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April 2014

  • 18 Apr
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    Nick Mulvey Announces Debut Album

    This morning, Nick Mulvey announced his debut album First Mind, released May 12th. You can get the beautiful album track 'Ailsa Craig' right now if you pre-order the album on iTunes.

    The album is also available as a limited edition 12" heavyweight vinyl with spined sleeve, printed on reverse board with a matt finish and includes a digital download of the full album - pre-order here. If you fancy getting it on CD, we have a limited edition digipack with 16-page matt finish booklet available - pre-order here.

    Nick recorded the album in Streatham last September and October, with producer Dan Carey.

    Full album tracklisting is:

    1. First Mind
    2. Fever To The Form
    3. April
    4. Juramidam
    5. Cucurucu
    6. Ailsa Craig
    7. Meet Me There
    8. Nitrous
    9. Venus
    10. I Don't Want To Go Home
    11. The Trellis
    12. The World To Me

    Nick will be on a UK tour next month:

    3rd March - Glee Club, Birmingham SOLD OUT

    4th March - The Harley, Sheffield

    5th March - Electric Circus, Edinburgh

    8th March - Art Bar, Oxford SOLD OUT

    9th March - Central Library, Liverpool

    10th March - Arts Club, Norwich

    11th March - The Scala, London SOLD OUT

    Tickets are going fast so get yours now from his website: www.nickmulvey.com 

     

March 2014

  • 31 Mar
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    Kaiser Chiefs New Album OUT NOW

    The new Kaiser Chiefs album, 'Education, Education, Education & War' is OUT NOW! 

    You can get it on standard CD and LP (single heavyweight 12" + 2-track 7" with two exclusive tracks + digital download card) or on iTunes.

     

    The album tracklisting is as follows:

    1. The Factory Gates

    2. Coming Home

    3. Misery Company

    4. Ruffians On Parade

    5. Meanwhile Up In Heaven

    6. One More Last Song

    7. My Life

    8. Bows & Arrows

    9. Cannons

    10. Roses

     

    Ben H. Allen III produced the record in Atlanta, Georgia during September and October and was mixed by Michael H. Brauer at Electric Lady Studios in New York.

    Enjoy!

  • 31 Mar
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    Nick Mulvey 'Meet Me There'

    Nick Mulvey's lovely new single 'Meet Me There' (released May 11th) was first played as Zane Lowe's Hottest Record on Radio 1 last Wednesday. Have a listen back here.

    You can stream the full track on Soundcloud and pre-order it on iTunes now, along with the b-side 'Cucurucu - Live from Emmanuel United Reform Church'. 

    Nick's debut album First Mind is released May 12th and you can get the beautiful album track 'Ailsa Craig' right now if you pre-order it on iTunes.

    The album is also available as a limited edition 12" heavyweight vinyl with spined sleeve, printed on reverse board with a matt finish and includes a digital download of the full album - pre-order here. If you fancy getting it on CD, we have a limited edition digipack with 16-page matt finish booklet available - pre-order here.

    Nick recorded the album in Streatham last September and October, with producer Dan Carey.

    Full album tracklisting is:

    1. First Mind
    2. Fever To The Form
    3. April
    4. Juramidam
    5. Cucurucu
    6. Ailsa Craig
    7. Meet Me There
    8. Nitrous
    9. Venus
    10. I Don't Want To Go Home
    11. The Trellis
    12. The World To Me

     

     

  • 7 Mar
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    Little Matador Debut Album

    The time has come...Little Matador's debut album Little Matador (released April 21st) and the first single 'Stitch Yourself Up' have been announced.

    Pre‑order the rock 'n' roll album on iTunes now and get "Stitch Yourself Up'" instantly. You can check out the strip-club set video on VEVO - look out for the twist!

    A limited edition 12" red vinyl with spined sleeve, satin finish and digital download of the full album is available to pre-order now from our store. They will be hand numbered by the band so go get yourself one. A digipack with 8-page, satin finish booklet is also available on our store for pre-order here.

