This Weekend | July 20th – 22nd Dublin Quays Festival 2018, Whelan’s Summer Watch, the Academic & more

The Last Mixed Tape’s weekly Dublin gig guide This Weekend features Dublin Quays Festival 2018, Whelan’s Summer Watch, the Academic & more.  Friday – July 20th Dublin Quays Festival 2018 – Sound House / Grand Social / Workman’s Club / Sin É / Liquor Rooms Line-up: Sleep Thieves / Powpig / Claire Z / Elly D and more Stage Times: here…

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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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Whelan’s Ones To Watch 2018 line-up adds For Forresters, Sub Motion, Sylk & more

The first wave of artists set to perform at Whelan’s Ones To Watch 2018 this month has been announced. With over 50 bands featuring as part of Ones to Watch 2018 over 3 stages at the Dublin venue, the initial line-up includes The Girl Talk, Brand New Friend, Echo, For Forresters, Girlfriend, Proper Micro NV, Sun.Set.Ships, No…

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TLMT Readers’ Top 20 Songs of 2017

The votes have been counted and from over 50 nominees the Last Mixed Tape readers have chosen what was their Top 20 Song of 2017. See the full list and Spotify playlist below.    20. Thumper – The Loser What TLMT had to say: “A song that eats itself alive, ‘The Loser’ takes the melodic hooks of…

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TLMT’s July 2017 Mixed-Tape featuring Bad Fit, Minuet, Aislinn Logan, After the Ibis & more

The Last Mixed Tape looks back at the last four weeks with some of the stand-out tracks from July 2017. TLMT has delved deep to deliver a playlist from some of the stand-out tracks reviewed, released and featured on the blog or just caught the site’s attention this July including Bad Fit, Search Party Animal, After the Ibis,…

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The Mixed-Tape | Sub Motion – Headlights

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Headlights’ the brand new single from Sub Motion. An upfront rock ‘n’ roll band, Sub Motion first really caught TLMT’s attention with their live and loud set in Whelan’s last Thursday night. Following this, the group’s latest single ‘Headlights’ captures…

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Sub Motion – Happy Little Bruises

Alternative-rock act Sub Motion’s new E.P. Happy Little Bruises provides a promising, if not too familiar, introduction to the band. With the full-bodied modern rock sound of ‘Dust To Dust’, the all-encompassing production of Happy Little Bruises quickly establishes itself as Sub Motion meld the large-scale American rock of group’s like Thirty Seconds to Mars and Paramore into…

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