Hater Announce Headline Europe Tour!

Laura EleyHater

Hater have just announced a headline tour of Europe! Full dates below, including a few London dates next week! 29 Nov: Rough Trade East, London, UK 30 Nov: Soup Kitchen, Manchester, UK 01 Dec: The Shacklewell Arms, London, UK 02 Dec: London Fields Taproom, London, UK 17 Jan: Hafenklang (Goldener Salon) , Hamburg, Germany 18 Jan: Eurosonic Festival, Huis De Buirs, Groningen, Netherlands 21 Jan: Paradiso Amsterdam (upstairs), Netherlands 30 Jan: TAPE, Aarhus, Denmark 31 Jan: Conne Island, Leipzig, Germany 03 Feb: Groove, … Read More

Goldflakepaint Premiere Pictish Trail’s ‘Lionhead’ Acoustic

Laura EleyNews, Pictish Trail

GoldFlakePaint premiere Pictish Trail‘s acoustic version of ‘Lionhead’  Read up on what frontman Johnny Lynch has to say about the track below! Pictish Trail are currently on tour throughout the UK, full dates here: 24 Nov: The Studio Hartlepool, UK 25 Nov: Alternative Peers’ Ball, Assembly Rooms Edinburgh, Scotland 28 Nov: The Greystones, Sheffield , UK 29 Nov: The Cellar [Oxford], UK 30 Nov: O2 Ritz Manchester UK (w/ Jane Weaver) 01 Dec: The Hall, Lancaster, UK 02 Dec: London Fields … Read More

The Lemonheads Tour Australia in 2018

Laura EleyEvents, Lemonheads, News

The Lemonheads are heading to Australia in 2018! Full dates here: 1st March – Taronga Zoo Sydney 2nd March – Rad Bar, Wollongong 7th March – Corner Hotel, Melbourne 8th March – The Gov, Adelaide

Hater ‘Rest’ Premiere on Stereogum

Laura EleyHater, News

The new Hater track ‘Rest’, taken from the ‘Red Blinders’ EP is premiering now on Stereogum – click here to listen! ‘Red Blinders’ is available on LP/CD/DL and will be released on December 1st, pre-order here: http://www.firerecords.com/product/hater-red-blinders/

Jane Weaver Receives Round 11 Music Export Growth Scheme Funding!

Laura EleyJane Weaver, News

Jane Weaver has been awarded funding to tour Europe from the BPI’s Music Export Growth Scheme! Jane mentioned: “I’m absolutely over the moon to have received MEGS funding! This will provide me with support to explore opportunities and perform my music live outside of the UK in the rest of Europe early 2018. As an artist I’m very grateful that I can continue to travel and play in different countries which is always a joy… no doubt meeting … Read More

Fire Records Announce Lost Television Personalities Record ‘Beautiful Despair’ – Out 26th Jan 2018

Laura EleyNews, Television Personalities

Fire Records Announce Lost Television Personalities Record ‘Beautiful Despair’ Out 26th January 2018 + Reveal First Track ‘If You Fly Too High’ Pre-order here on Marbled LP / standard LP / CD: https://televisionpersonalities.bandcamp.com/ Television Personalities ‘If You Fly Too High’ audio:  Photo credit: Alison WithersTelevision Personalities unreleased album ‘Beautiful Despair’ is released on 26th January 2018 on Fire Records. Recorded in 1990 by Jowe Head at his flat in Glading Terrace, Stoke Newington (shortly before it was … Read More

Lots of London Shows announced for New signings Hater and Pictish Trail!

Laura EleyEvents, Hater, Pictish Trail

Lots of London shows coming up for our two newest signings Hater and Pictish Trail – December’s going to be a good’un! Hater 29 Nov: Rough Trade East, London, UK 01 Dec: The Shacklewell Arms, London, UK  02 Dec: London Fields Taproom, London, UK Pictish Trail 02 Dec: London Fields Taproom, London, UK 09 Dec: Union Chapel (Daylight Music), London, UK 09 Dec: Paper Dress Vintage, London, UK – SOLD OUT 10 Dec: Lost Map’s Strange Invitation: Xmas Party, Strongroom, London, UK

Fire Records Presents Hater & Pictish Trail – London Fields Brewery – 2nd December

Laura EleyEvents, Hater, Pictish Trail

We are throwing an end of year party featuring two of the labels’ newly signed bands: psychedelic pop quintet Pictish Trail from the Isle of Eigg and Swedish indie /garage rockers Hater! Tickets only £10 here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/421395 Pictish Trail “Mysterious, cinematic, pop melancholia” The Guardian Throughout his career Pictish Trail – aka Johnny Lynch – has resolutely furrowed his own path, steadily creating a unique catalogue of recordings and performances through his … Read More

Jane Weaver Reschedules Glasgow show – 12th Dec at King Tut’s

Laura EleyEvents, Jane Weaver

Jane Weaver‘s rescheduled Glasgow date takes place at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Tuesday 12th December. Limited extra tickets are available at: http://po.st/JaneGlasgow Tickets for the cancelled show remain valid. Refunds are available from point of purchase should this rescheduled date not work for you.

