Outer Limits Festival Photos

LuciaDeath And Vanilla, Events, Islet, Jane Weaver, Modern Studies, News, Pictish Trail, Vanishing Twin

Take a look back at some of the best moments of the extraordinary celebration of all things Fire that was The Outer Limits. Featured in this gallery: Jane Weaver as Fenella, Vanishing Twin, Death And Vanilla, Islet, Pictish Trail & Modern Studies. Co-promoted with our pals from Eat Your Own Ears at Studio 9294 in Hackney Wick. Visuals by Innerstrings.     Vanishing Twin Fenella Death And Vanilla Pictish Trail Islet … Read More

Pictish Trail’s Micro-Edition UK Tour Kicks Off Next Month

LuciaEvents, News, Pictish Trail

Pictish Trail (aka Johnny Lynch) is touring all over the UK next month with his Micro-Edition™ Tour to perform some brand new songs & rework some old favourites. He’s going under the name Pictish Trail (Micro-Edition™ Tour) on account of the fact it’s just him & his pal Suse Bear. 07 Nov: Rhos Yr Hafod, Llanon, UK06 Dec: Old Cinema Laundrette, Durham, UK08 Dec: South Street, Reading, UK09 Dec: Café … Read More

8 Fire Artists Announced For Next Years SXSW

LuciaEvents, Hater, HTRK, Islet, Jane Weaver, Kristin Hersh, News, Pictish Trail, Vanishing Twin, Virginia Wing

SXSW has announced the first round of artists for the 2020 edition of the music festival which runs March 16 – 22 in Austin, Texas. Nearly 300 performers were announced, including Kristin Hersh, Vanishing Twin, Hater, Jane Weaver, Virginia Wing, Islet, Pictish Trail and previous Fire alumni HTRK. Read More: SXSW announces initial 2020 lineup 

Pictish Trail Announces New Album ‘Thumb World’ Out 21st Feb 2020 – First Track ‘Slow Memories’

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Fire Records announce brand new material from Johnny Lynch, AKA Isle-of-Eigg dwelling electro-acoustic psych-pop wonder Pictish Trail. Kaleidoscopically out-of-this-world ode to heavenly surrender ‘Slow Memories’ accompanied by a stunning animated video by renowned Scottish designer Swatpaz (Davey Ferguson) – is the first track to be previewed from Johnny’s fourth album Thumb World, which is due for release on February 21, 2020. Four years in the making, Thumb World is the … Read More

Outer Limits Showcase: Vanishing Twin, Jane Weaver pres. Fenella, Death And Vanilla, Islet, Pictish Trail and more

LuciaDeath And Vanilla, Events, Islet, Jane Weaver, News, Pictish Trail, Vanishing Twin

Here it is ! An extraordinary celebration of all things Fire, co promoted by our pals at Eat Your Own Ears and featuring Jane Weaver as Fenella, Vanishing Twin, Death And Vanilla, Islet, Pictish Trail all on the same bill. Hosted by Studio 9294 in Hackney Wick on Saturday December 14th. Tickets are just £12 on Dice, Ticketweb and Seetickets.  

Pictish Trail announces Steve Mason tour support November 2019

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“One of the country’s most intriguing musicians.” The Arts Desk“Mysterious cinematic pop melancholia.” The Guardian Johnny Lynch AKA Pictish Trail announces he’ll be hitting the road with multi-instrumentalist Suse Bear (Tuff Love) supporting Steve Mason on his upcoming November tour. If you can’t wait until winter 2019 then there’s a bunch of summer live dates coming up including Green Man Festival, British Sea Power’s Krankenhaus festival in Barrow-in-Furness and a Lost Map Showcase taking place … Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Jane Weaver + Pictish Trail Support Belle & Sebastian in Europe 2018

James NichollsEvents, Jane Weaver, News, Pictish Trail

🔥Not one but TWO Fire artists are have been announced to support Belle and Sebastian on their 2018 European tour. Pictish Trail plays Antwerp on 5th through to Bologna on 14th February, then Jane Weaver plays Munich on 16th through to Gothenburg on 24th February! Full dates below for both bands  Pictish Trail 05 Feb: De Roma, Antwerp, Belgium 06 Feb: La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France  07 Feb: Salle Pleyel, Paris, France 09 Feb: Stereolux, Nantes, France 11 Feb: Rockhal, Luxembourg 12 … Read More

Clash Premiere Pictish Trail’s live video for ‘Lionhead’

James NichollsEvents, Pictish Trail

Clash Magazine premiere Pictish Trail‘s video for ‘Lionhead’, live at Lost Map‘s Howlin’ Fling Festival! Be sure to catch the band at one of the dates below! WATCH HERE December 6 Bristol The Crofters Rights 7 Stroud The Prince Albert , Stroud 8 Brighton Rialto Theatre 9 London Union Chapel (Daylight Music) 9 London Paper Dress Vintage SOLD OUT 10 London Lost Map’s Strange Invitation, Strongroom Bar 11 Milton Keynes The Stables 2 12 York The Crescent 13 Hebden Bridge Hebden Bridge Trades 16 … Read More

Goldflakepaint Premiere Pictish Trail’s ‘Lionhead’ Acoustic

James NichollsNews, Pictish Trail

GoldFlakePaint premiere Pictish Trail‘s acoustic version of ‘Lionhead’  Read up on what frontman Johnny Lynch has to say about the track below! Pictish Trail are currently on tour throughout the UK, full dates here: 24 Nov: The Studio Hartlepool, UK 25 Nov: Alternative Peers’ Ball, Assembly Rooms Edinburgh, Scotland 28 Nov: The Greystones, Sheffield , UK 29 Nov: The Cellar [Oxford], UK 30 Nov: O2 Ritz Manchester UK (w/ Jane Weaver) 01 Dec: The Hall, Lancaster, UK 02 Dec: London Fields … Read More

Lots of London Shows announced for New signings Hater and Pictish Trail!

James NichollsEvents, Hater, Pictish Trail

Lots of London shows coming up for our two newest signings Hater and Pictish Trail – December’s going to be a good’un! Hater 29 Nov: Rough Trade East, London, UK 01 Dec: The Shacklewell Arms, London, UK  02 Dec: London Fields Taproom, London, UK Pictish Trail 02 Dec: London Fields Taproom, London, UK 09 Dec: Union Chapel (Daylight Music), London, UK 09 Dec: Paper Dress Vintage, London, UK – SOLD OUT 10 Dec: Lost Map’s Strange Invitation: Xmas Party, Strongroom, London, UK

Fire Records Presents Hater & Pictish Trail – London Fields Brewery – 2nd December

James NichollsEvents, Hater, Pictish Trail

We are throwing an end of year party featuring two of the labels’ newly signed bands: psychedelic pop quintet Pictish Trail from the Isle of Eigg and Swedish indie /garage rockers Hater! Tickets only £10 here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/421395 Pictish Trail “Mysterious, cinematic, pop melancholia” The Guardian Throughout his career Pictish Trail – aka Johnny Lynch – has resolutely furrowed his own path, steadily creating a unique catalogue of recordings and performances through his … Read More

Pictish Trail signs to Fire Records, throws up with excitement, embarks on European Tour !

James NichollsEvents, 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