The Mixed-Tape | Sleep Thieves – Sea of Shadows

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape, we turn our attention to ‘Sea Of Shadows’ by Sleep Thieves. The deep dark atmospherics of ‘Sea Of Shadows’ play like to the score to a long forgotten movie playing in an abandoned cinema. Sleep Thieves evocative music pushes forward with an unrelenting synth line…

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Review | “A true understated gem” Hostess – A Simple Life

The Last Mixed Tape reviews A Simple Life, the debut studio album from electronic artist Hostess.  A Simple Life is an album to give yourself over to. A hypnotic, unrelentingly atmosphere dripping record, Hostess’ debut is the type of album that goes on a journey with or without you. If you’re willing to take it, and you…

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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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POLIÇA confirmed for the Grand Social

American synth-pop outfit POLIÇA have announced a headline show at the Grand Social this winter. Taking place on November 5th at the Dublin venue, POLIÇA will come to Ireland as the band continue to tour their third studio album United Crushers which came out in 2016 to strong reviews and featured the tracks ‘Lime Habit’ (check out the video…

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The Mixed-Tape | Tanjier – Miles

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘Miles’ by Tanjier. Tanjier’s latest offering ‘Miles’ finds the synth-pop trio delving further into the scale, scope and size of their music as the song’s production twist and turns the background and foreground into something a little deeper from the…

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Q&A | Sleep Thieves’ Sorcha Brennan talks to TLMT

Sleep Thieves play are part of the Dublin Quays 2018 line-up next Friday, July 20th. Vocalist Sorcha Brennan recently spoke to the Last Mixed Tape about the trio’s recent single ‘Aching Bones’, future plans and what she’s listening to right now.  What’s the last record you bought? First Aid Kit – Ruins What song or…

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The Mixed-Tape | Elephant – Happy

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘Happy’ by Elephant. Elephant has come a long way since the dark indie-folk of their debut album Hypergiant with their latest offering ‘Happy’ providing a highly-stylised collage of synth-pop, dark-wave and indietronica. A sonically ambitious outing that fully pays of for Elephant,…

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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 | Check out the sonic collision of Catscars ‘Faster’

Alt. electronic artist Catscars has just released the first in a series of E.P’s titled Faster. Taken from the E.P. of the same name, ‘Faster’ is a collision of goth, electronic and art-pop. A growling unforgiving track, Carscars sound is an uneasy collage of moods and atmosphere. Whispered vocals, persistent beats and driving synth lines all push…

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The Mixed-Tape | Beauty Sleep – The Feeling Back

In this edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to ‘The Feeling Back’ by Beauty Sleep. Beauty Sleep’s incredible run of dream-pop gems continues with the glistening sound of ‘The Feeling Back’. A serene synth-led track, this single could very well be the trio’s breakthrough. A dreamlike backdrop of constantly…

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