Listen | Christian Collins releases debut single ‘Sweet Divine’

Singer-songwriter Christian Collins has just released his debut single, in the shape of the full-on alternative-pop track ‘Sweet Divine’.  A big reverb soaked introduction to Collins as a songwriter, ‘Sweet Divine’ is a musically lush track that bridges folk, barque-pop and alternative genre sounds into one working tapestry. With every corner of the track’s production…

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Massive Attack add second Olympia theatre show

With tickets to next year’s headline show by Massive Attack have sold out, a second date has been added due to demand. Massive Attack’s follow-up show in the Dublin venue will take place on January 20th (the night after their sold-out gig on the 19th), with tickets already on sale now. Young Fathers will play…

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Listen | TLMT Podcast Ep. 35 – The Bedroom Sessions

Live from a bedroom! this week Steve reviews albums from Chvrches, Girl Band, Variant Sea & more, whilst trying to ‘get rhythm’. Elsewhere, Kate recalls a rainy night in Soho.  The Last Mixed Tape Podcast Episode 35: In this show Steve and Kate discuss Hard Working Class Heroes 2015, the upcoming Interlude and Metropolis winter…

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Watch | My Tribe Your Tribe release video for ‘Ghost With You’

Alternative-pop outfit My Tribe Your Tribe have released their latest music video for the single ‘Ghost With You’. Filmed by the band themselves, the video for ‘Ghost With You’ hazily follows the band, in studio, as they record their brand new single. Possibly the group’s most accomplished work to date, ‘Ghost With You’ is a…

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Adrian Crowley to play the Unitarian Church

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Adrian Crowley has announced a headline show at the Unitarian Church in Dublin on Saturday, October 17th. Crowley will play the intimate Dublin church this month as he continues to play in support of his most recent album Some Blue Morning, and will be joined on stage by Katie Kim (who also appears on…

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John Cooper Clarke, Mike Pickering & more join Metropolis line-up

The spoken word and conversation line-ups for this November’s Metropolis festival at the RDS have been announced today.  Included in today’s announcement are legendary punk-poet John Cooper Clarke, a Factory Records themed panel including Mike Pickering, producer Giorgio Moroder and a special screening of Tony Wilson biopic 24 Hour Party People. See full line-up below. Giorgio…

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Old Hannah to perform special 9-piece set at Whelan’s

Alternative-folk outfit Old Hannah will play a very special 9-piece performance in Whelan’s on Sunday, October 18th. The upcoming headline show will come as part of the group’s tour in support of their latest E.P. Iron and Wood which was released earlier this year and featured the single ‘West’. Old Hannah will be playing dates across the…

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Variant Sea – Season of Mists

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Season of Mists, the debut extended play from ambient post-rock two-piece Variant Sea. Season of Mists is a record touched by great beauty. Through Variant Sea’s instrumentalism we are taken beyond words and into the language of music, were sound colours the memories it evokes and patiently awaits our own interpretations.…

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Little Xs For Eyes, Paddy Hanna & more set for Interlude at the RHA

The live line-up for this month’s Interlude music & arts festival at the RHA has been announced today, featuring Little Xs For Eyes and Paddy Hanna. 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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Listen | Gangs go synth-pop with new track ‘It’s All U’ featuring the Loraine Club

Gangs further their current major sea change in sound with the song ‘It’s All U’ featuring Dublin two-piece the Loraine Club. In what is the most clear-cut departure in sound from Gangs latest batch of D.I.Y inspired recordings, ‘It’s All U’ finds the Dublin band shedding their indie-rock roots in favor of a more synth-pop…

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