The Mixed-Tape | The Shaker Hymn – Colour of the Holy Sun

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘Colour of the Holy Sun’ by the Shaker Hymn. The hazy big-scale indie of the Shaker Hymn is a joy to listen to on ‘Colour of the Holy Sun’. With its mellow sound, melodic weaving and slight touches of psych-pop…

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Premiere | Saoirse debuts with the heartfelt ‘Strong’

The Last Mixed Tape is proud to premiere ‘Strong’, the debut single from Irish R&B artist Saoirse. A lush blend of R&B, soul and pop, the pristine production and songwriting found on ‘Strong’ introduces Saoirse as an artist with an already highly-stylised take on her music. Softly held beats, warm keys and Saoirse own soulful…

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TLMT’s International Women’s Day 2018 Mixed-Tape

  The Last Mixed Tape celebrates International Women’s Day 2018 with a Spotify playlist filled with amazing Irish artists.  To steal a line from TLMT’s recent interview with Mnásome’s Sinead Furlong, “female is not a genre”, and this mixed-tape of women creating brilliant, sonically diverse music within the Irish scene is a tribute to that fact.…

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Listen | Classic Yellow’s ‘His Master’s Voice’ is an instant indie-gem

Dublin band Classic Yellow have just released their brand new single, ‘His Master’s Voice’.  With its fuzzy indie sound, jangled verses, and swing for the fences choruses, Classic Yellow’s debut single is the perfect melding of 80’s powerpop, rock ‘n’ roll and modern indie. A straight-up indie-gem, ‘His Master’s Voice’ is a very impressive start from…

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Listen | Ferals release the anthemic ‘Brendan Rogers’

Belfast band Ferals have just released their debut single, the anthemic new track ‘Brendan Rogers’. An ambitious alt. rock sound sits at the core of ‘Brendan Rogers’. A song teeming with large dynamic movements, jolting guitars and emotive vocals, the music of Ferals is brought to the fore in a track that collides and smashes…

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TLMT’s 8-Track featuring Chvrches, Now Now, Little Dragon, Malena Zavala & more

Chvrches, Now Now, Little Dragon, Malena Zavala and more all feature on this week’s TLMT 8-Track. Check out the full Spotify playlist below.   Now, Now – AZ Now, Now continue their re-emergence after five years of silence with their latest single, the dreamy ‘AZ’. Chvrches (feat. Matt Berninger) – My Enemy Synth-pop trio Chvrches team-up with the National’s…

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Listen | Day_S returns with the pristine pop of ‘Elbows’

Rising Dublin artist Day_S has just unveiled his second single, with the vivid pop sound of ‘Elbows’. There can be no doubt that Day_S has created considerable buzz around himself since the release of his debut outing ‘Last Night’, now his second offering ‘Elbows’ furthers the expansive sound he is creating with a subtle push and pull between…

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Listen | Orchid Collective deliver the atmospheric chill of ‘Winter’s Pass’

Orchid Collective have returned with a change in sound found in their new single ‘Winter’s Pass’.  A gently set slice of indie-folk set against a backdrop of softly howling textures, woven vocal harmonies and melancholy strings, ‘Winter’s Pass’ creates a sense of place, depth and urgency. A more atmospheric offering from Orchid Collective, ‘Winter’s Pass’…

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Listen | Check out Rebekah Fitch’s vivid ‘A Love So Crazy’

Belfast-based alternative-pop songwriter Rebekah Fitch has just released her brand new E.P. Broken Mind. Taken from Fitch’s latest extended play, ‘A Love So Crazy’ is the stand-out track in what is an already accomplished record sonically. Set to a vivid production, neo-soul tinged songwriting and a powerful central vocal from Fitch herself, ‘A Love So Crazy’…

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TLMT’s February 2018 Mixed-Tape featuring Laoise, AE Mak, Maria Kelly & Ailbhe Reddy, Slow Riot, Delorentos and more

The Last Mixed Tape counts down the stand-out tracks that made the last four weeks including Laoise, AE Mak, Wyvern Lingo, Slow Riot, Maria Kelly, Delorentos & more. See the rundown and Spotify playlist below.  Laoise – Bother Traversing a multitude of genre flourishes and sounds, Laoise particular melting pop of electronic music is a captivating…

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