The Mixed-Tape | “a sound that meets the ambition behind it” Fox Jaw – Let It Run

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Let It Run’ by Fox Jaw.  Set to a strong rumbling backbone beat, ‘Let It Run’ portrays an intricate dynamically side of Fox Jaw seeped in brooding alt-rock that has a real weight to it as the music moves from…

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TLMT’s The Week featuring whenyoung, Lydia Ford, Digg Deep & more

TLMT counts down the latest additions to its Irish Mixed-Tape on Spotify with new music by whenyoung, Lydia Ford, Digg Deep & more. whenyoung – Never Let Go The Mixed-Tape: A song that finds the band widening the scope of their music with large-scale choruses, hook-driven guitar passages, and a production to match, ‘Never Let…

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Q&A | Echo Ladies talk to TLMT about what they’re listening to, influences & future plans

Swedish shoegaze band Echo Ladies play Dublin’s East Side Tavern on November 8th. Ahead of next month’s show, the group, who are currently touring their debut album Pink Noise, talk to TLMT about what they’ve been listening to, their influences and future plans.  What’s the last record you bought? Joar: Probably Philosophy of the World by…

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Premiere | In Their Thousands return with the vast sounding ‘ACRASIA’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the brand new music video for ‘ACRASIA’ by In Their Thousands. The first single to be taken from In Thier Thousands upcoming studio album, ‘ACRASIA’ unveils itself as a vast sounding re-emergence from the group that plays with space and texture one minute then large-scale passages of…

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Listen | Check out the scratchy atmospherics of Girlfriend’s ‘Spitkissing’

Dublin based lo-fi group Girlfriend have released their brand new double A-Side single ‘Spitkissing / Small Smile Grow’. A major leap in sound from their debut E.P. 3AM Rituals, Girlfriend’s latest offering ‘Spit Kissing’ is a compelling collision of brooding atmospherics, tense verses and dynamically cacophonous crescendos making the band merging alt.rock, lo-fi garage and punk…

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Listen | Check out the glistening growl of Hawk’s new single ‘Keeps Me Out’

Alt. rock band Hawk have returned with their brand new single, the sonically growling ‘Keeps Me Out’. A song built from sonic juxtaposition, unrelenting rhythm and large backdrops of glistening growling textures, Hawk’s immersive new single ‘Keeps Me Out’ is their best yet. From the soaring vocal to the raucous dynamic builds, ‘Keeps Me Out’…

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Review | “The frustration and the fury” Bully – Losing

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Losing, the sophomore studio album from alternative-rock outfit Bully.  The frustration and the fury that seethes underneath Losing is palpable. Steeped in loose hanging malaise one moment and contorted by full-force angst the next, Bully play with the dynamics of discontent within the blink of an eye throughout their sophomore outing. An album…

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The Mixed-Tape | Orchid Collective – L.A.Z.Y

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘L.A.Z.Y’ by Orchid Collective. Marking a change in direction for Orchid Collective, ‘L.A.Z.Y’ finds the group opening their sound out in terms of both mood and atmosphere. With a more definite indie-pop edge to proceedings, Orchid Collective build on their…

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Listen | The Wood Burning Savages unleash the manic fuzz of ‘Living Hell’

Derry-based alternative-rock outfit the Wood Burning Savages have returned with the brand new single ‘Living Hell’. There can certainly be no doubting the manic fury behind the Wood Burning Savages comeback single ‘Living Hell’. Clocking in at under three minutes the track wastes little time in making an impact and grabbing the attention. Fueled by…

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Watch | Check out May Rosa’s stunning debut single ‘Dancing In The Debris’

Electro-pop artist May Rosa has released her stunning debut single, entitled ‘Dancing In The Debris’.  Coming out of Belfast, May Rosa’s Lynchian alternative-pop sound mixes the heavy haze of Bat For Lashes with the explorative elements of Frankie Rose. Rosa’s debut ‘Dancing In The Debris’ is a bewitching first glimpse into the artist’s work. Brooding with…

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