Listen | Popical Island super-group Autre Monde reveal debut single ‘Customs’

Newly formed Popical Island outfit Autre Monde have released their brand new single, ‘Customs’. Something of a super group, Autre Monde are Padraig Cooney (Land Lovers/Skelocrats), Paddy Hanna, Mark Chester (Ginnels) and Eoghan O Brien (No Monster Club). The band’s first outing ‘Customs’, pop and clicks with swirls of electronic bells and whistles that provide…

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Playlist | Land Lovers’ Knockanstockan 2016 Mixed-Tape

In the build-up to Knockanstockan 2016 TLMT has asked acts from this year’s line-up to choose their own festival mixed-tape, and tell us about what they’re looking forward seeing at Blessington in July. This time it’s the turn of indie-pop band Land Lovers. Read below to see what they had to say and check out…

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Playlist | The Last Mixed Tape’s June 2016

The Last Mixed Tape looks back on the last four weeks with some of the stand-out tracks from June 2016.  A month which consisted of some stand-out new albums, singles and E.P’s TLMT’s June playlist includes some stellar tracks from a wide range of genres and artists including: Gemma Dunleavy, Variant Sea, Brigid Mae Power, Shrug Life,…

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Watch | Land Lovers go film noir with ‘Crowd of Lungs’

Indie-pop outfit Land Lovers have released the film noir inspired video for their latest single ‘Crowd of Lungs’. Taken from Land Lovers recently released album The Rooks Have Returned (read TLMT’s full review – here), ‘Crowd of Lungs’ is the perfect example of the jangle-pop that makes the L.P. one of the early album of the year contenders.…

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Review | Land Lovers – The Workman’s Club

Land Lovers celebrated the release of their new album The Rooks Have Returned with a gig at the Workman’s Club last weekend, TLMT was there to cover the show.  It’s hard not to see Land Lovers as almost a different band nowadays. The group’s latest album The Rooks Have Returned is a career best, the record’s high-point ‘Springtime…

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This Weekend | May 20th – 22nd

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly gig guide of stand-out live music event’s ‘This Weekend’ including shows from Lisa O’Neill, Record Store Gay, Land Lovers and more. Friday – May 20th Interskalactic – The Workman’s Club Tickets: €10 Doors: 8pm Record Store Gay 2016 – Little Gem Record Shop Line-up: Joshua Golding, Ewa Gigon & Gross Net Tickets: FREE Doors: 7.30pm Lisa O’Neill…

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Review | Land Lovers – The Rooks Have Returned

The Last Mixed Tape reviews The Rooks Have Returned, the brand new studio album from Land Lovers. It seems as if the term “indie gem” was created with Land Lovers in mind. So confident is their grasp of the hooks and beats that make great pop songwriting that it would easy to overlook the craft of…

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Watch | Land Lovers release the floating sound of ‘Springtime for the Mystics’

Indie-pop act Land Loves have unveiled an intriguing insight into their upcoming new album with ‘Springtime for the Mystics’. With its’ airy harmonically floating sound and slow-burning feel ‘Springtime for the Mystics’ gives us a very different glimpse into the overall sound of Land Lovers forthcoming The Rooks Have Returned album. Offsetting the straight-up indie-pop of the group’s…

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The Mixed-Tape | Land Lovers – Angeline

In this latest edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Land Lovers and their brand new single ‘Angeline’. A rip-roaring slice of indie-pop, Land Lovers return finds the group losing none of their characteristic ear for melody and gaining a slicker retro production aesthetic. With its pounding…

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Popical Island 5th Birthday bash in Whelan’s

Dublin based music collective Popical Island will be celebrating their fifth birthday with a day long show in Whelan’s on Saturday, January 31st. Popical Island will be taking over Whelan’s upstairs venue from 3.30pm until late, the line-up will include sets from Paddy Hanna, Groom, Ginnels, Land Lovers, Skelocrats, Me & My Dog, Oh Boland (the…

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