Ship Ship Ship! 15% discount on our online store valid during this ‘Splendid Isolation’

LuciaEvents, News

Given the situation in our industry (shops closed, tours cancelled, RSD postponed) we want you to know that our mailorder is up and running and that we are shipping regularly.  We’ve created the code ‘SPLENDIDISOLATION’ (in honour to The Bevis Frond classic song from ‘Miasma’) that gives you 15% discount on all records/items in our Web Store/Bandcamp, have a browse! The Bevis Frond – Splendid Isolation

Sebadoh announce EU Spring Tour

LuciaEvents, News, Sebadoh

“The strongest Sebadoh release since 1996’s Harmacy” Pitchfork  EU Tour Dates 06 Mar: Le 106, Rouen, France 07 Mar: La Route Du Rock Festival, Saint Malo, France 08 Mar: Muziekodroom, Hasselt, Belgium 09 Mar: Bitterzoet, Amsterdam, Netherlands 11 Mar: Hotel Cecil, Copenhagen, Denmark 12 Mar: Parkteatret, Oslo, Norway 14 Mar: Pustervik, Gothenburg, Sweden 16 Mar: Lagerhaus, Bremen, Germany 17 Mar: Forum, Bielefeld, Germany 18 Mar: Beatpol, Dresden, Germany 19 Mar: Hybrydy, Warsaw, Poland 21 … Read More

Black Lips announce ninth studio album ‘Sing In A World That’s Falling Apart’ (Out 24th January 2020)

LuciaBlack Lips, News

‘Sing In A World That’s Falling Apart’ is released on limited edition red transparent vinyl with die-cut sleeve and poster as well as standard LP and CD. Pre-order (Out 24th January 2020): It’s country music but not as we know it which begs the question: Have these Bad Kids of 21st Century rock ’n’ roll finally grown up on their ninth studio album? Are they at peace with themselves? Have they … Read More

Black Lips European Tour Starts Next Week

LuciaBlack Lips, Events, News

Atlanta originals, Black Lips join forces with Fire Records revealing first single ‘Odelia’ with a new album out early 2020 in collaboration with Vice. Now twenty years into their career the exuberant quintet are touring across the US before heading to Europe for an extensive tour this November. EU Live Dates08 Nov: EartH, London, UK09 Nov: The White Hotel, Salford, UK10 Nov: Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK12 Nov: Stereo, Glasgow, … Read More

Black Lips Sign To Fire Records – New Single ‘Odelia’ – US & European Tour Dates

LuciaBlack Lips, Events, News

Atlanta originals, Black Lips join forces with Fire Records revealing first single ‘Odelia’ with a new album out early 2020 in collaboration with Vice. Now twenty years into their career the exuberant quintet are touring across the US before heading to Europe for an extensive tour this November. A powerhouse of angst wrapped in traditional melodies, it’s a wild rumble fusing their musical journey from garage rock, punk and psychedelia … Read More

Fire Records at Soho Radio

LuciaNews, Vanishing Twin

Thanks to everyone that came to our Soho Radio Label Lodge last week! Here are some snaps of everyone that made our radio takeover possible: Stewart Lee, Michael Cumming, Vanishing Twin, Stephen Coates, Paul Haslinger and Dave Henderson! 📻You can find all the podcasts here: And of course a special mention to everyone from Soho Radio, Association of Independent Music and Jägermeister!

JOB ALERT: Fire Records Seeks Warehouse / Sales & Distribution Assistant

James NichollsNews

Warehouse / Sales & Distribution Assistant – Fire Records, London.  Contact: Fire Records is seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working entry level warehouse and sales assistant to maintain the smooth running of the warehouse, maintain and build relationships with distributers and customers, prepare stock for tours and events and assist in the increasing of sales.  This is a starting position with room to grow and impress in other areas. The successful applicant … Read More

Fire Records – Best of 2017

James NichollsHalf Japanese, Hater, News

Just a selection of some of our 2017 bestsellers on Fire (featuring Bark Psychosis, Jane Weaver, Virginia Wing, Noveller, Hater) and Fire Soundtracks (Blue Velvet, Halt and Catch Fire, A Scanner Darkly). New records in 2018 from Pictish Trail, Hater, The Chills, Modern Studies, Bardo Pond, Virginia Wing, Half Japanese and more.

