Listen to the new Cherrry Ghost single, taken from forthcoming LP ‘Herd Runners’

Cherry Ghost

Last month we brought news of the third LP from Cherry Ghost, and we’re now pleased to share with you the brand new single taken from the record, as premiered by Marc Riley on BBC 6 music. It’s such a beautiful track and is available to download on iTunes now over here.

PRE-ORDERHERD RUNNERSFROM THE HEAVENLY EMPORIUM (FIRST 200 SIGNED)

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Stealing Sheep to play David Lynch event at London’s Barbican

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We’re really excited to say that Stealing Sheep have announced a special London date in June, playing the world premiere of a new live homage to the songs and music from David Lynch’s films. Find all the info below plus ticket link…

‘In Dreams: David Lynch Revisited’ is a project led by musical director David Coulter, the man also behind Beck’s Song Reader show at the same venue last year. The event, taking place on 20 June, will see the performance of select music from Blue Velvet, Wild At Heart, Lost Highway and cult TV surrealist drama Twin Peaks.

The likes of Villagers‘ Conor O’Brien, Jehnny Beth from Savages, Stealing Sheep, long-term Nick Cave collaborator Mick Harvey and more are among those performing live.

This stellar cast of singers will be reinterpreting classic songs from Lynch’s songbook. With the original versions performed by Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley and David Bowie amongst others, In Dreams focuses on the beauty of reinterpretation from newer acts.

Sound is almost a drug. It’s so pure that when it goes in your ears, it instantly does something to you’ — David Lynch

Age guidance 13+

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Record Store Day 2014: Temples/Jagwar Ma, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and TOY

Temples/Jagwar Ma, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and TOY for Record Store Day 2014

We’re really excited to announce that we’re putting out three excellent 12″ releases for this year’s Record Store Day (19th April).

On 12″ picture discs we have a remix swap between Temples (James’s first ever remix!) and our friends Jagwar Ma, plus a track from Australia’s King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard which is just genius and previously only available on their sold-out 2013 album ‘Float Along — Fill Your Lungs’. We’re releasing it because we love it. Plus on 12″ we have TOY’s ‘Join The Dubs’, previously only released as a limited bonus CD. Find more details on each release below, plus scroll right to the bottom to stream the full soundcloud set!

HVN282 Temples / Jagwar Ma ‘Shelter Song/ Man I Need’ — 12” picture disc (1000 pressings)

A. Shelter Song (Jagwar Ma Jono’s Wrong Mix)
AA. Man I Need (Temples remix)

Following on from last year’s Heavenly remix trade between TOY and The Horrors for Record Store Day, this year Heavenly releases another dream remix swap: Jagwar Ma’s Jono Ma reworks Temples’ debut single ‘Shelter Song’ and Temples’ James Bagshaw takes on Jagwar Ma single ‘Man I Need’ for his first ever remix. Picture disc artwork by Oliver Hibert.
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HVN281 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard ‘Head On/Pill’ — 12″ picture disc (300 pressings)

A. Head On / Pill

Hailing from Australia, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are a seven strong collective who, by their own admission are ‘absolutely fried theremin wielding psychopaths’. ‘Head On/Pill’ is lifted from the band’s third album ‘Float Along – Fill Your Lungs’ out on Flightless records in Australia, but such is the thrilling slacker genius of this 16 minute epic we had to ask if we could put it out as a Heavenly Release for Record Store Day. Picture disc artwork by Oliver Hibert.


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HVN273 TOY ‘Join The Dubs’ — 12″ vinyl (1000 pressings)


A:
1. Join The Dots (dub)
2. As We Turn (dub)

B:
1. You Won’t Be The Same (dub)
2. Left To Wander (dub)
3. Conductor (dub)

Previously only released as a limited bonus CD, ‘Join The Dubs’ presents five tracks from TOY’s second album ‘Join The Dots’ that have been playfully and knowingly re-worked by Dan Carey, exploring the darker and dubbier depths of his desk. Dan has also produced both of TOY’s albums to date.

Record Store Day 2014 takes place on 19th April. All Heavenly releases will be available from participating UK stores. See here for details

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OUT NOW: Jimi Goodwin releases debut solo record ‘Odludek’ to critical acclaim

Jimi Goodwin

The wait is over! Jimi Goodwin’s debut solo album ‘Odludek’ has officially dropped and is available to buy today from all good music retailers, as well as our own Heavenly emporium HERE. Plus there are limited signed CD copies available from Recordstore.co.uk.

To celebrate the release, Jimi plays a free instore at London’s Rough Trade East on the 1st April, before setting off to support Elbow on their UK arena tour.

Following these shows, Jimi will be taking ‘Odludek’ on the road with a string of headline dates around the UK in May. Beginning at Sheffield’s Leadmill, the tour will conclude with a celebratory hometown show at Manchester’s Gorilla. Tickets are selling fast so book now to avoid disappointment!

