“Irish people want a say in the country they live in and, in turn, its artists want a bigger say in what their music scene looks like” Havvk talk to TLMT

Havvk will play as part of the forthcoming We’ve Only Just Begun 2019 festival, running from August 9th to 11th in Whelan’s. Julie Hawk recently spoke to TLMT about what she’s listening to, inspirations and the Irish music scene.  What’s the last record you bought? I’m really struggling to remember this one, as I buy…

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Q&A | Electric Eel Shock talk to TLMT ahead of Workman’s show

Japanese garage-rock band Electric Eel Shock will play the Workman’s Club in Dublin on Sunday Feb 17th and recently spoke to the Last Mixed Tape about what inspires their music, 25th anniversary and future plans. What’s the last record you bought? Speak of The Devil / Ozzy Osbourne at a used record shop. Cheap price,…

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Dream Wife announce Dublin show in Whelan’s

Garage-punk band Dream Wife has just announced a headline in Dublin for this Autumn.  Following on from their set supporting Future Island at Donnybrook Stadium on Sunday night and a raucous sold-out show at the Workman’s Club earlier this year, Dream Wife have confirmed they will return to Dublin with a gig in Whelan’s on…

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Interview | “We’re exploring new sonic grounds” Deap Vally’s Lindsey Troy talks to TLMT

Garage-rock duo Deap Vally are coming to Dublin this summer, playing a headline show at the Grand Social on June 27th. Guitarist and vocalist Lindsey Troy talks to the Last Mixed Tape about the bands’ forthcoming new music and upcoming collaborative projects. “We’re super pleased with it,” Lindsey remarks, looking back at Deap Vally’s 2016 sophomore studio…

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Deap Vally are coming to the Grand Social

American garage-rock duo Deap Vally have announced a headline show at the Grand Social this summer. Taking place at the Dublin venue on June 27th, the L.A. indie duo will take their acclaimed live show to the stage as they continue to tour their 2016 sophomore album Femejism. Deap Vally have a built a considerable reputation…

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Review | “Dream Wife is punk in 2018, it has something to say and we should all listen” Dream Wife – Dream Wife

The Last Mixed Tape reviews the self-titled debut album from garage-punk three-piece Dream Wife. The fire and the fury of Dream Wife is real.  Short sharp shocks, angular guitars and insisting vocals all characterize an album that works as a debut of intent from a band brimming with abandon. Dream Wife is thrilling. Starting as it means to…

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Review | Alien She – Feeler

 The Last Mixed Tape reviews Feeler, the debut studio album from Dublin garage-punk trio Alien She. Feeler is garage-punk that finally gets the punk aspect of the term. While the music of Alien She’s rough and ragged debut certainly has the chanting thrash of a garage record, the trio also adds some much-needed backbone and…

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Review | That Snaake – Blinded By The Smell

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Blinded By The Smell, the brand new expended play from That Snaake. Blinded By The Smell is a glorious mess. An unwieldy garage-punk record, the short three-track pop-shot is a collision of frustrated malaise, sudden burts of aggression and manic disinterest. As the record pushes its way through with brute force garage-punk…

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Review | Sister Ghost – In A Spell

The Last Mixed Tape reviews In A Spell, the debut extended play from garage-punk band Sister Ghost. In A Spell is a short sharp shock of record. The debut E.P. from Sister Ghost, the three-track record is a confident focused take on the garage-punk sound that sidesteps the scene’s many pitfalls by delivering a music that is…

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Sister Ghost announce E.P. launch tour

Belfast based garage-rock outfit Sister Ghost are set to embark on a string of live dates in support of their forthcoming debut E.P. Following the release of their single ‘Growing Pains’ (which premiered exclusively on TLMT) earlier this year, Sister Ghost will bring their melodic garage-rock inflected punk sound to a trio of shows in…

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