The Mixed-Tape | “no filter between the music and the meaning” Murli feat. Farah Elle – Play For Keeps

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Play For Keeps’ by Murli featuring Farah Elle.

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TLMT’s The Week featuring Lilla Vargen, Sinead O’Brien, Sprints, Rachael Lavelle, Kitt Philippa, Dashoda, SIIGHTS, MuRli & Skinner

TLMT adds to its weekly Irish Mixed-Tape on Spotify with new music by Lilla Vargen, Sinead O’Brien, Sprints, Rachael Lavelle, Kitt Philippa, Dashoda, SIIGHTS, MuRli & Skinner. Lilla Vargen – Why WaitThe Mixed-Tape: “ A dreamlike journey into the powerfully emotive music of Lilla Vargen, ‘Why Wait’ moves and shifts in a great wide-open production…

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Listen | Rusangano Family’s ‘Heathrow’ is essential listening

Rusangano Family have once again laid down a marker as Ireland’s most important group’s with their bone-rattling new track ‘Heathrow’. The trio’s latest single finds them rapping about “the struggles of life as a refugee on a daily basis”, and in turn mirrors these feelings with a production that growls with intently spiky beats and cutting…

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TLMT’s 10 stand-out E.P’s 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 E.P’s of 2015 so far. This list is no particular order.  O Emperor – Lizard  O Emperor provided a spectacular return with Lizard this year. Once again changing and broadening their sound into something…

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Listen | Rusangano Family release ‘Wasteman’

Electronic hip-hop three-piece Rusangano Family have unveiled their brand new single ‘Wasteman’. God Knows, mynameisjOhn & Murli’s collaborative project Rusangano Family has debuted its brilliant new track ‘Wasteman’. As rhythmically propellent and pointed as we’ve come to expect from the trio, ‘Wasteman’ moves and locks onto Rusangano Family’s genre blending sound to create something that is distinctly their…

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Listen | The Last Mixed Tape’s January 2015 playlist

A monthly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, here we look back at some of the stand-out tracks released or reviewed on T.L.M.T this January. Featuring the release of Jape’s This Chemical Sea, the return of Come On Live Long with ‘Trough’ and the introduction of Murli via Surface Tension January provided an exciting beginning to 2015 with…

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Murli – Surface Tension

Limerick based MC MuRli makes a strong impact with his debut E.P. Surface Tension. Starting as it means to go on, Surface Tension opens with ‘Both Sides’. An impactful track that blends a myriad styles and moves with palpable intent both lyrically and rhythmically. As the E.P’s name would suggest, Surface Tension is upfront and daring with it pointed lyrical…

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