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

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 EleyEvents, News

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 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, 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

OUT TODAY: Howe Gelb’s ‘Future Standards’

Laura EleyHowe Gelb, News

OUT TODAY: Howe Gelb‘s ‘Future Standards’! “A highly welcome new detour” Uncut Magazine – Album Of The Month Purchase Howe Gelb’s ‘Future Standards’: http://tinyurl.com/jzqn25e Howe Gelb Piano Trio EU Shows: 27 Nov: B Flat, Berlin, Germany Tickets: http://bit.ly/2fv7xCN 28 Nov: LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur, Munster, Germany Tickets: http://bit.ly/2gomg71 29 Nov: jubez, Karlsruhe, Germany Tickets: http://bit.ly/2gomBqp 30 Nov: Le Pop-Up du Labell, Paris, France Tickets: http://bit.ly/2gGI0LQ 02 Dec: Théâtre Jean-Claude … Read More

Noveller Announces New Album + Stream First Track: ‘Trails And Trials’

Laura EleyNews, Noveller

NOVELLER Announces New Album ‘A Pink Sunset For No One’ Out 10th February 2017 & Reveals First Single ‘Trails And Trials’  LP/CD/DL     Previous Press “Sarah Lipstate creates miniature musical worlds, places that you feel like you’ll never leave long as the record is playing.” Pitchfork “It’s ambient music, sort of, in its delicate moods, its lack of drums and vocals, and its willingness to let tones swell and recede” New York … Read More

“The whole crowd singing along, punching the air, sounding amazing” John Kennedy, Radio X

Laura EleyNews, Scott & Charlene's Wedding

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding touch down in Japan today, after a momentous UK/ EU tour which culminated at London’s Lock Tavern on Saturday night. Radio X’s John Kennedy popped along to the event and here’s what he had to say about it: ‘Finally got to see Scott & Charlene’s Wedding Saturday night in London and they were absolutely fantastic and that track was a real anthem; the whole crowd singing … Read More

Out Today: Virginia Wing ‘Forward Constant Motion’

Laura EleyNews, Virginia Wing

VIRGINIA WING New Album ‘Forward Constant Motion‘ ” The whole album is just so, so good I think one of my favourite albums of the year so far… this is my favourite album of 2016″ Tom Ravenscroft – 6music “Nothing short of mesmerising”  Electronic Sound  “‘Forward Constant Motion’ pretty much sums up one of the most progressive DIY acts we have in the UK.” Loud & Quiet “’Future Body’ is an excellent piece of … Read More

The Quietus Premiere: Half Japanese ‘Attack Of The Giant Leeches’

Laura EleyHalf Japanese, News

HALF JAPANESE Announce New Album ‘Hear The Lions Roar’ Out January 13th 2017 + Reveal New Single ‘Attack Of The Giant Leeches’‘Attack Of The Giant Leeches’ video: ‘Attack Of The Giant Leeches’ audio:   https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/half-japanese-attack-of-the-giant-leeches Read The Quietus Premiere here http://thequietus.com/articles/21222-listen-new-half-japanese   With Jad Fair at the helm for over four decades, the highly revered Half Japanese still remain “the ultimate expression of punk’s dictum that rock should be accessible to anyone … Read More

Premiere: Virginia Wing ‘Future Body’

Laura EleyNews, Virginia Wing

Virginia Wing Reveal New Track ‘Future Body’ + New Album ‘Forward Constant Motion‘ Out November 11th Premieres UK – The 405 https://www.thefourohfive.com/music/article/stream-virginia-wing-s-new-track-future-body-405-premiere-147  Italy – Rockerilla http://www.rockerilla.com/virginia-wing-anteprima-2/  Spain – Notodo http://www.notodo.com/musica/discos/9379_virginia_wing_estrenando_singles_19.html  Germany – Byte FM https://www.facebook.com/bytefm “The whole album is just so, so good i think one of my favourite albums of the year so far… this is my favourite album of 2016” Tom Ravenscroft – BBC Radio 6 Music  “’Future Body’ is an … Read More

Out Today: Rats On Rafts / De Kift Self Titled Collaborative Album!

