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THE HARA Challenge Mental Health Stigma with their Debut Album, ‘SURVIVAL MODE’
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THE HARA Challenge Mental Health Stigma with their Debut Album, ‘SURVIVAL MODE’

"Nobody talks about what it feels like to slowly get out of survival mode.There’s emotional withdrawals, moments of intense confusion, and so much grief that comes with seeing life as it truly is."- Dr. Nicole LePera, PHD Chronic stress takes a toll on us—that’s no secret. Since it’s currently Mental Health Awareness Month here in the United States, and we’ve entered year three of what could be considered mass exposure to a collective, global traumatic stressor, this might be a good time to talk a bit about mental health. As you know, MendoWerks Magazine isn’t run by mental health professionals, so we’re going to do what we do best—we’re going to talk about music. Specifically, we’re going to be digging into SURVIVAL MODE, the highly-anticipated debut album by THE HARA, which was relea...
It’s All About THE HARA, You Know: “Autobiography” out now.
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It’s All About THE HARA, You Know: “Autobiography” out now.

If you were able to catch THE HARA at their first showcase during SXSW 2023 on Monday, or if you keep up with them through other means, then you already know the good news; if not, then we’re here to tell you-- "Autobiography”, the band’s sixth and final single in support of their upcoming debut LP, SURVIVAL MODE, is finally here.  Check out the exciting tell-all track on Spotify, below.  https://open.spotify.com/album/2uL9lH4pvsdPfkEMuetPTT?si=PAtnJEZgSg6mADsUhe_iYg True to THE HARA’s mission, this track is a little bit absurd, a little bit chaotic, and a whole lot of fun. I mean, just look at the lyrics, especially in the second half– The lads are not only bringing us into a shared egotistical, manic-hypervigilant panic spiral of sorts– they even dragged ...
THE HARA is Here to Get You Laid. [On Recent Updates, SXSW, & More]
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THE HARA is Here to Get You Laid. [On Recent Updates, SXSW, & More]

In case you missed it, THE HARA dropped some major announcements on social media recently, including their American debut at SXSW, some updates on their LP, an upcoming single... ... and their plans to get you laid. Need I say more? Read on. THE HARA to see their American debut at SXSW Get a taste of the best in UK alternative rock by heading out t0 Austin, TX, next month for SXSW. The Details: On December 8, 2022, THE HARA announced their acceptance into SXSW 2023, as presented by Scruff of the Neck. Their showcase will take place on 17th March at The Velveeta Room. Other artists featured at this showcase include Avalanche Party, GIRLI, and Lime Garden. You can witness the lads in a live environment through their "Live At Satan's Hollow" off...
“It’s Called ‘Fool & The Thief’ and It Goes Like This” — THE HARA Dropped Live at Satan’s Hollow Music Video
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“It’s Called ‘Fool & The Thief’ and It Goes Like This” — THE HARA Dropped Live at Satan’s Hollow Music Video

When THE HARA had announced that they recorded their Satan's Hollow show and were putting out a live album, I was so excited I didn't know what to do with myself. Even better? The band just dropped the "Fool & the Thief" segment on New Years Day for us all to enjoy. Happy 2023 indeed. Check out THE HARA's 'Live at Satan's Hollow - Fool & The Thief', now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VvGc_V3iMY In case you never got to experience THE HARA in concert, this video is a good introduction to the absolute madness that ensues. The use of creative camera angling and the way the team uses color and lighting to their advantage aids in mimicking the chaotic, ever-changing energy that's contained in the room. After all-- THE HARA is the ban...
ICYMI: Alt Rock Band THE HARA Dropped a Cinematic New Single, “Fool & The Thief”
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ICYMI: Alt Rock Band THE HARA Dropped a Cinematic New Single, “Fool & The Thief”

THE HARA has a new single out and it is definitely one of my favorite August rock releases.... Emotionally-charged, high energy, and perfect for screaming along to--"Fool & The Thief" is everything I love about rock music. Check it out on Youtube below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-zOCetYwUk Released on August 20th through Scruff of the Neck Records, "Fool & The Thief" by THE HARA is somehow both contemplative and a call to action. It is perfectly cinematic in that way. The song builds on itself organically, layering in beautifully-blended instrumentals and powerfully-delivered vocals throughout. By the end of my first listen, I was awed by the sheer power and beauty of it. Clearly, I had to listen again... and again... and then send it to everyone I know....