Listen | Princess stream new single ‘Black Window’

Dublin based alternative-rock act Princess have unveiled their upcoming single entitled ‘Black Window’, due for release on March 2nd. Following on from the band’s recent run of attention grabbing singles, including ‘Neverlook’ and ‘Molly’, Princess return with the volatile ‘Black Window’. Opening with a quick burst of noise that moves into uptempo weaving alternative-rock tinged…

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This Weekend | January 30th – February 1st

A weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the must see live music events happening this weekend (Friday, January 30th – Sunday, February 1st). FRIDAY, JANUARY 30th Tradfest: The Undertones at the Button Factory Punk legends the Undertones will headline the Button Factory as part of this year’s Tradfest. Tickets: €27.99 Doors: 8pm Subplots at the…

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The Mixed-Tape | 2014 Rewind

In this end of year edition of TLMT’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we have a listen back to the tracks that were chosen over the last twelve months. Included in The Mixed-Tape 2014 playlist are songs from the Mighty Stef, Cruising, Carriages, Liza Flume, September Girls, the Hard Ground, Spies, Elastic Sleep and more. Click below to listen to The Mixed-Tape 2014.…

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The Last Mixed Tape’s 20 Emerging Acts for 2015

With 2014 now coming to a close the Last Mixed Tape looks ahead to 2015 and picks its 20 up and coming acts set to make a mark in the next twelve months. Chanele McGuinness Donegal based singer-songwriter Chanele McGuinness caught the attention of many within the Irish music scene in 2014, with the artist…

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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 Last Mixed Tape’s Top 20 Music Videos of 2014

After a year brimming with creative, inventive and evocative visual accompaniments from Ireland’s bustling music video scene, the Last Mixed Tape counts down its Top 20 music videos of 2014. 20. Princess – Neverlook (Directed by: Kevin Freeney & Dan Finnegan) A video that uses design and intently held camera work to create a highly…

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Girls Names set for the Joinery

Alternative-rock act Girls Names are set to headline a show at the Joinery in Dublin on Friday, November 28th. The band will headline a special intimate show at the unique Dublin performance space (which will soon be closing down) this month, returning to the scene of their first Dublin show (as a two-piece) in 2009.…

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This Weekend | August 22nd – 24th

A recent weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the must see live music events happening from Friday, August 22nd to Sunday, August 24th. Friday, August 22nd Homebeat & Happenings present ‘Another Love Story’ at Killyon Manor in County Meath (Friday – Sunday) Blending both Homebeat and Happening’s unique take on live event…

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Princess – Neverlook

Dublin alternative-rock act Princess have unveiled the brilliant new music video for their single ‘Neverlook’. Directed by Kevin Freeney & Dan Finnegan, the intricate camera work and fixation on detail (particularly in the make-up application scenes) that flows throughout the video perfectly follows the melodically weaving and frantic percussion of Princess’ captivating sound. The slow-moving pace,…

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The Mixed-Tape | Princess – Neverlook

In this edition of our song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape the spotlight turns to Princess’ new single ‘Neverlook’. From the weaving opening melodies to the turbulent twist of percussion that underlines it ‘Neverlook’ pulls Princess’ varied stylistic leanings into focus, highlighting a palpable evolution in sound from the band. Infusing all the tense tonal ambience…

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