Listen | Participant unveils the turbulent fragility of ‘Modern Retelling’

Participant has made his return today, unveiling a brand new E.P. entitled Modern Retelling.

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Review | “it’s not only story telling, it’s world building” Lankum – The Livelong Day

The Last Mixed Tape reviews The Livelong Day, the brand new studio album from Lankum.

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Video Premiere | “A song that exudes a frenetic presence” Robert John Ardiff ‘Somebody To Love’

Check out the Last Mixed Tape’s exclusive video premiere of ‘Somebody To Love’ by Robert John Ardiff. Written by Robert John Ardiff for an upcoming series called Modern Love by acclaimed writer/director John Carney (due out via Amazon Prime this October) and dealing with the effect social media obsession is having on society, ‘Somebody To Love’ takes…

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The Mixed-Tape | “A raw, bare-boned offering” Chanele McGuinness – Charlie…

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Charlie…’ by Chanele McGuinness.  A raw, bare-boned offering from Chanele McGuinness, the stark sound of ‘Charlie…’ gently but ominously bristles with undertones of dark textures, an unrelenting guitar line and a pointed but softly delivered vocal from McGuinness. The shrouded,…

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Review | “An album of pure expression” Junior Brother – Pull The Right Rope

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Pull The Right Rope, the debut studio album from songwriter Junior Brother. There’s infectious freedom to the music of Junior Brother, it’s wild untamed nature is carefree of expectation or pretense resulting in the unbridled creativity at the heart of his debut. An idiosyncratic album, Junior Brother’s Pull The Right Rope may be the…

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The Mixed-Tape | “a floating indie-folk sound above an ominous sonic bedrock” Sive – Yuki-Onna

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Yuki Onna’ by Sive.  Taken from her new self-titled E.P (out now on Spotify), ‘Yuki Onna’ is a dreamlike offering from Sive that melds a floating indie-folk sound above an ominous sonic bedrock of washing textures that give the music…

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Q&A | “being together after a surf and jamming around when an idea comes to life” – Sons Of The East talk to TLMT

Australian indie-folk act Sons Of The East are coming to Dublin next month, play the Workman’s Club on Friday, May 17th as they tour their upcoming E.P. Burning Right Through. The band recently took the time to talk to TLMT about what they’re listening to now, their inspirations and future plans. What’s the last record you…

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Review | “The music of Shape of Silence is world building” Saint Sister – Shape Of Silence

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Shape Of Silence, the long-awaited debut album from alt-folk duo Saint Sister.  The music of Shape of Silence is world building. Casting a widescreen sound across the span of twelve tightly interwoven tracks, Saint Sister’s debut offering is a cinematic affair filled with a sense of enchanting foreboding and sonic beauty. An album…

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The Mixed-Tape | Fiona Harte – White Picket Fence

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘White Picket Fence’ by Fiona Harte. The debut outing for Fiona Harte, ‘White Picket Fence’ works as a beautifully realised slice of indie-folk brimming with a warm sounding production, soft-spoken vocals and expressionistic songwriting. All of which culminates in an…

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Watch | Laura Ann Brady returns with the deeply atmospheric ‘Those Stars’

Check out the brand new single and music video from songwriter Laura Ann Brady, ‘Those Stars’. The music of ‘Those Stars’ is a pensive one. Taken is taken from Brady’s forthcoming album World Beneath the Waves (due out next year) the single is built upon a tense tapestry of organic scratching sounds, the dark indie-folk songwriting of Laura…

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