Fire Records Sign Modern Studies!

James NichollsModern Studies, News

One of Scotland’s most progressive outfits, Modern Studies, join the Fire Records roster, slotting in seamlessly somewhere between Jane Weaver, Death And Vanilla , Noveller and Josephine Foster. Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut ‘Swell To Great’ (‘Gorgeous, warm and melancholic’ The Herald, **** MOJO), the quartet are currently in the studio recording their follow-up.

Fire Records at Indie Label Market – Summer 2017

James NichollsNews

It’s that time of year again.. Fire Records are heading to Indie Label Market at Old Spitalfields Market – Summer Edition! We’ll have copies of Jane Weaver’s #1 indie-charting record ‘Modern Kosmology’ along with other new releases from Death And Vanilla, Bardo Pond and Noveller! Over at our sister label Earth Recordings, we’ll have copies of our Anne Briggs reissue of ‘The Time Has Come’, Mikael Tariverdiev’s delightful ‘Film Music’ … Read More

The Vinyl District Support Fire’s 33 and 1/3 Anniversary!

James NichollsNews

The Vinyl District have been featuring records from the Fire Records catalogue each day this week i n support of our 33.3rd anniversary! Read up below to discover lost gems, deep cuts, and your new favourite artists.. Feature 1 ‘Underrated Gems and Deeper Cuts’ featuring Orchestra Of Spheres, HTRK, Opossom Fire Records at Thirty Three and a Third: Underrated Gems and Deeper Cuts Feature 2 ‘Enduring Relevance’ featuring Scott & … Read More

Fire Records & Earth Recordings At Indie Label Market April 1st 2017

James NichollsNews

That’s right, no fooling it’s the first Independent Label Market of the year on April 1st 2017! Fire Records will be there with new releases from Noveller, Half Japanese, Bardo Pond and the ‘Drive, He Said’ box set from Pere Ubu, whilst our sister label Earth Recordings will be selling the recently reissued Bert Jansch catalogue, Mikael Tariverdiev’s ‘Irony Of Fate’ OST, Howard Eynon, Jackson C. Frank and more!

The Bevis Frond: ‘Superseeder’, ‘It Just Is’ & ‘Sprawl’ – Released Today!

James NichollsNews, The Bevis Frond

The Bevis Frond ‘Superseeder‘, ‘It Just Is‘ & ‘Sprawl‘ Reissues Out Today Following live shows at Koko and Birthdays this summer along with Stewart Lee’s ATP, The Bevis Frond reveal the next set of reissues – ‘Superseeder’, ‘It Just Is’ and ‘Sprawl’. Released in 1993 ‘It Just Is’ was dedicated to one of Nick Saloman’s favourite guitarists Ollie Halsall, this beautifully poignant album is stripped back similarly to the earlier Bevis Frond releases with … Read More

Jane Weaver Joins Fire Records

James NichollsJane Weaver

JANE WEAVER JOINS FIRE RECORDS Abusing, evading and obliterating 20 years of whimsical pop trends Jane Weaver’s experience as a truly independent and resilient female experimental songwriter / sound-carrier commands respect and inspiration in equal measures. Described as being ‘amongst today’s most striking sonic auteurs’ Jane Weaver’s currently working on her seventh self-produced studio album which assembles experimental synth ridden sessions recorded earlier this year in Manchester. Again conceptual, she promises a … Read More

Premiere: Las Kellies ‘I Don’t Care’

James NichollsLas Kellies

Argentinian new-wave /post-punk trio release a 2nd single ‘I Don’t Care’ from their new album! Read what Up Set Magazine has to say, and listen to the track by clicking here  “Absolutely love ’em..they are fully excellent.” Lauren Laverne BBC 6 Music Spanish premiere – Indienauta Portuguese premiere  – iOnline European Tour Dates 06 Nov: Moth Club, London, UK 07 Nov: The Hope, Brighton, UK 09 Nov: The Bassment, Chelmsford, … Read More

