Mipso – European Tour Dates June 2022

In the springtime of 2019, Mipso headed out on several writing retreats around their home state, with a mission of laying down the framework for their self-titled sixth album. In a particularly charmed outing for the North Carolina-bred four-piece—fiddle player Libby Rodenbough, mandolinist Jacob Sharp, guitarist Joseph Terrell, and bassist Wood Robinson—Mipso holed up on a farm near Chapel Hill in the middle of May, teasing songs out in a barn whose tin roof rattled wildly during the near-daily downpours. As with all their writing sessions for Mipso, the band brought in instruments outside their usual repertoire (analog synths, lap steel guitars, a toy piano), slipping into a prolonged period of…

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Iron Man Records Rehearsal Space and Recording Studio in Birmingham.

“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality” – The Cheshire Cat, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Iron Man Records provides a cultural outpost for Musicians, Writers, Performers and Travellers in the arts with a large purpose built Music Rehearsal Space and Recording Studio. The Record label seeks to encourage residents and travellers in the arts to gather, record and present their cultural insights and experiences. “The first step to controlling your world is to control your culture. To model and demonstrate the kind of world you demand to live in. To write the books. Make the music. Shoot the films. Paint the art.” Chuck Palahniuk Located outside the Clean…

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Mipso

In the springtime of 2019, Mipso headed out on several writing retreats around their home state, with a mission of laying down the framework for their self-titled sixth album. In a particularly charmed outing for the North Carolina-bred four-piece—fiddle player Libby Rodenbough, mandolinist Jacob Sharp, guitarist Joseph Terrell, and bassist Wood Robinson—Mipso holed up on a farm near Chapel Hill in the middle of May, teasing songs out in a barn whose tin roof rattled wildly during the near-daily downpours. As with all their writing sessions for Mipso, the band brought in instruments outside their usual repertoire (analog synths, lap steel guitars, a toy piano), slipping into a prolonged period of…

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Total Assault On The Culture — March 2022

“The war in Ukraine is a disaster for the people of Ukraine and a terrible threat to us all, increasing the danger of nuclear war. We demand the immediate withdrawal of all Russian troops. We demand an end to NATO expansion. We oppose sanctions that will harm ordinary Russians. We say no to nuclear war and call on all countries to welcome refugees fleeing the war.” — Stop the War I have friends and extended family in Ukraine. The last 8 years and recent weeks may have been difficult, but the last week has been traumatic. I have found it very hard to do any music related work which is why…

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Follow Iron Man Records Telegram Channel

I’ve started a Telegram Channel for Iron Man Records in case you are interested. Follow Iron Man Records on Telegram. News from the Embassy for the Imagine Nation. Music Tour Management, Record Label, Rehearsal Space & Recording Studio. Selling Vinyl online. If something happens, call me. You can find it all here: https://t.me/ironmanrecords23

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Building the Iron Man Records Rehearsal Space and Recording Studio

Iron Man Records provides a cultural outpost for Musicians, Writers, Performers and Travellers in the arts with a large purpose built Music Rehearsal Space and Recording Studio. The Record label seeks to encourage residents and travellers in the arts to gather, record and present their cultural insights and experiences. Located outside the Clean Air Zone, in Hockley, Birmingham, the rehearsal space and recording studio offers an Embassy for the Imagine Nation committed to inspiring and promoting Independent creativity. "We had to pull down our old rehearsal space and recording studio in September 2020. The landlord had sold the building. In May 2021 we found a new place. We decided to build…

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Transglobal Underground – Touring Availability 2022

“…a band of cosmic mutant rebels” — BBC Transglobal Underground will be touring as a five piece band featuring original members Tim Whelan, drummer Hamid Mantu and storyteller Tuup alongside percussionist Rav Nieyyar and sitar player Sheema Mukherjee. Latest album ‘Walls Have Ears’ There are few acts in the UK with as strong an influence and as complex a legacy as Transglobal Underground. For over 25 years it’s been a DJ/musical collective, one of the founders of global fusion, a working band famous for it’s scorching live shows, a techno soundsystem, a folk festival rabble rouser, a pop group, a club night, a Middle Eastern hit production team, an improvised study…

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Musicians, Artists, Writers, Poets and Performers — Stay positive, keep going, and be prepared to fight where you stand.