    Formed by guitarist and frontman Nathan Connolly and including Dave Magee, Troy Stewart, Gavin Fox and Binzer Brennan, this rock 'n' roll band have already toured with the likes of Queens Of The Stone Age, Nine Inch Nails and Jimmy Eat World. This year they've got lots of gigs lined up:

     

    MARCH

    27th - Shepherds Bush Empire, London (supporting Band Of Skulls)

    29th - Rock City, Nottingham (Hey Hey Hey! club night)

    31st - Boileroom, Guildford

    APRIL

    1st - The Alexandra, Southampton

    2nd - Waterfront Studio, Norwich

    24th - The Venue, Derby (Radar Love club night)

    25th - Cavern Club, Exeter

    26th - Louisiana, Bristol

    29th - Railway, Winchester

    MAY

    1st - Sound City, Liverpool (Zanzibar club night)

    8th - Q Stage, The Great Escape, Brighton

     

    For tickets, head to Little Matador's website.

     

    Follow the band online:

    Website 

    Twitter 

    Facebook 

    YouTube 

    SoundCloud

    Instagram

  • 2 Mar
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    Cucurucu - Nick Mulvey's new single

     

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    2014 is set to be a brilliant year for Nick Mulvey, kicking off with his next single Cucurucu, first played on BBC Radio 1 as Zane Lowe's Hottest Record. It is available now as a download which includes the B-side 'Vetiver' - get it here A limited edition 7" vinyl will be released tomorrow which includes a special B-side - a live recording of 'Nitrous' at the Emmanuel United Reform Church in Cambridge. You can pre-order it on our store.

    The beautiful video for 'Cucurucu', directed by James Morgan and produced by Johnny Langeheim, is available to watch here Let it be your escape today...

     

    Nick will be touring the UK in the coming months: 

    3rd March - Glee Club, Birmingham

    4th March - The Harley, Sheffield

    5th March - Electric Circus, Edinburgh

    8th March - Art Bar, Oxford

    9th March - Liverpool Central Library, Liverpool

    10th March - Arts Club, Norwich

    11th March - Scala, London

    19th May - Gorilla, Manchester

    20th May - Village Underground, London

     

    For tickets head to Nick's website. 

     

January 2014

  • 20 Jan
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    elbow - The Take Off and Landing of Everything

    The elbow boys are back with their sixth album The Take Off and Landing of Everything, OUT NOW. If you haven't already, you can get the album on iTunes  or head to the Universal store to get the LP, CD and Deluxe CD

    Full tracklisting is:

    1. This Blue World
    2. Charge
    3. Fly Boy Blue / Lunette
    4. New York Morning
    5. Real Life (Angel)
    6. Honey Sun
    7. My Sad Captains
    8. Colour Fields
    9. The Take Off and Landing of Everything
    10. The Blanket of Night

    You can watch the beautiful and nostalgic video for 'New York Morning' here.

  • 3 Jan
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    White Lies BIG TV artwork wins Art Vinyl Award

    We are very pleased to announce that Michael Kagan's painting Pilot 2 that graces the cover of new album BIG TV by White Lies is the winner of Best Art Vinyl 2013

    Check out the display of all nominated artworks in the London, Birmingham and Oxford branches of the Malmaison hotel chain until January 31st.

    Have a read of the full announcement via the BBC here

     

    STANDARD ALBUM PACKSHOT Big TV White Lies

December 2013

  • 20 Dec
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    Fiction's Tracks of 2013

    It's been a good year for music and the Fiction team have rounded up their top tracks. Expect David Bowie, Jungle, Royal Blood, Jon Hopkins and many more. Have a listen via the link below:

    FICTION'S TRACKS OF 2013

     

  • 20 Dec
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    Fiction's Albums of 2013

    The Fiction team have finally got their top albums of 2013 together in one place and you can have a listen over the Christmas holiday via the link below:

    FICTION'S ALBUMS OF 2013

     

  • 3 Dec
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    Kaiser Chiefs - Education, Education, Education & War

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    Kaiser Chiefs are back with their fifth studio album 'Education, Education, Education & War', released March 31st 2014.

    The full tracklisting is: 


    1. The Factory Gates
    2. Coming Home
    3. Misery Company
    4. Ruffians On Parade
    5. Meanwhile Up In Heaven
    6. One More Last Song
    7. My Life
    8. Bows & Arrows
    9. Cannons
    10. Roses

    Ben H. Allen III produced the record in Atlanta, Georgia during September & October and was mixed by Michael H. Brauer at Electric Lady Studios in New York.

    The album will be released on standard CD, LP (single heavyweight 12" + 2-track 7" with two exclusive tracks + digital download card) & download. You can pre-order the CD  and LP now in the Fiction store.