TLMT’s Top 20 Albums of the Year 2019

With 2019 coming to a close the Last Mixed Tape has delved deep and come up with its top 20 albums of 2019. As with every year, only albums reviewed by TLMT make it on the list.  20. Beauty Sleep – Be KindWhat TLMT had to say: “Be Kind is the type of album you just want…

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Review | “an album that gives voice to those robbed of it and we must listen. ” Maija Sofia – Bath Time

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Bath Time the debut studio album from songwriter Maija Sofia.

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TLMT’s Monthly Mixed-Tape featuring Maija Sofia, Biig Piig, the Clockworks, Elkin, Sinead O’Brien, Jape, Soda Blonde, Aoife Nessa Frances & more

TLMT looks back at the last four weeks to pick out some of the stand-out tracks coming out of Ireland featuring Maija Sofia, Biig Piig, the Clockworks, Elkin, Sinead O’Brien, Jape, Soda Blonde, Aoife Nessa Francis & more.

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Listen | Maija Sofia unveils the expressionistic lyrical painting that is ‘The Glitter’

Maija Sofia has unveiled another glimpse into her debut album with the single ‘The Glitter’. A deftly woven atmosphere wraps itself around the music of Maija Sofia with the sound of ‘The Glitter’ taking shape through obscured violin melodies, jangled but subdued guitars and an poignant vocals. All of which sets the scene for Sofia’s…

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Listen | Maija Sofia unveils the nightscape sound of ‘edie sedgwick’

Maija Sofia has just unveiled her brand new single ‘edie sedgwick’ and announced her forthcoming album Bath Time. Maija Sofia weaves a nightscape sound around her latest single, the texturally shimmering ‘edie sedgwick’, taken from her new record Bath Time (due out this Autumn). Set to a deeply atmospheric backdrop, the up-close vocal and lyrical abstraction of…

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Vantastival 2018 | Slow Place Like Home, Maija Sofia, Wolff & more added to line-up

Several new acts have been added to the Vantastival 2018 line-up this summer including Slow Place Like Home, Maija Sofia, Wolff & more. The latest additions to the Vantastival festival line-up are Third Smoke, Slow Place Like Home, Wolff, Maija Sofia, Brain Donation, Kid Coy, Video Blue, Waking Android, Dr. Mindflip, FXY, The Skins and Fuzz Gigolo.  Already announced for Vantastival 2018 are  Le Galaxie, R.S.A.G, the Hot…

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Alien She, St. Bishop, Sylk & Maija Sofia all set to play the inaugural LGBTQ+ live music series UNSCENE curated by Dwayne Woods & Ailbhe Reddy

The line-up for the first UNSCENE monthly live music event has been announced today including Alien She, Sylk and more.  Set to take place at the Underground in Dublin on March 15th, the first Unscene: A Live Music Event For Queers and Pals will feature performances from garage-punk trio Alien She, alt-pop artist St. Bishop, electronic…

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The Mixed-Tape | Maija Sofia – Flowers

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘Flowers’ by Maija Sofia. Juxtaposed with a psych-pop/ indie-folk production ‘Flowers’ is a darkly introspective offering from songwriter Maija Sofia. Giving a sense of both light and dark, the music of ‘Flowers’ is filled with background subtleties and textures. Sounding…

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Listen | Maija Sofia returns with ‘Persephone’

Indie-folk artist Maija Sofia has released her brand new single, the mournful ‘Persephone’.  Described by Maija Sofia as an “ode to the many talented women throughout history who have been oppressed and overshadowed at the hands of an abuse”, ‘Persephone’ is a gently set song that focuses on the lyrics, with each word delivered by Sofia’s…

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Watch | Maija Sofia unveils video for ‘Stains’

Alternative-pop artist Maija Sofia have unveiled the hynotic new music video for her single ‘Stains’.  A gently set track, ‘Stains’ is a softly spoken indie-folk tinged new single from promising songwriter Maija Sofia. The type of song that draws you in closer and closer, the music of ‘Stains’ is deftly written and subtle, a feeling…

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