Reverberation Psych Weekender 2015 daily breakdown

The day-to-day breakdown for the upcoming Reverberation Psych Weekender festival at the Grand Social has been revealed.  The first Psych Weekender will take place on Friday, August 14th & Saturday, August 15th and will include live music, DJ sets, visuals, classic cult movies, record & memorabilia stalls, a vintage Flea Market, food and lots more. Featuring…

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Jape, Vann Music & more to play fundraiser for Berkeley tragedy

A fundraising live music event has been announced to help raise funds the survivors of last month’s Berkeley tragedy.  The show will take place across three rooms within the Academy in Dublin on July 23rd, with funds going towards “the survivors of the Berkeley tragedy some of whom have been left with life altering injuries.”…

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Listen | TLMT’s 10 must see acts at Valentia Isle Festival 2015 playlist

Boutique music festival Valentia Isle 2015 will take place in Kerry this weekend (Friday, July 10th to Sunday, July 12th) including headline performances from Daddy G, Norman Jay (MBE) & Jerry Dammers. With such a wide-array of acts performing at the event, here is TLMT’s 10 acts not-to-be-missed.  Young Wonder Cork duo Young Wonder continue…

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Alabama Shakes announce Olympia theatre show

Blues-rock act Alabama Shakes have confirmed they will headline the Olympia theatre in Dublin on Wednesday, November 4th. The group will follow-up their recent appearance at Marlay Park supporting Paolo Nutini alongside Imelda May & Gaz Coombes last weekend with the news they will headline the Olympia this winter. Alabama Shakes are currently touring their…

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Swell Festival 2015 to take place this weekend

Swell music festival 2015 is set to descend upon Arranmore Island off the coast of Donegal this weekend, Friday July 10th – 12th. The annual Swell festival returns to Donegal this weekend and will feature live music, comedy, DJ’s, games and arts. Included in this year’s line-up are: Natty Wailer & the Raggae Vibes, Ports, the…

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Cut Once – Cut Once E.P.

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Cut Once E.P, the self-titled debut record from Dublin-based electronic duo Cut Once.  An electronic sound-and-vision record, Cut Once aim for all-out spectacle with their eponymous five-track debut. Populated by dazzling production, dense synth-lines and roaring vocals the music of Cut Once E.P. is one of wonder and technological artifice. From the rolling rhythms…

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The Mixed-Tape | The Statics – Get On It

In this edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to the Statics and their brand new track ‘Get On It’. Dublin based indie-rock outfit the Statics return with the screeching, feral garage-rock sound of ‘Get On It’. Moving on from the jangling hooks found on the group’s debut E.P. Hidden…

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This Weekend | July 3rd – 5th

A weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the must see live music events happening this Friday, July 3rd to Sunday, July 5th. FRIDAY, JULY 3rd Hollow Sounds at the Ballykeefe Ampitheatre in Kilkenny  Day 1 of 2: Happenings screening of the Goonies at the Ballykeefe Ampitheatre. Tickets: Info The Beck’s Rhythm Series: Taylor McFerrin &…

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Listen | TLMT Podcast Ep. 22 – Future Kate & the Wolf

This week Steve reviews Wolf Alice, Lethal Dialect & more, becomes the “Ringo” of Irish music bloggers and wonders what it would be like if he were cool. Meanwhile, Kate takes an unexpected trip into the future.  TLMT Podcast Episode 22 – ‘Future Kate & the Wolf’ includes Steve & Kate’s post-Glastonbury reactions, a rundown…

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Watch | MKAI perform their new track ‘Gimmick’ live

Cork-based band MKAI have unveiled a live version of some brand new material from the band, in the form of the song ‘Gimmick’.  Taking on a far more electronic edge in comparison to MKAI’s recent single ‘Loop’, this live rendition of ‘Gimmick’ showcases the band delving into indietronica based territory. Sitting on a bedrock of…

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