Laura EleyNews, Rats On Rafts

Rats On Rafts / De Kift Self-titled Album Out Today! + Tour Update “A joyous celebration of musical teamwork” Record Collector “That raw, energetic spirit is fully aflame on this unhinged opener to their self-titled joint album. It finds David Fagan’s punchy vocals and ROR’s blistering guitars and sly pop shot through with a fusillade of parping, discordant trumpets. The album is a stormer too.” Mojo “The moody, monochromatic clip … Read More

Out Today: Las Kellies ‘Friends And Lovers’

Laura EleyLas Kellies, News

Las Kellies Release New Album ‘Friends & Lovers‘ OUT TODAY! + European Tour Begins Next Month “One of our favourite trios..really rather marvellous” Lauren Laverne BBC 6 Music “They rule. Fact..take a moment to fully appreciate the sound of Las Kellies!“The Beat “The new record demonstrates new growth in terms of lyrics and production, but the band’s values and chemistry still recall early days.” She Shreds ‘Make It Real’ Video Following the … Read More

Las Kellies Add More European Tour Dates!

Laura EleyLas Kellies, News

Las Kellies have added a heap more European shows ahead of their album release this Friday! ‘Friends And Lovers’ Album pre-order: https://laskelliesmusic.bandcamp.com/Las Kellies Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/las.kellies/ Las Kellies Twitter: https://twitter.com/laskellies Las Kellies Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/las_kellies/   Las Kellies Tour Dates 2016 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 … Read More

Video Premiere: Scott & Charlene’s Wedding ‘Distracted’

Laura EleyNews, Scott & Charlene's Wedding

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding Reveal New Video for ‘Distracted’ + More Tour Dates Added Read up more on The 405 here Tour Dates 14 Oct: Alphaville, Brooklyn, NY, US 20 Oct: The Continental, Preston, UK 22 Oct: Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK 23 Oct: SWN Festival, Cardiff, UK 24 Oct: Rough Trade East, London, UK 24 Oct: The Waiting Room, London, UK 25 Oct: Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, Netherlands 27 Oct: … Read More

The Bevis Frond: ‘Superseeder’, ‘It Just Is’ & ‘Sprawl’ – Released Today!

Laura EleyNews, The Bevis Frond

The Bevis Frond ‘Superseeder‘, ‘It Just Is‘ & ‘Sprawl‘ Reissues Out Today Following live shows at Koko and Birthdays this summer along with Stewart Lee’s ATP, The Bevis Frond reveal the next set of reissues – ‘Superseeder’, ‘It Just Is’ and ‘Sprawl’. Released in 1993 ‘It Just Is’ was dedicated to one of Nick Saloman’s favourite guitarists Ollie Halsall, this beautifully poignant album is stripped back similarly to the earlier Bevis Frond releases with … Read More

Premiere: Las Kellies ‘Make It Real’ Video

Laura EleyLas Kellies, News

Las Kellies Reveal New Video For ‘Make It Real’ New Album  ‘Friends & Lovers‘ Out 14th October + EU Tour‘Make It Real’ Video UK http://www.thebeatjuice.com/vids/2016/09/28/18100/take-a-first-look-at-las-kellies-make-it-real-video/ US http://sheshredsmag.com/premiere-make-it-real-las-kellies/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter  France http://gonzai.com/las-kellies-make-it-real-en-exclu-et-un-parfum-punk-pop-dans-ta-garconniere/  Spain http://www.vice.com/es/read/las-kellies-make-it-real-video-noisey-2809 “One of our favourite trios..really rather marvellous” Lauren Laverne BBC 6 Music “They rule. Fact..take a moment to fully appreciate the sound of Las Kellies!” The Beat “The new record demonstrates new growth in terms of lyrics and production, but the band’s values … Read More

Virginia Wing Reveal New Single: ‘Local Loop’

Laura EleyNews, Virginia Wing

Virginia Wing Reveal New Single ‘Local Loop’ Out Digitally On Fire Records 30th Sept + New Album ‘Forward Constant Motion‘ Out November 11th   Local Loop, a new tune by Virginia Wing. Claiming it’s fair share from the compressed thump of those ’97 Daft Punk records you know and love and adding a pleasingly air-grabbing chorus. Two minutes of head nodding luxury before dissolving into a juddering, New Age zone … Read More

Video Premiere: Rats On Rafts / De Kift ‘Last Day On De Zon’

Laura EleyNews, Rats On Rafts

Rats On Rafts / De Kift Reveal New Video For ‘Last Day On De Zon’ + Self-titled Album Out Oct 14th Read the UK Premiere over at The 405 here: ‘Last Day On De Zon’ video: ‘Last Day On De Zon’ audio link: https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/rats-on-rafts-de-kift-last-day-on-de-zon “That raw, energetic spirit is fully aflame on this unhinged opener to their self-titled joint album. It finds David Fagan’s punchy vocals and ROR’s blistering guitars and sly pop … Read More

