The Social celebrates it’s 15th birthday in W1, join the party.


This year marks the fifteenth anniversary of our venue The Social, and twenty years since we kicked off proceedings with the legendary ‘Sunday Social’ club night at The Albany.

Nestled in W1 on Little Portland Street, since 1999 The Social has been our spiritual home and that of many others. Built on a simple manifesto – the venue provides great music and better booze to anyone who fancies tripping through the doors.

This year we have marked the occasion every Friday with the ‘Heavenly Social’ — a weekly party in our basement to get people dancing and smiling. Since January the basement has been rammed with stand out DJ sets from Fat Boy Slim, Justin Robertson, Hannah Holland and Tim Burgess (to name but a few!)

If that wasn’t enough the upstairs bar has also been providing everyone with a whole range of music to get stuck into, coming from our cherished ‘Heavenly Jukebox.’

Plus the boys behind the beloved box have some stomping tracks lined up for the party:

Jeff Barrett’s Picks

Fever The Ghost — Source (Leo Zero dub remix) (Heavenly)
Fumaça Preta — Pupilas Dilatadas (Soundways)
Crime — Gangster Funk (B Square)
Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds — Su Su (In The Red)
King Gizzard and The Lizrad Wizard — Slow Jam 1 (Heavenly)
Allah Las — Ferus Gallery (Innovative Leisure)
Walter “Whiz” Whisenhunt Orchestra featuring Gloria Ann Taylor — Love Is A Hurting Thing (Music Gallery)
Nana Love — Disco Documentary ((Nestor Records LP)
The Braz Gonsalves Seven — Raga Rock (Jazzman)
Partick Cowley — Journey Home (Schhol daze)

With the official birthday coming up next Friday October 17th, we are marking the special day by throwing yet another evening to remember, and you’re all invited.

RSVP to or head to the Facebook event and click attending. They’ll be limited space obviously so let us know!

For more information on events at The Social visit the website.

The full address is:
5 Little Portland St
London W1W 7JD

From Heavenly Social Archive

The Social has launched over a million hugely successful hangovers.

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Kid Wave announce new single ‘Gloom’ on a special 4 track EP 7″

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We are pleased to announce that Kid Wave are following up their debut single ‘All I Want’ with the Rory Atwell produced track ‘Gloom.’

Due to drop on Monday 24th November, we are excited to reveal that that ‘Gloom’ will be available as a limited 4 track 7″ EP, featuring previous download only singles ‘All I Want’ and ‘Young Blood’ as well as a new track ‘Brimstone.’

Listen to the leading EP track as premiered by This Fake DIY.

This Fake DIY also did an exclusive interview with the band, read more here.

Having previously played our Heavenly & Friends Stage at On Blackheath Festival, the four piece are headlining their own gig at Birthdays, Stoke Newington TONIGHT.

Following that, the band are now set to hit the road in support of Childhood and The Wytches this autumn.

We are also thrilled to add that they will be joining headliners TOY on Thursday 30th October at The Garage, Islington as part of Artrocker Magazine’s 10th birthday celebration.

Full Dates:
6th Stoke Newington, Birthdays (headline show)
7th Southampton, Joiners (with Childhood)
8th Brighton Audio (with Childhood)
9th Birmingham, Hare & Hounds (with Childhood)
10th Norwich, Sound & Vision
11th Liverpool, Kazimer (with The Wytches)
13th York, Duchess Of York (with The Wytches)
30th London, The Garage (with TOY)



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Fever The Ghost announce debut UK and European live shows


After mesmerising us with their live performance at SWSX last year, we are hugely excited to announce that Fever The Ghost are coming to the UK and Europe to play a handful of shows. These dates will be the bands first on our shores!

The band will play a trio of UK dates at London’s White Heat and The Social before heading to Brighton to play Bleach.

Following these dates, the band will head to Primavera Club Festival in Barcelona and London Calling Festival in Amsterdam.

Having recently supported Temples and The Flaming Lips over in the US, we can’t wait for them to bring their unforgettable live shows to you.

It took us just three songs into their SXSW set before we decided to work with them, and we are sure you will be won over by their performance.

Full Dates + Ticket Links:

28th White Heat, London
29th The Social, London where they will be joined by Hooton Tennis Club, CHEAP TICKETS
30th Bleach, Brighton, CHEAP TICKETS
31st Primavera Club, Barcelona

1st London Calling, Amsterdam

To co-inside with these exciting appearances, you can stream this mind-bending Larry Gus (DFA Records) remix of the bands debut single ‘Calico’ via Dummy Magazine. Gus is best known as a multi — instrumentalist, singer and producer with an ear for 60s free jazz that he transforms into crystal clear psychedelic melodies — a perfect match for ‘Calico’s’ wig out nature.

You can purchase the ‘Crab In Honey’ EP as a limited blue or red vinyl today. The EP includes the single ‘Calico.’


Watch the video for ‘Calico’:


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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard announce USA and European tour dates

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After announcing that Heavenly would be releasing the new King Gizzard & The Lizard album
‘I’m In Your Mind Fuzz,’ we are pleased that the band are due to tour the USA and Europe.

The seven strong Aussie collective will first tour the USA in October before bringing the kaleidoscopic fuzz to Europe and the UK in November.

For full dates:


I’m In Your Mind Fuzz’ gets a US release on 11th November via Castle Face Records and an Australian release on Flightless on 31st October (CD & Digital) and 5th December (vinyl).


