The Mixed-Tape | Saint Sister – Castles

In the latest edition of T.L.M.T’s song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Saint Sister and their latest track ‘Castles’. The third track to be streamed from Saint Sister’s hotly anticipated debut E.P Madrid, ‘Castles’ is a subdued twinkling affair that once again showcases the atmospheric-folk duo as a group who can…

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Listen | Paddy Hanna returns with yet another gem, ‘Underprotected’

Singer-songwriter Paddy Hanna makes yet another attention grabbing return with his brilliant new single ‘Underprotected’. If the Irish music scene didn’t already have a Paddy Hanna we’d have to invent one. At this point Hanna has more than proved his songwriting credentials to a level where it feels like he’s almost showing-off. Following the blustering…

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Listen | Saint Sister release second single ‘Blood Moon’

Atmospheric-folk two-piece Saint Sister have released their second single ‘Blood Moon’, taken from their upcoming debut E.P. Madrid.  Following the attention grabbing release of the debut single ‘Madrid’ last month, Saint Sister give yet another glimpse into their forthcoming extended play with ‘Blood Moon’. Containing the same sense of dark harmony and depth, the large…

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Listen | Saint Sister release new single ‘Madrid’

Indie-folk duo Saint Sister have released the atmospherically toned title-track from their forthcoming debut E.P. Madrid. Instantly setting the scene, the Philip Glass overtones of persistent vocal rhythm that form the backdrop of ‘Madrid’ create great enchanting atmosphere and depth. Accompanied by a production that subtly introduces electronic beats into the mix, the vivid soundscape of…

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O Emperor to launch ‘Lizard’ vinyl release at the Sugar Club

Alternative-rock act O Emperor will celebrate the vinyl re-issue of their critically acclaimed E.P. Lizard with a show at the Sugar Club. Taking place at the Dublin venue on Wednesday, November 26th the gig will see O Emperor launch the re-release of Lizard on vinyl format via Irish independent label Trout Records. Featuring the tracks ‘The Sky Is Your…

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Listen | Paddy Hanna streams new single ‘Austria’

Songwriter Paddy Hanna has unveiled his forthcoming single ‘Austria’, which is set for release this May. Following on from the critical success of his debut studio album Leafy Stiletto last year, Paddy Hanna has unveiled the alternative-country tinged single ‘Austria’. Taking parts of the shuffling, rattling rhythms of Orbison and Cash and mixing them with the distinct…

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Spies to launch new E.P. at Tower Records

Spies will launch the release of their brand new E.P Sea Creature with a special in-store live set at Tower Records on Dawson Street next Friday, March 27th. Sea Creature is due for release on March 30th digitally as well as limited edition 12″ vinyl (pre-order). Spies have already unveiled the record’s stunning title-track which proves to be…

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The Mixed-Tape | Spies – Moosehead

In this edition of our song of the week feature The Mixed-Tape the spotlight turns to Spies’ upcoming single ‘Moosehead’. From it’s brooding percussive intro to the melodically weaving undercurrent of the first verse the depth and weight of ‘Moosehead’ sonically, becomes clear. Pushed forward by the persistent pounding of syncopated drum patterns, Spies’ sound is given…

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Spies 7″ single & tour dates

Dublin alternative-rock act Spies have announced the release of their new 7″ single ‘Moosehead’ via Trout Records as well as an upcoming show in Whelan’s. Imbued with a sense of urgency and depth, Spies new single is jolting affirmation of their sound. Containing a deeply textured backdrop and visceral foreground there’s a simply infectious feel…

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