Archive for April, 2010


GoGoPenguin at Norvun Sunday


Mind On Fire has to thank the lovely ladies and gentlemen down at Norvun Sunday for making us aware of the sensation that is GoGo Penguin. Seriously though, if you were at The Roadhouse a couple of Sundays back you will understand but if you weren’t, check the video above and take our word when we say it was one of the most exciting live performances we have seen in a while. The next Norvun Sunday promises to be no less exciting, go check for yourself

New Podcasts

2 new podcasts for you to check out from MOF band member Ben “Zoir” Gretton and David “Slave 1” Slavin. Next Month will see 2 more podcasts from members of the band leading up to our show at this years Soundwave festival in Croatia. If you fancy coming to see us at Soundwave, we have £75 tickets available with no booking fee. Get in touch at CONTACTINGMINDONFIRE@GMAIL.COM to get one.

Win a pair of tickets to Friday’s party!

The lovely people at Ctrl Alt Shift have no less than 5 pairs of free tickets available for our party this weekend at Contact Theatre, a multi media feast with live music, DJs, visuals and film screenings, poetry, and live artwork, as well as giveaways, raffles, art auction and much more.

So get over to their website and see if you can snap them up.

Its going to be a great night, and for a great cause, we really hope you can make it.

Free Yes Blythe CD

Good news for all you freebie lovers out there, we have a selection of Yes Blythe’s fantastic 2 track E.P for you. The first 50 requested will also recieve his first E.P as well. 2 CDs for the price of none, can’t really say fairer than that. If you would like a copy of these limited, individually handcrafted CDs just get in touch at MOFSOUNDS@GMAIL.COM and request one. Yes Blythe is currently working on a long player which will be out later this year so keep checking back for more updates.

MOF at Future Everything!

Oh my… May is set to be a busy month for Manchester festivals… with Sounds From The Other City this weekend, Future Everything in a couple of weeks, and then Eurocultured at the end of May… and that’s just the ones that Mind on Fire are involved in!

Please check out the bar session we’re running for Future Everything, on Saturday 15th May at Sound Control… In the main room is Format and Eat My Beat with a pretty epic lineup as you can see…

In the bar we’ll have a live set from Horizontal Ground, friends including DJ MIschief and Euphonique as well as MOF residents… For more information about the event and all the other amazing lineups at this years festival check out www.futureeverything.org

This Sunday at The Nook! Mind on fire sessions

A massive amount of love to everyone who made it out for Neighbourhood last night at Islington Mill… if you need another Mind On Fire fix this weekend, head down to the Nook tomorrow for our monthly mashup… This month sees Woli Wols, Zoir, Grave Architecture and Slave-I vying for your attention… Get down!

MOF mix on Ctrl Alt Shift site!

As a warm up for our big party at Contact Theatre next Friday, Ctrl Alt Shift are hosting a brand new mix by Mind on Fire’s ZOIR on their website, available for free download.

After you’ve registered, check out the event page for the chance to win a pair of tickets here:

See you on the 30th!

New Hoya:Hoya blog!

Yo… check out the new Hoya:Hoya blog page for all sorts of ramblings and free downloads, including live sets from some of the previous parties, its really worth a look. This Saturday they have 3 Manc debuts in Moska, Krystal Kleer and Om Unit, as well as the usual suspects, Illum Sphere, Jonny Dub, EMN and Chunky. Get down.

We’ll be running a stage at Eurocultured with the Hoya guys and its shaping up to be something really special. Hold tight for more info!

Neighbourhood on Groovement!

If you missed the Neighbourhood family in the Groovement studio over the weekend, you can click below to listen to 2 hours of hip hop and reggae vibes from Omas, Air Adam, Mischief and Ed Speed, as a warm up to the biggest Neighbourhood party to date, this Friday at Islington Mill… click the flyer for more info on that, its gonna go orrfff.

Nedry Video

We are excited to have the fabulous Nedry coming up to play at the end of this month (Bank Holiday Friday 30th April). If you haven’t heard them yet, check this video for their track A42 below.