Las Kellies Head To SXSW Next Month

Laura EleyEvents, Las Kellies

Next month, Las Kellies head to SXSW Festival, Austin, TX for their first ever USA shows! The first of their showcases has been announced: Thursday 16th Showcase: Tigerbomb PR Party (official) Venue: Tap Room at The Market Address: 319 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701, USA More TBA… Listen to the new single ‘Sugar Beat’ below

Jane Weaver Tour Announced – Tickets On Sale Now!

Laura EleyEvents, Jane Weaver, News

JANE WEAVER – New Tour Dates – Tickets on Sale NOW! Live Dates 18 May: Birmingham, Hare & Hounds 2: Tickets 19 May: Manchester, Band On The Wall: Tickets 22 May: London, Lexington: Tickets 07 Jul: Bluedot Festival, Jodrell Bank: Tickets Listen to the first single from new album ‘Modern Kosmology’ below “Epic kraut-pop opera teeming with motorik rhythms and analogue synths.” NPR “A mind-expanding delight, devoid of retro posturing.” Guardian “Sparkling strangeness from one-woman genre-buster..superb.” … Read More

New Jane Weaver Record ‘Modern Kosmology’ Out May 19th

Laura EleyJane Weaver, News

JANE WEAVER Announces New Album ‘Modern Kosmology’ Out 19th May 2017, Reveals New Track ‘Slow Motion’ + Live Dates For May 2017 Deluxe LP Metallic Foil Print Sleeve, Standard LP and CD ‘Slow Motion’ audio: Live Dates 18 May: Birmingham, Hare & Hounds 2 19 May: Manchester, Band On The Wall 22 May: London, Lexington 07 Jul: Bluedot Festival, Jodrell Bank Tickets go on sale Friday 24th February “Epic kraut-pop opera teeming with motorik rhythms … Read More

Death And Vanilla To Release ‘Vampyr’ Live Score

Laura EleyDeath And Vanilla, News

Originally released on cassette last Halloween, this double LP features a live recording of Death And Vanilla’s soundtrack to Danish filmmaker Carl Theodor Dreyer’s 1932 classic; Vampyr. For the performance, the psychedelic dream pop duo expanded their line up, incorporating an expanded sound palette of creaking organs, vibraphonette, zither and glockenspiel to augment the more familiar setup of synth, reverb drenched guitar, bass and samples. This will be released on … Read More

Fire Records & Earth Recordings At Indie Label Market April 1st 2017

Laura EleyEvents, News

That’s right, no fooling it’s the first Independent Label Market of the year on April 1st 2017! Fire Records will be there with new releases from Noveller, Half Japanese, Bardo Pond and the ‘Drive, He Said’ box set from Pere Ubu, whilst our sister label Earth Recordings will be selling the recently reissued Bert Jansch catalogue, Mikael Tariverdiev’s ‘Irony Of Fate’ OST, Howard Eynon, Jackson C. Frank and more!

The Chills Cover David Bowie’s ‘Conversation Piece’ – TIDAL Exclusive

Laura EleyNews, The Chills

The Chills cover of David Bowie’s ‘Conversation Piece’ is streaming over at TIDAL now + interview with Martin Phillipps on his top 5 Bowie tracks! Read up here: Direct link to track on TIDAl: (just log in or sign up!) Purchase the latest record ‘Silver Bullets’ from Bandcamp: or the Fire Records online shop:

Virginia Wing – European Tour Begins Next Week

Laura EleyEvents, Virginia Wing

Electronic/psychedelic duo Virginia Wing are off on a headline tour of Europe throughout February! Catch them at the below dates: 19 Feb: DOOR, Dortrecht, Netherlands 20 Feb: Club Heim im Schanzenpark, Hamburg, Germany 21 Feb: ACUD MACHT NEU, Berlin, Germany 22 Feb: Ostentor-Kino, Regensberg, Germany 23 Feb: Twiggy Varese, Varese, Italy 24 Feb: LIO BAR, Brescia, Italy 25 Feb: ex cinema aurora, Livorno, Italy 28 Feb: Rich Mix London, UK (supporting … Read More

Noveller ‘A Pink Sunset For No One’ – Out Today!

