3 Apr 2018

Ahead of Friday's album release MIEN reveal new track (I’m Tired Of) Western Shouting

MIEN are gearing up for the release of their self-titled debut album this Friday 6th April, and today they share a new track titled “(I’m Tired Of) Western Shouting”.

Listen to “(I’m Tired Of) Western Shouting” via Ghetto Blast Magazine here: GBM

Pre-order MIEN on vinyl/CD here or digitally here: Bandcamp


“Members of The Horrors, The Earlies and The Black Angels pool resources for an album of lithe krautrock jams and “sitar bangers” – Uncut

"Apocalyptic psych rock" – Pitchfork

“…their debut album offers up a release bridging their respective sonic worlds in mercurial fashion” – Loud & Quiet 8/10

"MIEN is the psychedelic line up of your dreams." – Clash

“Psych rock coalition MIEN dig deep into their dark trip headspace” – The Line of Best Fit 8.5/10


With the four members spread across the globe there was no agenda and none of the baggage that inevitably comes with playing music with people over time, meaning the ideas could flow freely without fear of suppression. It helps explain the unique quality of sound and vision, with Alex Maas’s lyrics combining mystery and realism as they veer from playfulness – including reflections on political upheaval. The single is self-explanatory but Maas goes on to expand, “I’m really talking about American shouting. American politicians have been so loud for so long, but things are changing so the song could be seen as optimistic.”