Review | Darling – Darling

The Last Mixed Tape reviews the self-titled debut studio album from indie-rock duo Darling.  Darling’s eponymous first full length offering is an ambitious one. With an expansive production that opens up the central indie-rock core of the record and gives it sense of triumphant exploration, the duo’s debut has a sound that swings for the fences.…

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Premiere | Check out Darling’s new video for’Bright Light Switch’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the music video for ‘Bright Light Switch’ by indie-rock outfit Darling. Taken from Darling’s forthcoming self-titled album, the widescreen indie-rock of ‘Bright Light Switch’ provides an ambitious, large-scale glimpse into the duo’s new L.P. With the push and pull between the gentler slow-motion verses and the big…

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Competition | Wellington Weekender & Workman’s Club 5th birthday prize giveaway

The Last Mixed Tape is giving readers the chance to win a special Wellington Weekender prize pack as well as a Workman’s Club 5th birthday “golden ticket” invite. The Workman’s Club annual Wellington Weekender music festival will take place this weekend June 19th to 21st, and will include live music from A Tribe of Nomads with Simi Crowns,…

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‘The Wellington Weekender’ at the Workman’s Club

The Wellington Weekender, the Workman’s Club annual weekend festival of FREE music returns to the Dublin venue from June 19th to 21st.  Each night will feature live music in the Workman’s Club main venue, with Simi Crowns presenting his Tribe of Nomads on Friday June 19th, alternative-rock duo We Cut Corners on Saturday June 20th and indie act Darling performing on…

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Darling to headline Whelan’s

Dublin based indie-rock duo Darling are set to play a headline set in Whelan’s main venue on Friday, May 1st. Gary Harding and James McGuire will be playing the Dublin venue this May as they continue to tour their sophomore E.P entitled It’s Just One Look‘ which came out earlier this year. Recorded with acclaimed producer…

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Darling to launch new E.P. at the Sugar Club

Dublin alternative-rock duo Darling have announced the release date of their new E.P. and the record’s launch gig at the Sugar Club next year. Entitled Darling II, the band’s sophomore E.P. will come out on January 30th 2015 and will be preceded by a new single taken from the record called ‘It’s Just One Look’ and…

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Darling – Sail Away

Alternative-rock duo Darling have unveiled the new music video for the single ‘Sail Away’ taken from their stellar self-titled E.P. Directed by Scott Altman, the deeply affective narrative captured within a monochrome aesthetic that underlines the sense of escapism the permeates throughout the video. Moving slowly to the pounding, powerfully melodic tone of Darling’s music,…

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Darling to play Whelan’s

Alternative-rock duo Darling will headline a show at Whelan’s in Dublin on Friday, May 23rd. Following the release of the group’s self-titled début E.P, which was met with wide-spread critical acclaim, Darling have continued to capture the imagination of not only the Irish music scene but also abroad with the band garnering coverage from New…

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