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

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

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!

Rats on Rafts Play Sea Change + London & Bristol

Laura EleyEvents, Rats On Rafts

Rotterdam post-punks head back to the UK next weekend! They play the below dates. Rats On Rafts     25 Aug: Café Café, Hasselt, Belgium 26 Aug: Sea Change Festival, Totnes, UK 28 Aug: Crofters Rights, Bristol, UK   29 Aug: The Shacklewell Arms, London, UK  Listen to ‘Sleep Little Child’ below

Jane Weaver Announces European Tour This November

Laura EleyEvents, Jane Weaver, News

Jane Weaver has just announced a European tour for November 2017! Full dates here: 12 Nov: Le Guess Who? 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands 14 Nov: Ancienne Belgique – AB, Brussels, Belgium 16 Nov: Hafen 2, Offenbach, Germany 17 Nov: PRIVATCLUB Berlin, Berlin, Germany  20 Nov: Café V lesee, Prague, Czech Republic 21 Nov: Papiersaal, Zurich, Switzerland 24 Nov: Supersonic, Paris, France Tickets for all shows are on-sale NOW at: www.janeweavermusic.com

Jane Weaver Manchester Ritz Show Announced

Laura EleyEvents, Jane Weaver

Jane Weaver has announced her biggest Manchester headline show to date, at the O2 Ritz on November 30th with support from She Drew The Gun and Pictish Trail! Tickets go on sale this Wednesday at 10am here: https://tickets.o2priority.co.uk/events/jane-weaver/4963

Las Kellies head to UK / EU for Glastonbury, Benicassim Festivals + more!

Laura EleyEvents, Las Kellies

Argentinian Post Punk / New Wave grrl trio Las Kellies head back to UK shores to play the below dates later this month! Las Kellies Tour Dates 2017 22 Jun: The Victoria, London, UK    23 Jun: Glastonbury Festival, Somerset, UK    29 Jun: Comme Nous Broulons Festival, Paris, France    30 Jun: Penny Lane, Rennes, France    01 Jul: Cisai-St-Aubin, Biches Festival, France    08 Jul: Fstival Maison Fumetti, Nantes, France  12 Jul: Sala Begood, Barcelona, Spain 14 Jul: … Read More

Jane Weaver Manchester & London – SOLD OUT!

Laura EleyEvents, Jane Weaver, News

Jane Weaver’s Manchester show at Band on The Wall has sold out, as well as the sold out Lexington show in London! Don’t worry there will be plenty more opportunities to catch Jane on the road later this year; full tour dates below! Jane Weaver 18 May: Hare & Hounds 2, Birmingham, UK 19 May: Band On The Wall, Manchester, UK – SOLD OUT 20 May: The Great Escape Festival, … Read More

Howe Gelb Announces Support for UK / Ireland Tour

Laura EleyEvents, Howe Gelb, News

Howe Gelb Piano Trio Announce Special Guest Lonna Kelley UK/Ireland Live Dates May 2017 Howe Gelb ‘Impossible Thing’ audio: European Tour Dates 06 May – CH – Zurich – El Lokal 07 May – CH – Bern – Dachstock 08 May – DE – Stuttgart – Theaterhaus 09 May – DE – Dresden – Jazzclub Tonne 10 May – DE – Berlin – Quasimodo 11 May – BE – Liege … Read More

Jane Weaver Announces UK and Ireland Oct/Nov Tour Dates

Laura EleyEvents, Jane Weaver, News

Jane Weaver Announces UK and Ireland Oct/Nov Tour Dates & Reveals ‘Modern Kosmology’ In The Studio Video Promo video link: ““Her best yet.” Uncut “Jane Weaver is hitting her creative side to brilliant effect” MOJO “Weaver has clearly had an epiphany and this is her best album to date” Record Collector “Epic kraut-pop opera teeming with motorik rhythms and analogue synths.” NPR “A mind-expanding delight, devoid of retro posturing.” Guardian … Read More

Pictish Trail and Rats on Rafts Added to ‘This Corner of England’ Day Festival!

