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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Listen | Check out the lush soundscapes of Cinema’s ‘Floating’ featuring Chris Leech

Electronic artist Cinema has released his brand new single entitled ‘Floating’ featuring Le Boom’s Chris Leech. A song about space and the room to create depth within that space, Cinema’s ‘Floating’ is populated by lush soundscapes that flow easily into one another. Added to this glimmering textural backdrop is Chris Leech’s soft-spoken vocal. Perfectly cast,…

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Watch | Check out the wild-hearted folk sound of For Foresters track ‘Bath’

Donegal-based ambient-folk trio For Foresters have unveiled the brand new live video for ‘Bath’. Well here’s a very interesting new prospect indeed! For Foresters first offering is a sonically sophisticated slice of indie-folk that strides from early Bon Iver based atmospherics, to Tallest Man On Earth styled emotive pay-off to an almost Roxy Music-esque saxophone driven…

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Listen | Kobina releases ‘Untitled 360’ ahead of Another Love Story 2016

Electronic producer Kobina has released a brand new FREE to download single ‘Untitled 360’. Following on from his recent E.P. Sentinel Island (read TLMT’s full review – here), Kobina’s latest single ‘Untitled 360’ is a glistening ambient-electronic gem that works on a wide open canvas. Slowly evolving into one whole piece, the myriad of elements that make ‘Untitled…

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The Mixed-Tape | Saramai -Trees

In this week’s edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Saramai and her brand new single ‘Trees’. There can be no doubting the ambition of ‘Trees’, the culmination of washing cymbals, pounding beats, flowing piano and distant vocals the song is a dreamlike. Everything seems removed from its context,…

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Review | Variant Sea – Fable

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Fable, the sophomore extended play from ambient post-rock duo Variant Sea. If Variant Sea’s debut Season of Mists was a journey through new unexplored soundscapes, then Fable is the destination. Arriving in a place that is cloaked in a darker atmosphere than its predecessor, the sound of Fable is that of deep lingering nightfall. With Variant Sea…

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Premiere | Variant Sea return with the foreboding ‘Wildwoods’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere ‘Wildwoods’, the brand new track from ambient post-rock duo Variant Sea. Variant Sea (Shell Dooley & Luke Duffy) made quite the impression with their ambitious debut E.P. Season of Mists last year. Now, the duo delve into deeper darker sonic territory with their latest offering ‘Wildwoods’. Held on a…

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Review | MMOTHS – Luneworks

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Luneworks, the much anticipated debut album from electronic artist MMOTHS.  Luneworks is a beautiful experiment. Made from buzz-saw noise and sculpted by ambient texture, the debut is every inch the album MMOTHS has been building up to since he first arrived on the scene. The record is a dreamscape, and the more…

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Listen | MMOTHS unveils the soft-glitching sound of ‘Eva’

Electronic producer MMOTHS has revealed a texturally dense new track entitled, ‘Eva’. Taken from MMOTHS forthcoming debut album Luneworks, ‘Eva’ melds sound, texture and rhythm into one colliding background production for his soft-spoken voice to sit upon. Jutting with peaks and troughs of harsh distortion and skipping-glitching beats, MMOTHS new glimpse into Luneworks (following last year’s ‘Deu’) alludes…

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Listen | Meltybrains? return with ‘Heartfelt Hummer’

The ever-engimatic Meltybrains? have made their return with a brand new single entitled, ‘Heartfelt Hummer’.  A fuzzing, gentle buzz-saw of a track, ‘Heartfelt Hummer’ is as off-kilter and quick changing as we’ve come to expect from Meltybrains?. Split into two contrasting sections, the song plays with a myriad of ambient, electronic, avant-garde and hip-hop sounds.…

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