The Mixed-Tape | Pleasure Beach – Magic Mountain

In this latest edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Pleasure Beach and their brand new single ‘Magic Mountain’. From the outset ‘Magic Mountain’ instantly and brilliantly reminds us all of just why there is so much hype around Belfast band Pleasure Beach. With it’s “go big…

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The Mixed-Tape | Ailbhe Reddy – Distrust

In the latest edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Ailbhe Reddy and her new single ‘Distrust’. “I’m not a mistake. Hurst when you talk that way” is a powerful opening line, and one that sets the tone for Ailbhe Reddy’s unfeigned new single ‘Distrust’. Indeed the…

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Listen | Cian Nugent streams new track ‘Things Don’t Change That Fast’

Dublin songwriter Cian Nugent has unveiled ‘Things Don’t Change That Fast’, the first single to be taken from his forthcoming album Night Fiction.  The first track from Cian Nugent to feature the artist’s lead vocal stylings and it’s honestly surprising that the acclaimed guitarist hasn’t brought this aspect of his music to the fore before now.…

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Listen | Christian Collins releases debut single ‘Sweet Divine’

Singer-songwriter Christian Collins has just released his debut single, in the shape of the full-on alternative-pop track ‘Sweet Divine’.  A big reverb soaked introduction to Collins as a songwriter, ‘Sweet Divine’ is a musically lush track that bridges folk, barque-pop and alternative genre sounds into one working tapestry. With every corner of the track’s production…

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Listen | TLMT Podcast Ep. 35 – The Bedroom Sessions

Live from a bedroom! this week Steve reviews albums from Chvrches, Girl Band, Variant Sea & more, whilst trying to ‘get rhythm’. Elsewhere, Kate recalls a rainy night in Soho.  The Last Mixed Tape Podcast Episode 35: In this show Steve and Kate discuss Hard Working Class Heroes 2015, the upcoming Interlude and Metropolis winter…

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Listen | TLMT Podcast Ep. 34 – Steve Can’t Dance

This week Steve reviews Ryan Adams, Glen Hansard, David Gilmour and more, while dancing the night away… almost. Meanwhile Kate speaks of sausages.  TLMT Podcast Episode Thirty Four: On this week’s show Steve and Kate look back on last Friday night’s No Boundaries charity show, Steve’s dancing skills, the pronunciation of “blaa” and the age of mercury retrograde. Also…

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The Mixed-Tape | Maud In Cahoots – Cure For The Crazy

In the latest edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Maud In Cahoots and their latest single ‘Cure For The Crazy’. From the glacial, icy synth-pop atmospherics of ‘Cure For The Crazy’ it becomes abundantly clear that Maud In Cahoots have (after much searching) truly found their sound, in…

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TLMT Podcast Ep. 33 – The Loneliness of the Long Distance Blogger

This week Steve is alone again naturally… as Kate is away, and hosts a mini-review special discussing the Libertines, Richard Hawley & more.  TLMT Podcast Episode Thirty Three: In this week’s show Steve reviews latest records from garage-rock legends the Libertines, acclaimed songwriter Richard Hawley, Irish alternative act Codes and the enigmatic Blooms, as well…

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TLMT Podcast Ep. 32 – Pretty Pimpkin!?

This week Steve reviews Beach House, Foals, Kurt Vile & more, whilst also confessing to his Tinder profile. Meanwhile Kate finds out that “Pimpkin” ain’t easy. TLMT Podcast Episode Thirty Two: In this show Kate & Steve discuss U2’s homecoming gig dates in Dublin & Belfast, and make a big charity gig announcement. See below…

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Listen | TLMT Podcast Ep. 29 – Skinny Dippin’

This week Steve reviews Editors, New Order, Katie Kim & more, and reminisces about a night nearly spent skinny dipping. Meanwhile, Kate watches the girls go by.  TLMT Podcast Episode 29 – Skinny Dippin: On this week’s show, as well as reviews, Steve & Kate discuss nightswimming, going grey, “Trishfest” and this weekend’s upcoming gigs including Steve’s…

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