Laura EleyEvents, News, Rats On Rafts, The Bevis Frond, The Jazz Butcher, Wreckless Eric

This Corner of England celebrates 30 years of 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 28th The Bevis Frond have ultimately become the UK’s leading underground psychedelic rock band with supporters such as comedian Stewart Lee, Dinosaur Jr, Evan Dando, David Tibet, Teenage Fanclub and more. Live, the line-up today includes: Paul … Read More

Noveller To Support Helium on USA Tour Throughout June 2017

Laura EleyEvents, News, Noveller, Publishing

Noveller Tour Dates w/ Helium 06 Jun: Rock & Roll Hotel, Washington, DC, USA 07 Jun: Boot and Saddle, Philadelphia, PA, USA 08 Jun: Rough Trade – Northside Festival, Brooklyn, NY, USA 09 Jun: Mercuy Lounge, New York, NY, USA 10 Jun: The Sinclair, Boston, MA 12 Jun: Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, ON, USA 13 Jun: Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH, USA 14 Jun: Marble Bar, Detroit, MI, USA 15 Jun: The … Read More

Howe Gelb UK and Europe Tour

Laura EleyEvents, Howe Gelb, News

Howe Gelb and his Piano Trio are back on tour throughout May 2017! Full dates below Watch the video for ‘Irresponsible Lovers’ below Howe Gelb Piano Trio Tour Dates 06 May: El Lokal, Zurich, Switzerland 07 May: Dachstock, Bern, Switzerland 08 May: Theaterhaus, Stuttgart, Germany 09 May: Jazzclub Tonne, Dresden, Germany 10 May: Quasimodo, Berlin, Germany 11 May: Jazz A Liege Festival, Liege, Belgium 13 May: Café Oto, London, UK … Read More

The Groundhogs (Rhythm Section) Added to ‘This Corner Of England’ Festival

Laura EleyEvents, News, The Bevis Frond, The Jazz Butcher, Wreckless Eric

‘This Corner Of England’ Announces The Groundhogs (Rhythm Section) London Fields Brewhouse – May 28th ‘This Corner Of England’ Playlist https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/sets/this-corner-of-england-2017 This Corner of England celebrates 30 years of 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 28th The Bevis Frond have ultimately become the UK’s leading underground psychedelic rock band with supporters … Read More

Evan Dando Announces ‘Baby I’m Bored’ USA Tour Dates

Laura EleyEvan Dando, Events, News

Evan Dando Announces ‘Baby I’m Bored’ US Tour Dates June 2017 ‘Baby I’m Bored’ audio: Evan Dando US Tour Dates June 15, 2017: San Francisco CA, The Chapel June 16, 2017: Los Angeles CA, The Roxy Theatre June 17, 2017: San Diego CA, The Casbah June 20, 2017: Chicago IL, Lincoln Hall June 22, 2017: Boston MA Once, Somerville June 23, 2017: Philadelphia PA, The Foundry June 24, 2017: New York … Read More

Half Japanese Confirm Flashback Shoreditch Live In-Store

Laura EleyEvents, Half Japanese

HALF JAPANESE Announce In-Store and Signing at Flashback, Shoreditch – June 2nd! ‘On The Right Track’ video: Live Dates 22nd May – Berlin (DE), Quasimodo 28th May – Zaragoza (ES), Centro Cívico Delicias (Bombo y Platillo) 01 Jun: Cafe Oto, London, UK 02 Jun: Flashback Records (Shoreditch), London, UK “Their busy guitars give every track instant buzz.That immediacy makes Hear The Lions Roar stand out in Half Japanese’s highlight-laden oeuvre. The band … Read More

ESG Play Only London Show This Year At Electric Brixton + Sacred Paws & NTS DJ’s

Laura EleyESG, Events

ESG Add Sacred Paws & NTS DJs @ London, Electric Brixton May 26th in support of the Reissue ‘Step Off’ Out Same Day ESG ‘Step Off’ audio: “ESG’s fusion of sweet soul and punk attitude with an intuitive understanding of dance music remains.” The Guardian “This is still funk with an alien otherworldliness the likes of which George Clinton never envisioned, stripped to its barest essentials for maximum impact.” All Music “ESG are … Read More

