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

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

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

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

Fire Records is Rough Trade’s Label Focus!

Laura EleyNews

Fire Records is Rough Trade’s ‘Label Focus’ from September – October! Head there now to grab the new Television Personalities record ‘Beautiful Despair’, exclusive to Rough Trade stores’ amongst much more from the likes of Jane Weaver, Bark Psychosis, Death And Vanilla, Josephine Foster, The Chills, Howe Gelb, Half Japanese, Las Kellies, Noveller, Rats On Rafts, Virginia Wing, Scott & Charlene’s Wedding, Bardo Pond, Graham Reynolds Music, Angelo Badalamenti, Paul Haslinger, Pere Ubu (Official) Click here for more information!

Fire Records Sign Hater

Laura EleyHater, News

Hater Sign To Fire Records New EP ‘Red Blinders’ out December 1st 2017 We’re thrilled to announce the signing of one of our favourite bands of 2017: Sweden’s Hater. The band are set to release new EP ‘Red Blinders’ in December. Following the release of their debut ‘You Tried’ (“our favorite record of the year” Gorilla Vs Bear and “one of the most gorgeous guitar songs in recent memory” Stereogum), they return with a new album in 2018. Hater are Caroline Landahl, Måns Leonartsson, … Read More

Fire Records Label Focus at Rough Trade + Exclusive Television Personalities LP

Laura EleyNews, Television Personalities

Fire Records Announces unreleased Television Personalities LP ‘Beautiful Despair’ Limited Edition LP Only Available At Rough Trade’s Label Of The Month Next month Fire Records will be Rough Trade’s Label Of The Month / Label Focus in UK stores and the NYC Satellite store which means the labels recent & bestselling titles will be in dedicated racking alongside limited edition deluxe copies and exclusives from the label’s roster that includes Jane Weaver, Death And Vanilla, Virginia Wing, Noveller, … Read More

Jane Weaver To Release ‘The Architect’ EP – October 27th

Laura EleyJane Weaver, News

Jane Weaver will release ‘The Architect’ EP on October 27th! The release features the title track alongside unreleased new tracks and a special remix by Andy Votel. Pre-order on 12″ Vinyl here: http://www.firerecords.com/janeweaverstore/ Pre-order from digital platforms here: https://janeweaver.lnk.to/thearchitectepFA

Jane Weaver Nominated for 3 AIM Awards!

Laura EleyJane Weaver, News

Jane Weaver has been nominated for not one, not two but THREE AIM Independent Music Awards this year! Independent Breakthrough of the Year *Jane Weaver* Independent Album of the Year *Modern Kosmology* Independent Track of the Year *Slow Motion* Jane will release ‘The Architect’ EP on October 27th; more news to follow soon… Order ‘Modern Kosmology’ now: http://janeweavermusic.com/

Jane Weaver Live In Session for Lauren Laverne

Laura EleyJane Weaver, News, Radio

Listen back to Jane Weaver‘s session for Lauren Laverne on BBC Radio 6 Music to hear live versions of ‘Did You See Butterflies?’ and ‘The Lightning Back’! Both tracks are taken from the new album ‘Modern Kosmology’ available to purchase on LP/CD/DL here: http://www.firerecords.com/janeweaverstore/

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

New Arrivals at Fire Towers

Laura EleyESG, News

Just a few of today’s arrivals: ESG ‘Keep On Moving’ , Angelo Badalamenti ‘Blue Velvet – Original Sound Track’ Pre-order them below: Blue Velvet: http://www.firerecords.com/product/blue-velvet-original-motion-picture-soundtrack/ ESG: http://www.firerecords.com/product/esg-keep-on-moving/

Fire Records Sign Modern Studies!

Laura EleyModern Studies, News

One of Scotland’s most progressive outfits, Modern Studies, join the Fire Records roster, slotting in seamlessly somewhere between Jane Weaver, Death And Vanilla , Noveller and Josephine Foster. Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut ‘Swell To Great’ (‘Gorgeous, warm and melancholic’ The Herald, **** MOJO), the quartet are currently in the studio recording their follow-up.

Fire Records Head To Indie Label Market At Spitalfields, London Tomorrow!

