TLMT’s Monthly Mixed-Tape | November 2018 featuring Maria Kelly, Talos, Kitt Philippa, Molly Sterling, Nnic, Sleep Thieves, BARQ & more

A new feature to TLMT the Monthly Mixed-Tape is a playlist filled with the best in new Irish music over the past four weeks and updated each month. The November 2018 edition features Maria Kelly, Talos, Kitt Philippa, Molly Sterling, Nnic, Sleep Thieves & more. Maria Kelly – july The second single to be taken…

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The Mixed-Tape | BARQ – I’m Blaming You

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘I’m Blaming You’ by BARQ. A notable sea-change in sound marks the return of BARQ. The group’s latest offering ‘I’m Blaming You’ finds the four-piece producing a sleeker funk based foundation for their agro-soul music to sit upon. This collision…

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TLMT’s March 2018 Mixed-Tape featuring Day_S, BARQ, Sleep Thieves, Montauk Hotel, Hawk, Sylk & more

The Last Mixed Tape counts down the stand-out tracks that made the last four weeks including Day_S, BARQ, Sleep Thieves, Montauk Hotel, Hawk, Sylk & more. See the rundown and Spotify playlist below.  BARQ – Sassy Mouth A shuddering collage of sounds that pushes and pulls in great jolts of dynamism. Feeling like a cathartic…

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This Weekend | March 23rd – 25th featuring BARQ, Dream Wife, Cathy Davey, Sigrid, ROE & more

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features shows from BARQ, Dream Wife, Cathy Davey, Sigrid & more. Friday – March 23rd New Sounds In An Old Place – St. John Baptist Church Line-up: Ailbhe Reddy / Roe Tickets: €15 Doors: 8pm All Tvvins – Olympia Theatre Support: Day_S Tickets: SOLD OUT Doors: 7.30pm REWS – Whelan’s  Tickets: €12.75 Doors: 8 pm Knower…

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Listen | BARQ bring a double helping of Agro-Soul with ‘Sassy Mouth / Earthquakes’

Irish agro-soul four-piece Barq have returned with their brand new double A-side single ‘Sassy Mouth/Earthquakes’.  Inspired by the resilience Repeal the Eighth movement, ‘Sassy Mouth’ is a shuddering collage of sounds that pushes and pulls in great jolts of dynamism. Feeling like a cathartic primal scream of frustration, courage and hope. ‘Earthquakes’ switches the mood. Keeping…

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TLMT’s September 2017 Mixed-Tape featuring Beauty Sleep, Bad Bones, Lilla Vargen & more

The Last Mixed Tape picks out some of the stand-out tracks from September 2017 including Beauty Sleep, Bad Bones, Laoise, Lilla Vargen & more. Listen to the full playlist at the bottom of the page and see the tracking listing below. For past monthly mixed tape’s on TLMT click here or subscribe to The Last Mixed Tape on Spotify.…

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The Mixed-Tape | BARQ – Optimus Prime

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to the brand new single from BARQ, ‘Optimus Prime’. A far heavier and stylised offering than previously seen by BARQ, the group’s latest single ‘Optimus Prime’ has a spiky central sound that constantly jolts dynamically. A frantically furious track from BARQ, the mirroring…

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Watch | BARQ’s visually striking video for ‘Bear’

BARQ have unveiled a striking new music video for the band’s most recent single, ‘Bear’. Cut to the quick-shifting beat and blended musical canvas that is BARQ’s sound, the video for ‘Bear’ takes on a stylized, almost off-kilter look that compliments the same vein of genre warping artistry that goes into the single itself. The…

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Booka Brass, BARQ & Soulé all set for Jameson Bow St Sessions

The Jameson Bow St. Sessions return this month with a stellar line-up of acts set to play the event. Taking place on  January 26th at the Sugar Club, the first of the 2017 Bow St. Sessions will include performances from festival favourites Booka Brass, agro-soul outfit BARQ as well as up and coming R&B artist Soulé. Keeping with Bow…

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Listen | BARQ further twist their agro-soul sound on ‘Bear’

Agro-soul outfit BARQ have returned with the genre melding sound of their latest single ‘Bear’. Following on from their previous single ‘That Thing You Love’ an furthering the twisted R&B/Soul sound that has identified BARQ as one of Ireland’s most interesting musical prospects, ‘Bear’ is a relentlessly propellant new track from the group. Building aggressively…

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