MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Wake Island

Rounding off Day 2 of Focus Wales festival were electronic maestros Wake Island with a fantastic set at UnDegUn last night. It was exciting to see the electronic duo from Montreal at their 1st UK show, which is part of a tour this month hosted by POP Montreal and they certainly got the party startedContinue reading “MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Wake Island”

MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Kagoule

One of the biggest draws in MIMR’s opinion at this year’s Focus Wales Festival were the excellent Alt-rockers Kagoule who rocked the main stage at Central Station last night. Whizzing through many of the highlights from their brilliant ‘Urth’ record released last year, they were on top form and are always a captivating experience live.Continue reading “MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Kagoule”

MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Savage Goth

Representing Manchester at this year’s Focus Wales were Surf rock trio Savage Goth, a band MIMR finally got to see live and they matched all expectations with a brilliant set. ‘Lurker’ was a set highlight for sure but MIMR feels very lucky to be one of the few in attendance to witness the dream popContinue reading “MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Savage Goth”

MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Mechanical Owl – 2nd Show

There’s not many bands i’d gladly see twice at the same festival but Mechanical Owl are one of the exceptions to this and they played a rousing set at Central Station last night infront of a bigger audience which they revelled every minute of. They’re certainly a band suited for the bigger stage, the sadContinue reading “MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Mechanical Owl – 2nd Show”

MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Kidsmoke (Unplugged @Wynnstay)

A very special set by Kidsmoke took place at The Wynnstay Hotel yesterday afternnon where 3 members of the band played a delighful set made up of stripped back Kidsmoke tracks and even a cheeky cover too. The new tracks in particular sounded very promising indeed and this was a teaser into their main setContinue reading “MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Kidsmoke (Unplugged @Wynnstay)”

MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: The Maydays

Always a pleasure to see good friends The Maydays hitting Central Station with the usual gusto at this year’s Focus. The wrexham 5 piece are a permanent fixture at many events around wrexham and chester and they brought their indie rock sound to a packed out crowd last night. We now wait and see whatContinue reading “MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: The Maydays”

MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: The Roseville Band

One of the most hyped and highly anticipated sets of Day 1 were the brilliant The Roseville Band who hit the stage last night at UnDegUn venue and blew everyone away with a highly charged performance. They returned to play Focus this year and they relentless powered through their set with great vigour and pumpedContinue reading “MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: The Roseville Band”

MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Baby Brave

Another one of MIMR fave bands stormed through yet another gripping set last night and that was noise-pop quartet and friends of the blog Baby Brave. They attracted a sizeable crowd at UnDegUn last night who witnessed a band high on confidence and all set to enjoy their time on the stage. Set highlights includedContinue reading “MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Baby Brave”

MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Campfire Social

A must see band for MIMR at Focus this year were the excellent Campfire Social who lit up UnDegUn with a joyful and uplifting performance infront of exuberant audience. The Alt-Folk 5 piece glided through a wonderfully glowing set in a style which is so appealing to the eye, its hard to resist Here areContinue reading “MIMR @Focus Wales 2016: Campfire Social”