Howe Gelb Re-signs To Fire + New Album ‘Future Standards’

Laura EleyNews

Howe Gelb Announces New Album ‘Future Standards‘ Out November 25th Reveals New Track ‘Terribly So’ + Cafe Oto Show, London 10th Dec ‘Terribly So’ audio: https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/howe-gelb-terribly-so Photo credit: Daniel Diaz Howe Gelb’s Future Standards began in Amsterdam ended in New York City  and in between, was all Tucson  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 … Read More

Orchestra Of Spheres Reveal New Video For ‘Trapdoors’

AliceNews

‘Trapdoors’ video link: https://youtu.be/Gco6Nf8PvIU Following the recent release of ‘Brothers And Sisters Of The Black Lagoon’ on Fire Records. Orchestra Of Spheres reveal new video for ‘Trapdoors’.  Teaming up with local Wellington based artists Georgette Brown and Dan Harris, they have produced an entrancing and kaleidoscopic video that superbly captures the surreal and energetic nature of the band. Premiere on It’s Psychedelic Baby Magazine : here “We had a cool time shooting this video. Wellington artist Georgette Brown wanted … Read More

Pere Ubu Play Corsica Studios Tomorrow – Tickets Still Available!

Laura EleyNews

PERE UBU (The Moon Unit) Live Date At Corsica Studios Tomorrow!  Tickets still available: https://babayaga.ticketabc.com/events/pere-ubu/ Live Dates 25th August – UK, London, Corsica Studios https://babayaga.ticketabc.com/events/pere-ubu/ 27th August – France, Nantes, Rendez-vous de l’Erdre  http://www.rendezvouserdre.com/ 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 … Read More

Guitar Speak Interview with Noveller!

Laura EleyNews

Have a listen to this great interview from Guitar Speak Podcast with the ever- fantastic Sarah Lipstate AKA Noveller! They talk to Sarah about opening for Iggy Pop for his 2016 tours of the US and Europe, hanging out with Josh Homme and Troy Van Leeuwan, finishing a new solo album and buying the odd pedal or two. Subscribe at iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/guitar-speak-podcast/id1102714044?mt=2 Find it at Stitcher http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/guitar-speak-podcast Or download at … Read More

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding – ‘Don’t Bother Me’ – VEVO Video Premiere

Laura EleyNews

Australian slacker-pop band Scott & Charlene’s Wedding are back on the scene with new single ‘Don’t Bother Me’, and to accompany it, a new video premiereing over at VEVO now! You can watch on Vevo.com here and on Vevo’s Youtube channel below! Watch this space for upcoming SACW tour dates! Pre-order the new album ‘Mid Thirties Single Scene’ on CD, Vinyl (including limited edition White Vinyl) from: Bandcamp: http://tinyurl.com/sacwcamp Fire Records: … Read More

Indie Label Market 5th Birthday Party – 4th June

Laura EleyNews

One and a half more working days until Indie Label Market 5th birthday celebrations.. head on over to our stall and see what pre-release specials we have for you! Fire Records have teamed up with Uniqlo and will also be selling a brand new Jad Fair T-Shirt available in-store on the day along with Noveller’s amazing new cat tee (available on the rooftop from our stall). Pre-releases: The Chills – … Read More

Want To Work For Fire Records? We’re Recruiting!

Laura EleyNews

Fire Records has a full time Tech Support And Web Developer role up for grabs. The role will be the sole dedicated IT job in the company. The applicant is required to handle website development, involving the improvement and maintenance of the existing and new websites, server maintenance and support, improvement & backups to existing setup, data management, analysis, backup, archiving as well as general IT Support for all office hardware, … Read More

Orchestra Of Spheres – Exclusive European Album Streams

AliceNews

The new Orchestra Of Spheres album will be out this Friday and we can’t wait for you to hear it. Therefore, you can listen to it all now and exclusively on a few European outlets : Soul-Kitchen (France), 3voor12, VPRO (The Netherlands), Mondo Sonoro (Spain), Ondarock (Italy), and The Postie (Germany) – Enjoy!   Soul-Kitchen: http://www.soul-kitchen.fr/65999-orchestra-of-spheres-brothers-and-sisters-of-the-black-lagoon-ecoute-exclusive 3voor12: http://3voor12.vpro.nl/luisterpaal/albums/Orchestra-Of-Spheres.html Mondo Sonoro: http://www.mondosonoro.com/noticias-actualidad-musical/estrenamos-el-nuevo-album-de-orchestra-of-spheres/ Ondarock: http://www.ondarock.it/news.php?id=4632 The Postie: http://thepostie.de/news/premiere-orchestra-of-spheres-streamen-brothers-and-sisters-of-the-black-lagoon/   To pre-order: http://www.firerecords.com/wp/orchestra-of-spheres/ And all European tour dates below, … Read More

