This Weekend | November 2nd – 4th featuring whenyoung, Parquet Courts, Katie Kim, O Emperor, Bodies & more

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide This Weekend features whenyoung, Parquet Courts, Katie Kim, O Emperor, Bodies & more. Friday – November 2nd Vulpynes – Whelan’s Upstairs Support: Hunting / Rob Walsh Tickets: SOLD OUT Doors: 8 pm Bodies – The Grand Social Tickets: €10 Doors: 8 pm whenyoung – The Workman’s Club Tickets: €14 Doors: 8 pm Heroes In Hiding…

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Review | “With Jason, O Emperor leave on their own terms” O Emperor – Jason

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Jason, the final studio album from Waterford indie band O Emperor.  Approaching a farewell album can be a tricky process. Some can feel like the aftermath of a party long divorced of all fun, others can be the sound a group running through the motions out of obligation more than anything…

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The Week #06 | Featuring Eve Belle, O Emperor, We Cut Corners, Side Four Collective & Marc O’Reilly

The Last Mixed Tape’s Spotify playlist The Week #04 features new music from the likes of Eve Belle, O Emperor, We Cut Corners & more. We Cut Corners – Maniacally Laughing Taken from We Cut Corners forthcoming album IMPOSTERS, ‘Maniacally Laughing’ works as a sharp-edged three-minute rumble via the duo’s characteristic textural juxtaposition. Eve Belle featuring Tebi…

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Listen | O Emperor defy convention with comeback track ‘Make It Rain’

Indie outfit O Emperor have made their return with a brand new single entitled ‘Make It Rain’. O Emperor are a band who have made a career of defying convention. Always evolving, always searching, always moving the group’s underlined musicality has taken them in several different directions. Now, with their comeback single ‘Make It Rain,…

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Listen | Check out the cacophonous ‘Ancestor’ by the Bonk

The Bonk have unveiled their cacophonous psych tinged sound with their debut track ‘Ancestor’. A new project from Philip Christie (O Emperor), the Bonk’s sound is hard to characterize with just one genre. A hypnotically set slice of psych meets alternative-rock, ‘Ancestor’ slithers out of the speakers with screeching organs, gritty beats and large blast…

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O Emperor play the Sugar Club this Thursday

Alternative-rock band O Emperor will play a headline set at the Sugar Club this Thursday night (November 26th).  O Emperor will play the Dublin venue tomorrow night as they continue to tour their recent E.P. Lizard. Released earlier in the year, the group’s latest record includes the stand-out tracks ‘Switchblade’ and ‘The Sky Is Your…

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O Emperor to launch ‘Lizard’ vinyl release at the Sugar Club

Alternative-rock act O Emperor will celebrate the vinyl re-issue of their critically acclaimed E.P. Lizard with a show at the Sugar Club. Taking place at the Dublin venue on Wednesday, November 26th the gig will see O Emperor launch the re-release of Lizard on vinyl format via Irish independent label Trout Records. Featuring the tracks ‘The Sky Is Your…

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Listen | TLMT Podcast Ep. 19 – If You Like Pina Coladas

This week Steve announces TLMT’s Top 10 songs of 2015 so far, contemplates getting a tattoo and jumps over the Berlin Wall. While Kate goes full Sting circa Quadrophenia, gets “pun of the week” and alludes to a secret hollandaise sauce. Kate & Steve celebrate 6 months of podcasting with a recap of TLMT’s Top 10…

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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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O Emperor & Mongoose are this week’s guests on the Co-Present

This week’s episode of Radiomade’s indie music show the Co-Present is set to feature appearances from both O Emperor and Mongoose. Performing live on the show this Friday lunchtime will be jazz-folk group Mongoose, who will be playing tracks from their forthcoming debut album as well as speaking to hosts Dwayne Woods and Niamh Farrell about the record.…

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