Author: Gustav

Loading...

London, UK (May 23, 2017) Mew are a live force. At their best, the combination of jet engine dynamics, pinpoint lighting and unmistakable visuals forms an experience which fully transports the psyche to their unique world. The distinct elements of great Mew shows come together seamlessly, as if directed by a single hand. Over the…

Loading...

With less than a month to go until a very special Mew day indeed (watch this space!), we thought we should open up a super song poll. This time we want your top THREE non-album tracks; that is any track that did not feature on a standard international edition of any of Mew’s six studio…

Loading...

London, England (December 14 & 15, 2015) The future is elsewhere. As the “+-” album cycle is rounded off, The Village Underground, a collective of recycled spaces in a trendy part of London town, plays host to Mew’s parting gesture. In the course of this year, the constellation of the band has changed again. But…

Loading...

A while ago, we launched a photo contest entitled “Fear Mew December”, where we asked you to send us photos which captured both Mew and winter. Entries came in thick and fast like sledges whizzing through some sort of fir tree wood at Christmas. Many included angels, many included recent shots of the band playing…

Loading...

With the last twelfth of 2015 nearly upon us, we’re offering you the chance to win some ultra rare, and therefore undeniably valuable, Mew goodies. Over the years our favourite threesome have developed a link with winter. Song titles such as Snow Brigade, Snowflake and Saviours of Jazz Ballet (Fear Me December) and lyrics like…

Loading...

As Mew Day (15/6) celebrations continue in full force (!), we bring you a full breakdown of the results of our big song poll. Alongside the results, we have a detailed mass of statistics for your perusal. Listen to the top twenty while you read! A Spotify playlist can be found at the bottom of…

Loading...

Paris, France (May 22, 2015) Over the course of my day and a half stay across The Channel in Paris, I’m never exactly sure where I am. I mean, I know what I’m next to, and our phones tell us how to get to the next thing we want to be next to, but my…

Loading...

Waiting for a new Mew album is like waiting for a bus: One will come along eventually. Today, two thousand and seventy-nine days on from No More Stories…, the Mew bus has finally pulled up at the bus stop of Frengerdom; as always, it’s unavoidably boardable. In their review of the three-piece Mew’s first and…

Loading...

Read the first part of this 2-part article. Back to Satellites, and, since Johan Wohlert’s return, it’s taken on a new lease of life. Over its six-minute duration the band have managed to combine the immediately memorable chorus, great dynamic and structural shifts, and space for every band member to take centre stage in its arrangement.…

Loading...

Towards the end of 2010, it felt like Mew were signing off. Having fulfilled their reported four-album contract with Sony, following the release of Eggs Are Funny, they wrapped up the year, and a phase in their career, with a couple of shows on home soil. These were special shows; in theatres in Copenhagen and Aarhus…