“I am not what is called a civilized man, Professor. I have done with society for reasons that seem good to me. Therefore, I do not obey its laws.” — 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, Jules Verne “. . . there are periods of history when the visions of madmen and dope fiends are a better guide to reality than the common-sense interpretation of data available to the so-called normal mind. This is one such period, if you haven’t noticed already.” R.A.Wilson We have all fallen for it. We have taken the easy pleasures available through the consumption of popular culture. We have become docile and content, no matter how difficult…

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John Murry – The Stars are God’s Bullet Holes

“We talk in black and white, ones and zeros and satellites, and one day we just might, replace our very souls.” 4 star review MOJO, 4 star review from Rock N Reel, 4 star review The Record Collector 9/10 review UNCUT, 9/10 review HotPress Irish Times, John on the cover of Maverick Magazine, Record of the Day, Killing Moon, Music News, Americana UK and Mystic Sons, Turtle Tempo review, a Killing Moon Track of the Day, review on Rising Artists. Also Unrecorded, When the Horn Blows, The Sounds Won't Stop. Buy ‘The Stars Are God’s Bullet Holes’ CD from Iron Man Records Buy ‘The Stars Are God’s Bullet Holes’ VINYL from…

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The Embassy for the Imagine Nation needs your support to help Musicians.

Iron Man Records provides a cultural outpost for Musicians, Writers, Performers and Travellers in the arts with a large purpose built Music Rehearsal Space and Recording Studio. The Record label seeks to encourage residents and travellers in the arts to gather, record and present their cultural insights and experiences. Located outside the Clean Air Zone, in Hockley, Birmingham, the rehearsal space and recording studio offers an Embassy for the Imagine Nation committed to inspiring and promoting Independent creativity. The Music Rehearsal space operates by way of a shared online diary with 24hr access. Get in touch if you are interested or Come and See – Iron Man Records Recording Studio and…

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Embassy for the Imagine Nation – Iron Man Records Recording Studio and Music Rehearsal Space in Hockley, Birmingham.

Iron Man Records provides a cultural outpost for Musicians, Writers, Performers and Travellers in the arts with a large purpose built Music Rehearsal Space and Recording Studio. The Record label seeks to encourage residents and travellers in the arts to gather, record and present their cultural insights and experiences. Located outside the Clean Air Zone, in Hockley, Birmingham, the rehearsal space and recording studio offers an Embassy for the Imagine Nation committed to inspiring and promoting Independent creativity. The Music Rehearsal space operates by way of a shared online diary with 24hr access. The Rehearsal space has room for one or two more groups, and four or more people to join…

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50th Anniversary Celebration of the John Sinclair Freedom Rally, Detroit, 10th December, 2021

Beatnik Youth Ambient by John Sinclair (Detroit, November 20, 2021)—Former Michigan marijuana prisoner John Sinclair, his family and friends will celebrate his release from Jackson Prison 50 years ago with an early evening party at the Ralston Holistic Healing Center at 19730 Ralston Street (near State Fair) from 6:00-10:00 pm on December 10, 2021, exactly 50 years after the John Sinclair Freedom Rally at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor where John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Stevie Wonder, Bobby Seale, Phil Ochs, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Seger, Commander Cody and a host of others gathered to speak, play and protest the imprisonment of their friend John Sinclair following a sentence in Detroit Recorder’s…

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50th Anniversary Celebration of the John Sinclair Freedom Rally to be held at Ralston Center in Detroit on 10th December, 2021

Beatnik Youth Ambient by John Sinclair (Detroit, November 20, 2021)—Former Michigan marijuana prisoner John Sinclair, his family and friends will celebrate his release from Jackson Prison 50 years ago with an early evening party at the Ralston Holistic Healing Center and Stonehouse Bar at 19730 Ralston Street (near State Fair) from 6:00-10:00 pm on December 10, 2021, exactly 50 years after the John Sinclair Freedom Rally at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor where John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Stevie Wonder, Bobby Seale, Phil Ochs, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Seger, Commander Cody and a host of others gathered to speak, play and protest the imprisonment of their friend John Sinclair following a sentence…

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John Murry – The Stars are God’s Bullet Holes – Tour Dates 18th-28th November 2021

“We talk in black and white, ones and zeros and satellites, and one day we just might replace our very souls.” John Murry’s third album, ‘The Stars Are God’s Bullet Holes’ was produced by John Parish (PJ Harvey, Eels, Aldous Harding, This Is the Kit) at Rockfield Studios in Monmouth. Now based in Ireland, Murry has released two critically acclaimed albums, his 2012 debut ‘The Graceless Age’ Age’ (“…a work of genius”  ***** The Guardian) and the 2017 follow-up ‘A Short History Of Decay’ (“..delivers in gloriously dysfunctional bucketloads” **** Mojo). The starkly beautiful ‘Ones + Zeros’ has a meditative, melancholic feel, with warm analogue crackles, subtle percussion and soothing backing vocals…

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Total Assault On The Culture – November 2021

“There swims behind it all a mass of tremendous life” — Moby Dick an 1851 novel by American writer Herman Melville This month has been multi-drop van delivery driving all the way in an attempt to turn mileage into music. A few days ago, I found myself loading bathroom supplies into a hire van at the back of a warehouse in pouring rain, whilst discussing abstract mathematics and the life and works of Robert Anton Wilson by phone as confused warehouse staff looked on wondering who on earth I was talking to? Sometimes I don’t understand how anything happens, and the only thing to do is climb behind the wheel and drive…

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