Tag: Fire Records

The Jazz Butcher’s first 4 albums to be compiled in ‘The Wasted Years’ box set

The Jazz Butcher’s first 4 albums to be compiled in ‘The Wasted Years’ box set

Fire Records this fall will release a box set — or, rather, a “bookback” set, as the label’s dubbed it — called The Wasted Years that will collect the first four studio albums by The Jazz Butcher, the long-running U.K. indie-pop outfit helmed by Pat Fish. Check out a sampler with a track from each album.

Premiere: The Chills, ‘Somewhere Beautiful’ — stream indie-pop legends’ new live album

Premiere: The Chills, ‘Somewhere Beautiful’ — stream indie-pop legends’ new live album

The Chills this week christen their new “special ongoing partnership” with Fire Records with their first release on the label: a gorgeous live album called Somewhere Beautiful that was recorded on New Year’s Eve 2011 and is being released this week on CD, digitally and as a deluxe 3LP vinyl pressing.

Stream: The Chills, ‘Molten Gold’ — first new song in nearly a decade

Stream: The Chills, ‘Molten Gold’ — first new song in nearly a decade

Last week, Fire Records announced a “special ongoing partnership” with New Zealand indie-pop legends The Chills that it headlined “The Past, The Present, The Future.” Now, as bandleader Martin Phillipps celebrates his 50th birthday this week, the label has premiered the band’s first new music in nine years: “Molten Gold.”

Stream: Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy, ‘She Makes The World Turn Backwards’

Stream: Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy, ‘She Makes The World Turn Backwards’

Former Miracle Legion frontman Mark Mulcahy returns this summer with Dear Mark J Mulcahy I Love You, his fifth solo album and first 2005’s In Pursuit of Your Happiness — and he’s previewing the Fire Records release with the brand-new song “She Makes the World Turn Backwards.”

Mission of Burma to receive new 2CD best-of ahead of catalog reissue series

Mission of Burma to receive new 2CD best-of ahead of catalog reissue series

The U.K.’s Fire Records next month will release a new 2CD career-spanning overview of resurrected Boston post-punk legends Mission of Burma, compiling 29 tracks from both halves of the band’s career to serve both as an introduction and a preface to the label’s upcoming full-catalog reissue series.

Stream: Mission of Burma, ‘Unsound’ — full album on Spotify ahead of July 10 release

Stream: Mission of Burma, ‘Unsound’ — full album on Spotify ahead of July 10 release

Boston post-punk legends Mission of Burma will release Unsound — their fifth studio album and fourth post-reunion effort — next Tuesday, but the folks at Fire Records are launching the record early on Spotify. If you’re registered with the streaming service, you should be able to listen to the full 11-track album via the player here.

Mission of Burma reveals cover art, tracklist for ‘Unsound’ — band’s 4th post-reunion LP

Mission of Burma reveals cover art, tracklist for ‘Unsound’ — band’s 4th post-reunion LP

We brought you news in late March of ‘Unsound,’ the upcoming fifth studio album — and fourth post-reunion effort — from Boston post-punk legends Mission of Burma. Now the band has revealed the cover art and full tracklist for the collection, which is due out July 10 on Fire Records.

Mission of Burma releasing ‘Unsound’ in July — stream first track ‘Dust Devil’

Mission of Burma releasing ‘Unsound’ in July — stream first track ‘Dust Devil’

Boston post-punk masters Mission of Burma this summer will release ‘Unsound,’ their fourth post-reunion album (that’s three more records than they put out during their original run in the ’80s), and this week premiered the first track from that effort, called ‘Dust Devil.’

Pulp to play New York and San Francisco during Coachella visit, reissue first 3 albums

Pulp to play New York and San Francisco during Coachella visit, reissue first 3 albums

Pulp’s trip across the pond to play the two-weekend Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival this April brings added benefit to fans in New York City and San Francisco, as Jarvis Cocker and Co. this morning announced gigs in those cities — as well as a Spanish festival date — on the band’s website.