with all the creative urgency and confidence of a group who have a firm grasp on their sound.

Punctuated by brass blasts and pulsing percussion the sound of ‘Offhand’ jolts and pushes with a myriad of sounds coming out of the group’s hip-hop foundation. Merging parts of funk and soul into the more modern rap production of the single.

With its upbeat, syncopated beats and fluctuating textural backdrops creating a heavy brass filled bedrock for This Side Up to twist their unique lyrical phrasing around in way the moves to the natural flow and rhythm of the hip-hop based production of the track itself.

To read previous additions to the feature click here or you can listen to TLMT’s special ‘The Mixed Tape’ Spotify playlist

Click below to listen to this week’s addition to the Mixed-Tape‘Offhand’ by This Side Up. The single is available now as a FREE download via bandcamp

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