TLMT’s The Week #14 featuring Maria Kelly, All Tvvins, Orchid Collective, Kitt Philippa, October Fires, Katie Kim + Crash Ensemble.

TLMT counts down the latest additions to its Monthly Irish Mixed-Tape on Spotify with new music from Maria Kelly, All Tvvins, Orchid Collective, Kitt Philippa, October Fires, and Katie Kim + Crash Ensemble. Maria Kelly – july The second single to be taken from Maria Kelly’s upcoming Notes To Self E.P, the delicate yet tense atmosphere of…

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The Mixed-Tape | Orchid Collective – Otherside

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘Otherside’ by Orchid Collective. Orchid Collective continue to sonically change the tide of their music with the glisten indie-pop of ‘Otherside’, a widescreen new single with a light-footed sound and harmonically lush background. Ambitious in its build and big crescendo…

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Listen | Orchid Collective deliver the atmospheric chill of ‘Winter’s Pass’

Orchid Collective have returned with a change in sound found in their new single ‘Winter’s Pass’.  A gently set slice of indie-folk set against a backdrop of softly howling textures, woven vocal harmonies and melancholy strings, ‘Winter’s Pass’ creates a sense of place, depth and urgency. A more atmospheric offering from Orchid Collective, ‘Winter’s Pass’…

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TLMT Readers’ Top 20 Songs of 2017

The votes have been counted and from over 50 nominees the Last Mixed Tape readers have chosen what was their Top 20 Song of 2017. See the full list and Spotify playlist below.    20. Thumper – The Loser What TLMT had to say: “A song that eats itself alive, ‘The Loser’ takes the melodic hooks of…

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This Weekend | November 24th – 26th featuring Le Boom, Alien She, Orchid Collective, Bitch Falcon, Ban Bam & more

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features Le Boom, Alien She, Orchid Collective, Bitch Falcon, Ban Bam, and many more. Friday – November 24th Le Boom – Whelan’s Support: Mix & Fairbanks Tickets: SOLD-OUT Doors: 11.30pm Mescalito / Shunya / Sarah Red – Whelan’s (upstairs) Tickets: €10 Doors: 8 pm Pumarosa – The Workman’s Club Tickets: €16 Doors: 8 pm Molly…

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TLMT’s October 2017 Mixed-Tape featuring Orchid Collective, Molly Sterling, Wyvern Lingo & more

The Last Mixed Tape picks out some of the stand-out tracks from October 2017 including Orchid Collective, Molly Sterling, Wyvern Lingo, & more. Listen to the full playlist at the bottom of the page and see the tracking listing below. For past monthly mixed tape’s on TLMT click here or subscribe to The Last Mixed Tape on Spotify. Orchid…

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The Mixed-Tape | Orchid Collective – L.A.Z.Y

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘L.A.Z.Y’ by Orchid Collective. Marking a change in direction for Orchid Collective, ‘L.A.Z.Y’ finds the group opening their sound out in terms of both mood and atmosphere. With a more definite indie-pop edge to proceedings, Orchid Collective build on their…

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Watch | Orchid Collective release video for ‘Tomorrow’

Indie-folk group Orchid Collective has unveiled their latest music video for the single ‘Tomorrow’. Taken from Orchid Collective’s acclaimed debut E.P. Courage, ‘Tomorrow’ is a persistently pounding centre piece for the band’s ambitious, deeply textural music that ebbs and flows with sudden rise and fall dynamics. Coupled with the harmony led backbone of the song and…

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This Weekend | November 11th – 13th Gig Guide

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide, This Weekend features shows from Beach, Swords, Fiction Peaks, Delorentos and more.  Friday – November 11th Beach – Sugar Club Support: AE Mak, Spudgun, Wastefellow & DJ’s Phases and Mark Gill Tickets: €12 Doors: 8pm Fiction Peaks – The Complex Support: Woven Skull & Tuath Tickets: €10 Doors: 8pm Swords – The Workman’s…

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Review | Orchid Collective – Courage

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Courage, the brand new extended play from alternative-pop act Orchid Collective. Courage is a work of finely constructed atmosphere. With its wide-open production and ethereal tone, Orchid Collective’s music is one built upon an undercurrent of melodic weaving, rhythmical dominance and textural harmonics.  Once the E.P’s title track takes hold the beautifully…

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