Tag: Fire Records

The Dream Syndicate to release new album in June, play “Days of Wine and Roses” on tour

The Dream Syndicate to release new album in June, play “Days of Wine and Roses” on tour

The Dream Syndicate will kick off promotion of their next album with a string of performances at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, this March.

The Chills announce seventh album ‘Scatterbrain’ — stream new track ‘Monolith’

The Chills announce seventh album ‘Scatterbrain’ — stream new track ‘Monolith’

New Zealand indie-pop legends The Chills will return this spring with their seventh studio album, the 10-track Scatterbrain that is preceded by the recently released track “You’re Immortal” and the brand-single “Monolith” — which you can hear right here. Plus full tracklist.

The Chills debut new song ‘You’re Immortal’ with full album expected to follow in 2021

The Chills debut new song ‘You’re Immortal’ with full album expected to follow in 2021

Martin Phillipps recently released a brand-new song by The Chills — it’s called “You’re Immortal,” and you can stream it right here — that comes ahead of an anticipated new album to be released by Fire Records at some point in 2021. A new album from The Chills would be the band’s first since 2018’s Snow Bound.

Watch: Throwing Muses’ new ‘Sun Racket’ accompanied by a full visual album

Watch: Throwing Muses’ new ‘Sun Racket’ accompanied by a full visual album

The Throwing Muses’ just-released 10th album Sun Racket is an audio-visual affair, as the record is accompanied by a full visual album by experimental filmmaker C.K. Sumner, who, according to Fire Records, mixed photography and 4K digital to create visual pieces for each of record’s 10 songs. You can watch it here.

The Lemonheads’ ‘Lovey’ to receive 30th anniversary reissue with bonus 1991 live session

The Lemonheads’ ‘Lovey’ to receive 30th anniversary reissue with bonus 1991 live session

Fire Records will mark the 30th anniversary of The Lemonheads’ major-label debut Lovey with an expanded reissue of the 1990 album on CD and vinyl, with the original record supplemented by a live session recorded for Australia’s Triple J radio in 1991. Full details and tracklist right here.

Throwing Muses debut new song ‘Frosting’ ahead of next month’s release of ‘Sun Racket’

Throwing Muses debut new song ‘Frosting’ ahead of next month’s release of ‘Sun Racket’

Now less than a month from the release of their 10th album Sun Racket, the Throwing Muses today debut another new song off the album, “Frosing,” accompanied by a stark, black-and-white, snow-speckled music video by director C.K. Sumner. You can watch the whole clip right here.

Throwing Muses debut cut-and-pasted video for ‘Dark Blue’ off upcoming ‘Sun Racket’

Throwing Muses debut cut-and-pasted video for ‘Dark Blue’ off upcoming ‘Sun Racket’

With the release of their 10th album Sun Racket looming closer, the Throwing Muses today debut an illustrated, cut-and-pasted music video for “Dark Blue,” the churning first single off the college-rock veterans’ first record in seven years. Watch the video, directed by John-Mark Lapham, right here.

The Chills’ ‘Submarine Bells’ and ‘Soft Bomb’ remastered and reissued on vinyl

The Chills’ ‘Submarine Bells’ and ‘Soft Bomb’ remastered and reissued on vinyl

Fire Records has just reissued The Chills’ second and third albums — 1990’s major-label debut Submarine Bells and its follow-up, 1992’s Soft Bomb — on vinyl with newly remastered sound, pressings that are available now via the label but not until November in record stores. Full details right here.

Release of Throwing Muses’ new album ‘Sun Racket’ delayed until September

Release of Throwing Muses’ new album ‘Sun Racket’ delayed until September

Fire Records is delaying the release of the first new Throwing Muses album in seven years “given the situation in our industry” brought on by the coronavirus. The 10-song Sun Racket, the band’s 10th record overall, had been due out May 22 but now is scheduled to be released Sept. 4.

Throwing Muses debut gnarled rocker ‘Dark Blue’ off new album ‘Sun Racket’

Throwing Muses debut gnarled rocker ‘Dark Blue’ off new album ‘Sun Racket’

As we reported earlier this month, the Throwing Muses will release Sun Racket — their 10th studio album, and first in seven years — on the Fire Records label this May. Now you can get your first taste of Kristin Hersh and Co.’s new music in the form of lead-off single and album opener “Dark Blue,” a gnarled rocker that you can stream here.

Throwing Muses to release ‘Sun Racket’ — band’s first album in 7 years — in May

Throwing Muses to release ‘Sun Racket’ — band’s first album in 7 years — in May

The Throwing Muses will release Sun Racket — their 10th studio album, and the college-rock favorites’ first in seven years — on the Fire Records label this May, bandleader Kristin Hersh announced this week in the latest edition of her newsletter. Full details and Kristin Hersh solo tour dates here.

The Chills to release new album ‘Snow Bound’ in September — hear 2 new songs now

The Chills to release new album ‘Snow Bound’ in September — hear 2 new songs now

New Zealand indie-pop legends The Chills — the Martin Phillipps-led group that long has carried the banner for the Dunedin sound — will return in September with a new album titled Snow Bound, and you can already get an earful of two songs off new record. Stream them both right here.

Listen: Kristin Hersh debuts ‘LAX’ — first taste of forthcoming album ‘Possible Dust Clouds’

Listen: Kristin Hersh debuts ‘LAX’ — first taste of forthcoming album ‘Possible Dust Clouds’

As she prepares to head off to England to play the Robert Smith-curated Meltdown festival, Throwing Muses frontwoman Kristin Hersh is offering fans the first taste of her upcoming solo album Possible Dust Clouds: “LAX,” her first new material in two years. Hear the new song right here.

Four more Jazz Butcher albums compiled in upcoming ‘The Violent Years’ box set

Four more Jazz Butcher albums compiled in upcoming ‘The Violent Years’ box set

Fire Records next spring will follow up its collection of the first four albums by The Jazz Butcher, Pat Fish’s long-running U.K. indie-pop outfit, with a new box set called The Violent Years that compiles the next four LPs, all originally released on Creation Records between 1988 and 1991.