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 

Hater drop new 7″ ‘Four Tries Down / It’s A Mess’

LuciaHater, News

Malmo’s much-praised quartet of Caroline Landahl, Måns Leonartsson, Adam Agace and Lukas Thomasson release two glorious new tracks hot on the heels of ‘Siesta’, their excellent second album of last year on Fire Records. “Swoony Swedish indie-pop.” Record Collector “Too noisy to be indie pop, too sweet to be post punk.” Clash ‘Four Tries Down’ and ‘It’s A Mess’ further hone the band’s dream pop adding extra allure through the musical interplay that coagulates behind Caroline Landahl’s ethereal … Read More

Hater US Tour 2019

LuciaEvents, Hater, News

Hater head to the US for the first time this summer since the release of “Siesta” (2018). 07 Sep: The Wayfarer, Costa Mesa, CA, US08 Sep: The Echo, Los Angeles, CA, US09 Sep: Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA, US11 Sep: Holocene, Portland, OR, US12 Sep: Sunset Tavern, Seattle, WA, US13 Sep: The Bartlett, Spokane, WA, US14 Sep: Neurolux, Boise, ID, US18 Sep: Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia, PA US19 Sep: Berlin, … 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

Hater Europe tour announced for Jan/Feb 2018!

James NichollsEvents, Hater

Hater head to the UK tomorrow to play shows at Rough Trade East, The Shacklewell Arms, Soup Kitchen and London Fields Taproom, before embarking on their first EU headline tour in Jan/Feb 2018! Full tour dates below. The ‘Red Blinders’ EP is out this Friday and you can pre-order here Hater  17 Jan: Hafenklang (Goldener Salon) , Hamburg, Germany   18 Jan: Eurosonic Festival, Huis De Buirs, Groningen, Netherlands    19 Jan: L’Olympic Café, Paris, France  20 Jan: Roodkapje, Rotterdam, Netherlands  21 Jan:  Paradiso (upstairs), Amsterdam, Netherlands   30 Jan: … Read More

Hater Announce Headline Europe Tour!

James NichollsHater

Hater have just announced a headline tour of Europe! Full dates below, including a few London dates next week! 29 Nov: Rough Trade East, London, UK 30 Nov: Soup Kitchen, Manchester, UK 01 Dec: The Shacklewell Arms, London, UK 02 Dec: London Fields Taproom, London, UK 17 Jan: Hafenklang (Goldener Salon) , Hamburg, Germany 18 Jan: Eurosonic Festival, Huis De Buirs, Groningen, Netherlands 21 Jan: Paradiso Amsterdam (upstairs), Netherlands 30 Jan: TAPE, Aarhus, Denmark 31 Jan: Conne Island, Leipzig, Germany 03 Feb: Groove, … Read More

Hater ‘Rest’ Premiere on Stereogum

James NichollsHater, News

The new Hater track ‘Rest’, taken from the ‘Red Blinders’ EP is premiering now on Stereogum – click here to listen! ‘Red Blinders’ is available on LP/CD/DL and will be released on December 1st, pre-order here: http://www.firerecords.com/product/hater-red-blinders/

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

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.

Hater Confirmed for Eurosonic Festival 2018

James NichollsHater

Newly signed to Fire Records, Hater have just been announced to play Eurosonic Music Festival and Conference kin Groningen from 17-20th January 2018! More info here: https://www.eurosonic-noorderslag.nl/en/festival/line-up/act/hater/  

Stream Hater’s ‘Blushing’ on DIY Magazine + They Play The Shacklewell Arms, London – December 1st

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 Hater have announced new shows in support of their upcoming EP ‘Red Blinders’ – out December 1st on Fire Records!  The new single – ‘Blushing’ – is streaming over at DIY Magazine! It’s taken from the upcoming ‘Red Blinders’ EP – out December 1st. 29 Nov: Rough Trade East, London, UK (Rough Trade Recommends) 30 Nov: Soup Kitchen, Manchester, UK  01 Dec: The Shacklewell Arms, London, UK (Free Entry) Pre-order the EP on LP/CD/DL from Bandcamp here: https://haterfire.bandcamp.com/ and from … Read More

Pre-order Hater’s ‘Red Blinders’ EP

James NichollsHater

Hater‘s new EP is a ‘Top Tip’ over at Rough Trade Records. Stay tuned for a new track next week! Pre-order now on exclusive white vinyl, standard black vinyl and CD Rough Trade: https://www.roughtrade.com/gb/music/red-blinders Fire Records: http://www.firerecords.com/product/hater-red-blinders/ Bandcamp: https://haterfire.bandcamp.com/album/red-blinders

Hater Perform at The Conference, Malmö

James NichollsEvents, Hater

Click here to watch a live video of our newest signing – Hater – performing a new track ‘Blushing’, at The Conference in Malmo a few weeks ago! The new EP ‘Red Blinders’ will be released on December 1st.. watch this space for more new on the bands’ tour dates!

Fire Records Sign Hater

James NichollsHater, News

Hater Sign To Fire Records New EP ‘Red Blinders’ out December 1st 2017 We’re thrilled to announce the signing of one of our favourite bands of 2017: Sweden’s Hater. The band are set to release new EP ‘Red Blinders’ in December. Following the release of their debut ‘You Tried’ (“our favorite record of the year” Gorilla Vs Bear and “one of the most gorgeous guitar songs in recent memory” Stereogum), they return with a new album in 2018. Hater are Caroline Landahl, Måns Leonartsson, … Read More