Listen | Colour Canyon reveal debut single ‘Home’

Newly formed electronic duo Colour Canyon have unveiled their brilliant debut single ‘Home’.  Following their initial formation for Record Store Gay 2015, covering Human League’s ‘Open Your Heart, Colour Canyon (Michelle Considine & Harry Bookless of Little Xs For Eyes) have re-emerged with the debut original track ‘Home’. A sublime slice of softly set synth-pop,…

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Little Xs For Eyes interview – Q&A

Indie-pop band Little Xs For Eyes will be making an appearance at this weekend’s Interlude festival at the RHA gallery alongside Paddy Hanna, R.S.A.G & more. Band member Bennie Reilly recently took the time to talk to TLMT about the group’s latest album Everywhere Else and LXFE’s future plans. Everywhere Else has been out in…

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Little Xs For Eyes, Paddy Hanna & more set for Interlude at the RHA

The live line-up for this month’s Interlude music & arts festival at the RHA has been announced today, featuring Little Xs For Eyes and Paddy Hanna. Running from Friday, October 23rd to Sunday, October 25th at the RHA, Interlude is a brand new city-festival that celebrates music, art, film, craft beer, food and more, with events spread…

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Listen | Little Xs For Eyes release new single ‘Funk Island’

Indie-pop outfit Little Xs For Eyes have released their brand new single ‘Funk Island’, taken from the group’s brilliant sophomore album Everywhere Else.  A highlight in Little Xs For Eyes recent second album, ‘Funk Island’ is a musical wonderland in terms of the sheer amount of stylistic flourishes and lush production that comprises it. From layered…

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Listen | TLMT’s 20 must see acts at Body & Soul 2015 playlist

Body & Soul 2015 returns to Ballinlough Castle, County Westmeath this Friday June 19th to Sunday 21st. With an incredible array of artists, stages & events all at this year’s festival TLMT has chosen its 20 must see acts performing this weekend. Read through our Body & Soul picks below and listen to the special 20 track…

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Listen | TLMT Podcast Ep. 19 – If You Like Pina Coladas

This week Steve announces TLMT’s Top 10 songs of 2015 so far, contemplates getting a tattoo and jumps over the Berlin Wall. While Kate goes full Sting circa Quadrophenia, gets “pun of the week” and alludes to a secret hollandaise sauce. Kate & Steve celebrate 6 months of podcasting with a recap of TLMT’s Top 10…

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TLMT’s 10 stand-out albums of 2015, so far…

We’re almost halfway through the year and it’s time for the Last Mixed Tape’s mid-term report starting with the 10 stand-out albums of 2015 so far. This list is no particular order.  Soak – Before We Forgot How To Dream  Soak more than met the weighty expectations that came in the build up to her…

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Little Xs For Eyes to launch ‘Everywhere Else’ in Whelan’s

Indie-pop six-piece Little Xs For Eyes will celebrate the release of their sophomore album Everywhere Else with a show in Whelan’s on April 29th. Little Xs For Eyes will headline the Dublin venue later this month to mark the release of their brilliant new L.P. Everywhere Else. Featuring the group’s best work to date and the sublime tracks…

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Listen | The Last Mixed Tape Podcast Eleven

Episode Eleven of The Last Mixed Tape podcast is here featuring reviews of Little Xs For Eyes, Villagers, Featuring X and more. On this week’s show Kate and Stephen talk about Record Store Day 2015 (link to Nialler 9’s piece re: HMV record fest), the Glastonbury 2015 line-up, countdown the Top 10 singles chart, and pick this weekend’s…

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Little Xs For Eyes – Everywhere Else

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Everywhere Else, the sophomore album from Dublin indie-pop act Little Xs For Eyes.  Beginning with the syncopated vocal rhythms and harmonies of ‘Phantom Wings’ that introduce Everywhere Else (quickly followed by the indie-pop gem that is ‘Love Gets Lost’), it becomes very obvious that the several years wait for Little Xs For…

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