Laura EleyNews, Noveller

NOVELLER New Album ‘A Pink Sunset For No One’ Out Today + Two UK Live Dates This Month ‘Deep Shelter’ audio: UK Live Dates 22 Feb: Manchester, International Anthony Burgess Foundation (performing ‘Blake and the apocalypse’ w/ poet Nick Flynn) 23 Feb:  London, Kings Place (performing ‘Blake and the apocalypse’ w/ poet Nick Flynn) US Live Dates 02 Mar: Charlotte, NC, McColl Center For Art, 07 Mar: Philadelphia, PA, Johnny Brenda’s … Read More

Noveller Plays Manchester / London 22/23rd February + New Record Out Tomorrow

Laura EleyEvents, News, Noveller

Noveller heads to the UK 22/23 February, performing ‘Blake and the Apocalypse’ w/ poet Nick Flynn at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester and Kings Place, London. Tickets for Manchester (22nd): Tickets for London (23rd): Stream the album in full over at Brooklyn Vegan  Pre-order the new album ‘A Pink Sunset For No One’ – out tomorrow – here:

Fire Soundtracks Announce Paul Haslinger ‘Halt And Catch Fire – Original Soundtrack’ Out 30th June 2017

Laura EleyNews

Fire Records together with our new partners at Lakeshore Records (Stranger Things, Drive, Mr. Robot) are excited to announce the release, for the first time on vinyl, the acclaimed soundtrack to Halt and Catch Fire (AMC) by Paul Haslinger (fmr TANGERINE DREAM) released 30th of June 2017. This bold and innovative soundtrack to the best show on TV is available in both black vinyl/gatefold sleeve and the limited edition deluxe … Read More

Howe Gelb Piano Trio Head Back to London’s Cafe Oto – May 13th 2017!

Laura EleyEvents, Howe Gelb, News

Let me set the scene – irresponsible lovers are canoodling in semi-lit booths, the jukebox is playing some old tunes by Frank and there’s some people over there who never want to fall in love again. It’s the last bar still open and the piano player mooches over to the battered grand. This guy, we know, is great. He expertly and succinctly slides in words like “iconoclast”, “apropos”, “tumult” and … Read More

ESG Play Electric Brixton + Fire Reissue ‘Step Off’

Laura EleyESG, Events, News

ESG Announce Their Only UK Live Date For 2017 @ London, Electric Brixton May 26th in support of the Reissue ‘Step Off‘ – Out Same Day Tickets  ESG return for an exclusive show at Londons Electric Brixton on May 26th, that will be the band’s only scheduled UK appearance for 2017. To coincide with their performance, A band-approved reissue of ‘Step Off’ will be released the same day with artwork from award nominated illustrator Hannah … Read More

Las Kellies ‘Sugar Beat’ Added to BBC Radio 6 Music Playlist!

Laura EleyLas Kellies, News, Radio

Las Kellies ‘Sugar Beat’, taken from their latest album ‘Friends And Lovers’ has been added to the official BBC Radio 6 Music C-List this week! Prepare to be hearing a lot more from this Argentinian trio in the coming months. They showcase at Austin’s SXSW festival in March. See the playlist here: Listen to ‘Sugar Beat’ below  

Noveller ‘Trails And Trials’ + Virginia Wing ‘Sonia & Claudette’ // Tom Ravenscroft // BBC6 Music // 27/01/2017

Laura EleyRadio

Tom Ravenscroft played Noveller + Virginia Wing one after the other on his Friday night show! Noveller: 1.58.48 Virginia Wing: 2.03.19 “From one of my favourite albums from recent months. The album ‘Forward Constant Motion, it’s something else, such a good album. I for one am rather desperate to go and see them play that album live.“

The AV Club Premiere New Noveller Track – ‘Deep Shelter’

Laura EleyNews, Noveller

NOVELLER Reveals new track ‘Deep Shelter’ from new album ‘A Pink Sunset For No One’ Out 10th February 2017 + London Live Date 23rd February – Kings Place USA – The AV Club France – Soul-Kitchen  Spain – Notodo  Italy – Rockerilla  Netherlands – Never Mind The Hype “I admire her music so much” Iggy Pop “It’s ambient music, sort of, in its delicate moods, … Read More

Rats On Rafts EU Tour Next Month!

Laura EleyEvents, News, Rats On Rafts

Rats On Rafts are back on a short European tour! Catch them at the dates below and check out their most recent release with De Kift below Tour Dates 17 Feb: Stellar Swamp @ Eden, Charleroi, Belgium 18 Feb: Festival GéNéRiQ, Belfort, France 19 Feb: Royal Baden, Switzerland 20 Feb: Supersonic, Paris, France Purchase the new record ‘Rats On Rafts / De Kift’ here:

Virginia Wing Release Single ‘Sonia & Claudette’+ UK/EU Tour Begins Next Month

Laura EleyNews, Virginia Wing

VIRGINIA WING Release New Single ‘Sonia & Claudette‘ Out This Week + Support for Jenny Hval @ Rich Mix London 28th Feb + European Tour Begins Next Month ‘Sonia & Claudette’ audio:   Tickets for London show here 2017 Tour: 04 Feb: Profound Sound @ Folkestone Fringe Festival, Folkestone, UK 11 Feb: Jux Festival, Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK 19 Feb: DOOR, Dortrecht, Netherlands 20 Feb: Club Heim, Hamburg, Germany 21 … Read More

