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Groove 2017 | Stomptown Brass, Ailbhe Reddy, Daithi & more join line-up

Several new acts have been added to the Groove 2017 music festival line-up for this summer including Hothouse Flowers and Jerry Fish.  Joining headliners Primal Scream and UB40 at Groove 2017 in Kilruddy House this August will be: Hudson Taylor, Jerry Fish, Columbia Mills, Hothouse Flowers, Cry Before Dawn, Stomptown Brass, Spring Break, Na Fianna, Daithi, Ailbhe Reddy, John Smith, Katie Laffan, Third […]

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Listen | Talos new single ‘Contra’ gives us another glimpse into debut album

Electronic producer Talos has returned with ‘Contra’, the latest glimpse into his debut album Wild Alee. Few can deny that Talos’ Wild Alee is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated debut records set to come out this year. Following his previous single ‘Odyssey’, ‘Contra’ once again opens the curtains on the far-reaching depths of Talos emotively charged music. Glistening with a […]

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Amber Arcades set for Whelan’s show

Dutch indie-pop artist Amber Arcades is set to play a headline gig in Whelan’s this Autumn. Taking place at the Dublin venue on September 17th, Amber Arcades (Annelotte De Graaf) will come to Ireland as she tours in support of her stellar debut album Fading Lines which was released via Heavenly Recordings last year. Ticket info: Tickets to see Amber Arcades […]

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Overcoats coming to Whelan’s this summer

Indie-folk duo Overcoats have been announced to play a headline show Whelan’s in Dublin this summer.  Overcoats (Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell) will play Whelan’s on May 16th as the pair tour in support of their debut studio album Young which comes out later this month (available to pre-order now). The duo have just wrapped a run of dates supporting Maggie Rogers and will […]

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Sea Sessions 2017 | Shit Robot, Daithi and more join festival line-up

Several new acts have been added to the Sea Sessions 2017 line-up today.  Joining this year’s Sea Session festival in Donegal will be: Shit Robot, Daithi,  Wild Youth, Chasing Abbey, Brand New Friend, Ivy Nations, The Clandestinos, Dean Gurrie, Eddie Kay, Lo Cutz, DJ Mitch, Anthony Collins and DJ Ferg.  The full Sea Sessions 2017 line-up includes:  The Coronas, Primal […]

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Regina Spektor to headline Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Acclaimed songwriter Regina Spektor is set to return to Ireland this summer with a show at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Regina Spektor will play the Dublin venue on Sunday, August 6th as she tour in support of her seventh studio album Remember Us To Life. Spektor is currently on the last week of her latest sold out tour of the […]

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Listen | Popical Island super-group Autre Monde reveal debut single ‘Customs’

Newly formed Popical Island outfit Autre Monde have released their brand new single, ‘Customs’. Something of a super group, Autre Monde are Padraig Cooney (Land Lovers/Skelocrats), Paddy Hanna, Mark Chester (Ginnels) and Eoghan O Brien (No Monster Club). The band’s first outing ‘Customs’, pop and clicks with swirls of electronic bells and whistles that provide an ever evolving undercurrent for […]

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Review | Field Trip – Everything’s Over

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Everything’s Over, the brand new extended play from garage-pop act Field Trip. Field Trip have come a long way. From the scrappy charm of their earlier singles (‘You & I’) to the fuller more focused sound of the Everything’s Over the Galway band have hone their jangle-pop sound into something bigger, more inviting. Indeed, the swagger indie-pop melodic […]

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Review | Darling – Darling

The Last Mixed Tape reviews the self-titled debut studio album from indie-rock duo Darling.  Darling’s eponymous first full length offering is an ambitious one. With an expansive production that opens up the central indie-rock core of the record and gives it sense of triumphant exploration, the duo’s debut has a sound that swings for the fences. Somewhere in the persistent build […]

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George Ezra announces Irish tour dates

Acclaimed singer-songwriter George Ezra has announced a short Irish tour this summer. Entitled the Top Secret Tour, George Ezra will place several shows across Ireland this May, performing at Belfast on 26 May, Derry on 27 May, Olympia Theatre in Dublin on 29 May and Limerick’s Milk Market on 30 May. Ezra will also be debuting new songs, the first since […]

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TLMT’s 8-Track #3 | Alt-J, Amber Coffman, Flora Cash, Emma Elisabeth and more

A brand new feature on the Last Mixed Tape, the weekly 8-Track Spotify playlist series features new international music you should be checking out right now. The third edition of TLMT’s 8-Track playlist features several must listen new tracks from the likes of the mighty Alt-J, the debut solo outing from Amber Coffman, basement-pop act Art School Jocks, synth-pop artist Bleachers, dreampop songwriter Emma Elisabeth and more. See the full […]

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The Mixed-Tape | Bitch Falcon – Syncope

In this latest edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Bitch Falcon and their latest single ‘Syncope’. There can be little denying the immediate impact of the trudging noise-heft of ‘Syncope’. Bitch Falcon’s latest single is an unapologetic by-the-throat type track that takes no time at all to make its presence felt. Built through […]

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Premiere | Antwerp remix Slow Riot’s ‘Pink December’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere Antwerp’s remix of ‘Pink December’ by Slow Riot. Blending the visceral atmospherics of Slow Riot with a hard edged electronic beat, Antwerp’s (Nico Antwerp of Noise Praise label) re-imagining of ‘Pink December’ adds another layer onto the song’s already depth sonic standing. From the contortion of Slow Riot’s post-punk sound to the […]

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This Weekend | March 31st – April 2nd Gig Guide

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features shows from Le Boom, Haley Bonar, Jafaris, Le Galaxie and more.  Friday – March 31st Penrose – Whelan’s (upstairs) Tickets: €7 Doors: 8pm The Blades – Whelan’s (main venue) Tickets: €28 Doors: 8pm Haley Bonar – The Workman’s Club Support: Protection Spells Tickets: €28 Doors: 8pm No Spill Blood / Jogging / Horse – Bello Bar […]