Premiere | May Rosa unveils the abstract dreamlike ‘Ghost Bike’

Check out the Last Mixed Tape’s exclusive premiere of the brand new music video for ‘Ghost Bike’ by May Rosa. Taken from her recent E.P. Waxwork Sweetheart, ‘Ghost Bike’ finds May Rosa weaving her spell with an enchanting vocal that plays against the powerful alt-pop production that propels the music further and further into the dreamlike…

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“I wasn’t ready to make and release the record until I felt I’d moved into a more positive place in my mind and life. I’m really happy to be there” Naoise Roo talks to TLMT about her new E.P. Sick Girlfriend

Naoise Roo has announced her return with a brand new E.P. titled Sick Girlfriend and an upcoming launch show at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin on Saturday, May 4th. Naoise recently took the time to talk to the Last Mixed Tape about her new record, what inspired it and the story behind it.   What’s the…

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Review | “A dreamlike experience” Maria Somerville – All My People

The Last Mixed Tape reviews All My People, the debut studio album from Maria Somerville. There’s a lingering feeling of isolation that lies beneath the music of All My People. An album in the truest sense of the term, Maria Somerville’s debut offering bends the medium to its will and creates a world unto itself, obscured…

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The Mixed-Tape | Molly Sterling – Feeble

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Feeble’ by Molly Sterling. ‘Feeble’ is heart-wrenching introspection. The thematic rawness of Molly Sterling’s single is mirrored in the stark opening where Sterling’s vocal is laid bare and able to weave a deep tapestry of emotion that leads right into…

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Listen | Nnic twists and turns the alt-pop genre on the captivating ‘8th Wonder’

Irish electronic-pop artist Nnic has returned with her sophomore single, the deep sounding ‘8th Wonder’. The follow-up to ‘Pillars’, ‘8th Wonder’ is a song built upon an ambitious production, far-reaching synth lines and a lead vocal from Nnic that melds, weaves and twists itself around the powerful pop music in a way that feels instantly…

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The Mixed-Tape | Coast – Participant

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Coast’ by Participant. Marking a sea change in sound for Participant, ‘Coast’ is an intimate and isolating take on the folk genre shrouded in a sense of icy atmosphere that gives way to a large tide of string swells that…

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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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Little Green Cars announce Vicar Street show

Alt-pop band Little Green Cars has just announced a headline show in Vicar Street this winter. Taking place at the Dublin venue on Thursday, December 6th, the upcoming headline show from Little Green Cars will come as the band are currently working on their brand-new album this October. The group’s sophomore album Ephemera was both a critical…

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Listen | A. Smyth returns with the twilight shuffle sound of ‘Second Moon’

Irish singer-songwriter A. Smyth has returned with a brand new single, the gentle ‘Second Moon’. A beautifully set slice of Ryan Adam-esque alt-country, A. Smyth’s ‘Second Moon’ is a subtle offering from the songwriter that basks in a twilight shuffle sound that plays with gently picked guitars, warm production and hushed vocals. ‘Second Moon’ sets…

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Watch | Hilary Woods unveils the slow motion sound of ‘Prodigal Dog’

Hilary Woods has given yet another glimpse into her upcoming debut album with her latest music video for ‘Prodigal Dog’. The forthcoming solo album from Hilary Woods continues to take shape via the slow-motion sounds, swirling background harmonics and far-off beats of ‘Prodigal Dog’. Accompanied by a suitably ambiguous video, the contorted etherealism of ‘Prodigal Dog’ is…

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