Half Japanese To Play Cafe Oto – June 1st

Laura EleyEvents, Half Japanese, News

Just announced: Half Japanese play London’s Cafe Oto on June 1st! Tickets here: https://www.cafeoto.co.uk/events/half-japanese/ 22 May: Quasimodo, Berlin, Germany 26 May: GetMad, Madrid, Spain 28 May: Centro Cívico Delicias (Bombo y Platillo), Zaragoza, Spain 01 Jun: Café Oto, London, UK More tour dates to follow! Watch the video for new single ‘On The Right Track’ below

Fire Records Announces 33.3 Anniversary

Laura EleyESG, Evan Dando, Events, Half Japanese, Howe Gelb, Jane Weaver, News, The Bevis Frond, Wreckless Eric

 “A really great label …they’re always putting good stuff out” Lauren Laverne, BBC6 Music “Fire’s arms reach across the globe to all sorts of destinations looking far and wide for the most exciting new music on the planet” John Kennedy, Radio X Fire Records celebrates its thirty three and a third year in the only way we know how with some incredible live shows across London this spring. Arriving at an important … Read More

Evan Dando Announces ‘Baby I’m Bored’ European Tour

Laura EleyEvan Dando, Events

Evan Dando Announces ‘Baby I’m Bored’ European Tour May 2017 ‘Baby I’m Bored’ audio Evan Dando Tour Dates 16 May 2017: Scala, London UK 17 May 2017: Slade, Wolverhampton, UK 18 May 2017: St Luke’s Glasgow, Scotland 19 May 2017: Gorilla, Manchester, UK 21 May 2017: Underground, Cologne, Germany 22 May 2017: Musik & Frieden, Berlin, Germany “Dando has a flair for bruised melancholy that stands comparison with Gram Parsons … Read More

Wreckless Eric, The Jazz Butcher, Jowe Head Added to ‘This Corner Of England’ Day Festival

Laura EleyEvents, News, The Jazz Butcher, Wreckless Eric

‘This Corner Of England’ Announces More Acts For 2017 Wreckless Eric, The Jazz Butcher and Jowe Head (TVPs / Swell Maps) At London Fields Brewery May 28th ‘This Corner Of England’ Playlist  This Corner of England celebrates 30 years of 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 28th The Bevis Frond have ultimately … Read More

Howe Gelb Screen Printed Posters By Luke Drozd

Laura EleyEvents, Howe Gelb, News

Howe Gelb and his Piano Trio return to London to play Café OTO on May 13th. Thanks to Luke Drozd for the new poster art, which will be available as a limited edition screen print soon! Purchase from our stall at the Independent Label Market or from the Cafe Oto show! Tickets to the show here: http://bit.ly/2nBTkw1 Purchase the latest record ‘Future Standards’ here: http://bit.ly/2k8B1fo

Pere Ubu Announces London, Prague and Dresden Dates

Laura EleyEvents, News, Pere Ubu, Publishing

Pere Ubu (Official) (The Moon Unit) play a few select shows for 2017 in London, Prague and Dresden! Tour Dates 24 Aug: The Lexington, London, UK Tickets: http://bit.ly/2mpqL3z 28 Aug: Palác Akropolis, Prague, Czech Republic Tickets: TBC 29 Aug: Jazzclub Tonne, Dresden, Germany Tickets: http://bit.ly/2mmTmor Pere Ubu (The Moon Unit) consists of David Thomas, Steven Mehlman, Keith Moline, Darryl Boon and Gagarin. Pre-order the new box set ‘Drive, He Said’ … Read More

The Chills Announce New Zealand Tour

Laura EleyEvents, Publishing, The Chills

The Chills are off on a 10-stop New Zealand tour this April/May! Full dates below. Purchase the latest record ‘Silver Bullets’ here: http://bit.ly/2ksRQn4 26 Apr: San Fran, Wellington, NZ 27 Apr: St Peters Village Hall, Paekakariki, NZ 28 Apr: The Cabana, Napier, NZ 29 Apr: Royal Wanganui Opera House, Whanganui, NZ 04 May: Blue Smoke, Christchurch, NZ 05 May: The Scottish Hall, Invercargill, NZ 06 May: Sherwood Queenstown, Queenstown, NZ … Read More

Jane Weaver London Show – Sold Out!

