Prides to play Whelan’s this November

Scottish synth-pop three-piece Prides have confirmed an intimate show in Whelan’s of Dublin on Wednesday, November 25th. Prides will play an extensive tour of the UK & Ireland this Autumn/Winter which will include live dates in both Dublin and Belfast. The band have also released a new song about all the cities they will play…

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David Turpin interview – Q&A

The Late David Turpin will perform a one-off show entitled ‘Romances’ as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival next week (Thursday, September 17th at Project Arts Centre). David recently spoke to TLMT about the concert, his new material and the themes behind ‘Romances’ itself.  Romances showcases your first new material since your album ‘We Belong…

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The Maccabees to headline the Olympia theatre

London-based alternative-rock outfit the Maccabees have announced they will headline the Olympia theatre in Dublin on January 16th. The Maccabees will play the Dublin venue early next year as they continue to tour their long-awaited fourth album Marks to Prove It, which was released this summer (listen to TLMT’s review of the podcast – here). The…

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David Kitt, the Young Folk & more to play Between the Bars gig series

A new series of monthly music events called Between the Bars is set to take place in at St. Patrick’s Gateway in Waterford City this Autumn/Winter. Starting next month (October 10th)  the newly conceived monthly Waterford-based gig night will feature a myriad of acts from folk, indie, electronic trad and post-rock. Included in the Between the Bars line-up…

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Listen | Rachael Lavelle releases her beautiful new single ‘Howling’

Songwriter Rachael Lavelle has released a stunning first glimpse into her forthcoming E.P. in the shape of her new single ‘Howling’.  An inviting journey through turbulent rhythms and tidal strings, ‘Howling’ is a moody alternative-pop song that weaves its way through each section with ease. Indeed, there’s a lot going on throughout ‘Howling’. The entire…

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Anderson – Patterns

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Patterns, the debut solo album from singer-songwriter Anderson (aka Daniel Anderson).  Here’s a little gem of an album. A tender, loving self-portrait of a songwriter and the world as he sees it, Patterns is a wonderful slice baroque pop surrounded in sweeping production. The big moments in Patterns are the small ones, when Anderson is…

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Ryan Sheridan – Here and Now

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Here and Now, the long-awaited sophomore studio album from singer-songwriter Ryan Sheridan.  Neil Young once said about ‘Heart of Gold’ that “This song put me in the middle of the road. Traveling there soon became a bore so I headed for the ditch. A rougher ride but I saw more interesting…

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The Mixed-Tape | Girl Band – Pears for Lunch

In the latest edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention Girl Band and their new single ‘Pears for Lunch’. The anticipation for Girl Band’s debut album Holding Hands With Jamie continues as a music scene holds it breathe awaiting what is shaping up to be one of Ireland’s greatest indie records.…

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Watch | Video Premiere of ‘Shadowman’ by Stephen Young & the Union

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the brand new music video for ‘Shadowman’ from Stephen Young & the Union.  The latest single to be taken from the Stephen Young & the Union’s forthcoming Eagle Fort Rumble album, ‘Shadowman’ is an ominous sounding piece of alternative-country music. Set to a backdrop of far-off screeching guitar, twinkling piano…

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This Weekend | September 4th – 6th

A weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the must see live music events happening this Friday, September 4th to Sunday, September 6th. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th Electric Picnic 2015 at Stradbally in County Laois (Fri – Sun)  This year’s Electric Picnic takes place in Stradbally boasting three days of live music from the…

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