Listen | Participant unveils the turbulent fragility of ‘Modern Retelling’

Participant has made his return today, unveiling a brand new E.P. entitled Modern Retelling.

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TLMT’s The Week featuring AE Mak, Participant, Soulé, Fox Jaw, Super Silly & Kyoto Love Hotel

TLMT counts down the latest additions to its Irish Mixed-Tape on Spotify with new music by AE Mak, Participant, Soulé, Fox Jaw, Kyoto Love Hotel & Super Silly. AE Mak – We Have It Right Here AE Mak’s sound has grown to such a level that it can be truly called singular. From the interlocking…

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TLMT’s Monthly Mixed-Tape | October 2018 featuring Soak, Montauk Hotel, Roisin El Cherif, Sive, Participant & more

A new feature to TLMT the Monthly Mixed-Tape is a playlist filled with the best in new Irish music over the past four weeks and updated each month. This October’s edition features Soak, Montauk Hotel, Roisin El Cherif, Participant & more. Jackie Beverly – Out Of Reasons The Mixed-Tape: “A patient track, ‘Out Of Reasons’ is a…

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TLMT’s The Week #12 featuring Montauk Hotel, Participant, Sive, Bouts, Party Fears and Moylan

The Last Mixed Tape’s Spotify playlist The Week #12 features new music from Montauk Hotel, Participant, Sive, Bouts, Party Fears and Moylan.  Participant – Coast The Mixed-Tape – “Marking a sea change in sound for Participant, ‘Coast’ is an intimate and isolating take on the folk genre shrouded in a sense of icy atmosphere that…

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The Mixed-Tape | Coast – Participant

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Coast’ by Participant. Marking a sea change in sound for Participant, ‘Coast’ is an intimate and isolating take on the folk genre shrouded in a sense of icy atmosphere that gives way to a large tide of string swells that…

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Dowry & Participant announce double-headline tour

Rising Irish artists Dowry and Participant have just announced a forthcoming double-headline tour this winter. The pair will embark on a set of Irish dates starting with the Bello Bar in Dublin (November 15th), then Brewery Corner in Kilkenny (November 16th) and the Record Room in Limerick (November 22nd), and finally ending at the Roundy in Cork…

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Listen | Participant’s ‘Next Year’ is a deeply layered experience

Participant has released a brand new track called ‘Next Year’, taken from the artist’s recent limited edition cassette Sampler. Set against a strong depth of field, ‘Next Year’ oddly maintains Participant’s spacious sound while also feeling densely packed with instrumentation and layering. Up-close vocals, washes of harmonic soundscapes, and soft picked acoustic guitar all come together…

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Watch | Participant releases stark new video for ‘Your Better’

Electronic artist Participant has released a brand new music video for his track, ‘Your Better’. Taken from Participant’s most recent E.P. Content and directed by Bob Gallagher, the video for ‘Your Better’ matches the ominously brooding atmospheres found in the music. Following a young male prostitute, the narrative and the voyeuristic camera work help to convey the isolation…

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Paddy Hanna, Participant & more announced for Syrias Vibes charity gig

Several Irish acts and music video director Bob Gallagher have come together to hold a charity event supporting Rescue Services in Syria. The gig will take place at the Workman’s Club in Dublin on Monday, December 19th and will feature performances from Floor Staff, Tandem Felix, Paddy Hanna, Participant and a DJ set from Ben Bix (Meltybrains?). Speaking…

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Premiere | Kobina remixes Participant’s ‘Leave Me Here’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere electronic producer Kobina’s new remix of ‘Leave Me Here’. An impressive display of how two differing musical approaches and outlooks can change the sound of one source, Kobina’s remix of Participant’s ‘Leave Me Here’ takes on a more rhymically packed feel than the original’s brooding ambient tone.…

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