Synch List – Television, Film and Advertising

James NichollsPublishing

TELEVISION: The Simpsons American Horror Story Glow True Detective Stranger Things Halt and Catch Fire Waterloo Road So You Think You Can Dance  Gotham Eastbound And Down Nobodies The Breaks Parenthood Trigger Happy FILM Dawn Of The Dead The Conjuring 2 The Preppie Connection Taipei Je m’appelle Hmmm Planetarium My Friend Dahmer Happy Hour  White Girl La Grand Bellezza Incompressa  Celeste & Jesse Forever Herr Lehmann Dumb And Dumber  Trois … Read More

Noveller To Support Helium on USA Tour Throughout June 2017

James NichollsEvents, 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

Pere Ubu Announces London, Prague and Dresden Dates

James NichollsEvents, 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: 28 Aug: Palác Akropolis, Prague, Czech Republic Tickets: TBC 29 Aug: Jazzclub Tonne, Dresden, Germany Tickets: 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

The Chills Announce New Zealand Tour

James NichollsEvents, Publishing, The Chills

The Chills are off on a 10-stop New Zealand tour this April/May! Full dates below. Purchase the latest record ‘Silver Bullets’ here: 26 Apr: San Fran, Wellington, NZ 27 Apr: St Peters Village Hall, Paekakariki, NZ 28 Apr: The Cabana, Napier, NZ 29 Apr: Royal Wanganui Opera House, Whanganui, NZ 04 May: Blue Smoke, Christchurch, NZ 05 May: The Scottish Hall, Invercargill, NZ 06 May: Sherwood Queenstown, Queenstown, NZ … Read More

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

James NichollsBardo 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: Classic Rock Magazine (DE) New Noise (FR)…/ Never Mind The Hype (NL) ROCKERILLA (IT) Notodo (ES) Arte-Factos (PT)…/estreia-under-the-pines-bardo…/

Las Kellies Head To SXSW Next Month

James NichollsEvents, Las Kellies, Publishing

Next month, Las Kellies head to SXSW Festival, Austin, TX for their first ever USA shows! The first of their showcases has been announced: Thursday 16th Showcase: Tigerbomb PR Party (official) Venue: Tap Room at The Market Address: 319 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701, USA More TBA… Listen to the new single ‘Sugar Beat’ below

Death And Vanilla To Release ‘Vampyr’ Live Score

James NichollsDeath 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

The Chills Cover David Bowie’s ‘Conversation Piece’ – TIDAL Exclusive

James NichollsNews, 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: Direct link to track on TIDAl: (just log in or sign up!) Purchase the latest record ‘Silver Bullets’ from Bandcamp: or the Fire Records online shop:

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

James NichollsNews, 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

ESG Play Electric Brixton + Fire Reissue ‘Step Off’

James NichollsESG, 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 Play SXSW 2017!

James NichollsLas 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: Listen to the current single ‘Sugar Beat’ below

NPR First Listen: Half Japanese ‘Hear The Lions Roar’

James NichollsHalf 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