Laura EleyEvents, Jane Weaver

Jane Weaver’s London show at The Lexington has now SOLD OUT! There are still a handful of tickets left for the Manchester and Birmingham shows below! Remember, the band also play Rough Trade East on May 23rd and you can pre-order the new record here to secure entry. 18 May: Hare & Hounds 2, Birmingham, UK Tickets 19 May: Band On The Wall, Manchester, UK Tickets Listen to the brand … Read More

Fire Records At Sea Change Festival 2017

Laura EleyDeath And Vanilla, Events, Jane Weaver, News, Rats On Rafts, Virginia Wing

Not one but FOUR Fire Records bands at this years’ Sea Change Festival in Totnes, curated by The Drift Record Shop & The Quietus! Jane Weaver, Rats On Rafts, Death And Vanilla and Virginia Wing, plus our sister label Earth Recordings will be hosting a tribute to Bert Jansch in ‘Avocet Revisited’. Grab tickets here: http://www.wegottickets.com/f/10662 Listen to the bands below! Jane Weaver Rats On Rafts Death And Vanilla Virginia … Read More

Fire Announce ‘This Corner Of England’ Festival w/ The Bevis Frond + Many Special Guests TBA

Laura EleyEvents, News, The Bevis Frond

Fire Records Announce ‘This Corner Of England’ A Special 30 Year Celebration Of The Bevis Frond at London Fields Brewery On May 28th 2017 + lots of very special guests TBA! This Corner of England celebrates 30 Years of 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 28th The Bevis Frond have ultimately … Read More

Jane Weaver Plays Rough Trade East – 23rd May

Laura EleyEvents, Jane Weaver, News

Jane Weaver will be Live in-store at Rough Trade East to perform tracks from their new album ‘Modern Kosmology’, released 19th May on Fire Records. 6.30pm Doors // 7.00pm On-stage // 7.45pm Signing // 9.00pm close. Pre-order new album ‘Modern Kosmology’ & wristband now: https://www.roughtrade.com/events/jane-weaver-live-signing

Las Kellies Head To SXSW Next Month

Laura EleyEvents, Las Kellies, Publishing

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

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 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): http://bit.ly/2kpA27Z Tickets for London (23rd): http://bit.ly/2k6SHEI Stream the album in full over at Brooklyn Vegan  Pre-order the new album ‘A Pink Sunset For No One’ – out tomorrow – here: http://bit.ly/2httIvK

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, Publishing

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

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: http://bit.ly/2jsZuZL

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

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: https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/virginia-wing-future-body 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

Howe Gelb – Documentary Screening + Q&A With Stewart Lee + Solo Performance Genesis Cinema – 9th Dec

Laura EleyEvents, Howe Gelb

In celebration of the 10 year reissue of Howe Gelb’s ‘Sno Angel Like You’, we are screening the ‘Sno Angel Winging It’ documentary at Whitechapel’s Genesis Cinema on December 9th. After the screening there will be a Q&A with Howe and comedian Stewart Lee. There will be time for refreshments before we head upstairs to watch Howe play a solo acoustic guitar set. Tickets are £9 and available from the … Read More

6 Tickets Left For Howe Gelb Piano Trio – December 10th

Laura EleyEvents, Howe Gelb

Howe Gelb’s ‘Future Standards’ is OUT NOW! + Only 6 tickets left for the Howe Gelb Piano Trio show at Cafe Oto – December 10th – click here for tickets + Howe plays a solo show at The Genesis Cinema on December 9th along with a screening of Sno Angel Winging It and a Q&A from comedian Stewart Lee! click here for tickets Howe Gelb Piano Trio 28 Nov: LWL … Read More

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding Announce Free Entry London Show 12th November!

Laura EleyEvents, Scott & Charlene's Wedding

After a busy day yesterday, with a session at Radio X, a Rough Trade East in-store AND a packed out show at Stoke Newington’s Waiting Room, Aussie slackers Scott & Charlene’s Wedding have just announced a new London show which is also FREE ENTRY! It’s at Camden’s Lock Tavern and will take place on the 12th November.  More Details here 25 Oct: Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, Netherlands 27 Oct: Vera, … Read More

Jane Weaver Plays Rockaway Beach Festival This Sunday!

