Katie Laffan – Dead As Disco

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Dead As Disco, the debut three-track extended play from Dublin-based songwriter Katie Laffan. With the world of pop music feeling a little like a one-trick pony of late, Katie Laffan’s Dead As Disco E.P. is a refreshing oasis from the generic that’s big on new ideas. Walking a tightrope between quirky and irksome,…

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Single Premiere | Niall McCabe band stream new single ‘Little Love’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere Cork based soul outfit the Niall McCabe band’s new single ‘Little Love’. With the group’s debut album Part of the Light receiving warm reception by many last year (read TLMT’s full review here) ‘Little Love’ is the Niall McCabe Band first new new material since its release. Fueled…

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Chic featuring Nile Rodgers announce two Irish dates

Legendary funk act Chic featuring Nile Rodgers have confirmed they will play both the Iveagh Gardens and the Marquee in Cork this summer. Rodgers and Chic will play the Iveagh Gardens on Thursday, July 9th, other acts announced to play the outdoor Dublin venue this summer included the Frames, Paloma Faith and St. Vincent. The group…

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Danny G & the Major 7ths – Love Joints

Danny G & the Major 7ths album Love Joints is a well-crafted, but flawed, genre record brimming with soul. From the outset a smooth, full-bodied soul production and soul dominates Love Joints, from the opening scattered rhythms of ‘Be With You’ to the glistening feel of ‘Only Me’ Danny G & the Major 7ths set the style of the…

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Shookrah – Implicit Content

Cork soul influenced act Shookrah’s debut E.P. Implicit Content flows with confidence and musicality, marking an impressive introduction to the group. Beginning with a screech and followed abruptly by the undeniable soul/funk sound of ‘Woman’, Shookrah open Implicit Content with sheer abandon and commitment to their infectious sound. Jolting with syncopated rhythm and centred around hook-laden vocals the track…

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Shookrah – W O M A N

Cork based R&B outfit Shookrah have unveiled the music video for their new single ‘W O M A N’, taken from their upcoming E.P. Implicit Content. A vibrant, swaggering video that more than matches the upfront funk and soul elements that core the music, the visuals for ‘W O M A N’ feature intently held close-up…

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Propeller Palms – Liberty

Waterford funk inspired act the Propeller Palms have unveiled the new music video for their single ‘Liberty’. Opening with a sudden blast of booming brass, the vibrant infectious sound of Propeller Palms new single bursts out of the speakers with real intent. Although succinct and played at a thunderous pace, the Waterford band fit a…

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