The Mixed-Tape | “the music shudders and trudges through washing noise” Girl Band – Going Norway

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Going Norway’ by Girl Band. Our second glimpse into Girl Band’s much-anticipated sophomore offering The Talkies (out on September 28th via Rough Trade), ‘Going Norway’ portrays a more urgent, unrelenting side to its parent record as the music…

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Q&A | Echo Ladies talk to TLMT about what they’re listening to, influences & future plans

Swedish shoegaze band Echo Ladies play Dublin’s East Side Tavern on November 8th. Ahead of next month’s show, the group, who are currently touring their debut album Pink Noise, talk to TLMT about what they’ve been listening to, their influences and future plans.  What’s the last record you bought? Joar: Probably Philosophy of the World by…

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Listen | Check out the scratchy atmospherics of Girlfriend’s ‘Spitkissing’

Dublin based lo-fi group Girlfriend have released their brand new double A-Side single ‘Spitkissing / Small Smile Grow’. A major leap in sound from their debut E.P. 3AM Rituals, Girlfriend’s latest offering ‘Spit Kissing’ is a compelling collision of brooding atmospherics, tense verses and dynamically cacophonous crescendos making the band merging alt.rock, lo-fi garage and punk…

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Listen | Sub Motion return with the raucous ‘Gun In Your Pocket’

Irish indie outfit Sub Motion have returned with their latest single, the raucous ‘Gun In Your Pocket’.  A straight-up no-frills rock ‘n’ rock track brimming to the top with fuzz, rattle and roll, ‘Gun In Your Pocket’ is Sub Motion doing what they do best, being loud and to the point. Running in at about…

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Delorentos announce Olympia Theatre headliner

Indie-rock outfit Delorentos have announced a headline show at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin.  Following two sold-out shows in Whelan’s last weekend, Delorentos’ next Dublin headliner will be at the Olympia Theatre on Saturday, November 10th. Delorentos are also gearing up for the release brand new album True Surrender on April 27th. The bands’ fifth studio alum, the record…

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Deap Vally are coming to the Grand Social

American garage-rock duo Deap Vally have announced a headline show at the Grand Social this summer. Taking place at the Dublin venue on June 27th, the L.A. indie duo will take their acclaimed live show to the stage as they continue to tour their 2016 sophomore album Femejism. Deap Vally have a built a considerable reputation…

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Listen | Check out the glistening growl of Hawk’s new single ‘Keeps Me Out’

Alt. rock band Hawk have returned with their brand new single, the sonically growling ‘Keeps Me Out’. A song built from sonic juxtaposition, unrelenting rhythm and large backdrops of glistening growling textures, Hawk’s immersive new single ‘Keeps Me Out’ is their best yet. From the soaring vocal to the raucous dynamic builds, ‘Keeps Me Out’…

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Listen | The Wood Burning Savages unleash the manic fuzz of ‘Living Hell’

Derry-based alternative-rock outfit the Wood Burning Savages have returned with the brand new single ‘Living Hell’. There can certainly be no doubting the manic fury behind the Wood Burning Savages comeback single ‘Living Hell’. Clocking in at under three minutes the track wastes little time in making an impact and grabbing the attention. Fueled by…

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Listen | Check out the tumbling sound of WASPS ‘Which Way Did He Go?’

Belfast two-piece WASPS have just unveiled their brand new single ‘Which Way Did He Go?’. Following on from ‘Future Endeavours’ (released earlier this year), WASP latest offering ‘Which Way Did He Go?’ finds the duo’s sound taking on a more overt indie style with the stop start dynamics of the song pushing and pulling each…

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Playlist | TMLT’s Top 20 U2 Songs

With the U2 Joshua Tree 30th anniversary tour set to land in Croke Park this Saturday night (July 22nd), TLMT has chosen and created a Spotify playlist of it’s 20 favorite U2 tracks of all time.   Having had the opportunity of catching U2’s Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Tour live at Twickenham Stadium last weekend,…

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