Press Play | Tacocat’s short sharp shock ‘I Hate The Weekend’

Seattle-based post-pop outfit Tacocat’s song ‘I Hate The Weekend’ is the latest addition to TLMT’s Press Play playlist.   Taken from the group’s upcoming third studio album Lost Time (due out on April 1st via Hardly Art Records), ‘I Hate the Weekend’ rattles and shakes from start to finish. Finding the four-piece in full-on thrash-pop mode, ‘I Hate The Weekend’…

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Press Play | Jangle-pop band Beach Baby release ‘Sleeperhead’

‘Sleeperhead’ the brand new single from London-based jangle-pop outfit Beach Baby is the latest addition to our Press Play playlist.  A song that is brimming with agitated indie-rock and indie-pop harmony, ‘Sleeperhead’ finds Beach Baby fitting in as many hooks as humanly possible within the song’s three-minute running time. Changing from one infectious power-pop section to the…

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Listen | Sea Pinks stream latest track ‘Yr Horoscope’

Indie-pop act Sea Pinks have unveiled yet another new track from their forthcoming Soft Days album (due out on January 8th). Entitled ‘Yr Horoscope’, this latest glimpse into the group’s new L.P. is a short sharp indie-pop shock. Clocking in at under two minutes, the song makes great use of the time by filling it with jangled…

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Baby Shakes interview – Q&A

New York based power-pop band Baby Shakes come to Ireland this weekend to play a string of live dates, including the Bello Bar in Dublin this Saturday night (with the Number One’s and Protex). The group recently spoke to the Last Mixed Tape about their new album, ‘Starry Eyes’.  You’re currently touring your sophomore album…

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Watch | Neon Atlas release video for ‘I Never Felt So Good’

Cork-based power-pop outfit Neon Atlas have unveiled their brand new music video for the single, ‘I Never Felt So Good’. An almost pitch-perfect piece of irish power-pop, ‘I Never Felt So Good’ jangles and jumps from melodic hook to melodic hook. With all the markings of a future indie gem, Neon Atlas’ current single is…

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The Mixed-Tape | The Pacifics – Say You Love Me

In this edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to the Pacifics’ new single ‘Say You Love Me’. ‘Say You Love Me’ carries with it all the upfront no frills raucous sound of early beat and garage-rock music. Evoking an era when having a song last more than three minutes…

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Princess to embark on UK & Europe tour supporting Ex Hex

Dublin alternative-rock act Princess have confirmed they will be supporting American power-pop trio Ex Hex. 2014 was a breakthrough year for the Dublin act, with Princess releasing the brilliant singles ‘Neverlook’ and ‘Molly’. Merging shoegaze, dream-pop and alternative-rock leanings into their striking sound Princess have continued to evolve since the release of their earlier E.P. Black…

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The Number Ones to launch debut album in the Bello Bar this Friday

Dublin based power-pop act the Number Ones will celebrate the release of their self-titled debut album with a set at the Bello Bar in Dublin this Friday (September 5th). Released earlier last month the band’s first studio L.P. is an immediate record that plays with power-pop, garage and punk characteristics while ultimately resulting in a…

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The #1s – Heartsmash

Dublin power-pop act the #1s have released their latest music video for ‘Heartsmash’, taken from the group’s self-titled debut album. Filmed by Cáit Fahey, the video for ‘Heartsmash’ takes on a suitably lo-fi VHS aesthetic that captures the thrashing sound of the #1s sound seen most prominently in their recently released first L.P. Coupled with…

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The Mixed-Tape | The #1s – Sharon Shouldn’t

In this edition of our song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape  we turn our attention to the #1s and their song ‘Sharon Shouldn’t’. The stand-out track in the #1s impressive self-titled début album, released last week, ‘Sharon Shouldn’t’ is strident piece of garage-rock at it’s finest. Moving from a lo-fi introduction to a sudden burst…

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