Orchestra Of Spheres Reveal New Video & New Album ‘Mirror’ Out 2nd November

Jenna JonesNews, Orchestra of Spheres

Orchestra Of Spheres Reveal New ‘Āta’ Video  & New Album ‘Mirror’ Out 2nd November Double LP black & clear vinyl / Foil CD / DL ‘Āta’ video: https://youtu.be/OmNXq4KSk0E ‘Āta’ audio: https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/orchestra-of-spheres-ata Video created by Orchestra of Spheres, Dan Harris and Nathan Taare. This video tells the life story of Āta. Born from a magical pyramid, Āta the blob struts the streets of Wellington, repulsing pedestrians along the way. In an attempt to blend in with the crowd, … Read More

Kristin Hersh Announces ‘Live And Loud’ Tour 2018/19

Jenna JonesKristin Hersh, News

KRISTIN HERSH Announces “LIVE AND LOUD” Tour 2018/19 & ‘Possible Dust Clouds’ Out 5th Oct Link to share ‘LAX’: https://fire-records.lnk.to/KHLAXKM Kristin Hersh will be touring the UK in Spring 2019 with Rob Ahlers (50 Foot Wave) on drums and Fred Abong (Throwing Muses, Belly) on bass. 2018 ALBUM LAUNCH 25th Oct: Rough Trade East, London, UK 30th Oct: Rough Trade NYC, US “LIVE AND LOUD” TOUR 2019 9th Feb: Minifestival de … Read More

Josephine Foster Announces New Album ‘Faithful Fairy Harmony’ out 16th November

AliceJosephine Foster, News

Josephine Foster Announces New Album ‘Faithful Fairy Harmony’ out 16th November + Reveals First Track ‘Shepherd Moon Of Starry Height’ Clear 2LP/CD/DL Josephine Foster ‘Sheperd Moon Of Starry Height’ audio: https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/josephine-foster-shepherd-moon-of-starry-height UK premiere on The Wire French premiere on Magic RPM German premiere on Byte FM Italian premiere on SentireAscoltare Spanish premiere on MondoSonoro Faith and Fate, Destiny and Devotion, Dark Nights and Dazed Illuminations. Josephine raises a stained-glass lamp … Read More

Fire Records announces The Groundhogs ‘Blues Obituary’ 50th anniversary reissue

Jenna JonesNews, The Groundhogs

The Groundhogs ‘Blues Obituary’ 50th Anniversary Reissue Out 12th October 2018 Die cut sleeve limited edition blue LP / CD with liner notes   It’s an everyday story of love, loss and moving on, punctuated by a trip to the cemetery, a bloke with smelly feet who was just too big for his own coffin and the introduction of some Indian drums that signalled a long, spiralling journey to somewhere … Read More

Virginia Wing announce UK Oct tour & Sea Change festival next month

Jenna JonesNews, Virginia Wing

Virginia Wing announce UK ‘Ecstatic Arrow’ October tour &  Sea Change festival next month  “Eschewing protest language and the depressing status quo to conjure a vision of feminist utopia” Pitchfork Live Dates 25 Aug : Sea Change Festival, Totnes, UK 1st Oct: The Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK 2nd Oct: Rough Trade, Bristol, UK 3rd Oct: The Green Store Door, Brighton, UK 4th Oct: Hare & Hounds, Birmingham, UK 6th Oct: … Read More

Kristin Hersh’s “Possible Dust Clouds” out on October 5

Jonathan ClancyKristin Hersh, News

Kristin Hersh’s first album for Fire Records ‘Possible Dust Clouds’ is out October 5th, 2018. A highly personalised sociopathic gem delivered as a futuristic rewriting of how music works, a melodious breeze with a tail wind of venomous din. ‘Possible Dust Clouds’ is a glorious return to form for one of alternative rock’s true innovators. Pre-Order (Limited Silver Vinyl, Standard Vinyl, CD): http://bit.ly/possibledustclouds, or check out over at our bandcamp.

