Review | Ódú – Conversations

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Conversations, the debut extended play from synth-pop artist  Ódú. The vivid day glow synth-pop world of Conversations is undeniably inviting. From the tropical sounds of ‘Different’ to the sun saturated disco beat of ‘Feed You Lies’, Ódú’s debut offering is the ultimate in pop inspired escapism. Bubbling with 80’s styled haze-driven synths and…

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Listen | Check out the über art-pop sound of Cry Harridan and ‘Still Need’

Cry Harridan offer an alternative take on the pop-rock genre with the über art-pop style of ‘Still Need’. Cry Harridan are an interesting prospect. The group’s exaggerated, highly stylised aesthetic, coupled with the anthemic pop-rock production of their most recent single ‘Still Need’, make for both a creative and artistic anomaly on the scene. Moving away…

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Listen | No Monster Club release new single ‘Blimp -Casino’

Indie-pop re-inventors No Monster Club have released their latest single, entitled ‘Blimp – Casino’. Possibly one of the most prolific acts on the Irish music scene, No Monster Club continue to unveil  their seemingly endless supply of indie gems with ‘Blimp – Casino’ and the tracks ‘You Only Dance/House Arrest’ and. Coming as part of…

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Beauty Sleep release FREE single ‘Big Talk’

Perennial TLMT favorites Beauty Sleep have released a brand new FREE to download single ‘Big Talk’ to celebratew their first birthday. Recorded live in studio over a year ago, ‘Big Talk’ is a lush indie-pop genre that finds the trio throwing every ounce of the vibrant melody and vivid texture that makes their music so…

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Premiere | Montauk Hotel unveil debut single ‘Black Dress’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere ‘Black Dress’, the debut single from shimmer-pop act Montauk Hotel. Coming out with a debut track that sounds like the Cure drenched in shimmering reverb and vivid indie-pop verve, Montauk Hotel’s ‘Black Dress’ is an intro to a band who have already found their music and know…

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Review | Switzerland – Long Gone

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Long Gone, the brand new album from Dublin indie-pop group Switzerland. Long Gone is a fun album, simple as that. The music is filled with vibrant pop jangle-pop and brought to life with a near infectious swagger by Switzerland, making for a quintessential Irish indie album. Whether it be the sudden burst…

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Listen | Marlene Enright returns with ‘123’

Cork based singer-songwriter Marlene Enright has returned with her brand new single ‘123’. A vivid new single with a vibrant production, ‘123’ finds Marlene Enright moving into a sound that feels unqiely her own. Set to a stomping beat, pulsing keys and big hand claps, Enright’s latest offering is instantly infectious to listen to and…

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Review | AE Mak – I Can Feel It In My Bones

The Last Mixed Tape reviews I Can Feel It In My Bones, the debut extended play from alternative-pop act AE Mak. There are times as a critic when you can get carried away by a record, and be taken away by the sound or creativity of it all. I Can Feel It In My Bones is one such…

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Competition | Win tickets to TLMT ‘Lost Tapes’ at the Bello Bar

The Last Mixed Tape will be hosting the first of its Lost Tapes series next Friday (November 18th) at the Bello Bar, and is giving reader’s the chance to be on the guest list.  TLMT’s Lost Tapes is a new series of episodic live gigs curated by the Last Mixed Tape that will only happen when the…

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Watch | Sorcha Richardson the shimmering indie-pop of ‘Ruin Your Night’

Sorcha Richardson continues to identify herself as one of Ireland’s most exciting exports with her new single ‘Ruin Your Night’. Growing a developing her sound once more, Richardson’s latest single (following a considerable output of records as of late) is a shimmering slice of indie-pop that expands upon the jangle D.I.Y. core of her music…

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