Misophonic Minds: Another Corner of Barnsley Counter Culture

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All proceeds from the sale of Misophonic Minds are donated to Willow Foundation. Willow is the only national charity working with seriously ill young adults aged 16 to 40 to fulfil uplifting and unforgettable Special Days. These Special Days enable them and their families to reconnect and refocus on each other while enjoying an activity of their choosing.

Of National Importance Records is an independent record label based in the same location that all these artist originate from; Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Northern England.

Sleeve design by Jamie Briggs. Original illustration by Hattie Lockwood.

All copyright belongs to the respective artist(s) except where noted.

For a much wider picture of the blooming Barnsley music scene visit:


As the Sea by The Exhibition
Written by The Exhibition. Recorded by The Exhibition
The Exhibition’s released the EP Carry to the End in September 2014 and the track Finis as a free download in August 2014. Both are available through Of National Importance Records.

Asynch Drone #3 by Lyndon Scarfe
Written and produced by Lyndon Scarfe
Lyndon Scarfe released Music for a Lost Film in January 2014 and Outer Circular, a collaboration with Liam Stewart, in July 2013. Both records are available as free downloads though Bloc Sonic.

Can’t Help Myself by Richard Kitson
Written and performed by Richard Kitson. Recorded by Paul Harris at Old Pig Farm Studios, Sheffield. Mixed and Mastered by Mark Pavey at Les Cousins.
www.richardkitson.net | www.oldpigfarm.co.uk | www.lescousins.co.uk
Can’t Help Myself is taken from the self-released October 2014 album Hermit Hill. Richard Kitson also released the album Home and Dry in February 2010.

Colour 8.1 by The Black Lamps
Written by Firth, Ormston, Scarfe, Stewart. Recorded and Engineered by Steve Ellis at Orion Studio. Produced and Mixed by Lyndon Scarfe and The Black Lamps.
www.theblacklamps.co.uk | www.orionstudio.co.uk
Colour 8.1 is an alternative version of a track taken from the debut album The Black Lamps released through Of National Importance Records in January 2015. The Black Lamps released Stereomatic a split single with Imoko Set in June 2012.

Heart Shaped Stone by Garforth & Myers
Recorded and produced by Rory Garforth & Adam Myers. Vocals & Guitar – Rory Garforth | Vocals & Guitar – Adam Myers | Vocals – Emma Johnstone | Vocals – Susie Martin | Piano – Philip Gardiner | Bass – Ian Skipworth | Voice – Lee Gascoyne
Heart Shaped Stone is taken from the upcoming second album by Garforth and Myers. Garforth and Myers released their debut self-titled album through Wavelength Records in June 2012.

Hourglass Eyes by Explorers Society
Written by David Allatt. Production by Jason Sanderson. Performed by Explorers Society. David Allatt – Piano | Ross Hooley – guitar | Jamie Silver – Guitar.
www.explorerssociety.webs.com | www.jasonsanderson.co.uk
Hourglass Eyes is taken from the upcoming debut album by Explorers Society.

Queen Second, Money First by McCarthy Vigil
Written by McCarthy Vigil. Recorded at Studio 24. Mixed and mastered by McCarthy Vigil
www.soundcloud.com/mccarthyvigil | www.24-live.co.uk
McCarthy Vigil released their debut and self-titled EP as a free download through Of National Importance Records in April 2014. The track Chinese Candle was included on 2013’s Pareidolia compilation, released via the same label.

Relapse by Heavy Suns
Lyrics and vocals by Travis Glen Eaton, music by Heavy Suns. Produced by Dave Sanderson at 2fly Studios.

RZ3 by rama zu
Written and recorded by rama zu
rama zu self-released their second full album RZ-2 in July 2014, the follow up to their April 2013 debut Zu.

Sinister by Tender Firs
Words and Music by Tender Firs. Recorded by Rory Garforth and Chris Haigh.

Tell Me by Sarah-Jane
Written and recorded by Sarah Jane
Tell Me is taken from the EP Untitled released as a free download in January 2015.

The Night by Film
Written by Film. Recorded by Film

The Quietness by Del Scott Miller
Performed by Del Scott Miller and The Last Million Men. Written by Del Scott Miller. Recorded by Kenton Nettle at Factory Studios, Barnsley.
The Quietness is taken from the EP There. Del Scott Miller self-released three EPs throughout 2014; Lies and Failures, The Unfilled Hours and Del Scott Miller.

This is the Language by Diskettes Fore Minor
Original song by Imoko Set. Recorded by Diskettes Fore Minor and Rory Garforth

Through Our Veins by Aztec Doll
Words by Roxanna Mitchell. Music by Aztec Doll. Recorded and Produced by Aztec Doll.
Aztec Doll released the Bowdlerize EP in June 2014, the follow up to their 2013 debut Endlessly. Both are available as free downloads through Of National Importance Records

Time Will Tell (Original Demo) by Charlie North
© CHN Loncaster 2015
www.charlienorth.com | www.charlienorth.net
Charlie North self-released his third album Third From The Sun in February 2015. Secrets Like These was released as The Charlie North Michael e Project in July 2010.

White Feather by Peter Dand
Written by Peter Dand. Additional guitar by Joel Burrows. Recorded by Dave Sanderson at 2fly Studio.

Witches’ Sabbath (Feat Sam Horton) by Bruja
Del Wadsworth – Bass guitar/vocals | Zach Duvall – drums/vocals | Lewis Naylor – Guitar/Vocals. Additional Rhythm guitar by Sam Horton of The Hurriers. Lyrics by Zach Duval and Del Wadsworth. Produced by Brett Jackson at Studio 24.
www.bruja.co.uk | www.24-live.co.uk | www.the-hurriers.tumblr.com
Witches Sabbath is taken from the 2014 self-released album Midnight Tales. Bruja are set to release a self-titled EP of new material in the summer of 2015.

You Are Everything by Liam Stewart
Written and produced by Liam Stewart
Liam stewart’s second album Losing The Tortoise Race was released through Bloc Sonic in December 2012. Outer Circular, a collaborative album with Lyndon Scarfe, was released through the same label in July 2013.

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