Review | “the hand-held grounded authenticity of an indie-film maker” Sorcha Richardson – First Prize Bravery

The Last Mixed Tape reviews First Prize Bravery, the debut studio album from Sorcha Richardson.

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The Mixed-Tape | “ambitious pop epicness” Lyra – Mother

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Mother’ by Lyra.

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The Mixed-Tape | “a song that captures the imagination” Jackie Beverly – Someone Else

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Someone Else’ by Jackie Beverly.  Awash with a textural deep backdrop, the serene alt-pop feel of ‘Someone Else’ portrays Jackie Beverly’s emotionally striking songwriting through a prism of an enchanting vocal performance, a minimal yet forward-moving beat and harmonically rich…

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Review | “a lush love-letter to pop music” Beauty Sleep – Be Kind

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Be Kind, the debut studio album from dream-pop three-piece Beauty Sleep.  Be Kind is the type of album you just want to delve right in to. Brimming to the top with deep dreamy sounds, Beauty Sleep’s first offering is a lush love-letter to pop music delivered with a clear joie de vivre…

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Review | “expressionistic-pop music where nothing is lost in translation” Soak – Grim Town

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Grim Town, the long-awaited sophomore studio album from Soak.  There’s a sprawling artistic journey at the heart of Grim Town, contrasting the insular immediacy of her debut outing, Soak’s return introduces a far more expansive sound that plays ambitious conceptually led songwriting across a widescreen production. Resulting in expressionistic-pop music where nothing…

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Premiere | Nerves delivering bone-rattling pop with new single ‘Faces’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere ‘Faces’, the brand new single from post-pop three-piece Nerves. A collision of post-punk, noise and indie-pop, Nerves latest offering, ‘Faces’, moves from raucous verse to bone-rattling choruses in the blink of an eye, all the while showcasing the trio’s keen eye for melody in loudness. ‘Faces’ is…

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The Mixed-Tape | whenyoung – Never Let Go

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Never Let Go’ by whenyoung.  Whenyoung continues their searing string of indie gems with the infectious, far-reaching sound of their new single ‘Never Let Go’. A song that finds the band widen the scope of their music with large-scale choruses,…

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Premiere | Check out the haze driven sound of May Rosa’s ‘All The Ways’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere ‘All The Ways’, the brand new single from alt-pop songwriter May Rosa. Taken from her upcoming Waxwork Sweetheart E.P, May Rosa’s ‘All The Ways’ is a haze driven offering that collides alt-pop and electronic sounds into one atmospheric picture. Through its multi-layered, harmonically dense production ‘All The…

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Premiere | Mimi Lane makes a powerful debut with ‘I’m So Scared’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere ‘I’m So Scared’, the debut single from Mimi Lane.  Big on ambition and sound, the full-tilt pop production of ‘I’m So Scared’ makes an instantly attention-grabbing introduction from Mimi Lane, as the song moves from gentle reserved verses to large-scale choruses that swing for the fences, and…

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Listen | Nnic twists and turns the alt-pop genre on the captivating ‘8th Wonder’

Irish electronic-pop artist Nnic has returned with her sophomore single, the deep sounding ‘8th Wonder’. The follow-up to ‘Pillars’, ‘8th Wonder’ is a song built upon an ambitious production, far-reaching synth lines and a lead vocal from Nnic that melds, weaves and twists itself around the powerful pop music in a way that feels instantly…

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