The Claque announce gig at the Sound House

Dublin based noise-rock band the Claque have announced a headline show at the Sound House later this year.

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The Mixed-Tape | “the music shudders and trudges through washing noise” Girl Band – Going Norway

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Going Norway’ by Girl Band. Our second glimpse into Girl Band’s much-anticipated sophomore offering The Talkies (out on September 28th via Rough Trade), ‘Going Norway’ portrays a more urgent, unrelenting side to its parent record as the music…

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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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Premiere | Antwerp remix Slow Riot’s ‘Pink December’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere Antwerp’s remix of ‘Pink December’ by Slow Riot. Blending the visceral atmospherics of Slow Riot with a hard edged electronic beat, Antwerp’s (Nico Antwerp of Noise Praise label) re-imagining of ‘Pink December’ adds another layer onto the song’s already depth sonic standing. From the contortion of Slow…

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Bicurious to launch debut single ‘Sugar Beats’ at Sin É

Instrumental-rock two-piece Bicurious have announced a headline show in Sin É this Spring. Taking place at the Dublin venue on Thursday, April 13th the gig will see Bicurious launch their brand new single ‘Sugar Beats’ (check out the teaser clip below) which is due out on the same day. The forthcoming Sin É show will…

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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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