Listen | Check out the scratchy atmospherics of Girlfriend’s ‘Spitkissing’

Dublin based lo-fi group Girlfriend have released their brand new double A-Side single ‘Spitkissing / Small Smile Grow’. A major leap in sound from their debut E.P. 3AM Rituals, Girlfriend’s latest offering ‘Spit Kissing’ is a compelling collision of brooding atmospherics, tense verses and dynamically cacophonous crescendos making the band merging alt.rock, lo-fi garage and punk…

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Listen | Check out the no-frills thrashing punk sound of Bullet Girl’s ‘Wasted’

Dublin based noise-punk outfit Bullet Girl have released their new music video for the single ‘Wasted’. To the point, no frills, thrashing punk is the modus operandi of Bullet Girl and their brand new single, the blisteringly raw ‘Wasted’. A collision of fuzzy, unrelenting guitars, backbone beats and snarled vocals the group’s sound is streamlined modern-punk…

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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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Watch | Dott return with Sadie Dupuis for new single ‘Like A Girl’

Irish garage-pop band Dott have made their return with a brand new single and music video for ‘Like A Girl’. Taken from Dott’s forthcoming album Heat Swell (due out on June 8th via Graveface Records) and featuring Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Oritz, ‘Like A Girl’ is a large-step in sound from the Galway band resulting in a stronger…

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The Mixed-Tape | The Murder Capital – More Is Less

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘More Is Less’ by the Murder Capital. Sharpe cornered, unrelenting and frantic, ‘More Is Less’ is more of a statement of intent than an introduction to the Murder Capital. Performed with a growl the entire song emanates catharsis. Also capturing…

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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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Watch | Pillow Queens unveil new video for ‘Favorite’

Garage-punk band Pillow Queens have unveiled their latest music video for the group’s latest single ‘Favorite’. Taken from their forthcoming E.P. State of the State, ‘Favorite’ is a definite leap forward in sound for the group since the release of their debut E.P. Calm Girls. Melodic guitars weave and run into infectious chorus lines throughout Pillow Queens’…

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The Horrors announce Tivoli Theatre gig & new album ‘V’

Garage-punk outfit the Horrors are set to headline the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin this October. Taking place on October 17th at the Tivoli theater, the group will be touring in support of their newly announced fifth studio album V, which is due for release on September 22nd. See full tour details below. With the release of…

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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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