Fire Soundtracks & Lakeshore Records announce Black Mirror ‘Arkangel’ Original Score

Jenna JonesBlack Mirror, News

Fire Soundtracks & Lakeshore Records Announce Black Mirror ‘Arkangel’ Original Music from Mark Isham Out 12th October Yellow coloured vinyl / black vinyl / CD Listen via Spotify https://spoti.fi/2NXpe06 Charlie Brooker doesn’t sleep so well at night. His four Black Mirror series wallow in psychological dystopia, satirical irrationality and pure everyday angst; He can’t look at his mobile. His computer has the camera blocked out. He never watches TV. The future … Read More

Pictish Trail Reveals White Poppy Remix, Live Dates Begin This Week & Deluxe ‘Future Echoes’ Out July 13

Jenna JonesNews

Pictish Trail reveals new version of ‘Until Now’ remixed by White Poppy, Summer live dates begin this week + ‘Future Echoes‘ deluxe edition on 2LP cosmic vinyl out this week Pictish Trail ‘Until Now’ (White Poppy Remix) audio link: https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/pictish-trail-until-now-white-poppy-remix Live Dates: 14 Jul: Tae Sup Wi Afifer, Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 20 Jul: Monorail, Glasgow, Scotland w/ Firestations 21 Jul: The Folk Forest Festival, Sheffield, UK 22 Jul: Deer Shed Festival, … Read More

The Chills ‘Snow Bound’ drops Sept 14

Jonathan ClancyNews, The Chills

The Chills’ ever-present songwriter Martin Phillipps has a check list. 1. Establish band as much-loved New Zealand legends. Check. 2. Release the greatest summer single ever in the shape of ‘Heavenly Pop Hit’. Check. 3. Go on lengthy 19-year sabbatical out of the public eye. Check. 4. Return to recording and cock a weary eye at politics, the environment and other social issues with an infectious earworm in mind. Check. … Read More

Hater’s ‘Siesta’ out September 28

James NichollsHater, News

We’re beyond proud to announce that Hater’s excellent LP Siesta will be released on September 28, on glorious double yellow vinyl. Resolute in their sound, Siesta is the perfect soundtrack for that summer romance and the inevitable break up. Heartbreak has never sounded so sweet! Check out two whimsical, bittersweet tracks – ‘It’s So Easy’ and ‘I Wish I Gave You More Time Because I Love You’ – over at Clash. … Read More

Virginia Wing Are 6Music’s Album Of The Day!

Jenna JonesNews, Virginia Wing

Virginia Wing’s career defining new album ‘Ecstatic Arrow’ is 6music’s Album Of The Day! https://www.bbc.co.uk/6music/playlist ★★★★½ Loud & Quiet ★★★★ Guardian ★★★★ Q ★★★★ Uncut ★★★★ Mojo ★★★★ Clash ★★★★★ NARC ★★★★ Buzz ★★★★½ Norman ★★★★½ Vinyl District Catch them live in October or if you can’t wait until then.. they also play this year’s Sea Change Festival in August. Live Dates: 24-25 Aug : Sea change Festival , Totnes, … Read More

Virginia Wing’s new album ‘Ecstatic Arrow’ out today

Jenna JonesNews, Virginia Wing

  Out Now! Virginia Wing’s career defining, critically acclaimed, third album ‘Ecstatic Arrow’. ★★★★½ Loud & Quiet ★★★★ Guardian ★★★★ Q ★★★★ Uncut ★★★★ Mojo ★★★★ Clash ★★★★★ NARC ★★★★ Buzz ★★★★½ Norman ★★★★½ Vinyl District Buy Now: http://bit.ly/ecstaticarrow

Pictish Trail’s 12″ ‘Who’s Comin’ In?’ is out today!

James NichollsNews, Pictish Trail

Pictish Trail‘s 12″ ‘Who’s Comin’ In?’ is out today! Taken from ‘Future Echoes’ and remixed by Joe Goddard (Hot Chip, The 2 Bears) and by Tunnelz (aka KT Tunstall). Here blissed out celestial tones stretch this gorgeous track into an eight-minute dance floor banger that has a ‘trip-hop subtleness bridged with a Caribou feel’ (Clash). Get yor copy now: http://bit.ly/pictishtrail

Virginia Wing announce new October UK live dates and premiere new video at The Quietus

James NichollsNews, Virginia Wing

Virginia Wing announce new October UK live dates and premiere new video for ‘The Second Shift’ over at The Quietus now: http://thequietus.com/…/24652-virginia-wing-the-second-shift Directed by Oscar Foster-Kane the video “seeks to represent the roles of both the surveyor and the surveyed that exist within female identities; An observance of others versus a continual self-scrutiny on behalf of the observer. It’s not possible to dance like nobody’s watching, because someone always is.” Pre-order new album ‘Ecstatic … Read More

Jane Weaver Solo Tour ‘LOOPS IN THE SECRET SOCIETY’

James NichollsEvents, Jane Weaver, News

Introducing… ‘LOOPS IN THE SECRET SOCIETY’, a new solo live performance. Cyclic variations of Modern Kosmology and The Silver Globe. Audio/visual zoetropes performed by Jane Weaver. On tour in October & November. Tickets on-sale at 9am on Friday at: www.janeweavermusic.com/live

Happy release day Modern Studies!