Track Premiere: Rats On Rafts & De Kift ‘Sleep Little Links 2 3 4’

James NichollsRats On Rafts

Rotterdam post punks Rats 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, and from it is the first track ‘Sleep Little Links 2 3 4’! Read all about the track in many different languages below! Pre-order the new record here Netherlands – NMTH: … Read More

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding Drop First Single From New Album – ‘Don’t Bother Me’

James NichollsScott & Charlene's Wedding

“A fizzing, crackling, slacker pop anthem…” says Clash on the latest single from Australian slacker-rock outfit Scott & Charlene’s Wedding. “The Australian group are blessed with a rich sense of wit, with an arch humour that turned the most mundane lyrical viewpoint into a note of inspiring delectation.” The single will be available to stream and purchase from iTunes on July 8th (this Friday) but until then you can stream it … Read More

Want To Work For Fire Records? We’re Recruiting!

James NichollsNews

Fire Records has a full time Tech Support And Web Developer role up for grabs. The role will be the sole dedicated IT job in the company. The applicant is required to handle website development, involving the improvement and maintenance of the existing and new websites, server maintenance and support, improvement & backups to existing setup, data management, analysis, backup, archiving as well as general IT Support for all office hardware, … Read More

Fire Records Tourdates – Spring/Summer 2016 By Artist

James NichollsEvents

Below is your monthly round-up of all Fire Records / Earth Recordings / Critical Heights events including London shows from Mission Of Burma, The Chills, Giant Sand & Orchestra Of Spheres PLUS Noveller supports Iggy Pop at Royal Albert Hall! We’ve also got a heap of bands playing this year’s ATP Festival curated by Stewart Lee and continue our monthly takeover of The Shacklewell Arms for ‘Critical Nights #11’! See below … Read More

Fire Records Bring ‘Psychedelic Fire’ TO Spitalfields Indie Label Market

James NichollsNews

London, tomorrow is the first Independent Label Market of 2016 and we will be representing along with our sister label Earth Recordings! Along with shiny new banners promoting ‘Psychedelic Fire’ – our new band roster, we’ll have heaps of new releases including a Rats On Rafts 7″, Pere Ubu box set, Noveller reissues plus a section of coloured vinyl, bargain box and white labels! Get down early and grab your … Read More

Fire Records + Earth Recordings at London’s Easter Indie Label Market

James NichollsNews

We’re very excited to be part of the first 2016 Indie Label Market this April 2nd! Drop by our Fire and Earth stalls at Spitalfields Market where you’ll be able to pick up copies of the latest Fire releases including Josephine Foster’s beautiful ‘No More Lamps In The Morning’and Robert Pollard’s ‘Of Course You Are’ plus our special coloured vinyl section (including releases from The Lemonheads, Virginia Wing and Blank … Read More

The Bevis Frond Sign To Fire Records + Announce London Live Date

James NichollsThe Bevis Frond

Fire Records are delighted to announce that seminal, British, Neo- Psych band The Bevis Frond have signed to the label; in celebration we are putting on a headline show at Dalston’s Birthdays on July 10th! If any artist has followed a tangential path intersecting with Hendrix, Big Star & Spacemen 3 along the way, that would be The Bevis Frond…and that’s not hyperbole, the evidence is to be found in countless … Read More

Josephine Foster announces UK tour dates

James NichollsJosephine Foster

The ever- wonderful Josephine Foster heads to the UK / EU this Feb/ March / April in support of her new album ‘No More Lamps In The Morning’ out today! UK Live Dates 25th February: London, Cafe Oto (solo) Tickets 26th February: London, Cafe Oto w/  Victor Herrero Tickets 3rd May: Glasgow, Glad Café – tickets 4th May: Shipley, Merchant’s Quay – Tickets 5th May: Norwich, Arts Centre Tickets 6th May: Sheffield, The Lamplight Club Tickets 7th May: Milton Keynes, MK … Read More

