The Mixed-Tape | THUMPER – (You’re Bringing Me) Down

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘(You’re Bringing Me) Down’ by THUMPER. ‘(You’re Bringing Me) Down’ finds THUMPER taking the listener on an intense seven-minute epic kaleidoscopic collision of noise, indie-pop and alt. rock flourishes. Featuring a much more crisp production than seen before, the single…

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Listen | Thumper are let off the leash on ‘AFL’

Noise-pop outfit Thumper have made their return with the brand new single, the bone-shaking ‘AFL’. Where Thumper’s previous recording hand a cage of lo-fi distortion around them, the group’s comeback single ‘AFL’ sheds those restrictions with a clarity that allows the raucous scream-rock core of their music all the room in the world to play with.…

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The Mixed-Tape | Thumper – The Loser

In this latest edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Thumper and their latest single ‘The Loser’. The crumbling contorted lo-fi sound of ‘The Loser’ marks the return of noise-pop outfit Thumper, whilst also providing us with our first glimpse into the group forthcoming third E.P. Pop! Goes The Weasel.…

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Watch | Check out Thumper’s new video for ‘Lonesome Freak’

Noise-rock outfit Thumper have released a brand new music video for the track ‘Lonesome Freak’.  Featuring live footage from multiple Thumper shows throughout 2016 including; Knockanstockan, Electric Picnic, the Workman’s Club and more, the video for the fuzz warped thrasher ‘Lonesome Freak’ is a fun look into the group energetic and unpredictable live performances. One…

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Sleigh Bells set for Whelan’s

Noise-pop outfit Sleigh Bells have announced they’ll play a headline show in Whelan’s this February.  Sleigh Bells will play the Dublin venue on February 19th as they tour the release of their fourth studio album Jessica Rabbit. Featuring the singles ‘I Can Only Stare’ and ‘Hyper Dark’, Jessica Rabbit (the band’s follow-up to 2013’s Bitter Rivals) was met with…

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Watch | Thumper unleash video for ‘Dan the Man’

Thumper have released their music video for ‘Dan The Man’, taken from the group’s Magnum Opuss E.P. Taken from Thumper’s recent E.P. Magnum Opuss (read TLMT’s full review – here), the distorted, lo-fi fringed ‘Dan The Man’ is a bone-rattling stand-out track from the record. Thumper’s great juxtaposed indie-pop through a prism of thresher of noise sound is in…

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Girl Band announce Vicar St. show in aid of Pieta House

Noise-rock outfit Girl Band will headline a show at Vicar Street in Dublin in aid of Pieta House next year.  Taking place on February 17th at the Dublin venue, Girl Band with some very special guests to announced soon. Tickets priced €30 go on sale this Thursday 10th November at 9am through http://www.ticketmaster.ie & usual outlets…

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Watch | September Girls 360 video for ‘Catholic Guilt’ takes aim at Ireland’s draconian abortion laws

September Girls have unveiled a brand new 360/VR music video for their latest single ‘Catholic Guilt’. One of the stand-out tracks on September Girls brilliant sophomore album Age of Indignation, the video for ‘Catholic Guilt’ takes the 360 video format and twists into in a powerful unflinching visual experiece that mirrors the heavy, uneasy tone of the…

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Photos | Thumper – The Workman’s Club

Noise-rock outfit Thumper celebrated the release of their brand new E.P. Magnum Opuss with a set at the Workman’s Club last night. TLMT was there to cover the show.   Click and scroll to see the full gallery below. All photos by Stephen White. Magnum Opuss by Thumper is out now.

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Review | Thumper – Magnum Opuss

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Magnum Opuss, the sophomore extended play from noise-pop outfit Thumper. Deconstruction is essential. The ripping apart of any preconceived convention can make us see things differently. Thumper’s debut E.P. did just that, the band seemed to revel in tearing up their own sound in a way that was focused but still unconcerned…

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