King Kong Company NYE party at the Set Theatre

Electro-pop powerhouse King Kong Company have announced they will ring in the New Year with a show at the Set Theatre in Kilkenny. The band will bring a rip-roaring close to 2015 this winter following a summer of festival appearances including this year’s Electric Picnic, and the release of their brand new single ‘Spacehopper’. Their…

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Watch | The North Sea release new video for ‘December’

Dublin-based post-punk band the North Sea have released their brand new music video for the single ‘December’. Directed by Paul Mahon, the video for ‘December’ is perfectly set within the time-worn decay of an old Georgian house, mirroring the atmospheric post-punk of the North Sea’s music. Beginning with a long winding tracking shot, Mahon also…

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Codes – AALTARS

The Last Mixed Tape reviews AALTARS, the new sophomore studio album from Irish alternative quartet Codes.  Ambition is the lifeblood of ALLTARS, and the album seems intent on taking us on a great journey. Everything about the music seems to have a trajectory that blasts the listener through a fast-paced soundscape of blurring melodies and rhythms. It’s…

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Artists coming together for ‘No Boundaries’ charity show this Friday at the Academy

The Last Mixed Tape is very proud to be taking part in No Boundaries this Friday (September 18th) at the Academy in aid of the Irish Red Cross ‘Migration Appeal’. TLMT will be co-curating the night with the Melted Lady (podcast host Kate Brennan Harding), delivering two rooms of amazing live music and DJ sets all coming…

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The Mixed-Tape | Blooms – Secrets

In the latest edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention Blooms and her latest single ‘Secrets’. Since first appearing on the music scene with her E.P. If (TLMT review here), Blooms (a.k.a Louise Cunnane) has carefully curated her creative output, the electronic artist has followed up her attention grabbing debut with the singles…

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TLMT Podcast Ep. 32 – Pretty Pimpkin!?

This week Steve reviews Beach House, Foals, Kurt Vile & more, whilst also confessing to his Tinder profile. Meanwhile Kate finds out that “Pimpkin” ain’t easy. TLMT Podcast Episode Thirty Two: In this show Kate & Steve discuss U2’s homecoming gig dates in Dublin & Belfast, and make a big charity gig announcement. See below…

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This Weekend | September 11th – 13th

A weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the must see live music events happening this Friday, September 11th to Sunday, September 13th. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th Cfit at the Grand Social Cfit launch their brand new album Throwaway Survival Machine at the Grand Social. Support: WOB!, Punch Face Champions & Not Monsters Tickets: €8 Doors: 8pm Spice…

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Metropolis festival add Hot Chip, Le Galaxie & more to line-up

The full daily breakdown and new acts line-up for this winter’s Metropolis Mother City music festival at the RDS has been announced today. Along with the day to day breakdown Metropolis have also announced several new acts to be joining the bill, including Hot Chip, Vic Mensa, Le Galaxie, Formation, Booka Brass Band, Flight Facilities,…

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Wyvern Lingo to headline Whelan’s this November

Indie-folk three-piece Wyvern Lingo have confirmed they will play a headline show in Whelan’s on Saturday, November 28th. It’s been a busy couple of months for Wyvern Lingo, the group have been touring their debut E.P. the Widow Knows (read The Last Mixed Tape’s full review here) extensively performing at several music festivals this summer including Longitude…

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Karl Geraghty interview – Q&A

The Workman’s Club will celebrate its fifth birthday with a series of gigs this week (September 8th – 13th) including sets from the Hot Sprockets, Bitch Falcon, Little Green Cars & more. GM Karl Geraghty recently spoke to TLMT about setting up the venue and the artists that have passed through its doors.  How did…

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