Review | And So I Watch You From Afar – The Endless Shimmering

The Last Mixed Tape reviews The Endless Shimmering, the fifth studio album from And So I Watch You From Afar. And So I Watch You From Afar’s The Endless Shimmering is an album that seeks to evoke rather than impact. You take from it what you bring into it. Nothing is explained, there is no hand…

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Watch | And So I Watch You From Afar return with ‘A Slow Unfolding Of Wings’

And So I Watch You From Afar have unveiled ‘A Slow Unfolding Of Wings’, the first single from their upcoming fifth album.  Taken from And So I Watch You From Afar’s forthcoming The Endless Shimmering album (due out on October 20th), ‘A Slow Unfolding Of Wings’ is as epic and far-reaching as we’ve come to expect…

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Listen | Dublin/Reykjavik duo Variant Sea return with the cinematic ‘Hiraeth’

Dublin/Reykjavik instrumental duo Variant Sea have made their return with the brand new single, ‘Hiraeth’. Spanning over an epic seven minutes, ‘Hiraeth’ finds Variant Sea moving into more expansive territory with their mix of ambient, post-rock and classical music. Experienced through movements rather than verses or motifs, the sound of ‘Hiraeth’ is that of far-off…

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Bicurious to launch debut single ‘Sugar Beats’ at Sin É

Instrumental-rock two-piece Bicurious have announced a headline show in Sin É this Spring. Taking place at the Dublin venue on Thursday, April 13th the gig will see Bicurious launch their brand new single ‘Sugar Beats’ (check out the teaser clip below) which is due out on the same day. The forthcoming Sin É show will…

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Interview | Bicurious – Q&A

Instrumental-rock duo Bicurious will headline the Workman’s Club on February 28th. Ahead of next month’s gig band members Taran and Gav spoke to the Last Mixed Tape about their music, the show itself and what they are listening to right now. As a band, what is influencing Bicurious at the moment? Gav: When we first…

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Listen | The final MMOTHS track ‘0034’ has been unveiled

Electronic producer J Colleran has released ‘OO34’, the final track to be released from his MMOTHS project. Taking to Facebook earlier today, Colleran unveiled both the song itself and the new that ‘0034’ would be the last record released under the MMOTHS moniker, stating: “0034 will be the final MMOTHS track. Now feels like the…

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The Mixed-Tape | Elaine Mai – Enniscrone

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Elaine Mai and their comeback single ‘Enniscrone’. ‘Enniscrone’ marks a serene return from Elaine Mai. Taken from her forthcomign E.P. The Colour of Night, the track is an intricatly woven tapestry of electronic textures and beats. Providing a much more fully-realised and…

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Listen | Solar Bears bid farewell with ‘Across Yesteryear’

Electronic duo Solar Bears have announced their decision to call it day with the release of their final track ‘Across Yesteryear’. Choosing to bid farewell with a sprawling melancholic track such as ‘Across Yesteryear’ is a suitable end to Solar Bears as the music itself drifts away into the large soundscape that has been their…

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Premiere | Variant Sea return with the foreboding ‘Wildwoods’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere ‘Wildwoods’, the brand new track from ambient post-rock duo Variant Sea. Variant Sea (Shell Dooley & Luke Duffy) made quite the impression with their ambitious debut E.P. Season of Mists last year. Now, the duo delve into deeper darker sonic territory with their latest offering ‘Wildwoods’. Held on a…

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Review | Overhead, the Albatross – Learning to Growl

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Learning to Growl, the much-anticipated debut album from Overhead, the Albatross.  Time has been a factor in the making of Learning to Growl. Much has been made of how long it has taken Overhead, the Albatross to deliver their long-awaited debut album. But time, it seems, has done more than hold back…

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