Laura EleyEvents, Jane Weaver

JANE WEAVER PLAYS ROCKAWAY BEACH SUNDAY 9TH OCT Live Dates 09 Oct: Rockaway Beach Festival, Bognor Regis, UK 22 Oct: Albert Hall, Manchester, UK Abusing, evading and obliterating 20 years of whimsical pop trends Jane Weaver’s experience as a truly independent and resilient female experimental songwriter / sound-carrier commands respect and inspiration in equal measures. Described as being ‘amongst today’s most striking sonic auteurs’ Jane Weaver’s currently working on her … Read More

Howe Gelb Announces ‘Future Standards’ Tour Dates

Laura EleyEvents, Howe Gelb

Howe Gelb Announces ‘Future Standards‘ Tour Dates + New Album Out Nov 25th Howe Gelb ‘Terribly So’ ‘Future Standards’ Promo Video Howe Gelb Piano Trio presenting “Future Standards” 22-Nov – ES – Madrid – Clamores 23-Nov- ES – Pontevedra – Sala Karma 24-Nov – PT – Espinho – Auditorio 25-Nov – PT – Lisboa – Mexefest 26-Nov – ES – Zarautz – Cine Modelo 27-Nov – DE – Berlin – B Flat 28-Nov – DE – Münster – … Read More

Las Kellies UK/EU Tour Starts In 6 Weeks!

Laura EleyEvents, Las Kellies

LAS KELLIES Add New European Tour Dates + New Album Reminder ‘Friends & Lovers’ Out Oct 14th On Fire Records “Absolutely love ’em..they are fully excellent.” Lauren Laverne BBC 6 Music UK/EU Tour Dates 06 Nov: Moth Club, London, UK 07 Nov: The Hope, Brighton, UK 08 Nov: Ramsgate Music Hall, Ramsgate, UK 09 Nov: The Bassment, Chelmsford, UK 10 Nov: Night & Day, Manchester, UK 11 Nov: Arden Arms, … Read More

Howe Gelb To Play London’s Cafe Oto – 10th Dec 2016

Laura EleyEvents, Howe Gelb

Howe Gelb plays his first London show in support of his new record ‘Future Standards’. Tickets £18 here Attend on Facebook here 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 … Read More

Rats On Rafts Tour Starts This Week!

Laura EleyEvents, Rats On Rafts

Fresh from supporting Mission Of Burma and Pere Ubu at various tour dates througout the UK/EU, Dutch post-punks Rats On Rafts are playing a bunch of shows including Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia, Reeperbahn Festival and some Irish dates thrown in for good measure! Rats On Rafts have also joined forces with legendary underground Dutch punk band De Kift – Zaandam punk vs Rotterdam punk! Their self-titled collaborative album is set for … Read More

Guided By Voices USA Tour – Now!

Laura EleyEvents, Guided By Voices

The almighty Guided By Voices are back on tour and they’ve still got a got handful of shows to play this August and September! The new GBV live line-up is Robert Pollard (vocals), Kevin March (drums), Doug Gillard (guitar), Bobby Bare Jr. (guitar), Mark Shue (bass)- catch them at a date near you below! Purchase Robert Pollard’s ‘Of Course You Are’ along with other solo albums from the Fire Records shop … Read More

Virginia Wing Support NZCA Lines | Village Underground | Sept 28th!

Laura EleyEvents, Virginia Wing

Psychedelic pop duo Virginia Wing have just been announced to support NZCA Lines at their London show at Village Underground on September 28th! FB EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/855276647914780/ TICKET LINK: http://birdonthewire.seetickets.com/go/nzcalinesvillageunderground WEBSITE EVENT: http://www.birdonthewire.net/events/nzcalines-villageunderground Listen to their new single ‘Grapefruit’ below!

Pere Ubu Announce West Coast Tour – December 2016

Laura EleyEvents, Pere Ubu

Pere Ubu  announce Vancouver and USA West Coast dates for the last blast of the Coed Jail! Tour 2016: 2nd  – 10th Dec 12/02/16 The Cobalt, Vancouver, BC 12/03/16 The Crocodile, Seattle, WA 12/04/16 Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR 12/06/16 Slim’s, San Francisco, CA 12/07/16 Harlows Restaurant & Night Club, Sacramento, CA 12/09/16 The Echo, Los Angeles, CA 12/10/16 Casbah San Diego, San Diego, CA Ticket links will be going live over … Read More

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding Announced To Play SWN Festival, Cardiff

Laura EleyEvents, Scott & Charlene's Wedding

Yes that’s right! Those Aussie rockers are back on tour and heading to a town near YOU! Scott & Charlene’s Wedding are back with a new album ‘Mid Thirties Single Scene’ (to be released this September on Fire Records) and will be touring the EU/UK throughout October/ November 2016! Watch this space for more additions soon, for now check out their page on the SWN Festival line-up Tour Dates 23 … Read More

Josephine Foster Announces New Live UK and Ireland Shows!

