Premiere | Ódú offers a lush tropical-pop soundscape on ‘Roots’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere ‘Roots’, the brand new single from synthpop artist Ódú.  A refreshing synth-pop gem that exudes lush tropical-pop production, pulsating beats and rich melodic vocals, ‘Roots’ is Ódú’s most accomplished outing yet. Set to hooks and harmonies from start to finish, this pin-point three-minute pop track revels in…

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Dublin Blues, Roots & Brass Festival 2017 | Stage times announced

The stage times for this weekend’s Dublin Blues Roots & Brass Festival 2017 has been announced today. Taking place across three stages the Camden Quarter (Whelan’s Upstairs Stage, Main Stage, and the Street Stage) from August 4th to 6th, the Dublin Blues Roots & Brass Festival is a FREE event. See full stage times on the poster…

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Dublin Blues Roots & Brass Festival 2017 line-up announced

The line-up for the Dublin Blues Roots & Brass Festival 2017 has been announced today including Bunoscionn, Crow Black Chicken & more. Taking place across three stages the Camden Quarter (Whelan’s Upstairs Stage, Main Stage, and the Street Stage) from August 4th to 6th, the Dublin Blues Roots & Brass Festival is a FREE event. Featuring as…

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Photos | Dublin Blues, Roots & Brass Festival 2016

The Dublin Blues, Roots & Brass Festival 2016 took over Whelan’s and the Opium Room last weekend including sets from Gavin Glass, CC Brez, Beef Supreme and more. TLMT was there to cover Saturday’s festivities.  Click and scroll to see the full gallery below. All photos by Stephen White. For more information on the Dublin…

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Review | Mongrel State – Mestizo

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Mestizo, the debut studio album from roots-rock outfit Mongrel State.  There is some reckless brilliance to Mestizo. It bursts forth on numerous occasions during the record’s 10-track running time, undulating between more standard country-tinged rock Mongrel State do enough to stand-out from the pack. Nowhere more succinctly is this seen than in…

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Old Hannah to perform special 9-piece set at Whelan’s

Alternative-folk outfit Old Hannah will play a very special 9-piece performance in Whelan’s on Sunday, October 18th. The upcoming headline show will come as part of the group’s tour in support of their latest E.P. Iron and Wood which was released earlier this year and featured the single ‘West’. Old Hannah will be playing dates across the…

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Mama Kin announces Irish tour

Australian singer-songwriter Mama Kin (a.k.a Danielle Caruana) has announced a five date Irish tour to take place this September. The acclaimed alternative-pop artist will return to Irish shores this September taking in several shows, including dates at Whelan’s, Billy Byrnes, McCarthy’s, the Clonakilty Guitar Festival and Clifton Arts Festival. See full Irish tour schedule below. An artist…

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Spirit of Folk 2014 timetable announced

The artist and stage timetable for this year’s Spirit of Folk music festival has been released. The annual music festival will take place this weekend (Friday, September 19th to Sunday, September 21st) in Dunderry Park, Co Meath. Spirit of Folk 2014 will be a bustling hotspot of some of the countries best folk, trad and roots…

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Marc O’Reilly & the Hard Ground announce double-headline shows

Songwriter Marc O’Reilly and alternative-folk five-piece the Hard Ground are set to perform a pair of double-headline shows in Cork and Dublin this October. The two acts will combine forces for a show at the Grand Social in Dublin on October 8th and will perform the following night (October 9th) at the Oliver Plunkett in…

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