Avalanche (2018) Reviews

Songlines ****

A powerful landslide of a follow-up album
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Folk Radio

Following the release of an album of this quality, you wouldn’t bet against yet more awards coming Ímar’s way
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Fatea Magazine

Avalanche really showcases the musical creativity that make this band special
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Irish Music Magazine

after a few seconds you’ll want to hear it all again
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Afterlight (2017) Reviews

Sommer Spezial

This quintet is resident in Scotland, but the ins and outs are diverse. Above all, much Irish music can be...
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Folker Magazine

Diese fünf Jungs werden als absolut heiße Newcomer aus Schottland gehandelt, was nicht so ganz stimmt, denn die Herren haben...
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Irish Post *****

WHILE Ímar is a name that conjures images of Celtic / World Fusion soundscapes, this album is certainly not that!...
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fRoots

The debut album from a Glasgow-based five-piece whose line-up contains current and former members of the folk groups Mànran, RURA,...
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The Living Tradition

An all-star band of the new generation, Ímar boasts the prodigious talents of Mohsen Amini (Talisk) on concertina, Tomás Callister...
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The Herald

THE latest product of Glasgow’s thriving traditional music session scene, Imar releases its debut album having already had the distinction...
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Folk Radio UK

ÍMAR: AFTERLIGHT written by Martha Buckley 10 March, 2017 Glasgow-based band Ímar certainly seem to know their stuff. Collectively, they...
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Fatea Magazine

A fascinating trend has developed in traditional music over the past decade or so, particularly among the new generation of...
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The Audiophile Man

IMAR: A SONIC ADVENTURE THAT MAY PEAK FOLK-PROG FAN’S INTEREST Posted on 23rd February Title: Afterlight A five-piece outfit, this new folk outfit...
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Bright Young Folk

Vibrant and inspiring - and that’s just looking through the titles of the tune sets and their components. The five...
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Shire Folk Magazine

Ímar Afterlight Big Mann Records More fantastic music emerges from the thriving Glasgow scene in the form of Ímar, who draw on the...
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Live Reviews

The Herald

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Rob Adams DEPENDING on who is making the announcements, the music Imar plays can be...
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Fatea Magazine

Underneath the Stars Festival 2017 A quintet made up of a dazzling selection of musicians from countries and bands fairly far...
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The Scotsman *****

Four Men and a Dog / Ímar New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall It’s just over...
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