Little Gem Records release 1st year compilation album

Dublin-based independent record label and store Little Gem have released a compilation album to celebrate their first year. Following a busy first year for Little Gem, the Irish record label has marked its first birthday with Little Gem 1 (which is out now via bandcamp). A retrospective compilation album that encompasses tracks from acts who featured on…

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I Heart the Monster Hero set to headline October’s Retro Revival Club

Psych-pop outfit I Heart the Monster Hero will headline next month’s Retro Revival Club in Sweeney’s on Saturday, October 3rd.  I Heart the Monster Hero, whose debut album Rhythm & Pals featured in TLMT’s Top 20 albums of 2014, will be joined on the night by indie-pop act Me & My Dog, Derry duo Fabric and Popical Island…

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White Sage – Way Beyond Our Means

The Last Mixed Tape review’s Andy Walsh’s new solo project White Sage and his E.P. Way Beyond Our Means.  With White Sage electro minimalist playing with rhythm and tone, songs like the title-track and ‘Will o’ the Wisp’ merging gentle and aggressive sounds into one working whole Way Beyond Our Means provides an immersive, and at times visceral…

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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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I Heart the Monster Hero – Bozo Vs Slug

I Heart the Monster Hero have unveiled a joyously dizzying and frenetic new music video for the track ‘Bozo Vs Slug’. Directed by Sean Zissou, the visuals are a swirling, spinning mirror for I Heart the Monster Hero’s own unique pysch-pop sound. Bounding with creativity and set to the propellent percussion of ‘Bozo Vs Slug’ (taken…

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Exploding Eyes set for Whelan’s show

Rock ‘n’ roll influenced three-piece Exploding Eyes are set to play a midnight show in Whelan’s upstairs stage this December 19th. The band will play a late night set at the Dublin venue this holiday season and will be supported by psych-pop outfit I Heart the Monster (who featured in TLMT’s recent Top 20 albums of 2014…

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The Last Mixed Tape’s Top 20 Albums of 2014

2014 has been a year bustling with stand-out albums. From breakthrough debuts and daring sophomores to ambitious concepts pieces the Irish music scene has seen a myriad of records cover a broad spectrum of sounds and styles. Now that the year is coming to a close read the Last Mixed Tape’s Top 20 Albums of…

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Saucy Sundays fourth birthday show this weekend

Weekly live indie music showcase Saucy Sundays will celebrate its fourth birthday at the Grand Social this November 9th. Taking place this Sunday, Saucy Sundays fourth birthday show will include an exciting line-up of artists including indie-rock outfit Buffalo Sunn, London-based four-piece Hawk, alternative-rock act Wood Burning Savages, noise-pop band Spines, acclaimed songwriter Gavin Glass, psych-pop five-piece I Heart the Monster Hero, blues-rock group Travis Oaks, singer-songwriters Ross…

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The Riot Tapes & I Heart the Monster Hero set for Hogan’s this Thursday

Hogan’s on George’s Street will welcome alternative-rock acts the Riot Tapes and I Heart the Monster Hero as part of Guinness Amplify. The pair will take to the stage this week at the Dublin venue as part of the ongoing series of Guinness Amplify live music events happening all across the country this Autumn/Winter. The…

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I Heart The Monster Hero – Toni Bailey

Psych-pop act I Heart the Monster Hero have released their new music video for the single ‘Toni Bailey’.  Filmed in Heuston station by Grey Sun during the band’s performance at HWCH in the City this summer the large-scale visual of the venue results in several striking flourishes of imagery. The open space, symmetrical architecture, added…

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