Bardo Pond Announce New Album ‘Under The Pines’ – Out March 24th

Laura EleyBardo Pond, News

BARDO POND Announce New Album ‘Under The Pines’ Out March 24th LP/CD/DL & Reveal First Single ‘Crossover’  ““Crossover” matches sludgy Dinosaur Jr. guitar power with the glacial grandiosity of Black Mountain, as if Isobel Sollenberger is conjuring a thunderstorm with the sound of her voice and riding it across the heavens”Stereogum  “One of underground rock’s most extraordinary enigmas” The Quietus “They alter brain chemistry by the alchemical effect of distressed … Read More

Pere Ubu Announce New 4xLP Box Set ‘Drive, He Said’ – out March 10th

Laura EleyNews, Pere Ubu

PERE UBU Announce New 4LP Box Set ‘Drive, He Said 1994-2002’ Out March 10th 2017Pere Ubu ‘Drive He Said’ Sampler below   4LP boxset includes: ‘Raygun Suitcase’ (1995) “If underground rock had a Hall of Fame that gave awards for influence and creativity, Pere Ubu would be more decorated than Magic Johnson.”  Rolling Stone, 05/95 ‘Pennsylvania’ (1998) “From the beginning they obviously understood the nuts and bolts of popular music, … Read More

Howe Gelb Announces Co-Headline US Tour w/ Mark Eitzel

Laura EleyEvents, Howe Gelb, News

Howe Gelb Announces Extra US Tour Dates With Mark Eitzel New Album ‘Future Standards‘ Out Jan 27th (USA) – out NOW in the UK + First Live Dates Begin 22nd Jan Spring Tour Dates 1/22 – Tucson, AZ – Tucson Jazz Festival – Supporting The Bird and The Bee Co-headline Shows w/ Mark Eitzel 1/26 – Los Angeles, CA – The Resident * 1/27 – Sacramento, CA – Old Ironsides* 1/28 – San … Read More

Las Kellies Play SXSW 2017!

Laura EleyLas Kellies, News, Publishing

Buenos Aries band Las Kellies have only just got back to Argentina after their huge European tour, but not sitting still for long, the post-punk/new-wave trio will be heading to Austin, Texas for their first ever USA show at the annual SXSW showcase! Read more here: Listen to the current single ‘Sugar Beat’ below

NPR First Listen: Half Japanese ‘Hear The Lions Roar’

Laura EleyHalf Japanese, News, Publishing, Radio

Ahead of the release of Half Japanese’s brand new record ‘Hear The Lions Roar’ on January 13th, NPR are streaming the album in its full over on their website. Click here to listen “Half Japanese sounds as urgent and vital as it did four decades ago.” NPR ‘Attack Of The Giant Leeches’ video:   With Jad Fair at the helm for over four decades, the highly revered Half Japanese still … Read More

Virginia Wing Play Profound Sound At Folkestone Fringe Festival – 4th Feb

Laura EleyEvents, Virginia Wing

Profound Sound returns to Folkestone’s Creative Quarter on the 3 – 5 Feb 2017 reaching across traditional forms of music to the fringes of sound-art covering song and instrumental performance, spoken word, radio broadcasting, sound installation, opera, contemporary classical and jazz, electoracoustic, sound-art, film and video. Electronic, psychedelic pop duo Virginia Wing play on 4th February! Tickets here

Noveller Announces London Show at Kings Place – 23rd Feb 2017

Laura EleyEvents, Noveller

Electronic, instrumental guitarist Noveller’s new album ‘A Pink Sunset For No One’ will be released on February 10th and also heads back to the UK next month! The first event to be announced; ‘Blake And The Apocalypse’ is hosted by Poet in the City and is a cross-arts collaboration to reveal the magic of William Blake’s unfinished masterpiece Vala, or The Four Zoas. A tale of sin, passion and love … Read More

Virginia Wing Announce EU Tour + Support Jenny Hval

Laura EleyEvents

VIRGINIA WING European Tour Announcement 2017 + London Support For Jenny Hval – Feb 28th  ‘Future Body’ audio: 2017 Tour Dates: 19 Feb: DOOR, Dortrecht, Netherlands 21 Feb: ACUD, Berlin, Germany 23 Feb: twiggy, Varese, Italy 24 Feb: Lio Bar, Brescia, Italy 25 Feb:  Ex Cinema Aurora, Livorno, Italy 28 Feb: Rich Mix, London, UK (supporting Jenny Hval) “The first couple of singles I heard were great – I just … Read More