Fire Records – Best of 2017

Laura EleyHalf Japanese, Hater, News

Just a selection of some of our 2017 bestsellers on Fire (featuring Bark Psychosis, Jane Weaver, Virginia Wing, Noveller, Hater) and Fire Soundtracks (Blue Velvet, Halt and Catch Fire, A Scanner Darkly). New records in 2018 from Pictish Trail, Hater, The Chills, Modern Studies, Bardo Pond, Virginia Wing, Half Japanese and more.

Half Japanese To Release New Album for 2018 – Why Not?

Laura EleyHalf Japanese, News

Half Japanese are set to release the new album ‘Why Not?’ on January 19th. Pre-order the album now on black or white vinyl, or as part of the limited edition ‘Why Not?’ merch bundle, including LP, sticker, tote bag, keyring and more! https://halfjapanesefire.bandcamp.com/ You can watch the video for the first single ‘The Future Is Ours’ below Thanks to Sentireascoltare, Soul Kitchen and Classic Rock Deutschlandfor the premieres!

Howe Gelb Piano Trio Return to UK / EU This November

Laura EleyEvents, Howe Gelb, News

The Howe Gelb Piano Trio returns to the UK and Europe next month, full tour dates below. 04 Nov: WFMU’s Monty Hall, Jersey City, NJ, USA 05 Nov: Hill Country LIVE, New York, NY, USA 10 Nov: PizzaExpress Live, Birmingham, UK 11 Nov: EFG London Jazz Festival @ PizzaExpress Live, Soho, London, UK 13 Nov: Akbank Jazz Festivali @ Babylon, Istanbul 15 Nov: Duc Des Lombards, Paris, France 16 Nov: zakk Düsseldorf, Germany 17 Nov: Ancienne Belgique – AB , Brussels, Belgium 19 Nov: Oslo Konserthus/Lille … Read More

Modern Studies play Sounding at Celtic Connections – 21 Jan 2018

Laura EleyEvents, Modern Studies

Reprising their memorable collaboration at 2017’s Edinburgh Fringe, two acts from Scotland’s close-knit indie-folk/art-pop community share a resplendent programme, revelling in the synergy of their respective success. Glasgow’s Modern Studies, recently signed to Fire Records, deploy their wonderfully shonky instrumentation in bracingly beefed-up new songs from their imminent second album, while Lomond Campbell (aka Ziggy from Edinburgh’s FOUND collective) performs his full-length solo debut Black River Promise, complete with lavish … Read More

Fire Records Presents ‘This Corner of England 2018’

Laura EleyThe Bevis Frond

Special earlybird tickets at £10 on sale now! Click here A Celebration Of The Bevis Frond at London Fields Brewery On Sunday 27th May 2018 + very special guests TBA! This Corner of England celebrates the legendary, and incredibly influential, English psychedelic outfit The Bevis Frond with a whole day of music at the London Fields Brewery on Sunday May 27th 2018 The Bevis Frond have ultimately become the UK’s … Read More

Hater Confirmed for Eurosonic Festival 2018

Laura EleyHater

Newly signed to Fire Records, Hater have just been announced to play Eurosonic Music Festival and Conference kin Groningen from 17-20th January 2018! More info here: https://www.eurosonic-noorderslag.nl/en/festival/line-up/act/hater/  

Pictish Trail signs to Fire Records, throws up with excitement, embarks on European Tour !

