King Kong Company announce UK & Ireland tour

Electro-pop tour de force King Kong Company have announced a series of upcoming dates in Ireland and the UK this Autumn.  The band will continue their recent run of live appearances (including two sets at this year’s Body & Soul festival) with shows in Nottingham, London, Dublin, Cork, Limerick and more. See below for full…

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Listen | Check out ‘Take’ the debut track from Lakerama

Limerick-based producer Graeme S and Shookrah vocalist Senita Appiakarong are collaborating a new project called Lakerama.  Filled with scattershot beats and big washes of organ, ‘Take’ makes for a sonically rewarding listen. Vibrant to its core, there seems to creative zeal to the music of Lakerama, that spans every corner of their sound. This is especially…

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The Chemical Brothers ‘Born In The Echoes’ listening session at Tower Records

A special listening party for the Chemical Brother’s much-anticipated eighth studio album Born In The Echoes will be held at Tower Records this month. The event will take place at 6pm on Thursday, July 23rd in the Dublin based record store, in order to attend simply pre-oder Born In The Echoes via towerrecords.ie or in person at Dawson Street. 25…

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Listen | Check out Neon Wolf’s new single ‘A Place To Call Home’

Kilkenny-based synth-pop group Neon Wolf have released their brand new single entitled ‘A Place To Call Home’.  A vibrant piece of vivid pop making, ‘A Place To Call Home’ bounces with intertwined rhythms and great melodic hooks underlined by tropical synth-pop leanings. Committing fully to its pop production, the track revels in its catchiness and…

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Cut Once – Cut Once E.P.

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Cut Once E.P, the self-titled debut record from Dublin-based electronic duo Cut Once.  An electronic sound-and-vision record, Cut Once aim for all-out spectacle with their eponymous five-track debut. Populated by dazzling production, dense synth-lines and roaring vocals the music of Cut Once E.P. is one of wonder and technological artifice. From the rolling rhythms…

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Watch | MKAI perform their new track ‘Gimmick’ live

Cork-based band MKAI have unveiled a live version of some brand new material from the band, in the form of the song ‘Gimmick’.  Taking on a far more electronic edge in comparison to MKAI’s recent single ‘Loop’, this live rendition of ‘Gimmick’ showcases the band delving into indietronica based territory. Sitting on a bedrock of…

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Django Django to play Vicar Street

Electronic-rock act Django Django have announced an upcoming show in Vicar Street this December as part of their European tour. The London based outfit will play the Dublin venue on Tuesday, December 1st. The band are currently touring their eagerly awaited sophomore album Born Under Saturn, which was released earlier this summer. Django Django’s second…

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Listen | The Last Mixed Tape’s June 2015 playlist

A monthly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, here we look back at some of the stand-out tracks released or reviewed on T.L.M.T this June. A busy month in Irish music, June 2015 saw the release of several stand-out debut albums including the North Sea’s Anniversary, SOAK’s Before We Forgot How To Dream and Sinead White’s Finally. The…

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The Mixed-Tape | Come On Live Long – Speak Up

In this edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Come On Live Long and their brand new track ‘Speak Up’. Following on from the slow isolated malaise of ‘Trough’, Come On Live Long’s latest offering take on a more rhythmical, hurried shape. Set against the group’s characteristically textural backdrop,…

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Listen | Young Wonder release cover of ‘Pure Shores’ as a FREE download

Electro-pop duo Young Wonder have unveiled their re-imagining of All Saints’ hit single ‘Pure Shores’.  Following the release of their seminal debut album Birth last month (read TLMT’s review here), Young Wonder have released a FREE to download cover of All Saints classic ‘Pure Shore’ as a thank you to fans for their support. A perfect…

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