John Grant to play Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick shows

Acclaimed songwriter John Grant has announced a pair of live dates in Dublin and Limerick next year. The gigs will take place at University Concert, Limerick on Wednesday, March 27th and the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin on Sunday, March 29th and will come as John Grant tours his brand new studio album Love Is…

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Listen | Slow Riot return with the sonically dense double A-side ‘Voyeur/Burn In The City’

Post-punk band Slow Riot have returned with a brand new double a-sided single ‘Voyeur/Burn In The City’. A band with the ability to create great weight and atmosphere with their music, it’s little surprise that Slow Riot’s latest tracks ‘Voyeur/Burn In The City’ carry that same sense of depth of field seen on previous records like…

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Listen | whenyoung deliver melodic jangle vividness with ‘Pretty Pure’

Limerick indie-pop trio whenyoung deliver a stand-out new single with their latest offering ‘Pretty Pure’.  ‘Pretty Pure’ is the definition of indie-gem. With its pristine jangle-pop production, punkish corners and hook-filled songwriting core, the song puts everything great about whenyoung to the fore. The type of song you’ll find yourself hitting repeat time and time again, ‘Pretty Pure’ is…

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Watch | Check out the pops and clicks of ‘Sick Day’ by A Dream, The Night

Electronic two-piece A Dream, The Night have released the music video for their latest single, ‘Sick Day’. Coming out of Limerick, A Dream, The Night’s sound takes on a heartfelt electronic meets alternative-pop style. Strongly supported by the atmospheric pops and clicks of the songs’ production, ‘Sick Day’ pulses with synth lines that carry across both…

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Josh Ritter set to return to Dublin, Limerick and Cork

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Josh Ritter is set to mark the 15th anniversary of his Vicar St. debut with two shows this December. Josh Ritter will come to Ireland this winter as tours in support of his forthcoming studio album Gathering (due out on September 22nd), and will play two dates in Vicar Street (December 7th & 8th), Dolans…

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Premiere | Antwerp remix Slow Riot’s ‘Pink December’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere Antwerp’s remix of ‘Pink December’ by Slow Riot. Blending the visceral atmospherics of Slow Riot with a hard edged electronic beat, Antwerp’s (Nico Antwerp of Noise Praise label) re-imagining of ‘Pink December’ adds another layer onto the song’s already depth sonic standing. From the contortion of Slow…

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Listen | Slow Riot return with the turbulent atmosphere of ‘Pink December’

Post-punk outfit Slow Riot have made their return with ‘Pink December’, taken from the band’s forthcoming debut album. Furthering the realisation of their sound, seen in the previous singles ‘Trophy Wife’ and ‘Absent Dreams’, Slow Riot create an unrelenting post-punk drenched atmosphere in ‘Pink December’. Filled with far-reaching sounds, depth and turbulent rhythms ‘Pink December’…

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The Mixed -Tape | Slow Riot – Absent Dreams

In this week’s edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Slow Riot and their brand new single ‘Absent Dreams’. Slow Riot’s latest offering ‘Absent Dreams’ is the fullest picture of the trio’s atmospheric post-punk sound to date. Bathed in a production that finally lives up to the all-encompassing despair, isolation…

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Review | Windings – Be Honest and Fear Not

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Be Honest And Fear Not, the brand new studio album from Windings. Windings’s Be Honest and Fear Not is an album of short sharp shocks and moments of self-reflective calm. Playing with the theme of honesty in the face of expectations (both external and internal), the record jumps from slow-moving alternative-rock to hooky…

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Watch | Windings return with the slow motion sound of ‘You’re Dead’

Limerick-based alternative-rock act Windings have made their return with a brand new music video ‘You’re Dead’. Taken from Windings forthcoming album Be Honest and Fear Not, ‘You’re Dead’ is a patient track that moves in slow motion between the multitude of textures the comprise its far-reaching backdrop. Add to this Windings’ own take on the alternative-rock…

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