NEW ARRIVALS

  • Howe Gelb - Future Standards LP
    These are ‘Future Standards’ by The Howe Gelb Piano Trio, taking an outsider view of early gospel and rhythm and blues both part of the American musical socialization that he touched on with 2006’s ‘Sno Angel’. Now he’s on a jazz-tinged trip, bending the genre, taking it back to his shack. On ‘Future Standards’, Gelb duets with the equally laconic Lonna Kelley as the pair...
  • Virginia Wing - Forward Constant Motion LP
    With many groups, a reduction in their personnel is often mirrored in a simplification of their sound. In Virginia Wing’s case, their reconfiguration from a trio to a two-piece sees them blossoming from the previously cold, Kosmische palette found on their debut LP Measures of Joy into the wider-reaching, fully focused sound of Forward Constant Motion. The album dives headlong into the synthetic waves that...
  • Rats On Rafts / De Kift LP
    "The best act I've ever seen at a festival" Paul Thomson, Franz FerdinandRats On Rafts have joined forces with legendary underground Dutch punk band De Kift - Zaandam punk vs Rotterdam punk! Their self-titled collaborative album is set for release in October and coincides with a Netherlands tour.A playful revisioning of each other’s music which began at Metropolis Festival in 2013. The record brings...
  • Las Kellies - Friends And Lovers LP
    Produced by Iván Diaz Mathé (Lee “Scratch” Perry & Mad Professor), who’s worked on previous records, the sun-soaked psych-pop tune ‘Summer Breeze’ slowly grooves with honeyed tones, shimmering guitars and propulsive percussion.Las Kellies inflected new wave post-punk blends garage-psych with infectiously deft dance beats and melodic pop. ‘Friends & Lovers’ fuzzed-up gems sees them move away from the heavier dub sounds of the last...
  • Scott & Charlene's Wedding - Mid Thirties Single Scene...
    "... the execution for his frustration is point perfect-- his sleepily conversational vocals fold into his sunny, jangling guitars seamlessly" Pitchfork “Scott & Charlene‘s Wedding are the neo-indie bomb” Mojo "Scott & Charlene’s Wedding pull off the trick of playing every song like it’s the first time." The Quietus Scott & Charlene’s Wedding’s Craig Dermody is the voice of a generation, it just so happens to be...
  • Scott & Charlene's Wedding - Mid Thirties Single Scene...
    "... the execution for his frustration is point perfect-- his sleepily conversational vocals fold into his sunny, jangling guitars seamlessly" Pitchfork “Scott & Charlene‘s Wedding are the neo-indie bomb” Mojo "Scott & Charlene’s Wedding pull off the trick of playing every song like it’s the first time." The Quietus Scott & Charlene’s Wedding’s Craig Dermody is the voice of a generation, it just so happens to be...

