Listen | Variant Sea return with the dreamlike ‘Winter Dance’

Irish alternative duo Variant Sea have made their return with the brand new single, ‘Winter Dance’. A dreamlike journey into the emotively charged sound of Variant Sea, ‘Winter Dance’ is filled with leading piano lines that draw the listener further and further into the deeply textured wash of guitar sounds. A duo known for their near…

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Listen | Le Boom’s ‘Coma’ is a vivid tapestry

Electro-pop duo Le Boom have returned with their third single, the vivid tapestry of ‘Coma’.  The rise of Le Boom continues on ‘Coma’, the pair’s third outing delivers an intricate dancefloor filler bustling with all of the sonic flourishes that have made the band such a hot property on the Irish scene. A multi-dimensional track,…

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TLMT 8-Track #46 featuring Valley Queen, Boytoy, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Ryvoli & more

Valley Queen, Boytoy, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Grouper and more all feature on this week’s TLMT 8-Track. Check out the full Spotify playlist below. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Breathe In, Breathe Out Soaked in a hazy dream-pop production, ‘Breathe In, Breathe Out’ is our first glimpse into Bon Voyage the forthcoming sophomore album from Melody’s Echo Chamber. Valley Queen –…

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Listen | Check out the multi-layered sound of Hvmmingbyrd’s ‘Papillon’

Electro-pop duo Hvmmingbyrd have returned with their brand new single, ‘Pappillon’.  By far the most ambitious effort from Hvmmingbyrd, ‘Papillon’ is a sonically dense outing with a deep multi-layered production and vivid backbone of beats, melody and harmony. Steeped in a sound brimming with inter-weaving synth lines, Hvmmingbyrd’s latest single feels like a large leap…

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Listen | Sleep Thieves return with the dreamlike ‘Aching Bones’

Synth-pop trio Sleep Thieves have returned with their brand new single ‘Aching Bones’.  The follow-up to last year’s ‘Is This Ready’, Sleep Thieves latest offering ‘Aching Bones’ is a dreamlike track set to an ominously brooding backdrop. An atmospheric insight to Sleep Thieves upcoming Fortress E.P, which is due out later this year, the interlocking electronic lines,…

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Listen | BARQ bring a double helping of Agro-Soul with ‘Sassy Mouth / Earthquakes’

Irish agro-soul four-piece Barq have returned with their brand new double A-side single ‘Sassy Mouth/Earthquakes’.  Inspired by the resilience Repeal the Eighth movement, ‘Sassy Mouth’ is a shuddering collage of sounds that pushes and pulls in great jolts of dynamism. Feeling like a cathartic primal scream of frustration, courage and hope. ‘Earthquakes’ switches the mood. Keeping…

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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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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 | 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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