This Weekend | January 26th – 28th featuring James McGovern, Moon Duo, Frank Carter & more

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend featuring James McGovern, Moon Duo, Frank Carter, the Weather Station and more. Friday – January 26th Soma #015 | James McGovern – Whelan’s Ticket: FREE Doors: 11pm The Spitfires – The Workman’s Club Tickets: €15 Doors: 8 pm Robert John Ardiff – The Grand Social Tickets: €8 Doors: 8 pm Lord Huron – Vicar…

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Review | “An honest self-portrait of a songwriter” Robert John Ardiff – Between The Bed And Room

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Between The Bed And Room, the brand new solo album from Robert John Ardiff.  Between The Bed And Room is an expressionistic piece. Taking elements of folk, gospel and alt-pop, Robert John Ariff’s solo offering is a record interested in creating mood, texture and depth. With its relatively minimalist production aesthetic, Between The…

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Quarter Block Party 2018 stage times announced

The full running order and stage times to the Quarter Block Party 2018 festival have been announced. Quarter Block Party 2018 will take place across several venues on North and South Main Street in Cork City, and features sets from the likes of Pillow Queens, Tandem Felix, O Emperor, Pale Rivers, Bad Bones, Lowlek, Myles Manley,…

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Listen | whenyoung deliver melodic jangle vividness with ‘Pretty Pure’

Limerick indie-pop trio whenyoung deliver a stand-out new single with their latest offering ‘Pretty Pure’.  ‘Pretty Pure’ is the definition of indie-gem. With its pristine jangle-pop production, punkish corners and hook-filled songwriting core, the song puts everything great about whenyoung to the fore. The type of song you’ll find yourself hitting repeat time and time again, ‘Pretty Pure’ is…

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TLMT 8-Track #38 featuring Hinds, Nervous Conditions, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Hop Along & more

Hinds, Echo Ladies, Nervous Conditions, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and more all feature on this week’s TLMT 8-Track. Check out the full Spotify playlist below.   Hinds – New For You The first glimpse into Hinds’ sophomore album I Don’t Run, ‘New For You’ is a characteristically loose hanging jangle-pop offering from the group. Hop Along – How Simple Philly indie-rock…

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TLMT Podcast returns with new host Sara Lovic and reviews of The GO! Team, Paddy Hanna, David Byrne & more

New TLMT Podcast host Sara Lovic joins Stephen for this week’s episode as they review new music from The GO! Team, Paddy Hanna, David Byrne & more.  The Last Mixed Tape podcast makes its return with a new host at the helm, Sara Lovic. Join us as we talk about obscure punk bands like Country…

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The Mixed-Tape | Paddy Hanna – Toulouse The Kisser

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘Toulouse The Kisser’ by Paddy Hanna. With Paddy Hanna’s sophomore album Frankly, I Mutate set for release on March 2nd, his latest glimpse into the record ‘Toulouse The Kisser’ is a sprawling indie-gem that finds the songwriter delving further into the retro-pop…

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Photos | Whelan’s Ones To Watch 2018 featuring For Foresters, Alien She, Slow Riot & more

Day 3 of Whelan’s Ones To Watch 2018 featuring several stand-out sets from the likes of For Foresters, Alien She, Slow Riot, Bodies and more.  Click and scroll to see the full gallery below. All photos by Stephen White.

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This Weekend | January 19th – 21st featuring Whelan’s Ones To Watch 2018, Cloud Castle Lake, Lumo Club & more

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features Whelan’s Ones To Watch 2018, Cloud Castle Lake, Lumo Club & more. Friday – January 19th   Whelan’s Ones To Watch 2018 Line-up: Molly Sterling / Bicurious / Sun.Set.Ships / Sylk / Munky & more Tickets: €5 Doors: 8 pm Saturday – January 20th   Whelan’s Ones To Watch 2018…

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Listen | Indie-folk act Dandy’s Loft deliver the hypnotic ‘Shadows in Motion’

Belfast based indie-folk outfit Dandy’s Loft deliver a deeply hypnotic sound on their single ‘Shadows in Motion’. With its far-reaching soundscapes and textures, Dandy’s Loft creates a sprawling melancholic sound on their latest offering ‘Shadows in Motion’. Steeped in a deep indie-folk production the song slowly but surely creeps into focus as the band build…

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