BEST SELLING BOX SETS

  • Half Japanese - Half Japanese Volume 4: 1997-2001 -...
    Formed in the mid-70s, and setting the standard for post-punk ever since, Jad and David Fair and Half Japanese return with a new volume that finds us twenty years into their story. The 90s would see them under a new spotlight as Kurt Cobain used his celebrity to tell anyone that would listen about their greatness, and had the band tour with Nirvana. They...
  • Giant Sand - The Sun Set Vol 1 -...
    “30 years of giant sandway back when it seemed like a long spans. but no. just a blink of the eye.the flutter of the lid seems like it's in a slow-motion wow, but any motion is in fast-forward compared to still life.albums live on a shelf like a still life collection collecting decades and dust.what do we have here, collectively...
  • Pere Ubu - Architecture of Language: 1979-1982 - Vinyl...
    4LP box set with new masters of the albums ‘New Picnic Time’ (1979), ‘The Art Of Walking’ (1980) and ‘Song Of The Bailing Man’ (1982) plus a disk of extras, ‘Architectural Salvage.’ Pere Ubu reinvented rock music from the ground up. Equally at ease with Sun Ra and The Monkees, Glen Campbell and The MC5, Can and The Raspberries, they are the white Funkadelic....
  • Pere Ubu - Elitism for the People 1975-1978 -...
    "The Modern Dance is one of the first and greatest art-rock records." The Guardian"By 1978 they had achieved what no other group would even attempt, before or since..." NME"Freaking us out for years, garage-rock brutalists still rock." QThese albums are not the past.These albums are the present.The box is nice too. More convenient. Tidier.Collecting the bracing and brilliant Pere Ubu in their earliest incarnation,...
  • The Jean-Paul Sartre Experience - I Like Rain: The...
    Six years in the making, Fire Records is proud to announce the upcoming release of the comprehensive box set "I Like Rain: The Story of The Jean-Paul Sartre Experience". Issued under exclusive license from Flying Nun Records, the 3 LPs and assembled bonus tracks showcase the group that best encompasses that label's difficult arc from scrappy cult label in the 80s to a corporate-minded...
  • Leatherface - Razor Blades And Aspirin:1990 - 1993 -...
    “Stubbs was England’s answer to Bob Mould, writing songs with similar sneaky demonstrative impact and stirring pulse” Jack Rabid“The most powerful band in the world” Popmatters“Leatherface have a penchant for finding melody in a dense forest of cacophonous guitars and punk energy.” Exclaim box set features ‘Fill Your Boots’, ‘Mush’ and ‘Minx’ and rare bonus material.Taking their name from the cult classic horror film, 90s...
  • Close Lobsters - Firestation Towers: 1986 - 1989 -...
    THIS RELEASE IS AN OFFICIAL UK RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE AND NOT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FROM THIS SITE.Fire Records are proud to release this comprehensive collection of one of the label's flagship bands from the early years. Taking its name; 'Firestation Towers', from an early track that gained them world-wide recognition when the song featured on NME's influential C-86 compilation; the set brings together...
  • Half Japanese - Half Japanese Volume 3 1990-1995 -...
    Formed in the mid-70s, and setting the standard for post-punk ever since, Jad and David Fair and Half Japanese return with a new volume that finds us twenty years into their story. The 90s would see them under a new spotlight as Kurt Cobain used his celebrity to tell anyone that would listen about their greatness, and had the band tour with Nirvana. They...
  • Half Japanese - Half Japanese Volume 2 1987-1989 -...
    The Fire Records Half Japanese reissue series continues with the second volume, covering the three releases of 'Music to Strip By', 'Charmed Life' and 'The Band That Would Be King' released one a year from 1987 to 1989.Following the Record Store Day 2014 release, 'Volume 1: 1981-1985', the next three Half Japanese records come in their original release form, with the additional tracks that...
  • Half Japanese - Half Japanese Volume 1 1981-1985 -...
    An exclusive release for Record Store Day 2014. This title may be available on sale one week after the event on Monday 28th April, dependant on availability. Following on from the deluxe reissue of Half Japanese's first album 'Half Gentlemen Not Beasts' for last year's Record Store Day, Fire will be continuing the series with another deluxe reissue, this will be the first of...
  • The Chills - The Chills Live (Somewhere Beautiful) -...
    The first release to cement the partnership between Fire Records and New Zealand sonic luminaries The Chills is collaboration with acclaimed contemporary artist Shane Cotton. "Somewhere Beautiful" is a triple LP set of live recordings featuring lavish packaging and a print of Cotton's artwork. All songs on the three LPs were performed by The Chills and recorded at a private party on New Year's...
  • Half Japanese - Half Gentleman / Not Beasts -...
    This was an exclusive Record Store Day 2013 release and could still be available to purchase from us after this date (If stocks allow).In 1974 Jad Fair, along with his brother David, co-founded the lo-fi alternative rock group Half Japanese. Over the ensuing three decades, Half Japanese released fourteen albums (which are all due to be reissued on Fire Records throughout 2013), and in...

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