Interview | “I think it’s about finding a place where you feel you belong” Kate Brennan-Harding talks to TLMT about Fat Puppy at Electric Picnic 2018

Perennial TLMT favorite Kate Brennan Harding speaks to the Last Mixed Tape about Fat Puppy, a special night of music, dancing and more taking place this Saturday night on the Earth Ship Stage at Electric Picnic 2018.  As we sit in the upstairs of Kaph cafe after over an hour of chatting about all things…

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Review | Fehdah – Like No Other

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Like No Other, the much-anticipated debut E.P. from Fehdah.  As the Irish music scene continues to thrive so too has the industries need to hype everything that moves. In a kind of “stopped clock tells the right time twice a day” technique, meaning if you say it enough surely someone will live…

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Review | Loah – This Heart

The Last Mixed Tape reviews This Heart, the much-anticipated debut extended play from Loah.  Few records could possibly live up to the hype of This Heart. For quite some time now Loah has been one of Ireland’s most hotly tipped artists, due mostly to her collaborations with Bantum, work with Hozier and her spellbinding live shows. Indeed, it felt…

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Review | Laoise – Halfway

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Halfway, the debut studio album from alternative-pop artist Laoise. Halfway is an enchanting record. There’s a depth of field to the music that draws you further and further into Laoise’s debut outing. Every vocal, harmony, beat and note that appears with the spectrum of each song seems to drift off seamlessly into…

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Review | Rosa Nutty – Pips

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Pips, the brand new extended play from singer-songwriter Rosa Nutty. Pips is a much darker, deeper record than its title and cover would lead you to believe. Starting with the scene setting slow drum beat on ‘Hive’, Rosa Nutty’s latest offering is atmospheric in nature. ‘Fizzy’ is at the very core of…

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Review | Field Trip – Everything’s Over

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Everything’s Over, the brand new extended play from garage-pop act Field Trip. Field Trip have come a long way. From the scrappy charm of their earlier singles (‘You & I’) to the fuller more focused sound of the Everything’s Over the Galway band have hone their jangle-pop sound into something bigger, more inviting.…

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Review | Montauk Hotel – Montauk Hotel

The Last Mixed Tape reviews the self-titled debut extended play from shimmer-pop outfit Montauk Hotel. Montauk Hotel is a record about style, substance and sound. The music of Montauk Hotel’s eponymous debut is a pristine one. Coated in shimmering reverb and vivid melody, the Dublin band wrap their 80’s indie-pop inspired songwriting with the panoramic production…

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Review | Caz9 – Phase II

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Phase II, the debut extended play from electronic artist Caz9. ‘Running’ delivers a serene intro to Phase II, and ultimately sets the tone for the record in the strong contrast between the soft-synth/soulful vocal combo set against the bolder beats that occupy the backdrop. In terms of the E.P, the best use…

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Review | Ódú – Conversations

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Conversations, the debut extended play from synth-pop artist  Ódú. The vivid day glow synth-pop world of Conversations is undeniably inviting. From the tropical sounds of ‘Different’ to the sun saturated disco beat of ‘Feed You Lies’, Ódú’s debut offering is the ultimate in pop inspired escapism. Bubbling with 80’s styled haze-driven synths and…

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TLMT Readers Top 20 E.Ps of 2016

The votes are in and the Last Mixed Tape readership have had their annual say in who is the TLMT Readers E.Ps of the year 2016. Check out the full rundown below. 20. Kobina – Sentinel Island What TLMT had to say: “A strong thematic E.P, Sentinel Island is Kobina’s story. It’s ambigious, all we are left…

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