Laura EleyNews

Fire Records and sister label Earth Recordings are heading to the summer Independent Label Market at Old Spitalfields Market in Shoreditch tomorrow! On the Fire stall we’ll have Death And Vanilla’s ‘Vampyr’ filmscore on deluxe 2 x LP marbled black/white vinyl, Graham Reynolds’ ‘A Scanner Darkly’ soundtrack on black/green splatter vinyl as well as the last few limited edition copies of Jane Weaver’s ‘Modern Kosmology’. On Earth we’ll have the newly … Read More

Orchestra Of Spheres Unveil 360° video + Europe Tour

Laura EleyNews, Orchestra of Spheres

Orchestra of Spheres head back to Europe this month! Watch their mind-bogging 360° video for ‘Rocket #9’  below and read all about it at Prog Magazine here. Thanks to Mondo Sonoro and Soul Kitchen for European premieres! Orchestra Of Spheres Tour Dates 08 Jul: Cité de la Musique Festival, Lausanne, Switzerland 09 Jul: Openair, Biel / Bienne, Switzerland 10 Jul: Boschbar, Zurich, Switzerland 12 Jul: Visi(On)Air, Udine, Italy 13 Jul: … Read More

Jane Weaver #3 on The Quietus’ ‘Best Albums Of 2017 Thus Far’

Laura EleyJane Weaver, News

Jane Weaver‘s excellent ‘Modern Kosmology’ is #3 on The Quietus‘ ‘Best Albums Of 2017 Thus Far’ list! Check it out here Be sure to catch the band at one of the below dates: 07 Jul: Bluedot Festival, Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, UK 23 Jul: Liverpool International Music Festival, Liverpool, UK 29 Jul: O2 Academy Brixtonn, London, UK w Goat & The Moonlandingz 05 Aug: Skeleton Coast Festival Festival, Hoylake, UK  26 Aug: Sea Change Festival, Totnes, UK 23 Sep: Liverpool … Read More

Fire Records at Indie Label Market – Summer 2017

Laura EleyNews

It’s that time of year again.. Fire Records are heading to Indie Label Market at Old Spitalfields Market – Summer Edition! We’ll have copies of Jane Weaver’s #1 indie-charting record ‘Modern Kosmology’ along with other new releases from Death And Vanilla, Bardo Pond and Noveller! Over at our sister label Earth Recordings, we’ll have copies of our Anne Briggs reissue of ‘The Time Has Come’, Mikael Tariverdiev’s delightful ‘Film Music’ … Read More

Jane Weaver Marc Riley Session + Steve Lamacq Roundtable!

Laura EleyJane Weaver, News, Radio

Marc Riley Jane performed a stunning live session for Mark Riley yesterday evening! She played: ‘Did You See Butterflies?’, ‘Slow Motion’ and ‘Modern Kosmology’. Session photo attached and listen again link is here. The session received a fantastic reaction from listeners! Gideon Coe Gideon also played out session track ‘H>A>K’. Full tracklisting and listen again link is here. Steve Lamacq’s Roundtable ‘Modern Kosmology’ was the featured album on yesterday’s Roundtable … Read More

Jane Weaver on Stuart Maconie’s ‘Wyrd Dysko’

Laura EleyJane Weaver, News

Jane Weaver chats about forthcoming album ‘Modern Kosmology’ and chooses 4 tracks for Stuart Maconie’s ‘Wyrd Dysko’ feature on BBC Radio 6 Music! Listen back here Pre-order ‘Modern Kosmology’ – out this Friday – here: http://janeweavermusic.com/

The Vinyl District Support Fire’s 33 and 1/3 Anniversary!

Laura EleyNews

The Vinyl District have been featuring records from the Fire Records catalogue each day this week i n support of our 33.3rd anniversary! Read up below to discover lost gems, deep cuts, and your new favourite artists.. Feature 1 ‘Underrated Gems and Deeper Cuts’ featuring Orchestra Of Spheres, HTRK, Opossom http://www.thevinyldistrict.com/fire-records-at-thirty-three-and-a-third/2017/05/fire-records-thirty-three-third-underrated-gems-deeper-cuts/ Feature 2 ‘Enduring Relevance’ featuring Scott & Charlene’s Wedding, Virginia Wing, Rats on Rafts,Las Kellies http://www.thevinyldistrict.com/fire-records-at-thirty-three-and-a-third/2017/05/fire-records-thirty-three-third-enduring-relevance/ Feature 3 ‘Lasting … Read More

Wreckless Eric – Marc Riley Session Tonight + Limited Edition amERICa Orange Vinyl