James NichollsModern Studies, News

‘Sit up and take note Modern Studies are setting the standards for intelligent pop in 2018’… Record Collector Magazine ‘Welcome Strangers’ is the new Modern Studies album out today. Happy release day! If you missed it , have a look at their 2nd single video ‘Disco’ here Catch them live: 25 May: HappinessHotel, Leith, UK 27 May: Cafe Kino, Bristol, UK 28 May: The Lexington, London, UK 29 May: Mediterranéa, Stirling, UK 30 May: The Blue Lamp, Aberdeen, Scotland … Read More

This Corner of England #2

James NichollsEvents, Jowe Head, The Bevis Frond, The Jazz Butcher, This Corner Of England #2

  Dictionary Pudding + Fire Records proudly present The Bevis Frond plus the Jazz Butcher Jowe Head The 100 Club / SUNDAY 27th MAY 2018 TICKETS HERE: Ticket link : https://www.seetickets.com/event/the-bevis-frond/100-club/1206772 A Celebration Of The Bevis Frond On Sunday 27th May 2018 + very special guests! This Corner of England celebrates the legendary, and incredibly influential, English psychedelic outfit The Bevis Frond with a whole day of music at the 100 … Read More

‘Disco’ is out digitally today!

James NichollsModern Studies, News

‘Disco’ is out digitally today! Listen to it on streaming platforms and have another look at the video here : ‘Welcome Strangers’ Modern Studies new album is out in one week http://www.firerecords.com/product/modern-studies-welcome-strangers/

Modern Studies Reveal New ‘Disco’ Video & UK Live Dates Begin 25th May

Jenna JonesModern Studies

‘Disco’ video link: https://youtu.be/B53P9QFWfk4 ‘Disco’ audio link: https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/modern-studies-disco Summer Live Dates 25 May: Happiness Hotel, Leith, UK 27 May: Café Kino, Bristol, UK 28 May: The Lexington, London, UK 29 May: Mediterranéa, Stirling, UK 30 May: Blue Lamp, Aberdeen, Scotland 31 May: Glad Café, Glasgow, Scotland 01 June: Mackintosh Church, Glasgow, Scotland w/ The Pastels 23 Jun: Rip It Up Festival, Summerhall, Edinburgh, UK “Disco was filmed by Mario Cruzado, using the … Read More

Modern Studies ‘Welcome Strangers’ Tour 2018

James NichollsModern Studies, News

Modern Studies will be on the road to launch their new album ‘Welcome Strangers’ out May 18th! Catch them live near you from May 25th and pre order here : http://www.firerecords.com/product/modern-studies-welcome-strangers/   ★★★★ Mojo ★★★★ Uncut ★★★★ Record Collector Live dates 25 May: Happiness Hotel, Leith, UK 27 May: Cafe Kino, Bristol, UK 28 May: London Album Launch / The Lexington with Lomond CampbellThe Lexingtoni, London, UK 29 May: Mediterranea, Stirling, UK … Read More

Giant Sand ‘Returns To Valley Of Rain’ Out 10th August!

James NichollsGiant Sand, News

Valley of Rain was Tucson’s Giant Sand’s debut album recorded in 1983, and eventually released by 1985. It included Howe Gelb on vocals, guitar and Winston Watson on drums for most of it, Tommy Larkins on drums for some of it and Scott Garber on fretless bass for all of it. At the time of the recording, Howe was unacquainted with the possibilities of tube (valve) amps and had recorded … Read More

Vote for Virginia Wing’s song ‘The Second Shift’ to be on Amazing Radio !

James NichollsNews, Virginia Wing

Good news, Virginia Wing song ‘The Second Shift’ is up for the Audition vote tonight on Amazing Radio! The poll will open when the show begins at 7pm and closes at midnight on Sunday 29th April. The song that receives the most votes will make it straight onto the Amazing Radio playlist. Please vote here : https://amazingradio.com/shows/audition/poll

Virginia Wing playing at The Great Escape 2018 Festival!

