CXCW 2016 | MKAI perform ‘Waiting’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to bring readers the exclusive first streams of this year’s CXCW performances, next up are MKAI.  Performing their breakthrough single ‘Waiting’, Cork indie band MKAI looks quite at home taking part in this year’s CXCW. The tender sound of ‘Waiting’ is wonderfully re-imagined with MKAI’s deft touch for merging…

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Carriages, Come On Live Long & more set for Thirty Four Saturdays

A stellar line-up of artists are set to perform at Homebeat’s new HQ/Cafe/Record Shop in Portobello, Thirty Four. Starting from February 6th and running every Saturday from 2 pm – 3 pm at Thirty Four on Lennox Street, Dublin 8 the series of gigs and exhibitions will feature live music from Come On Live Long, Wounded Healer, Anderson,…

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MKAI, Anit-One & more set for the Workman’s Club

The line-up of this September’s Gigonomtry’s presents at the Workman’s Club has been announced, including MKAI and Anti-One. Taking place on Thursday, September 3rd at the Dublin venue, the next installment of Gigonometry will be a pre-Electric Picnic party featuring live sets from Cork based indietronica act MKAI, synth-pop group Hawklion, singer-songwriter Barry Jay Hughes, indie-folk band Kevyn and hip-hop artist Anti-One.…

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Mongrel State, Paddy Hanna & Burnin’ Up 2nd Birthday set for ‘Summer Social’ at the Grand Social

The Grand Social in Dublin is set to host a three-day festival of live music and DJ sets from Friday, August 7th to Sunday, August 9th.  The Summer Social will take place next month at the Dublin venue and will include live music from acts such as Mongrel State, MKAI, Paddy Hanna, Cronin, Cal Folger Day & more,…

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Watch | MKAI perform their new track ‘Gimmick’ live

Cork-based band MKAI have unveiled a live version of some brand new material from the band, in the form of the song ‘Gimmick’.  Taking on a far more electronic edge in comparison to MKAI’s recent single ‘Loop’, this live rendition of ‘Gimmick’ showcases the band delving into indietronica based territory. Sitting on a bedrock of…

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Video Premiere | MKAI – Loop

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to exclusively premiere the brand new music video from MKAI for their single ‘Loop’. Directed by Brian Benjamin Dwyer, the video (and indeed the sound) for ‘Loop’ finds MKAI in more harsh, sonically isolated territory conveyed by the visual’s moody monochromatic colour palette, flickering projected backdrops and abrupt flashes of…

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The Last Mixed Tape’s Top 20 Music Videos of 2014

After a year brimming with creative, inventive and evocative visual accompaniments from Ireland’s bustling music video scene, the Last Mixed Tape counts down its Top 20 music videos of 2014. 20. Princess – Neverlook (Directed by: Kevin Freeney & Dan Finnegan) A video that uses design and intently held camera work to create a highly…

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SunSets Disco Brunch & After party this Saturday

This Saturday, July 26th will see the SunSets Disco Brunch & After party take place at Mount Joy Square in Dublin. Hosted and curated by Homebeat’s Emmet Condon the charity event will be in held in aid of Soar (for more information visit soar.ie). Split into two parts, the show will begin with the Disco…

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