MIMR Albums of the Year 2014: 20-11

20. Twin Peaks ‘Wild Onion’ Release date: 20th October 19. Interpol ‘El Pintor’ Release date: 5th September 18. Two Cheers ‘Two Cheers’ Release date: 24th June 17. Angel Olsen ‘Burn Your Fire For No Witness Release date: 18th February 16. Gruff Rhys ‘American Interior’ Release date: 2nd May 15. The Wytches ‘Annabel Dream Reader’ ReleaseContinue reading “MIMR Albums of the Year 2014: 20-11”

MIMR Albums of the Year 2014: 30-21

30. Cloud Nothings ‘ Here and Nowhere Else’ Release date: 28th March 29. Alvvays ‘Alvvays’ Release date: 18th July 28. Teleman ‘Breakfast’ Release date: 16th May 27. The Growlers ‘Chinese Fountain’ Release date: 29th September 26. Death From Above 1979 ‘The Physical World’ Release date: 5th September 25. Childhood ‘Lacuna’ Release date: 8th August 24.Continue reading “MIMR Albums of the Year 2014: 30-21”

MIMR Albums of the Year 2014: 40-31

40. The Voyeurs ‘Rhubarb Rhubarb’ Release date: 10th November 39. The Orwells ‘Disgraceland’ Release date: 3rd June 38. The Amazing Snakeheads ‘Amphetamine Ballads’ Release date: 14th April 37. Pulled Apart By Horses ‘Blood’ Release date: 1st September 36. Benjamin Booker ‘Benjamim Booker’ Release date: 19th August 35. Pixies ‘Indie Cindy’ Release date: 28th April 34.Continue reading “MIMR Albums of the Year 2014: 40-31”

MIMR Band Chat presents: Sparrowhawks

From the Welsh borders, alt-folk group Sparrowhawks have delighted MIMR and many others with their 3rd Release ‘Cool Your Blood Down’ out last month. It was a joy to get a few words from the band where they shared with us their influences, how the recent release came together and the dangers of bass guitarsContinue reading “MIMR Band Chat presents: Sparrowhawks”

MIMR Band Chat presents: Love Buzzard

Next to join MIMR Band Chat are psych rockers Love Buzzard, their no messing about, high energy sound has been a joy to MIMR ears over the last few months. I was fortunate enough to catch up with the band and on the agenda was everything from the bands origins and their favourite bands toContinue reading “MIMR Band Chat presents: Love Buzzard”

MIMR Venues: The Castle Hotel, Manchester

From the first time I stepped in this small, Victorian-esque pub I knew it would be somewhere that I would certainly be coming back to again and again. This historical building has had its place in the heart of Manchester for over 200 years. It also has its story to tell with the History ofContinue reading “MIMR Venues: The Castle Hotel, Manchester”

MIMR Band Chat presents: Kidsmoke

It’s safe to say that I’ve been looking forward to this band appearing on MIMR for quite a while now, introducing Kidsmoke, a alternative band who’s fantastic stage presence and excellent songwriting will surely reap the rewards in 2015, if there’s one band I want everyone to get behind its these guys MIMR was privilegedContinue reading “MIMR Band Chat presents: Kidsmoke”