Slaves return to Dublin with Academy show

Slaves have just confirmed a headline show at the Academy in Dublin for later this year. Having recently announced their forthcoming third studio album Acts Of Fear And Love will come out on August 17th, the English post-punk duo will come to Ireland to play the Academy on Tuesday, November 13th as they tour their brand new…

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Listen | Check out the no-frills thrashing punk sound of Bullet Girl’s ‘Wasted’

Dublin based noise-punk outfit Bullet Girl have released their new music video for the single ‘Wasted’. To the point, no frills, thrashing punk is the modus operandi of Bullet Girl and their brand new single, the blisteringly raw ‘Wasted’. A collision of fuzzy, unrelenting guitars, backbone beats and snarled vocals the group’s sound is streamlined modern-punk…

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The Mixed-Tape | The Murder Capital – More Is Less

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘More Is Less’ by the Murder Capital. Sharpe cornered, unrelenting and frantic, ‘More Is Less’ is more of a statement of intent than an introduction to the Murder Capital. Performed with a growl the entire song emanates catharsis. Also capturing…

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The Mixed-Tape | Melts – Skyward

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘Skyward’ by Melts. The debut single from Dublin post-punk act Melts, ‘Skyward’ is a propellant set to a backbone of forward-moving rhythms and hypnotic effected vocals. An intense and ambitious track, ‘Skyward’ finds Melts crafting a six-minute epic that is…

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Listen | Slow Riot return with the sonically dense double A-side ‘Voyeur/Burn In The City’

Post-punk band Slow Riot have returned with a brand new double a-sided single ‘Voyeur/Burn In The City’. A band with the ability to create great weight and atmosphere with their music, it’s little surprise that Slow Riot’s latest tracks ‘Voyeur/Burn In The City’ carry that same sense of depth of field seen on previous records like…

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Watch | Brass Phantoms return with a fuller sonic picture on ‘Indigo’

Post-punk band Brass Phantoms have released their brand new music video and single entitled ‘Indigo’.  Giving us a fuller sonic picture in terms of production, ‘Indigo’ finds Brass Phantoms going for a more impactful atmosphere. Brimming with sudden bursts of melodic texture the group’s latest offering is a dramatic realization of their post-punk/indie sound. ‘Indigo’…

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Watch | Pale Rivers reveal the bristling sounds of ‘West Point’

Cork-based alternative-rock outfit Pale Rivers have released their brand new music video for ‘West Point’. The third single offering from Pale Rivers, ‘West Point’ is a bristling melding of the groups post-punk and alternative-rock leanings that move from brooding to spiky in an instant. Indeed, it’s the great dynamic swells within the production and performance…

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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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The Mixed-Tape | Fiction Peaks – Before The End

In this latest edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Fiction Peaks latest single ‘Before the End’. A sprawling slice of alternative-rock, Fiction Peaks’ ‘Before the End’ is a slow-motion journey through the group’s deep textural music. Populated by sudden jumps of fuzz-laden guitar and rolling drums, Fiction Peaks…

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Photos | Hot Cops – The Grand Social

Post-punk three-piece Hot Cops headlined a show at the Grand Social on Saturday night. TLMT was there to cover the event. Click and scroll to see the full gallery below. All photos by Stephen White.

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