Review | This Side Up – Full Fat

The Last Mixed Tape reviews Full Fat, the debut studio album from Sligo hip-hop trio This Side Up.  The new wave in Irish hip-hop flows through the instantly indefinable lyrics and message behind Full Fat. This Side Up’s first full-length outing is a record filled with slickly produced old-school hip-hop beats, jazzy overtones and a street-level sound.…

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Watch | This Side Up team with Joni on ‘Relevant’

Irish artists This Side Up and Joni have combined forces on the hip-hop group’s latest single/music video ‘Relevant’. With its clattering beats and fluid word-play, This Side Up’s sound is the perfect setting for Joni’s equally smooth vocal performance. A patient song that doesn’t hurry itself from one hook to the other ‘Relevant’ (taken from…

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This Side Up – 3075

The Last Mixed Tape reviews 3075, the debut extended play from Sligo based hip-hop three-piece This Side Up. This Side Up bring a poetic spirit to the music of 3075, born out of the everyday realities that it draws from. Over the crackling intermittent beats to the lyrically twisting raps that pave right through the record’s…

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The Mixed-Tape | This Side Up – Offhand

In this edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to This Side Up and their single ‘Offhand’. A vibrant, upbeat take on Irish hip-hop, This Side Up’s infectious new single ‘Offhand’ moves with all the creative urgency and confidence of a group who have a firm grasp on their sound.…

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This Side Up – Offhand

Sligo based hip-hop group This Side Up have unveiled their new music video for the single ‘Offhand’.  Shot at a luas stop the video for ‘Offhand’ (made by Peter Martin) has a D.I.Y. indie-film aesthetic to it that more than matches the gritty feel of This Side Up’s music. Featuring a cast of commuters using…

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