Laura EleyNews, Wreckless Eric

It’s been two years since Wreckless Eric dropped “amERICa” and a lot has changed in his adopted country since. Eric is on BBC Radio 6 Music talking with Marc Riley tonight from 7pm, on tour around the UK and has also announced a limited edition special edition LP, now available to pre-order here: http://bit.ly/2qVFrqf Tickets for London, 229 The Venue – May 13th here: http://bit.ly/2q2ayBb

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

Jane Weaver in Conversation With Radcliffe & Maconie For BBC Radio 6 Music

Laura EleyJane Weaver, News

Tune into BBC Radio 6 Music from 1pm today to hear Jane Weaver in conversation with Radcliffe & Maconie, chatting about the upcoming album ‘Modern Kosmology’ and UK tour dates! Jane Weaver plays the below dates: 18 May: Hare & Hounds 2, Birmingham, UK 19 May: Band On The Wall, Manchester, UK 20 May: The Great Escape Festival, Brighton, UK 22 May: The Lexington, London, UK 23 May: Rough Trade … 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

Fire Records and Earth Recordings Head to Independent Label Market – Greenwich

Laura EleyNews

Fire Records and Earth Recordings are heading to the very first Independent Label Market south of the river at Greenwich Market on May 5th! It’s a night market, so drop by after work; we’ll have copies of the new Noveller, Bardo Pond, Howe Gelb, Half Japanese + many, many more. Selling from 6.30 – 10.30pm.

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

Fire Soundtracks; A Scanner Darkly, Halt And Catch Fire

Laura EleyNews

Fire Soundtracks and Lakeshore Records ramping up the promo for the releases of A Scanner Darkly and Halt And Catch Fire Soundtracks, working with Paul Haslinger and Graham Reynolds; two of the most talented musicians around.

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

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

Fire At Independent Label Market – 1st April

Laura EleyNews

Fire Records and sister label Earth Recordings will both be at the first Independent Label Market of 2017, next Saturday on April 1st! We’ll be around from 10am-6pm with brand new releases from Bardo Pond, Noveller, plus the new box set from Pere Ubu – all at special label market prices! Look out for some beautiful limited edition Howe Gelb screen printed posters, and get your hands on some brilliant … 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

Listen To A New Track From Bardo Pond ‘Under The Pines’

Laura EleyBardo Pond, News, Publishing

‘Under The Pines’, the new single from Bardo Pond – and taken from the new album of the same title – gets it’s debut today, premiering now at the below websites! Pre-order the new record – out Mar 24th here: http://bit.ly/2lEcsVZ Classic Rock Magazine (DE) http://classicrock.net/bardo-pond-under-the-pines-song/ New Noise (FR) http://www.noisemag.net/bardo-pond-under-the-pines-en-avan…/ Never Mind The Hype (NL) https://nmth.nl/bardo-pond-under-the-pines/ ROCKERILLA (IT) http://www.rockerilla.com/bardo-pond-anteprima/ Notodo (ES) http://www.notodo.com/bardo-pond-estreno Arte-Factos (PT) http://www.arte-factos.net/…/estreia-under-the-pines-bardo…/

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

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, Publishing

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 EleyNews

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, Publishing, 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: http://read.tidal.com/article/the-chills-bowie-jukebox Direct link to track on TIDAl: https://listen.tidal.com/track/70382719 (just log in or sign up!) Purchase the latest record ‘Silver Bullets’ from Bandcamp:http://bit.ly/2laGsJn or the Fire Records online shop: http://bit.ly/2ksRQn4

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

Laura EleyNews, Noveller, Publishing

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): 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

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, 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

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: http://www.bbc.co.uk/6music/playlist Listen to ‘Sugar Beat’ below  

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 http://www.avclub.com/article/noveller-builds-otherworldly-soundscapes-just-guit-249098 France – Soul-Kitchen http://www.soul-kitchen.fr/71742-ecoute-noveller-a-pink-sunset-for-no-one  Spain – Notodo http://www.notodo.com/noveller-estreno.html  Italy – Rockerilla http://www.rockerilla.com/  Netherlands – Never Mind The Hype https://nmth.nl/noveller-deep-shelter/ “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: http://bit.ly/2jsZuZL

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: https://www.sxsw.com/music/2017/music-festival-showcasing-artist-announcement/ 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