Vapour Theories (Bardo Pond’s guitarists, brothers John and Michael Gibbons) announce new album ‘Celestial Scuzz’

Bardo Pond guitarists, brothers John and Michael Gibbons revive their long-term sonic sparring side project Vapour Theories for a genre-shattering new release ‘Celestial Scuzz’.

KERMODE ON FILM: ‘King Rocker’ Special

Comedian Stewart Lee and Director Michael Cumming talk to Mark Kermode about their new film 'King Rocker'

Okkyung Lee signs to Fire

Fire Records signs Okkyung Lee, a cellist, composer, and improviser who moves freely between artistic disciplines and contingencies. A native of South Korea, Lee has taken a broad array of inspirations—including noise, improvisation, jazz, western classical, and the traditional and popular music of her homeland—and used them to forge a highly distinctive approach.

Behind Islet’s artwork for ‘Eyelet’

Emma Daman Thomas has always created the sleeve art for Islet, her band (along with Mark Daman Thomas & Alex Williams). Here she walks us through the creative process behind the design of their 2020 critically acclaimed release 'Eyelet'.