Laura EleyEvents, Josephine Foster, Mendrugo

Josephine Foster Announces New UK & Ireland Live Dates In September +  Mendrugo Release ‘More Amor’ Next WeekMendrugo (New project from Josephine Foster, Victor Herrero and Jose Luis Herrero) ‘Emboniga’ audio: https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/mendrugo-embonigaJosephine Foster ‘A Thimbleful Of Milk’ audio Live Dates 08 Sep: Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, IE 09 Sep: Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, IE 10 Sep: Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, UK 13 Sep: The Albert, Brighton UK 14 Sep: The Lantern @ Coltson Hall, … Read More

Rats On Rafts Announce UK / Ireland Shows This September!

Laura EleyEvents, Rats On Rafts

Fresh from supporting Mission Of Burma and Pere Ubu at various tour dates throughout the UK/EU, Dutch post-punks Rats On Rafts are playing a bunch of shows this August/September including Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia, London’s Shacklewell Arms, Reeperbahn Festival and some Irish dates thrown in for good measure – full list below! We appreciate that October is a while away, so in the meantime why not get your Rats fix with … Read More

Pere Ubu (The Moon Unit) To Play London This August

Laura EleyEvents, Pere Ubu

Pere Ubu do not stand still. Following on from the Coed Jail! Tour, featuring music from 1975-82, there are to be two special concerts with The Moon Unit, which will take the bones of the last released album ‘Carnival of Souls’ (Fire Records, 2015) and shake them with new sounds from the forthcoming album to be entitled ’20 Years In A Montana Missile Silo.’ ‘Carnival of Souls’ received critical acclaim with two tracks … Read More

The Chills Play London’s KOKO Tonight!

Laura EleyEvents, The Bevis Frond, The Chills

IT’S TONIGHT! The last time to catch legendary New Zealand indie-poppers The Chills before they head home! New songs, old songs and everything in between – maybe even a request or two! TICKETS HERE After making their way around the EU from Cardiff to Amsterdam to Paris and a huge, welcoming crowd at Primavera Sound Barcelona, they grace the stage tonight at London’s premiere venue: KOKO. Support comes from seminal … Read More

Fire Records Tour Dates Summer 2016 – By Artist

Laura EleyEvents

Below is your monthly round-up of all Fire Records / Earth Recordings/ Critical Heights events including London shows from Orchestra Of Spheres,The Chills and The Bevis Frond as well as news of The Chills playing Primavera Festival! Fire will also be out and about at The Great Escape Festival this weekend – if you’d like to meet up please drop me a line on laura@firerecords.com. Don’t forget we also continue with our … Read More

The Chills Begin UK/EU Tour This Month!

Laura EleyEvents, The Chills

New Zealand pop legends The Chills are heading to the UK/EU in just a few weeks and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome them back! Starting off in Cardiff, the band will play the tiny West Hill Hall in Brighton, before travelling to Europe and then back to London for a show at the capital’s premiere venue KOKO!   Tourdates 27 May: The Globe, Cardiff, Wales, UK 28 May: West … Read More

Noveller & Virginia Wing Play Last Minute London Show!

Laura EleyEvents, Noveller, Virginia Wing

Noveller returns to the UK following the announcement that she’ll be opening for Iggy Pop at the Royal Albert Hall on 13th May. For those not fortunate to get a ticket to the sell-out show, Fire Records and Baba Yaga’s Hut have teamed up (again) hosting a special label event at South London’s Corsica Studios with Noveller and Virginia Wing. Virginia Wing recently released new EP ‘Rhonda’ as part of this year’s Record … Read More

Mission Of Burma Add Extra Show Tomorrow @ London’s Pickle Factory Due To ATP Cancellation

Laura EleyEvents, Mission Of Burma

With Mission Of Burma’s show at ATP festival cancelled this weekend the legendary band will be heading back to London this Friday for their second show in the city this week! Not one’s for resting on their laurels or giving the same set twice (bar a couple of repeaters that will be fresh for fanatics), Mission Of Burma have teamed up with Fire Records and Baba Yaga’s Hut on a mission to make the most out of ATP’s untimely … Read More

Mission Of Burma Play London’s Electrowerkz Tonight!

