PoP RECOMMENDS | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : HOTEL MIRA – S/T EP

After teasing a couple of excellent singles (“Ginger Ale” and “Baby” in particular), the debut EP of Vancouver’s Hotel Mira has dropped today.

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : HOTEL MIRA – “GINGER ALE”

Vancouver-based trio Hotel Mira (fka JPNSGRLS) is building up nicely to the new EP with its latest single, “Ginger Ale”.

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : HOTEL MIRA – “BABY”

Last time out, I reported that one of my indie rock faves, JPNSGRLS had morphed into Hotel Mira, with a dynamic new single, 3AM Lullaby.

New song “Baby” ups the ante with a sophisticated arrangement that belies its melodic simplicity. Running gamut from funk to alt-rock to soul-pop, “Baby” is a triumph of determined songwriting without sacrificing an iota of hooky satisfaction.

The trio will be releasing a collection of six songs on August 17th. Can hardly wait!

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : HOTEL MIRA – 3AM LULLABY

“Existence is painful/Resistance, if you’re able”

Major changes afoot at the JPNSGRLS camp as remaining original member Charlie Kerr introduces new outfit Hotel Mira with¬†guitarist Colton Lauro and bassist Mike Noble and new single “3AM Lullaby”.

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