Deaf Joe – Warmest of Hearts

Deaf Joe has released a new music video for his new single ‘Warmest of Hearts’, taken from the album From The Heights of a Dream. Made by Kevin A Freeney and Janna Kemperman, the visuals for ‘Warmest of Hearts’ mirrors the turbulent, atmospherics punctuated by gentle moments of repose that populates Deaf Joe’s music. Moving from open,…

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The Last Mixed Tape’s Top 20 Albums of 2014

2014 has been a year bustling with stand-out albums. From breakthrough debuts and daring sophomores to ambitious concepts pieces the Irish music scene has seen a myriad of records cover a broad spectrum of sounds and styles. Now that the year is coming to a close read the Last Mixed Tape’s Top 20 Albums of…

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Photos | Hard Working Class Heroes 2014

This month saw the Hard Working Class Heroes 2014 take place in several venues across Dublin city, showcasing a wide array of Ireland’s emerging talent.  Photographer Abigail Denniston was there to cover the festival for the Last Mixed Tape.   Voids at the Workman’s Club The Late David Turpin at the Workman’s Club Liza Flume at…

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Listen | The Last Mixed Tape’s HWCH 2014 playlist

Hard Working Class Heroes 2014 will descend upon Dublin City this weekend (Thursday, October 2nd to Saturday, October 4th), in the build-up to the festival taking place here’s the Last Mixed Tape’s HWCH playlist. With such a wide array of acts to choose from artists featuring on the playlist includes Carriages, Liza Flume, Little Xs For…

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20 Must see acts at Hard Working Class Heroes 2014

With Hard Working Class Heroes 2014 just one week away (Thursday, October 2nd to Saturday, October 4th), the Last Mixed takes a look at the vast array of artists performing at this year’s festival and comes up with the 20 must see acts in oder of appearance. Voids – Workman’s Club: Thursday, October 2nd (8pm)…

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Swords – The Button Factory

Swords headlined the Button Factory in Dublin last Friday night, providing a show that displayed the trio’s clear expansion on every level. From the opening glare of strong stage lighting that cast Swords in sharply defined silhouettes to the hypnotic live visuals that flowed so effectively behind them, it became clear just how much the…

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This Weekend | July 25th – 27th

A new weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the 5 must see live music events happening this Friday, July 25th to Sunday, July 27th. Friday, July 25th Swords w/ Elastic Sleep & Deaf Joe at the Button Factory  Swords will be performing their only headline show this summer at the Button Factory.…

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10 must see acts at Body & Soul 2014

Body & Soul 2014 will take place from this Friday, June 20th to Sunday, June 22nd at Ballinlough Castle in County Westmeath. A festival imbued with a broad variety of music, art and culture here is the Last Mixed Tape’s 10 must see acts. Margie Lewis – Pagoda Stage, Saturday June 21st (9.30pm) An artist with a vastly…

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Swords to headline the Button Factory

Synth-pop trio Swords have announced they will play their only summer show next month at the Button Factory in Dublin on Friday, July 25th.  With the release of their breakthrough début album Lions & Gold last year Swords conveyed the strong depth of field, atmosphere and palpable pop-sensibilities that makes their singular sound so engaging. Songs such…

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Homebeat & Irish Writer’s Centre present Songbook

The line-up for the inaugural show in the Homebeat & Irish Writer’s Centre present Songbook series has been announced. The showcase will be hosted by acclaimed singer-songwriter Cathy Davey at the Irish Writer’s centre in Dublin on Wednesday, June 11th. The Songbook series will look to discuss and explore the inspirations and talent behind each songwriter. This…

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