Listen | Popical Island super-group Autre Monde reveal debut single ‘Customs’

Newly formed Popical Island outfit Autre Monde have released their brand new single, ‘Customs’. Something of a super group, Autre Monde are Padraig Cooney (Land Lovers/Skelocrats), Paddy Hanna, Mark Chester (Ginnels) and Eoghan O Brien (No Monster Club). The band’s first outing ‘Customs’, pop and clicks with swirls of electronic bells and whistles that provide…

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Listen | No Monster Club release new single ‘Blimp -Casino’

Indie-pop re-inventors No Monster Club have released their latest single, entitled ‘Blimp – Casino’. Possibly one of the most prolific acts on the Irish music scene, No Monster Club continue to unveil  their seemingly endless supply of indie gems with ‘Blimp – Casino’ and the tracks ‘You Only Dance/House Arrest’ and. Coming as part of…

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Playlist | TLMT’s September 2016 Mixed-Tape

The Last Mixed Tape looks back on the last four weeks with some of the stand-out tracks from September 2016.  The last four weeks have seen a plethora of new releases and records, TLMT has delved into September 2016’s offerings to come up with a mixed-tape that includes tracks from Sorcha Richardson, Orchid Collective, Laura Ann…

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The Mixed-Tape | No Monster Club – Hippocampus Circus Maximus

In this week’s edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to No Monster Club’s latest single ‘Hippocampus Circus Maximus’. There’s something irrepressible about No Monster Club’s music. Be it their complete disregard for indie-pop convention or the off-kilter way Bobby Aherne approaches his sound, there’s always a sense of invention…

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Watch | No Monster Club splice two years of tour footage together for ‘I’ve Retired’ video

Indie-pop act No Monster Club’s latest music video for ‘I’ve Retired’ mixes together two years of tour footage. Directed by  Daniel Martin and filmed between 2014 and 2016 in Whelan’s, Bello Bar, Birthdays, Knockanstockan, Roisin Dubh, Sweeney’s, The R.A.G.E., The Pop Inn, The Academy, Castlepalooza, Pine Lodge, The Ashdale Living Room, The Button Factory & Connolly’s of…

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No Monster Club, the Hipshakes & more to play Retro Revival’s final Sweeney’s show

With Sweeney’s music venue due to close this summer Retro Revival Indie Club will host their final gig at the bar this weekend. Taking place this Saturday night (June 11th), the last Retro Revival Indie Club to be held in Sweeney’s will come after 6 years of residence in the Dublin venue. This Saturday’s gig will feature…

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Review | No Monster Club – I Feel Magic

The Last Mixed Tape reviews I Feel Magic, the latest album from indie-pop outfit No Monster Club.  Listening to No Monster Club’s  I Feel Magic for the fourth time, I was hit by just how much the album has to offer. As record’s go, Bobby Ahearne’s latest L.P. is a treasure-trove of musical oddities and curios, and…

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Playlist | The Last Mixed Tape’s January 2016

The Last Mixed Tape looks back at January 2016 with a full playlist of songs from the last four weeks.   2016 has started with a flurry of activity so far, January has included new music from Sea Pinks, No Monster Club, Little Green Cars, Wyvern Lingo, RUTH, Bouts & more. Check out these tracks and more…

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Listen | No Monster Club stream ‘Sion’

No Monster Club have unveiled a new track entitled ‘Sion’, taken from their forthcoming I Feel Magic album.  Following the release of ‘Lemonade’ earlier this month, No Monster Club’s latest glimpse into I Feel Magic continues to highlight the off-kilter shredded-pop sound of the album. ‘Sion’ is imbued with Bobby Ahearne’s keen eye for observation. A biographical account of…

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Listen | No Monster Club return with new single ‘Lemonade’

Bobby Ahearn’s No Monster Club have returned with a new single and album announcement.  Following No Monster Club’s brilliant People Are Weird (which features in TLMT’s Top 20 Albums of 2015), Bobby Ahearn has released the first single from his brand new album I Feel Magic which will be released by Popical Island on February 5th 2016. Entitled ‘Lemonade’,…

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