James NichollsEvents, News, Virginia Wing

  Virginia Wing will join the BBC Radio 6 Music stage at this year’s The Great Escape 2018 Festival! Go catch them live in Brighton! http://greatescapefestival.com/artists/virginia-wing/ Listen again to the interview with Tom Ravenscroft while it’s still up here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09wx3c9 Pre order the new album ‘Ecstatic Arrow’ out June 8th : https://virginiawingmusic.bandcamp.com/album/ecstatic-arrow

New video for Pictish Trail ‘Who’s Comin’ In?’ Joe Goddard remix!

James NichollsNews, Pictish Trail

  Today Pictish Trail reveals brand new video of distorted delights from acclaimed video artist Dan Tombs who’s live projections and visuals have adorned the electronic world for the likes of Jon Hopkins, Blanck Mass, Luke Abbott, Factory Floor, and now ‘Who’s Comin’ In?’ remixed by Joe Goddard! Live Dates: 21 Apr: Record Store Day (solo gig), Rough Trade West , London, UK 21 Apr: Record Store Day (solo gig), Amersham Arms, London, UK 14 Jul: Tae … Read More

‘A Tribute To La Monte Young’ by ‘Infinite Music’ released on Magenta Vinyl on 15th June 2018!

James NichollsInfinite Music, News

Spacemen 3s Sonic Boom makes a return to Fire Records with ‘A Tribute To La Monte Young’ by ‘Infinite Music’. Released on Magenta Vinyl, housed in a reflective metallic sleeve, this limited edition release is out on 15th June 2018 and available to preorder now: https://infinite-music.bandcamp.com/ Infinite Music is a black magic collaboration between Spacemen 3’s Sonic Boom, ZOMBIE ZOMBIE’s Etienne Jaumet and Celine Wadier, a master of Indian Dhrupad singing and … Read More

A lot of love for Virginia Wing’s new album ‘Ecstatic Arrow’!

James NichollsNews, Virginia Wing

“Genuinely transcendent” in The Guardian’s Best Music Of The Month: https://www.theguardian.com/…/the-months-best-music-april-m… Hear new track ‘Eight Hours Don’t Make A Day’ yesterday as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Lauren Laverne‘s ‘Headphones Moment’ following its first play and interview with Tom Ravenscroft on Good Friday. Listen again here:http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09wypf5

Exclusive Pictish Trail 12″ ‘Who’s Comin’ In’ remix single coming out soon!

James NichollsNews, Pictish Trail

Taken from ‘Future Echoes’, ‘Who’s Comin’ In’ gets remixed by Joe Goddard(Hot Chip, The 2 Bears), celestial tones stretch this gorgeous track into an eight-minute dance floor banger that has a ‘trip-hop subtleness bridged with a Caribou feel’ (Clash Magazine). 12” also includes Tunnelz (aka KT Tunstall) remix! Pre order it here :  https://pictishtrail.bandcamp.com/album/whos-comin-in In the meantime, you can listen to it over and over right here: Spotify: http://bit.ly/whoscominin Apple Music: http://bit.ly/whoscomininnow Amazon.com:  https://amzn.to/2q2XT1r

Modern Studies new video now streaming on Vevo!

James NichollsModern Studies, News

Huge thank you to Folk Radio UK , Rumore and Vevo for streaming Modern Studies new video! You can catch them live next week in London, supporting Death And Vanilla at The Shacklewell Arms or elsewhere in UK and Scotland! Live dates below http://www.folkradio.co.uk/…/video-premiere-modern-studies…/ https://rumoremag.com/…/guarda-in-anteprima-il-video-di-mu…/ UK Tour Dates 6th April: Death and Vanilla & Modern Studiesl Shacklewell Arms, London 25th May: Happiness Hotel, Leith, UK 28th May: The Lexington, London, UK 30th May: The Blue Lamp, Aberdeen, Scotland 31st May: The Glad Cafe, Glasgow, Scotland 1st … Read More