Laura EleyEvents, News, Pictish Trail

“Glazed with fun and pop and excitement” ★★★★ – Clash Magazine “Delights in roving electronica” ★★★★ – Uncut Magazine “A dark pop album, as joyful as it is unexpected” ★★★★ – MOJO “Purveyor of the finest space-age disco-wonk-pop” ★★★★ – “Lynch’s voice is consistent, strong and always beautiful” – The Quietus “Confident, spangly pop music” – Q Magazine “A warped myriad of apocalyptic symbolism.. brilliant” – The Guardian Full Tour Dates Europe (solo, supporting KT Tunstall) Sun … Read More

Stream Hater’s ‘Blushing’ on DIY Magazine + They Play The Shacklewell Arms, London – December 1st

Laura EleyEvents, Hater, News

 Hater have announced new shows in support of their upcoming EP ‘Red Blinders’ – out December 1st on Fire Records!  The new single – ‘Blushing’ – is streaming over at DIY Magazine! It’s taken from the upcoming ‘Red Blinders’ EP – out December 1st. 29 Nov: Rough Trade East, London, UK (Rough Trade Recommends) 30 Nov: Soup Kitchen, Manchester, UK  01 Dec: The Shacklewell Arms, London, UK (Free Entry) Pre-order the EP on LP/CD/DL from Bandcamp here: https://haterfire.bandcamp.com/ and from … Read More

Noveller heads to Europe

Laura EleyEvents, Noveller

Noveller’s  European tour begins next week! Please join her if you’re in or around the following cities: OCTOBER 11 @ Frameless-Munich, Germany 13 @ Gaswerk- Winterthur, Switzerland  14 @ Dream Music Festival- Malmo, Sweden 17 @ Silent Green, Berlin, Germany- double bill w/ Fennesz 18 @ Blå, Oslo, Norway 19 @ Bello Bar, Dublin, Ireland

Pre-order Hater’s ‘Red Blinders’ EP

Laura EleyHater

Hater‘s new EP is a ‘Top Tip’ over at Rough Trade Records. Stay tuned for a new track next week! Pre-order now on exclusive white vinyl, standard black vinyl and CD Rough Trade: https://www.roughtrade.com/gb/music/red-blinders Fire Records: http://www.firerecords.com/product/hater-red-blinders/ Bandcamp: https://haterfire.bandcamp.com/album/red-blinders

A Scanner Darkly at The Genesis Cinema – 22 Oct

Laura EleyEvents

6.00pm – Sunday 22nd October – The Genesis Cinema Screening + Q&A + Live Demonstration from composer Graham Reynolds To celebrate its release on vinyl, for the first time ever, Fire Records present a screening of Richard Linklater’s adaptation of the Philip K. Dick novel of the same name–A SCANNER DARKLY, with a musical demonstration and Q&A by composer Graham Reynolds. A frequent collaborator of Linklater, Graham will be working … Read More

A Scanner Darkly at The Prince Charles Cinema – 21 Oct

Laura EleyEvents

12.00 Midday – The Prince Charles Cinema – 21st October Screening + Q&A To celebrate its release on vinyl, for the first time ever, Fire Records present a screening of Richard Linklater’s adaptation of the Philip K. Dick novel of the same name–A SCANNER DARKLY, with a musical demonstration and Q&A by composer Graham Reynolds. A frequent collaborator of Linklater, Graham will be working with Richard Linklater once again for his upcoming … Read More

Virginia Wing Team Up With XAM Duo for ‘Tomorrow’s Gift’

Laura EleyVirginia Wing

Virginia Wing have collaborated with XAM Duo for a new album; ‘Tomorrow’s Gift’, to be released on December 1st. From it, here is the first track ‘Person To Person’ Thanks to ByteFM, Mondo Sonoro and OndaRock for the EU premieres. Pre-order ‘Tomorrow’s Gift’ here: http://bit.ly/2wjelwm

Pledge To The Chills Film Kickstarter Campaign

Laura EleyNews, The Chills

Over $10,000 has been raised so far towards The Chills Film Kickstarter campaign! Check out the link below to pledge and get your hands on some exclusive The Chills merchandise, including these mystery boxes hand picked by Martin Phillipps himself, original Chills posters, signed records and more! www.thechillsfilm.com

Synch List – Television, Film and Advertising

Laura EleyPublishing

TELEVISION: The Simpsons American Horror Story Glow True Detective Stranger Things Halt and Catch Fire Waterloo Road So You Think You Can Dance  Gotham Eastbound And Down Nobodies The Breaks Parenthood Trigger Happy FILM Dawn Of The Dead The Conjuring 2 The Preppie Connection Taipei Je m’appelle Hmmm Planetarium My Friend Dahmer Happy Hour  White Girl La Grand Bellezza Incompressa  Celeste & Jesse Forever Herr Lehmann Dumb And Dumber  Trois … Read More

Hater Perform at The Conference, Malmö

Laura EleyEvents, Hater

Click here to watch a live video of our newest signing – Hater – performing a new track ‘Blushing’, at The Conference in Malmo a few weeks ago! The new EP ‘Red Blinders’ will be released on December 1st.. watch this space for more new on the bands’ tour dates!