The Hazzah‘s EP is out! You can have a listen to Cold Sand, Not Getting Older, XEX and Wanna on all major streaming platforms, or buy a cassette in our webshop (www.mink-records.com). Big thanks to everyone who came to our release show last Friday, it was sick. Streaming links:
Google Play: http://tiny.cc/XexGooglePlay
Lexicon Bookings and Mink Records team up for a Garage/Surf/Beat showcase of three of our bands! The Mighty Breaks, The Stangs and The Hazzah will be playing at OT301, Amsterdam on the 3rd of May. 21:00 till late, FREE ENTRANCE!
Facebook event: The Mighty Breaks, The Stangs & The Hazzah at OT301
Founder of Mink, Marieke McKenna, did a little interview with 3voor12. It’s in Dutch, sorry!
You can check it out here.
Pitou once again managed to put a spell on everyone listening in to her session at Motel Mozaique Festival. 3VOOR12 recorded it! Check out the full video here.
New release announcement! over the past few months we’ve been collaborating with Dutch/Spanish Jazz formation SWART.
Composer and saxophonist Celia Swart met her four Spanish band members during their time at the Royal Conservatoire, in The Hague. Their music has been described as an interesting fusion between the creativity from the Northern composition school and the contagious, passionate energy from the South.
SWART. has just finished recording in the studio and will be releasing their debut album with us on the 1st of June. So more soon!
Exciting news! We are going to be releasing The Mighty Breaks’ new EP on the 20th of April! We’ll be celebrating that evening with a release show in Rotterdam (V11), hosted by Raven Aartsen. Check out the poster for more live dates.
The Mighty Breaks are a six piece garage band from the Netherlands. Known for their high energy live shows, the band’s weapons of choice are fuzzy guitars, keyboard riffs and a saxophone, a combination so constructed that it would make any set of ears twitch. Their Garage Pop/90’s Alternative sound is inspired by artists like Guided by Voices, Black Lips and The Dandy Warhols.
Read more here in the article by 3VOOR12.
Last week we were guests at Subcity Radio, Glasgow. Mink Records founder Marieke McKenna had a chat with Jeremy about Mink, plans for 2017 and the music scenes in Amsterdam, The Hague and Glasgow. Pitou did a lovely live session, performing 5 of her songs, some from the recently released EP and some unreleased ones. We also played tunes by some of our favourite upcoming bands from the Dutch indie scene, and some old classics by artists like Mazzy Star, Bert Jansch, Machito & Herbie Mann, Donovan, Nick Drake, Hugh Masekela and Neşe Karaböcek. You can listen back here.
It’s here! A Parable by The Stangs! If you missed the release show last Friday you can get your hands on a physical copy (vinyl & CD) through our webshop or selected record stores.
other streaming links:
Google Play: https://goo.gl/XLZ1Pg
We are very excited to announce the next Mink Records production! On the 4th of March we will be hosting a concert night at Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow. Inviting some of the best up and coming Folk/Blues/Rock artists from the Netherlands and the U.K.
The line up includes Folk Noir singer Pitou (Amsterdam), Blues/Folk trio Avocet (Glasgow) and 7 man strong Frog Rock band Harry & The Hendersons (Band) (Edinburgh, Glasgow). Great music at one of Glasgow’s most magical locations.
Saturday 4th of March, 20:00 till 00:00, Entrance £5.
This Saturday travelling vinyl pop up store Espresso Records will be organising a vinyl fair at Zaal 3 in The Hague. Marieke will be spinning Mink Records vinyl releases and records from her own private collection in the afternoon. Check out the event on Facebook! Loads of local vinyl sellers, bands, labels, dj’s etc. Free entrance.