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LISTEN BACK TO JIMI GOODWIN’s 6MUSIC SESSION WITH MARC RILEY >
LISTEN BACK TO JIMI’S BBC RADIO 2 SESSION WITH JO WHILEY >

ODLUDEKCRITICAL ACCLAIM

“Ideas spring from every corner” — Mail On Sunday ★★★★

“Eclectic, eccentric, engaging” — The Times and The Sunday Times

“Full of urgent, abrasive songs on which Goodwin sounds creatively invigorated” — The Observer

“An album that is startling as it is likeable” — Uncut Magazine 8/10

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PHOTOS + VIDEO: Temples and The Wytches represent Heavenly at SXSW Festival

British Music SXSW 2014

TEMPLES


Above: Temples at Stubb’s BBQ (from Rolling Stone’s Best Live Photos)


Above: Temples at The Fader Fort presented by Converse (from AltSounds SXSW Recap)


Above: Temples at The Fader Fort presented by Converse (from AltSounds SXSW Recap)


Above: Temples at The Fader Fort presented by Converse (from AltSounds SXSW Recap)


Above: Temples at The Fader Fort presented by Converse (from AltSounds SXSW Recap)


Above: James and Tom Temples play an acoustic rendition of ‘Keep In The Dark’ in the back of a Mazda!

THE WYTCHES


Above: The Wytches sit for a portrait before their set at Cheer Up Charlie’s (from Rolling Stone’s Best Live Photos)


Above: The Wytches at British Music @ SXSW (from AltSounds SXSW Recap)


Above: The Wytches at British Music @ SXSW (from AltSounds SXSW Recap)


Above: The Wytches at British Music @ SXSW (from AltSounds SXSW Recap)

“Temples, from England, had crisp British Invasion riffs amid their guitar swirl. The Wytches, from England, added punky aggression amid the fuzztone” New York Times

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VIDEO: Watch Temples’ on French TV show Album De La Semaine

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Temples recently appeared on French TV programme Album De La Semaine — watch their interview and performance below!

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Temples and The Wytches at SXSW! Details of their shows here

Temples + The Wytches at SXSW

We’re excited to be heading out to Austin for this year’s SXSW to catch loads of bands including our very own Temples and The Wytches! Here’s the lowdown on their schedules…


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VIDEO: Temples live at their Rough Trade album launch

Temples at O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire

Temples have had a brilliant run of shows on their headline UK tour — we’re still buzzing after witnessing the closing night on Saturday at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (see photos). The band are now headed out to Austin, Texas for SXSW but in the meantime — relive their Rough Trade East album launch with this lovely bit of footage just in:

Temples ‘Sun Structures’ + ‘Move With The Season’ from Rough Trade Shops on Vimeo.

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Mark Lanegan to support Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds in America

Mark Lanegan

We’re very pleased to report that Mark Lanegan is heading to the west coast this July to support Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds.

He will play the following dates:

JUNE

30th: Orpheum Theater – Vancouver, BC

JULY

1st: Orpheum Theater –Vancouver, BC
2nd: Paramount Theater – Seattle, WA
5th: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Portland
7th: Warfield Theater — San Francisco

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Lanegan’s set will feature tracks from his new covers record ‘Imitations’, which was released on 16th September 2013 and suitably includes his take on Nick Caves ‘Brompton Oratory’.

Watch the video for Mark’s brooding and beautiful take on John Cale’s ‘I’m Not The Loving Kind’ in all its cinematic, outsider glory below!

‘Imitations’ critical acclaim:

“A sweet and tender covers album… In the best way there is a broken weariness to his voice, a sense of life lived that offers new meaning to lyrics that weren’t written with a man like him in mind“
Classic Rock, 8/10

“A record of timeless, typically morose joy“
Record Collector ★★★★

“A genuine emotional affinity underpins this marriage between Lanegan’s lupine growl and 12 melodramatic songs of masculine despair… Nick Cave’s ‘Brompton Oratory’, bathed in horns and burnished romance, might trump the original”
Uncut, 7/10

“As ever, Lanegan’s voice is solumn and affecting, emphasising the solumn sentiments of the material”
MOJO

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Charlie Boyer & The Voyeurs announce first UK shows of 2014

Voyeurs March dates

Have you missed them? Yeah, course you have but don’t fret because ‘the Voyeurs (currently on tour in Europe with TOY) have announced their first UK shows of 2014. Even better, they’ll be previewing new material ahead of recording their second LP which is set for release in the autumn and follows 2013’s critically acclaimed debut ‘Clarietta’. Rejoice!

TICKETS

MARCH

19th: Boileroom, Guildford
20th: The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes EVENT
21st: Club 85, Hitchin EVENT

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