Listen | Gangs go synth-pop with new track ‘It’s All U’ featuring the Loraine Club

Gangs further their current major sea change in sound with the song ‘It’s All U’ featuring Dublin two-piece the Loraine Club. In what is the most clear-cut departure in sound from Gangs latest batch of D.I.Y inspired recordings, ‘It’s All U’ finds the Dublin band shedding their indie-rock roots in favor of a more synth-pop…

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Listen | The Last Mixed Tape’s September 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 September. The last four weeks have seen debuts, returns and changes in sound from a myriad of Ireland’s most exciting acts, including Wyvern Lingo’s new single ‘Subside’, Gangs latest track ‘Oscar’…

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Listen | Gangs return with new sound on ‘Oscar’

Dublin-based indie-rock band Gangs return with their brand new track ‘Oscar’, an abrasive song that highlights the group’s new direction.  Coming as part of a series of new music that Gangs will be releasing on their soundcloud page every day this week, ‘Oscar’ finds the band shedding more conventional indie-rock for something dirtier, resulting in…

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Gangs to headline the Workman’s Club

Indie-rock band Gangs are set to return with a late night show at the Workman’s Club on Friday, May 8th. Following the release of their blistering debut E.P. Back to School last year (read TLMT’s review here), Gangs will begin their summer with a headline show at the Dublin venue this May. A group with an impactful…

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The Mixed-Tape | 2014 Rewind

In this end of year edition of TLMT’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we have a listen back to the tracks that were chosen over the last twelve months. Included in The Mixed-Tape 2014 playlist are songs from the Mighty Stef, Cruising, Carriages, Liza Flume, September Girls, the Hard Ground, Spies, Elastic Sleep and more. Click below to listen to The Mixed-Tape 2014.…

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The Last Mixed Tape’s 20 Emerging Acts for 2015

With 2014 now coming to a close the Last Mixed Tape looks ahead to 2015 and picks its 20 up and coming acts set to make a mark in the next twelve months. Chanele McGuinness Donegal based singer-songwriter Chanele McGuinness caught the attention of many within the Irish music scene in 2014, with the artist…

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The Last Mixed Tape’s Top 20 Music Videos of 2014

After a year brimming with creative, inventive and evocative visual accompaniments from Ireland’s bustling music video scene, the Last Mixed Tape counts down its Top 20 music videos of 2014. 20. Princess – Neverlook (Directed by: Kevin Freeney & Dan Finnegan) A video that uses design and intently held camera work to create a highly…

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This Weekend | December 5th – 7th

A weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the must see live music events happening this weekend (Friday, December 5th – Sunday, December 7th). Friday, December 5th: Midnight Hour: Sissy & Fierce Mild in Whelan’s upstairs venue Garage-rock act Sissy headline this week’s Midnight Hour in Whelan’s with Fierce Mild. Sissy’s debut E.P.…

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The Last Mixed Tape Readers E.P. of the Year 2014 – Voting

The shortlist is up and voting is now open for the Last Mixed Tape Readers E.P. of the Year 2014 poll. Following the reception the current the Last Mixed Tape’s Readers’ Album of the Year has received, and numerous requests, TLMT has drawn up a shortlist of E.P’s released in the last twelve months for…

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The Last Mixed Tape’s Top 20 E.P’s of 2014

With 2014 coming to a close and the holiday season upon us the Last Mixed Tape counts down it’s Top 20 E.P’s of the year, from a creatively vibrant 12 months that provided a host of exciting and inventive extended plays.   20. Tony Fitz – Just Another Day With Just Another Day songwriter Tony…

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