Happy release day to the Jazz Butcher ‘The Violent Years’ CD Book

James NichollsNews, The Jazz Butcher

Not too late to buy your copy of this expansive book-styled package of the first four albums from The Jazz Butcher’s early Creation Records’ years – 1988-1991. Featuring the much praised ‘Fishcotheque’, ‘Big Planet, Scarey Planet’, ‘Cult Of The Basement’ and ‘Condition Blue”. A sonic journey that takes The Jazz Butcher from a Weather Prophets-propelled rock ‘n’ roll visionary through to a lean jazz-tinged pop exponent. Underlining the clever lyrics, witticisms, … Read More

New Virginia Wing record ‘Ecstatic Arrow ‘ set for release on June 8th

James NichollsNews, Virginia Wing

New Virginia Wing record ‘Ecstatic Arrow ‘ set for release on June 8th. First single ”The Second Shift’ premiering over at The Quietus now ..’ The single is carried along as ever by Alice Merida Richards’ vocals sitting alongside a collection of brass instruments and synths’ . The duo also join the lineup for this year’s Sea Change festival, can’t wait ‘til August then catch them live with Hookworms this month! First listen here: http://thequietus.com/…/24183-virginia-wing-new-track-listen Pre-order at Bandcamp now: … Read More

Pictish Trail Releases Deluxe Edition ‘Future Echoes’ Out for Record Store Day 2018

James NichollsNews, Pictish Trail

Pictish Trail Releases Deluxe Edition ‘Future Echoes’ Out Record Store Day April 21st 2018 2LP cosmic vinyl. Featuring second disc of unreleased remixes and live material “One of the country’s most intriguing musicians.” Arts Desk It’s time for “Mysterious cinematic pop melancholia.” The Guardian So the legend goes, Johnny Lynch – the spark that ignites Pictish Trail – is something of a sonic hermit who has spent large parts of the past … Read More

Tangerine Dream’s classic soundtrack ‘Miracle Mile’ remastered and reissued for Record Store Day 2018

James NichollsFire Soundtracks, News, Tangerine Dream

Tangerine Dream’s classic soundtrack to cult film ‘Miracle Mile’. Remastered and Reissued on limited Explosive Orange Marble LP for Record Store Day 2018 (April 21st). An evocative and pulsing 40 minutes plus of vintage hi-gloss Tangerine Dream created for the cult American apocalyptic thriller Miracle Mile. Split into 11 tense pieces, a synth powered treasure that’s never previously been available on vinyl. Its motorik drive and spacious orchestral melody lines … Read More

Bark Psychosis’ second studio album ‘///Codename: Dustsucker’ reissued on Deluxe Gatefold Double LP

James NichollsBark Psychosis, News

Following the reissue of ‘Hex’ in late 2017, Fire Records reissue Bark Psychosis’ second studio album ‘///Codename: Dustsucker’ on Deluxe Gatefold Double LP. Pre order here: http://www.firerecords.com/…/bark-psychosis-codename-dusts…/ Arriving ten years after the band disbanded, the long-awaited and criminally overlooked follow up brings with it an evolution of their sound. Their experimentations are layered with blissed out electronics, shoegaze, post-rock and jazz are still at its fore as are Sutton’s crystalline vocals. … Read More

Happy Lady Bird Day, Soundtrack out today on vinyl!

James NichollsFire Soundtracks, News

Happy Lady Bird Day! Enjoy the beautiful soundtrack out today on vinyl. Order here : https://firesoundtracks.bandcamp.com/…/jon-brion-lady-bird-… Next weekend are the Oscars, so stay tuned – Lady Bird for President! In the meantime, sneaky preview of Greta Gerwig swooning over the wonderful Jon Brion ahead of her Soundtracking podcast interview with Edith Bowman later this week Listen here: http://www.edithbowman.com/

Modern Studies Announce New Album ‘Welcome Strangers’ Out May 18th

Jenna JonesModern Studies, News

Modern Studies announce new album ‘Welcome Strangers’ out May 18th and Reveal first track ‘Mud and Flame’ ‘Welcome Strangers’ is the second record by feral pop outliers Modern Studies. Elegiac and haunted, life-giving and triumphant, this beguiling return digs deep into landscapes both real and imagined, internal and external, in a work that might perhaps best be described as “kosmiche choral” or, if we’re pushing it “arts-und-crafts-werk”. Or, put simply, … Read More

Happy release day to Greta Gerwig’s masterpiece Lady Bird!

