TLMT counts down the latest additions to its Irish Mixed-Tape on Spotify with new music by Dowry, Beauty Sleep, Junior Brother, Kobina, Sprints, Lyra, Havvk, Wastefellow, Just Mustard & Callum Orr.
Wastefellow – Fizzy Lifting Drinks
The Mixed-Tape: Augmenting, contorting and weaving sonically, the infectious central feel of ‘Fizzy Lifting Drinks’ conveys the characteristically singular slant Wastefellow has on the electronic genre as each carefully placed hook is bend out of shape and reassembled without the track missing a beat.
Just Mustard – Frank
The return of Just Mustard in the shape of new single ‘Frank’ is an impactful one which finds the five-piece honing their tense, noise engulfed music with a clarity that makes their sound all the more hypnotic.
Kobina feat. the Sei – Does It
Awash with an aura of spacious electronic soundscapes, Kobina’s collaboration with the Sei on ‘Does It’ is a treasure trove of patient hooks, lush beats and wide open sounds.
Beauty Sleep – Nature Will Eat Me
Big ambitious dreamy-dream pop from Beauty Sleep, ‘Nature Will Eat Me’ is a song that revels in the best aspects of synth-pop with pure vibrant joy from start to finish. Refreshing stuff.
Sprints – Pathetic
An intricate riff-led garage-rock debut from Sprints, ‘Pathetic’ doesn’t hold back as the band create a hard-hitting sound that rattles the foundations.
Junior Brother – Full Of Wine
Taken from Junior Brother’s upcoming debut album Pull The Right Rope, ‘Full Of Wine’ bares all as Junior Brother’s singular take on trad inflected songwriting is brought to life by a vocal performance brimming to the top with unbridled emotion.
Dowry – Ophelia (live at Other Voices)
Recorded live at Other Voices Electric Picnic stage last summer, and part of a new three-song live E.P, Dowry weaves her magic with the enchanting ‘Ophelia’, a song that weaves an abstract story around the listener.
Lyra – Never Let Go
Multi-layered alt-pop, ‘Never Let Go’ showcases Lyra’s widescreen music in a way that swings for the fences. Dramatic, captivating and engrossing, Lyra’s latest offering is one that leaves a lasting impression.
Havvk – The Factory
Havvk is certainly one of the most prolific bands on the scene at the moment and as always the group deliver yet another track as vital sounding as it is atmospheric, as the clanging guitars, textural underbelly and powerhouse vocals take centre stage.
Callum Orr – Wedding Song
A heartfelt love song, ‘Wedding Song’ is a gently set return from Callum Orr filled with a tender indie-folk production that builds in waves vivid harmony as the music dances from moments of repose to large swells of powerful vocals, weaving strings and shuffling rhythms.