Bruce Springsteen set for Croke Park

Legendary songwriter Bruce Springsteen has confirmed a date at Dublin’s Croke Park this May. Taking place on Friday, May 27th, the forthcoming outdoor show will come as part of Brice Springsteen’s River Tour with the E Street Band, and will be Springsteen’s first Dublin show since 2012. One of the most influential music icons of his generation and…

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Five Lamps Arts Festival to hold ‘Ireland’s Best Busker’ contest

A battle of the buskers contest will take place as part of the coming Five Lamps Art Festival this March.  Taking place at the Grand Social in Dublin on Sunday, March 13th the Five Lamps Art Festival ‘Ireland Best Busker’ contest will look to find, and showcase, an eclectic line-up of talent of musicians. See…

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Watch | Damola unviels the quickfire video for ‘WorkFlow’

Dublin-based rap artist Damola has unveiled his brand new single and music video, ‘WorkFlow’. Barely stopping to catch his breath throughout, Damola raps as if the words are simply an extension of himself. Performed to a skipping beat, the whole songs moves with as much intent as possible. Indeed, that is the most impressive aspect…

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Review | Cian Nugent – Night Fiction

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Night Fiction, the brand new studio album from indie songwriter Cian Nugent.  There are few moments in music when you can actually feel the joie de vivre of creativity come so clearly into play than in Cian Nugent’s new album Night Fiction. Teeming with a gentleness and intimacy evocative of the late-night whispered songwriting…

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This Weekend | January 29th – 31st

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly gig guide featuring shows by Talos, the Strypes, Miriam Donohue & more.  Friday, January 29th Hennessy’s Lost Friday’s – RHA Gallery Line-up: Talos, Forrests, Toby Kaar, Nialler9 & Homebeat Tickets: €15 Doors: 7pm Exploding Eyes, Switzerland & the Surfin’ Surfers & Shrug Life – The Mezz Tickets: FREE Doors: 9pm Fun Lovin’ Criminals – Vicar Street Tickets: €35…

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Watch | Wyvern Lingo ‘Letter to Willow’ one-shot video

Wyvern Lingo have matched the brilliance of their latest single ‘Letter to Willow’ with a perfectly set video. As Wyvern Lingo continue to grow and flourish with their latest sea-change in sound, the trio’s latest music video showcases that the new approach is not just limited to their music but also the visual aspect of their…

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Listen | Million Little Gods release the infectious indie-pop of ‘Tired Bones’

Dublin indie-pop three-piece Million Little Gods have returned with their brand new single ‘Tired Bones’. ‘Tired Bones’ is song completely at-home with it’s indie-pop leanings. In fact, Million Little Gods truly seem to revel in the infectious rhythms and hooks that make their music. Throughout their latest single the trio all seem to work together…

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MMOTHS to launch ‘Luneworks’ at District 8

Electronic artist MMOTHS is set to play a headline set in District 8 on Saturday, March 19th. With the release of his debut album Luneworks due on March 11th, MMOTHS will celebrate the release with a show in District 8 later that month. We’ve already had several glimpses into the overall sound of Luneworks with both ‘DEU’ and the recent…

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Watch | Tommy Moore releases video for ‘When the Fire Dies’

Irish singer-songwriter Tommy Moore has unveiled the gentle roll and tumble sound of his new single ‘When the Fire Dies’. A wonderous journey both musically and visually, the video for ‘When the Fire Dies’ highlights the deep-bodied sound of Tommy Moore. And deep is the operative word, for the music of Tommy Moore is one…

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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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