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In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘Open Wide’ by the Altered Hours.

The Altered Hours have made their presence felt with their comeback single ‘Open Wide’. Take from the Cork band’s upcoming E.P. On My Tongue, the track is a sonically stark, bare-bones lesson in texture and dynamics.

Having the natural isolated atmosphere that is characteristic of the Altered Hours music, ‘Open Wide’ rattles and hums with jolting guitar stabs, whistling background sounds and a pointed restrained main vocal that builds in intensity.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

01 February – Rosin Dubh – Galway, Ireland
10 February – Seoda Shows 5th Birthday, Kasbah Social – Limerick, Ireland
10 March – Night & Day Cafe – Manchester, UK – TICKETS
13 March – The Shacklewell Arms – London, UK – TICKETS
16 March – Supersonic – Paris, France
29 March – DBD Vevue – Dublin, Ireland – TICKETS
30 March – Regional Cultural Centre – Letterkenny, Ireland
31 March – Menagerie – Belfast, UK
13 April – It Takes A Village Festival – Trabolgan, Co. Cork, Ireland – TICKETS

For past additions to TLMT’s ‘The Mixed-Tape’ feature in 2017, click here or subscribe to TLMT on Spotify.

Click below to listen to The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week ‘Open Wide’ by the Altered Hours.

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