Record Store Gay 2016 artists announced and new dates

  Record Store Gay is set to return this year but with a new weekend running time and covers compilation album.  Moving away from its annual event on Record Store Day in April, which helped raise helped to raise funds for Outhouse  LGBT community resource centre and supported YES Equality by raising a ton of money through…

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Listen | The Last Mixed Tape Podcast Eleven

Episode Eleven of The Last Mixed Tape podcast is here featuring reviews of Little Xs For Eyes, Villagers, Featuring X and more. On this week’s show Kate and Stephen talk about Record Store Day 2015 (link to Nialler 9’s piece re: HMV record fest), the Glastonbury 2015 line-up, countdown the Top 10 singles chart, and pick this weekend’s…

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Track Premiere | Fierce Mild’s cover of ‘You Don’t Own Me’ for Record Store Gay 2015

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to debut Fierce Mild’s cover of ‘You Don’t Own Me’ for this year’s Record Store Gay charity compilation album.  A cover of Lesley Gore original 1963 hit-single (produced by Quincy Jones), Fierce Mild take their own garage-rock sound and fuse it with the swaying R&B found in the song’s…

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Video Premiere | Check out the new video from Kate’s Party for Record Store Gay 2015

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere the new video from Kate’s Party for ‘You’ve Got Time’, the band’s contribution for the Record Store Gay 2015 cover compilation album. A cover of Regina Spector’s theme song for the popular TV series Orange Is The New Black entitled ‘You’ve Got Time’, Kate’s Party put their own take…

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Record Store Gay returns for its 4th year

Annual pop-up mini music festival, record shop, art exhibition and charity compilation album Record Store Gay is set to return this April 18th. Presented by OUTHOUSE LGBT Community Resource Centre and Little Gem Records, the Record Store Gay 2015 compilation will feature a host of Ireland’s best and most exciting musicians, with 100% of proceeds…

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New record store ‘Little Gem’ to open off O’Connell Street this Saturday

A joint venture between Monster Hero & Record Store Gay, ‘Little Gem Records’ will open at 5 Cavendish Row, Dublin 1 this Saturday (December 6th). Aiming to support musicians and artists looking to have their music heard, ‘Little Gem Records’ will specialize in independent bands and labels, the store stocks records, cassettes, CD’s, tangible and intangible…

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The Mixed-Tape | Cave Ghosts – Come Into My World

In this edition of our song of the week feature “The Mixed-Tape” we turn our attention to Cave Ghosts’ re-imagining of Kylie Minogue’s ‘Come Into My World’, taken from this year’s Record Store Gay compilation. Opening with a slowly rising beat that fades into focus as its rattling nature echoes off into the recordings vast,…

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Top 5 Record Store Day 2014 events in Dublin

Record Store Day 2014 will take place this Saturday, April 19th with a brilliant array of concerts and celebrations happening all over the country, as music fans peruse record shops in search of the latest additions to their vinyl collections. Here is theLastMixedTape’s top 5 events taking place in Dublin this weekend. 1. Record Store…

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Bouts UK & Ireland tour

Indie-rock outfit Bouts will tour both the UK and Ireland this Spring/Summer performing shows in Dublin, Kildare, London and Belfast.  Bouts are currently touring their début album Nothing Good Gets Away, released in October of last year. The band will play two shows in Dublin this Saturday, playing as part of both the Record Store Gay…

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Record Store Gay 2014 promo video

Annual music event Record Store Gay has unveiled there 2014 promotional video featuring a stripped down cover of Tracy Chapman’s ‘Talkin’ ‘Bout A Revolution’. Directed by Vincent Gallagher and capturing the inclusive, fun atmosphere of Record Store Gay the video is a vibrant affirmation of the events concept as the narrative follows several of musicians…

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