Noveller – Playing Live, 12th May at Corsica Studios – Sponsored by Dr. Denim

AliceNews

We’re pleased to say that we’ve teamed up with Dr. Denim Jeansmakers who will be sponsoring Noveller’s show 12th May at Corsica Studios in London and we’ve made a special playlist for the occasion! She’ll be playing alongside label mates Virginia Wing. Grab your tickets quick: https://babayaga.ticketabc.com/events/noveller-virginia-wi/ Address: 4/5 Elephant Rd, London SE17 1LB Doors 8:00 Virginia Wing 8:45 – 9:25 Noveller – 10:00 – 11:00 Sponsored by Dr. Denim … Read More

Fire Records Bring ‘Psychedelic Fire’ TO Spitalfields Indie Label Market

Laura EleyNews

London, tomorrow is the first Independent Label Market of 2016 and we will be representing along with our sister label Earth Recordings! Along with shiny new banners promoting ‘Psychedelic Fire’ – our new band roster, we’ll have heaps of new releases including a Rats On Rafts 7″, Pere Ubu box set, Noveller reissues plus a section of coloured vinyl, bargain box and white labels! Get down early and grab your … Read More

Noveller premieres new video for ‘Glacial Wave’ on Stereogum

AliceNews

Following 2015’s critically acclaimed ‘Fantastic Planet’ Noveller returns to the stage for a number of live shows opening for Iggy Pop on his ‘Post-Pop Depression’ which has already included this year’s SXSW. Produced by Fractal Visuals Noveller reveals new video for ‘Glacial Wave’ taken from ‘Glacial Glow’ which was reissued in January.   “It’s a mythic tale featuring three characters — The Creator, the Future, and the Protector — and it looks … Read More

The Chills Announce Summer Tour Dates

Jenna JonesNews, The Chills

Back in October, The Chills released their first full length album in nearly two decades. The critically acclaimed ‘Silver Bullets’ hailed the return of one of New Zealand’s most respected exports. Their chiming Dunedin-pop anthems and timeless pop songs are “arguably their best so far, bursting with gorgeous melodies and Phillipps’ wonderful sincerity” Independent. For Record Store Day 2016, The Chills will also release 12” single “Pyramid/When The Poor Can … Read More

Fire Announce Record Store Day 2016 Releases

Laura EleyNews

We’ve been waiting a very long time for this but it’s finally time to unveil our RSD 2016 releases! We’ve got some real treats in store this year with coloured LP’s from The Bevis Frond and Bardo Pond, box sets from Half Japanese and Giant Sand and 7 & 12” singles from Pere Ubu, Virginia Wing, The Chills! LP BOX SETS Giant Sand – The Sun Set (Volume 1) Part … Read More

Flash Sale – 20% Off Fire Records Releases – Today Only – 26/02/2016

Laura EleyNews

Today it’s Pizza Friday. It’s also payday, and as a treat we’re taking off 20% across all Fire releases! What are you waiting for, go and treat yourself to Josephine Foster’s delightful new album ‘No More Lamps In The Morning’, the duo-coloured deluxe reissue of Virginia Wing’s ‘Measures Of Joy’ or pre-order a copy of Scott & Charlene’s Wedding’s ‘Delivered’ EP (announced today) on 12″ vinyl!?      

Having Trouble With Your Download Code?

Laura EleyNews

We’ve had a couple of people message us recently about not being able to retrieve their download code from our new website. Never fear, you’re not going mad! As our site is so new, we’re actually yet to add this feature but promise it will be sorted in the next few days. In the meantime, if you’re having trouble with this please email the lovely Sarah on sarah@firerecords.com who will … Read More

Fire Records New Spotify Playlist

Laura EleyNews

Happy Friday! You can now subscribe to the new Fire Records Spotify playlist below! Each day staff members will delve into the catalogue, with a weekly round up of new tracks added. This week its a beautiful track from Josephine Foster‘s new album and a Robert Pollard favoutite! Purchase all releases on the playlist from our shiny new online shop:http://www.firerecords.com/wp/shop/