James NichollsFire Soundtracks, News

Happy release day to Greta Gerwig’s masterpiece Lady Bird! Catch it at the cinema now and enjoy the beautiful soundtrack by Jon Brion! Still available for pre order, releasing next friday! https://firesoundtracks.bandcamp.com/merch/jon-brion-lady-bird-limited-edition-white-vinyl-lp https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/jon-brion-lady-bird-original-motion-picture-soundtrack/

New Jane Weaver ‘The Lightning Back’ SEX SWING Remix now streaming!

James NichollsJane Weaver, News

New Jane Weaver ‘The Lightning Back’ SEX SWING Remix now streaming! Catch her on the road with Belle and Sebastian in Europe from tomorrow! 🇪🇦️ MondoSonoro http://www.mondosonoro.com/…/estrenamos-remix-sex-swing-ja…/ Rumore http://rumoremag.com/…/anteprima-jane-weaver-the-lightning…/ 🇸🇪️Hymn http://hymn.se/…/premiar-jane-weaver-the-lightning-back-se…/ 🇫🇷️Addict Culture https://addict-culture.com/jane-weaver-the-lightning-back-sex-swing/  Byte FM https://www.byte.fm/blog/redaktion/songpremiere-neuer-remix-von-jane-weavers-lightning-back-76602/️ 🇬🇧️ The Quietus http://thequietus.com/articles/24044-jane-weaver-sex-swing-remix   Live dates with Belle and Sebastian 16 Feb Muffathalle, Munich, Germany 17 Feb Admiralspalast Berlin , Germany 18 Feb Batschkapp Frankfurt Germany 19 Feb: Carré Amsterdam, Netherlands 21 Feb: DK Studio 1, Copenhagen, Denmark 22 Feb: Munchen Brewery, Stockholm, … Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day Folks!

James NichollsFire Soundtracks, News

 Happy Valentine’s Day Folks!  Jon Brion’s Lady Bird Soundtrack is the ideal playlist for today so listen again to hear Greta Gerwig talking about it with Lauren Laverne this morning http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0 and pre order your copy here ! https://firesoundtracks.bandcamp.com/merch/jon-brion-lady-bird-limited-edition-white-vinyl-lp

Death And Vanilla will play an exclusive London show on the 6th of April 2018 !

James NichollsDeath And Vanilla, Events, News

Death And Vanilla will play an exclusive London show on the 6th of April 2018 at The Shacklewell Arms ! Grab your tickets here  https://app.dice.fm/event/927dd-death-and-vanilla-6th-apr-the-shacklewell-arms-london-tickets and tune in to Gideon Coe‘s show from yesterday on BBC Radio 6 Music to listen to ‘Labyrinthe’ ! http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09q3ktp

Special Pere Ubu show at the Borderline on 19th May!

James NichollsEvents, Pere Ubu

London! We can now confirm that the MonkeyNet Euro Tour will be kicking off at Borderline, Soho, on Saturday 19th May, hosted by Baba Yaga’s Hut. Tickets here : https://www.seetickets.com/…/pere-ubu/the-borderline/1199584 TICKETS ARE LIVE and, as always, we gotta tell you to be quick because we can’t squeeze em in anymore than we already do. We can confirm that this will be the ONLY UK gig on this run – stay tuned for more news … Read More

Limited edition new Jane Weaver​ 7″ ‘The Lightning Back’ ft. exclusive remix by SEX SWING​ out April 6th!

James NichollsJane Weaver, News

Indie store exclusive: Limited edition new Jane Weaver​ 7″ ‘The Lightning Back’ from her acclaimed ‘Modern Kosmology’ ft. exclusive remix by SEX SWING​ out April 6th. Catch Jane on the road across Europe with Belle and Sebastian this month and through April with PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING​ Pre-order here: http://smarturl.it/weaver_lightning Live Dates: 16 Feb: Muffathalle, Munich, Germany w/ Belle & Sebastian 17 Feb: Admiralspalast Berlin Germany w/ Belle & Sebastian 18 Feb: Batschkapp Frankfurt Germany w/ Belle & Sebastian 19 Feb: Carre, … Read More

Pre-order Pere Ubu box set series ‘Les Haricots Sont Pas Salés 1987-1991’ out 6th April!

