Listen | Check out new collaborative project ‘From the Forest’

Tony Fitz, Ruairi Lynch & Jason Mayer all appear on the track ‘Route One’, taken from a new series of recorded writing sessions called From the Forest.  Coming as part of the one-off collaborative sessions inspired by Josh Homme’s Desert Sessions and recorded in an old country house, ‘Route One’ is a rip-roaring instrumental piece of alternative-rock with…

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Listen | Participant makes his return with ‘A Change’

Alternative-pop artist Participant makes his return with the deeply textural new single ‘A Change’, taken from his upcoming E.P. Content. A wonderfully textured new single from Participant (a.k.a Stephen Tiernan), ‘A Change’ hums with a tonally drifting backdrop that pulls you further into the music and into the artist’s darkly brooding sound. Bathed in great…

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Jape to play Vicar Street this December

Jape has announced a forthcoming headline show in Vicar Street this holiday season, with the artist set to play on Saturday, December 12th. Jape (a.k.a. Richie Egan) will appear at the Dublin venue this winter as he continues to tour his brilliant new album This Chemical Sea which was released to critical acclaim earlier this…

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Listen | Talos returns with ‘In Time’

Cork-based electronic artist Talos (a.k.a Eoin French) has made his return with a brand new track entitled ‘In Time’. As deeply emotive and bathed in reverberated ambience, Talos continues his stunning run of singles (which includes: ‘Tethered Bones’ and ‘Bloom’) with the dramatic sound of ‘In Time’. A completely immersive listen from start to finish,…

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Twin Headed Wolf, Owensie & more set for Ain’t No Border High Enough fundraiser

A line-up of some of Iive acts and DJ’s will take part in Ain’t No Border High Enough, a gig in aid of the Ireland Calais Refugee Solidarity Campaign.  The charity event will take place on Thursday, October 15th and will see a number of artist coming together to help get aid to the refugees…

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Competition | Win tickets to Interlude festival at the RHA

The Last Mixed Tape is delighted to be giving readers a chance to win TWO tickets to this October’s Interlude festival at the RHA in Dublin. Running from Friday, October 23rd to Sunday, October 25th at the RHA, Interlude is a brand new city-festival that celebrates music, art, film, craft beer, food and more, with events spread…

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Watch | Basciville unveil video for ‘Blues In Red’

Wexford-based alternative-pop duo Basciville have unveiled their debut music video for the track ‘Blues In Red’. A sonically lush track, ‘Blues In Red’ is translated visually through director Caolán Barron equally stylistic music video. Capturing the mood of the music with slow-moving flashes of powerful imagery, the video moves wonderfully to the tempo of the…

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Listen | My Tribe Your Tribe release immense new single ‘Ghost With You’

My Tribe Your Tribe have unveiled their third single of 2015, ‘Ghost With You’ a bold and stylistically fitting new track from the band. Well this is certainly something indeed, after some very impressive singles in the past few months My Tribe Your Tribe seemed to be building momentum, but I can honestly say that…

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Listen | The Last Mixed Tape’s September 2015 playlist

A monthly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, here we look back at some of the stand-out tracks released or reviewed on T.L.M.T this September. The last four weeks have seen debuts, returns and changes in sound from a myriad of Ireland’s most exciting acts, including Wyvern Lingo’s new single ‘Subside’, Gangs latest track ‘Oscar’…

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Little Hours interview – Q&A

Indie-folk duo Little Hours are set to tour Ireland this winter in support of their latest single ‘Tired’. Following a breakthrough for the band, which included a ‘Song of the Year’ nod at the Choice Music Awards, both John and Ryan took the time to speak to TLMT. Tell us about your new single, ‘Tired’.…

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