Laura EleyEvents, Mission Of Burma, Misson Of Burma

Following a sublime set at ATP Prestatyn at the weekend, Boston’s Mission Of Burma head to London to play Electrowerkz tonight! In July Fire Records released Mission Of Burma debuts ‘Vs’ and ‘Signals, Calls and Marches’ on CD as part of the Fire Archive reissue series. Providing a retrospective of their early years, Mission Of Burma have remained one of the world’s most influential post-punk bands. Purchase tickets here or RSVP … Read More

The Bevis Frond Announce Reissues + Support The Chills at KOKO London!

Laura EleyEvents, The Bevis Frond, The Chills

We couldn’t be more excited to announce The Bevis Frond as support for The Chills London show at KOKO on June 8th! Plus, Fire will be reissuing ‘New River Head’, ‘Any Gas Faster’ and ‘London Stone’ our July 29th Listen to the new reissue sampler below Live Dates 8 June: Koko, London UK w / The Chills 17-19 June: Sonic Rock Solstice, Worcestershire, UK 10 July: Birthdays, London, UK support from … Read More

Pere Ubu Announce US ‘Coed Jail!’ Summer Tour 2016 + New Pere Ubu Video

Laura EleyEvents, Pere Ubu

Having completed their European tour, Pere Ubu return to the USA and Canada for ‘Coed Jail! v.1.1,’ performing songs from the two recent box set releases, ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’ and ‘Elitism For The People 1975-1978’ ! Watch the new David Thomas video ‘All You Have To Do Is Stand There’ here Listen to Architecture Of Language sampler below Tracks from the inaugural ‘Modern Dance,’ through to what was described … Read More

Fire Records Tourdates – Spring/Summer 2016 By Artist

Laura EleyEvents

Below is your monthly round-up of all Fire Records / Earth Recordings / Critical Heights events including London shows from Mission Of Burma, The Chills, Giant Sand & Orchestra Of Spheres PLUS Noveller supports Iggy Pop at Royal Albert Hall! We’ve also got a heap of bands playing this year’s ATP Festival curated by Stewart Lee and continue our monthly takeover of The Shacklewell Arms for ‘Critical Nights #11’! See below … Read More

Giant Sand ‘The Sun Set’ Tour – Starts Next Week!

Laura EleyEvents, Giant Sand

Next week Giant Sand embark on what will be their final farewell tour; stopping off in London, Amsterdam and Paris  plus a show at the Stewart Lee curated ATP festival next weekend. Howe Gelb suggests that these last 2 years of touring felt like the best runs ever.  Regardless if his memory has misspoken, he maintains the band is not breaking up cause there’s nothing broken. It’s just being put to … Read More

Mission Of Burma Tour Begins In Two Weeks, Listen To Tour Playlist

Laura EleyEvents, Misson Of Burma

Following on from the recently reissued ‘Vs’ and ‘Signals, Calls and Marches’ on Fire Records, Mission of Burma return to the UK and Europe this April for the first time since 2013. They also play All Tomorrow’s Parties (curated by Drive Like Jehu) along with shows in Dublin, Bristol, London, Leeds, Antwerp, Amsterdam and Berlin. The band have been recognized as legends of the American indie rock and post-punk scene, having influenced musical icons from Sonic Youth … Read More

Pere Ubu Reveal new David Thomas video ‘Pere Ubu – The Nature Of The Rock Narrative’ + ‘Coed Jail!’ Tour Final Dates

James NichollsEvents, Pere Ubu

It’s your very last chance to catch this last run of Pere Ubu European show dates, and with that news comes a new instalment in the series of Fire Tapes’ David Thomas videos. Grab your tickets whilst you still can! Coed Jail!  Dates:  05 Apr: Le Poste à Galène, Marseille, France 06 Apr: Salle Jean Carmet, Le Mans, France 07 Apr: Le Point Ephémère, Paris, France 08 Apr: de Helling, … Read More

Rats On Rafts Announced For Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia 2016!

