The Mixed-Tape | Shrug Life – Chewing Gum Breakfast

In this edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘Chewing Gum Breakfast’ the lead single of Shrug Life’s upcoming E.P. The Grand Stretch. Teeming with the ramshackle, scattershot indie-pop of the past, Shrug Life’s sound jumps and shifts from jangling guitar to sudden to big post-punk crashes of rhythm. Throughout…

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Watch | Neon Atlas release video for ‘I Never Felt So Good’

Cork-based power-pop outfit Neon Atlas have unveiled their brand new music video for the single, ‘I Never Felt So Good’. An almost pitch-perfect piece of irish power-pop, ‘I Never Felt So Good’ jangles and jumps from melodic hook to melodic hook. With all the markings of a future indie gem, Neon Atlas’ current single is…

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Listen | Check out Neon Wolf’s new single ‘A Place To Call Home’

Kilkenny-based synth-pop group Neon Wolf have released their brand new single entitled ‘A Place To Call Home’.  A vibrant piece of vivid pop making, ‘A Place To Call Home’ bounces with intertwined rhythms and great melodic hooks underlined by tropical synth-pop leanings. Committing fully to its pop production, the track revels in its catchiness and…

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Listen | Check out Here to Help You Out’s new single ‘Damn You, Sunshine’

Dublin based indie-pop outfit Here to Help You Out have released their brand new single ‘Damn You, Sunshine’.  A jangling slice of sun-soaked indie-pop, Here to Help You Out’s latest single flows with effervescent spring in its step that carries throughout the track. From the lo-fi opening to the more full-on track itself the group speak with…

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Best Coast announce show at the Academy

Indie-pop two-piece Best Coast have announced at show at the Academy in Dublin on Saturday, October 31st.  Best Coast will play the Dublin venue on Halloween night as they continue to tour their critically acclaimed third studio album, California Nights. Released earlier this summer, the album works as the group’s best to date and fully plays…

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The North Sea – Anniversary

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Anniversary, the much-anticipated debut album from Dublin based post-punk band the North Sea. “Chemistry will be the ruin of me” insists Eoin Kenny towards the end of the North Sea’s stunning debut Anniversary, as honest as it is relatable the lyric defines the romantic abandon and grounded post-punk tone of the record…

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Watch | The North Sea – Decay

Dublin post-punk outfit the North Sea have released their brand new music video for ‘Decay’, taken from the group’s forthcoming debut album.  A big turbulent wave of post-punk and alternative-rock sound, the North Sea’s latest single ‘Decay’ receives a visual accompaniment in the form of Trevor Kane’s well crafted collage of video samples. With the…

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Featuring X to headline Whelan’s upstairs tonight

Indie-pop outfit Featuring X are set to play a headline set in Whelan’s upstairs venue tonight (May 28th). Following several stand-out shows of late, including playing to a packed out crowd at Canalaphonic earlier this month, Featuring X will headline the Dublin venue tonight as the group tour in support of the ear-catching new single…

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Listen | Check out the debut track from new artist Ódú

Brand new synth-pop artist Ódú has unveiled her first track ‘Different’ today, taken from the artist’s debut E.P. Conversations. Infused with a deep-seated tropical-pop sound, the music of ‘Different’ is a vivid and vibrant one. Patient, yet constantly moving, the song’s infectious sense of rhythm pushes the track forward. Coupled with Ódú magpie like ability to…

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The Mixed-Tape | The North Sea – Decay

In this edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to the North Sea’s new single ‘Decay’. A stellar follow-up to the North Sea’s stand-out single ‘Drinking Alone’, ‘Decay’ finds the group in more weightier territory sonically. Containing a strong undercurrent of pounding drums and densely layered guitar the track has…

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