Wreckless Eric announces Spring Tour Dates

James NichollsWreckless Eric

Following on from the release of Wreckless Eric’s ‘amERICa’ in November, he returns to the road through this Spring to tour his latest album. ‘amERICa’ – it’s about Eric, it’s about America – a country he has toured since the late 70’s, and where he has lived since 2011. European Live Dates 12 Mar: Cultureel Centrum, Leopoldsburg, Belgium 13 Mar: CC Zoetegem, Zottegem, Belgium 14 Mar: Café de … Read More

David Thomas and two pale boys Sign To Fire Records + Fire Tapes Reveals New David Thomas Video

James NichollsDavid Thomas and Two Pale Boys, Pere Ubu

Pere Ubu frontman David Thomas’ project two pale boys sign with Fire Records and release the first in a series of short documentary videos. Joining the Fire Records roster, David Thomas and two pale boys will reissue their entire catalogue this year. They are also to record new material for future releases. Watch ‘I Am The Conscience Of The Music Industry’ below. Stream David Thomas and two pale boys ‘Planet … Read More

RATS ON RAFTS Reveal New Video For ‘Some Velvet Morning’ + New Single Out 4th March

James NichollsRats On Rafts

Dutch post-punk maestro’s Rats On Rafts are back with their version of the Lee Hazlewood & Nancy Sinatra classic ‘Some Velvet Morning’. ‘Some Velvet Morning’ will be released on March 4th on 7″ vinyl, backed with a new version of album single ‘Last Day On Earth’. This comes ahead of a bunch of UK tourdates for the Rotterdam-based quartet – watch this space. “Given an absurdest overhaul by the Dutch … Read More

Pere Ubu ‘Coed Jail!’ Spring 2016

James NichollsPere Ubu

Pere Ubu launch ‘Coed Jail!,’ a tour drawing on the music from the two recent box set releases, ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’ and ‘Elitism For The People 1975-1978’ (Fire Records). We are thrilled to announce dates including The Ruby Lounge, Manchester, The Dome (Tufnell Park), London and a warm up show at Ramsgate Music Hall! Pere Ubu ‘Coed Jail!’ Live Dates 23 Mar: Ramsgate Music Hall, Ramsgate, UK 24 Mar: The Dome, … Read More

Robert Pollard Announces New Album ‘Of Course You Are’ Out 4th March

James NichollsRobert Pollard

Fire America is extraordinarily thrilled to release a Robert Pollard record world-wide. Of Course You Are is solo album number twenty four (!) by the tireless Guided By Voices auteur. Meticulously constructed, Of Course You Are is overstuffed with hooky tunes, riffs aplenty and skewed/skewering lyrics. Stream ‘My Daughter Yes She Knows’ from the album below and read the Stereogum premiere here.  

The Jazz Butcher reveals ‘Tombé Dans Les Pommes’ from reissue ‘Last Of The Gentleman Adventurers’

James NichollsThe Jazz Butcher

Fire are pleased to announce a series of reissues from The Jazz Butcher. This begins with ‘Last Of The Gentleman Adventurers’, a record initially self-released as a result of a successful Pledge Music campaign to mark the 30th anniversary of The Jazz Butcher Conspiracy. Originally limited to just 1000 copies which quickly sold out, Fire Records will be releasing the album worldwide on February 19th. for the first time to coincide with a run of tour … Read More

Pere Ubu Announce New Box Set: ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’

James NichollsPere Ubu

Following the release of last year’s ‘Elitism For The People 1975-1978’, cult Cleveland band Pere Ubu kick off the new year with the announcement of a new box set entitled ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’, covering material from albums ‘New Picnic Time’, ‘Song Of The Bailing Man’, ‘The Art Of Walking’ plus a bonus of extras ‘Architectural Salvage’. The new box is available for pre-order here and will be released on … Read More

Josephine Foster Reveals New Track ‘A Thimbleful Of Milk’ from forthcoming album

James NichollsJosephine Foster

Modern American folk singer-songwriter Josephine Foster Reveals New Track ‘A Thimbleful Of Milk’, taken from her new album ‘No More Lamps In The Morning’. “She effortlessly dissolves barriers between herself and her fellow musicians, between music and listener, between language and expression” The Wire Recorded live to tape by Henry Hirsch and Patrick Higgins at Future-Past Studios, Hudson, New York during February 2014, the album features Foster on nylon string … Read More