Watch the video for their latest single ‘Cellophane,’ the first to be lifted from ‘I’m In Your Mind Fuzz.’

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New artist announcement: Eaves signs to Heavenly + announces debut EP


It is an absolute pleasure to announce that we have signed the immensely talented Eaves to Heavenly.

The Leeds-based artist has built up a hugely respectable reputation for his carefully crafted demos, adept songwriting and delicate delivery.

We are delighted that Eaves will be releasing his debut EP titled “As Old As The Grave,” on Heavenly on Monday November 10th. The EP is a perfect introduction to the young, talented artist.

Listen to the EP title track here: as premiered by The Line of Best Fit.

Produced by Cam Blackwood (London Grammar, George) in his London studio, Eaves says of the track:

“I grew up in a town where it’s pretty easy to fall into the pace of the place. A lot of hard working people finish their day with drink and lose some ambition in the process, and before they know it a year has gone by and they’ve rarely left the county. The older I get I start to realise that its not a phenomenon. And more and more I find myself trying to avoid the same trappings. It’s an ancient routine of the working class and I guess it’s pretty hard to shake off. ‘As Old As The Grave’ touches on that and my own dealings with alcoholism.”

Available digitally and as a limited edition 7″, the EP tracklisting is as follows:


As Old As The Grave

In My Mind (For Mannington Bowes)

Eaves will be playing a headline show in London, at the Blue Flowers night at George IV in Chiswick, on Thursday November 6th.



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WATCH: Temples make their US daytime television on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

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Temples made their debut US daytime television appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show yesterday.

The band performed their fantastic debut single ‘Shelter Song’ on the daytime show. You can watch back the performance below and find remaining copies of the single’s limited 12″ remix release in our online emporium here.

Tonight the band open for Bonobo at Terminal West at King Plow, Atlanta. For all up and coming Temples dates visit here.

After taking ‘Sun Structures’ across the globe, the band are due to return to the UK in November for their biggest headline shows to date:



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The Voyeurs share new single + announce support dates with The Horrors

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After the charismatic ‘England Sings Rhubarb Rhubarb’ taster video, we are pleased to share with you The Voyeurs new single ‘Stunners’.

The first to be lifted from the band’s up and coming second album ‘Rhubarb Rhubarb’, ‘Stunners’ will be released on Monday 3rd November as a tasty 7″ single and download. Listen below:


Speaking about the new LP and its direction, Charlie Boyer said:

A lot of the album is about characters… There are a lot of domestic themes – sometimes a story about a boy and a girl, with maybe some of the characters moving from song to song. It’s more of an English record – where showtunes and a sense of humour enter the picture, moving on from simple gutter rock.”

Rhubarb Rhubarb’ will be released on November 10th — pre-order your signed copy of the record from the Heavenly emporium HERE.

European support dates with The Horrors

Fresh from supporting Fat White Family on their UK dates, the band are due to headline their own shows in October and November before heading to Europe in early December to support The Horrors.

Check the updated list of live dates below: previously announced dates in Southampton, Bedford, Bristol, Cardiff and Leamington Spa have been postponed but are due to be re-scheduled for February 2015.

Purchase tickets for the UK shows here.

Purchase tickets for the European dates with The Horrors here.


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WATCH: Temples and The Wytches performances at Field Day 2014

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Are you suffering festival blues? So are we, but, FestivoTV have released some fantastic videos of The Wytches and Temples at Field Day to remind us of those sun kissed days spent in green fields.

Watch the videos below from Field Day 2014:

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Temples announce new single ‘Move With The Season’ and details of their Winter UK tour

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Temples have announced details of their new single Move With The Season released on Monday November 3rd 2014, the final single to be taken off their acclaimed debut album, Sun Structures!

Released as part of a digital EP which also includes a Tom Furse remix and a version of the track by Beyond the Wizards Sleeve (Erol Alkan & Richard Norris).

Sun Structures
, which is Rough Trade Shops best selling album of the year and one of the best selling vinyl releases of 2014 so far, was released in February. The 12-track album, self-produced by the band’s James Bagshaw and mixed by Claudius Mittendorfer, has been a massive world-wide success, proving a huge international hit; in Japan the record became a top-3 fixture in the international chart.

The band have also announced a UK tour which starts at the end of November:

Tickets for the UK headline tour are available from 9am Friday 29th August 2014 priced at £12 (Sheffield, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow & Newcastle), £12.50 (Bristol, Brighton, Norwich and Manchester) and £15 (London) via and (Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen).

Buy TICKETS here!

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Mark Lanegan Band announce eight date UK tour for January 2015

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With the release of his much-anticipated new album ‘Phantom Radio’ just under a month away (20th October) Mark Lanegan Band have today announced news of an extensive European tour running from January through to March 2015. The tour will touch down in the UK for the following shows, including a performance at Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London:


Tuesday 20 January – GLASGOWABC
Wednesday 21 January – NEWCASTLE – Riverside
Thursday 22 January – LEEDS – Met University
Friday 23 January – MANCHESTER – Ritz
Monday 26 January – BIRMINGHAM – The Library
Tuesday 27 January – BRISTOLO2 Academy
Wednesday 28 January – LONDON – Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Thursday 29 January – PORTSMOUTH – Pyramids


We’re also pleased to say that preorders of ‘Phantom Radio’ are now available in the Heavenly emporium. We have limited edition white vinyl, standard CDs plus the deluxe CD edition which includes the ‘No Bells On Sunday’ EP!


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