James NichollsNews, Pere Ubu

From today you can pre-order the fourth part in our Pere Ubu (Official)box set series ‘Les Haricots Sont Pas Salés 1987-1991’ out 6th April. 4LP box includes ‘The Tenement Year’, ‘Cloudland’, ‘Worlds In Collison’ and ‘The Lost Album’ along with poster. EU live dates: 22nd May: Switzerland, Zürich, Rote Fabrik 23rd May: Switzerland, Fribourg, Fri-Son 24th May: Germany, Heidelberg, Karlstorbahnhof 25th May: Germany, Nürnberg, Künstlerhaus 26th May: Austria, Vienna, Schauspielhaus 28th May: Germany, Berlin, Frannz Club … Read More

Out today: new live score from Death And Vanilla of Roman Polanski’s ‘The Tenant’

James NichollsDeath And Vanilla, News

Out today: new live score from Death And Vanilla of Roman Polanski’s ‘The Tenant’ on magenta vinyl. Catch them live at the Folkestone Quarterhouseon April 7th. “An ominous and beautiful companion to the band’s 2013 soundtrack to Carl Dreyer’s Vampyr” Clash Magazine “The results are haunted and haunting.. as in so creepy you’ll keep glancing over your shoulder. Somewhere between Angelo Badalamenti & krautrock” Prog “Firmly established in the contemporary retro-futurist camp. The tension in … Read More

Out today: Bardo Pond unleash glorious new album ‘Volume 8’.

James NichollsBardo Pond, News

Bardo Pond unleash glorious new album ‘Volume 8’ on  Limited Purple Vinyl/ Black Vinyl and CD. “A condensed and heightened take on the Bardo Pond group-mind.. it’s often breathtaking” Uncut Magazine “They churn and drone their way through epic tracks.. it’s excellent behaviour” Q Magazine Order now: http://www.firerecords.com/bardo-pond/

Hookworms share new track ‘Each Time We Pass’, featuring Virginia Wing’s Alice Merida Richards

James NichollsNews, Virginia Wing

Head over to Pitchfork today where you can hear Virginia Wing’s Alice Merida Richards on the latest Hookworms track! https://pitchfork.com/reviews/tracks/each-time-we-pass/ “A duet with Hookworms’ MJ and Alice Merida Richards, “Each Time We Pass” grapples with romantic mistakes.. consumed by loneliness, they offer a gorgeous shift in perspective.” Official ‘Each Time We Pass’ video: Virginia Wing Tour Dates 02 Feb: The Quarterhouse, Folkestone, UK w/ Hookworms 03 Feb: Paradiso Noord, Amsterdam, … Read More

New Pictish Trail ‘Who’s Coming In’ remix from Joe Goddard now streaming!

James NichollsNews, Pictish Trail

Lovely new Pictish Trail ‘Who’s Coming In’ remix from Joe Goddard now streaming! Catch them on the road with Belle and Sebastian from this week across Europe then with British Sea Power in Glasgow. Huge thanks to Les Inrockuptibles, Mondo Sonoro and ROCKERILLAfor sharing the track, you can listen now via the link below.  Mondo Sonoro: http://www.mondosonoro.com/…/estreno-remix-joe-goddard-pic…/  ROCKERILLA: http://www.rockerilla.com/pictish-trail-anteprima/ Live Dates 05 Feb: De Roma, Antwerp, Belgium w/ Belle & Sebastian 06 Feb: La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France w/ Belle & Sebastian 07 Feb: Salle Pleyel, … Read More

Virginia Wing Announce New Album ‘Ecstatic Arrow’ Out June 2018

James NichollsNews, Virginia Wing

Virginia Wing‘s new Album ‘Ecstatic Arrow’ will be out in June 2018! This week Virginia Wing head out on the road with Hookworms across the UK and Europe. Virginia Wing Live Dates 02 Feb: The Quarterhouse, Folkestone, UK w/ Hookworms 03 Feb: Paradiso Noord, Amsterdam, Netherlands w/ Hookworms 04 Feb: Rotondes, Luxembourg, Luxembourg w/ Hookworms 05 Feb: Privatclub, Berlin, Germany w/ Hookworms 06 Feb: Nest, Gent, Belgium w/ Hookworms 07 … Read More

Lady Bird Receives 5 Oscar Nominations!

James NichollsFire Soundtracks, News

Lady Bird receives 5 Oscar nominations for: Best Picture Best Actress Best Supporting Actress Best Original Screenplay Best Director Pre-order Jon Brion’s soundtrack now on Limited Edition white vinyl: www.smarturl.it/ladybird-white-lp Standard black vinyl also available here