Laura EleyEvents, Rats On Rafts

After all the fun we had at last years’ Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia with Noveller, Death And Vanilla and Virginia Wing (and even managing to slip in a quick Fire Records DJ set at ‘The Camp’), we’re delighted to announce that our most recent signees – Dutch post-punk band Rats On Rafts – are heading to play this years’ festival! They join an incredible line up along with the … Read More

Virginia Wing Announce Free London EP Launch Show at Birthdays – 23rd April

Laura EleyEvents, Virginia Wing

Forming in early 2012, Camberwell based trio Virginia Wing take their name from Grace Slick’s mother. Their critically acclaimed debut album Measures of Joy is a sonic tapestry of psychedelic majesty that weaves the radiophonic sounds of Broadcast with the kosmische wonder of Cluster and the rhythmic propulsion of This Heat. Sophisticated hallucinogenic pop, the fully formed album is dark and hypnotic. Now, Virginia Wing return in 2016 with a … Read More

Mission Of Burma Play Electrowerkz, London – 20th April 2016

Laura EleyEvents, Misson Of Burma

The incredible Mission of Burma are back in the UK this April, they play London’s Electrowerkz on April 20th for Baba Yaga’s Hut! Tickets here Purchase Mission Of Burma releases including last year’s ‘VS’ and ‘Signals, Calls & Marches’ reissues here 17 Apr: ATP Festival, Pontins, Prestatyn, North Wales, UK 18 Apr: Opium Rooms, Dublin, Ireland 19 Apr: Exchange, Bristol, UK 20 Apr: Elektrowerkz, London, UK 21 Apr: Belgrave Music … Read More

Fire Records Tourdates – Spring 2016 By Artist

Laura EleyEvents

Below is your monthly round-up of all Fire Records / Earth Recordings/ Critical Heights events including brand new London shows from Mission Of Burma, Rats On Rafts, Orchestra Of Spheres. We’ve also got a heap of bands playing this year’s ATP Festival curated by Stewart Lee and continue with our monthly takeover of The Shacklewell Arms for ‘Critical Nights #9’! Listen to our ‘bands on tour’ playlist below! Tour Dates – Alphabetised … Read More

Mission Of Burma, Giant Sand, The Bevis Frond & Bardo Pond At Stewart Lee’s Curated ATP April 2016

Laura EleyBardo Pond, Events, Giant Sand, Misson Of Burma, The Bevis Frond

Mission Of Burma Mission Of Burma  ‘That’s When I Reach For My Revolver’ audio: https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/mission-of-burma-thats-when-i-reach-for-my-revolver Following on from the recently reissued ‘Vs’ and ‘Signals, Calls and Marches’ on Fire Archive, Mission of Burma return to the UK and Europe this April for the first time since 2013. They also play All Tomorrow’s Parties (curated by Drive Like Jehu) along with shows in Dublin, Bristol, London, Leeds, Antwerp, Amsterdam and Berlin. The band have been recognized as legends of … Read More

Fire Records Present ‘Tape Hiss Jail’ At Labelmates: Pere Ubu + Rats On Rafts Supergroup

Laura EleyEvents, Pere Ubu, Rats On Rafts

As part of the Label Mates events taking place at venues across East London this March, Fire are ecstatic to announce ‘Tape Hiss Jail’; a collaboration between members of Rats on Rafts and Pere Ubu. Dutch post-punk band Rats On Rafts, plus members of the legendary Cleveland band that is Pere Ubu join together perform an improvised performance. Prepare for experimental carnage, to be surrounded by walls of thrashing, psychedelic, post-punk noise from this … Read More

Fire Records at Fuzz Club ‘Under The Arches’ Event

Laura EleyEvents

BANDS ★ RECORD LABEL MARKET ★ STREET FOOD ★ CRAFT BEER ★ GOOD TIMES Fire are excited to announce that we will be taking part in Fuzz Club Records’ ‘Under The Arches’ upcoming events. The monthly events – the first of which is on March 5th – will take place at The Brewhouse, London Fields Brewery and will bring together live bands, a label market, craft beer stalls and street … Read More