Listen | Indie-folk act Dandy’s Loft deliver the hypnotic ‘Shadows in Motion’

Belfast based indie-folk outfit Dandy’s Loft deliver a deeply hypnotic sound on their single ‘Shadows in Motion’. With its far-reaching soundscapes and textures, Dandy’s Loft creates a sprawling melancholic sound on their latest offering ‘Shadows in Motion’. Steeped in a deep indie-folk production the song slowly but surely creeps into focus as the band build…

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Q&A | In Their Thousands

In Their Thousands will play their biggest headline show to date this Thursday (December 8th)  at the Sound House in Dublin. The band’s Declan McClafferty recently took the time to speak to TLMT about the group’s re-emergence, Leonard Cohen, and ITT’s new direction. As a band, what is influencing you at the moment? It’s really…

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Watch | Check out the wild-hearted folk sound of For Foresters track ‘Bath’

Donegal-based ambient-folk trio For Foresters have unveiled the brand new live video for ‘Bath’. Well here’s a very interesting new prospect indeed! For Foresters first offering is a sonically sophisticated slice of indie-folk that strides from early Bon Iver based atmospherics, to Tallest Man On Earth styled emotive pay-off to an almost Roxy Music-esque saxophone driven…

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Saint Sister announce Christchurch Cathedral show

Atmospheric-folk two-piece Saint Sister have announced a headline show in Christchurch Cathedral this November. Taking place on Saturday, November 5th the duo will play the intimate Dublin venue in a perfect match of setting and sound. One of the most promising group’s on Ireland’s ever evolving folk scene, Saint Sister’s continued rise to prominence (which…

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Watch | Warsaw Radio release new single ‘Down By The Sea’

Alternative-folk group Warsaw Radio have unveiled their brand new music video for ‘Down By The Sea’. A merging of jingle-jangle folk and alternative-pop, ‘Down By The Sea’ shuffles forward with intent and melodies. Coupled with a full-on production that brings in brass, strings, big-harmonies Warsaw Radio’s sound fully commits to it’s folk roots whilst also…

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Stephen Young & the Union – Eagle Fort Rumble

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Eagle Fort Rumble,  the latest album from Stephen Young & the Union. “Rumble” is certainly an apt word to describe the overall sound of Stephen Young & the Union’s latest album. With a production that fills every inch of the sonic spectrum, the band deliver a “genre” album that is not…

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The River Fane – Takes Forever

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Takes Forever, the debut and final studio album from alternative-folk band the River Fane. There’s something enigmatic about the concept of a debut album being a band’s last. The River Fane’s Takes Forever indeed feels like the end, but a complete one where everything that needs to be said has been said.…

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The Hard Ground – Triptych

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Triptych the culmination of an ambitious three E.P. project from Cork band the Hard Ground. The final piece in the Triptych puzzle, the album itself (consisted of E.P’s 1,2 & 3 – reviewed here) finds the Hard Ground bringing together the tonal progression of parts 1 & 2 with the broader sound of the final,…

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Gavin Glass to premiere new album at this month’s Classic Vinyl Sunday

Monthly music event Classic Vinyl Sunday has added a new dimension to its March show with songwriter Gavin Glass set to premiere his new album. This month’s Classic Vinyl Sunday album comes from folk-rock forefathers the Band and their seminal self-titled (or Brown album) sophomore record. Released in 1969 the L.P features career defining songs for the…

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Listen | Check out Orchid Collective’s debut single ‘Figure It Out’

Dublin based indie-folk outfit Orchid Collective have released their debut single ‘Figure It Out’.  Delivered with a big, full-on indie-folk production Orchid Collective sounds blends the distinctive harmony lead sounds of the genre with the building, layered guitar work of alternative-rock. With it’s interchanging rhythms and unyielding large-scale sound ‘Figure It Out’ is a compelling…

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