Ryan Adams announces Irish tour dates

Critically acclaimed songwriter Ryan Adams will make his return to Ireland this September with three tour dates. With the release of his brand new studio album Prisoner taking place today, Ryan Adams has confirmed he will play three Irish tour dates in Ulster Hall on September 8th, Cork Opera House on Septmeber 9th and the Olympia Theatre…

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Listen | Get whisked away by Chanele McGuinness’ ‘Dreams’

Singer-songwriter Chanele McGuinness has released a live rendition of ‘Dreams’ recorded at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.  A perinnal favorite here at the Last Mixed Tape, Chanele McGuinness continues to grow and grow as an artist with each passage of time, and the songwriter’s latest live track is the perfect example of why McGuinness is one of…

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Press Play | Star Parks deliver the vivid slow-burn of ‘Theoretical Girls’

Austin-based band Star Parks’ latest single ‘Theoretical Girls’ is the latest song to feature in the Last Mixed Tape’s Press Play international music feature.  A vividly produced slice of dream-pop melded together by flourishes of country and indie-folk, ‘Theoretical Girls’ is a song comfortable in taking the patient slow-burning approach to capture the imagination With it’s lush…

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Review | Mongrel State – Mestizo

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Mestizo, the debut studio album from roots-rock outfit Mongrel State.  There is some reckless brilliance to Mestizo. It bursts forth on numerous occasions during the record’s 10-track running time, undulating between more standard country-tinged rock Mongrel State do enough to stand-out from the pack. Nowhere more succinctly is this seen than in…

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Video Premiere | Watch Stephen Young & the Union’s zombie themed video ‘Shuffle In the Quicksand’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the brand new music video for ‘Shuffle In the Quicksand’ by Stephen Young & the Union. Taken from Stephen Young & the Union’s forthcoming album Eagle Fort Rumble (due out on November 27th) and part of a double a-side single release (with ‘Monsoon Season’), ‘Shuffle In The Quicksand’ is…

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Watch | Video Premiere of ‘Shadowman’ by Stephen Young & the Union

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the brand new music video for ‘Shadowman’ from Stephen Young & the Union.  The latest single to be taken from the Stephen Young & the Union’s forthcoming Eagle Fort Rumble album, ‘Shadowman’ is an ominous sounding piece of alternative-country music. Set to a backdrop of far-off screeching guitar, twinkling piano…

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Watch | John Blek & the Rats release video for ‘Wandering Child’

Alternative-country act John Blek & the Rats have released their latest music video for the single ‘Wandering Child’. Taken from the group’s upcoming album Borders (which is due for release September 18th), ‘Wandering Child’ brings with it a full-bodied alt. country sound and lush production. Indeed, the track seems to be intricately intertwined with melody,…

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Jem Mitchell – Sweet Amphetamine

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Sweet Amphetamine, the new five-track E.P. from singer-songwriter Jem Mitchell.  In Sweet Amphetamine Jem Mitchell takes the listener into a grizzled journey into his past. Although tracks such as ‘Fragile Heart’ and ‘Black Hair Blue Eyed Girl’ are emotionally raw, the song’s do keep the sweetness of the music in tact, helping the…

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Whitetrash – Lostman

The Last Mixed Tape reviews alternative-americana styled artist Whitetrash’s debut six-track E.P. Lostman. Lostman is road-worn record steeped in the dusty, under nail grit of alternative-americana. Delivered with a roar, Whitetrash stand-out vocal makes for an impassioned guide through the hard-edged folk, gospel and country sounds of the E.P. Indeed, Whitetrash’s voice dominates the entire record. Tracks…

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The Mixed-Tape | Tandem Felix – Nothing I Do Will Ever Be Good Enough

In this edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Tandem Felix and their single ‘Nothing I Do Will Ever Be Good Enough’. More inline with the textural indie-folk and country blend of Beck’s seminal Sea Changes, Tandem Felix take the depth of sound found in their previous work (‘Ryan Hoguet’)…

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