Heavenly takeover at Branchage Festival: Stealing Sheep + H. Hawkline live


We’re excited to announce we’ll be coming to Jersey to host a party at Branchage Festival. H Hawkline will be performing live alongside Stealing Sheep who are also set to perform a live score with none other than Dick Mills from Radiophonic Workshop!

Stealing Sheep, famed for their old school keyboards, distinctive whammy guitar sounds and a variety of unusual percussive elements, will be joining the Branchage line-up along with charismatic Welsh (by-way-of-LA) songwriter H Hawkline, with his dreamy, beat-influenced psychedelia.


Both bands will be performing at a very Heavenly party on the Friday night and Heavenly Jukebox will be playing the soundtrack, joined by a very special guest DJ.

The filmmaker and light show artist Julian Hand will be providing visuals for the night!

On the Sunday Stealing Sheep are also teaming up with Dick Mills, founding member of the legendary Radiophonic Workshop, to deliver a live score to the psychedelic and wildly imaginative 1973 Cannes ‘Special Grand Prize Winner’ sci-fi animation LA PLANÈTE SAUVAGE.


Early bird tickets are available here.


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Announcing our new signings, Fever The Ghost! Welcome to their world…

Fever The Ghost

Tiz official, we are very proud to announce that LA’s Fever The Ghost have signed to Heavenly. The band make their debut NME Magazine appearance as this week’s buzz band and we can’t wait for you to see them live. Check out their facebook, bandcamp and twitter sites for music and visuals and keep watching this space for details of their forthcoming release. Welcome to their world!

Say this month’s Q Magazine:

“Good news for anyone who felt MGMT dropped the ball after Congratulations’ daft pyche pop – recent EP ‘Crab In Honey’ deftly volleys said ball with a set of kaleidoscopic tunes that leap from trippy fantasia to elastic synth-funk and whimsical psychedelic-folk without indulging in meandering wig-outs. The fact that one of their songs is called ‘A Parliament Of Owls Determines The Fates Of Greater Men No Less Than 6 Stories Above Us In A Dream’ is a fairly good indicator of where their heads are at.”

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Heavenly stall at Independent Label Market: rarities, collectors items + more!

Independent Label Market

We’re thrilled to be returning to this year’s Independent Label Market. Here’s what goodies you can expect on our stall — come say hi!

• Rarities and collectors items from Temples, TOY, The Wytches, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and Fever The Ghost (more on them soon!)

• Brand new summer t-shirts

• A selection of books courtesy of our sister site Caught By The River

PLUS current releases and select items from our back catalogue!


Above: Heavenly at the Independent Label Market 2013

The Independent Label Market takes place on Saturday 12th July, 11am-6pm
Old Spitalfields Market
16 Horner Square
London E1 6EW

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Heavenly bands + 15 years of The Social celebration at Glastonbury Festival

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With festival season well and truly under way it comes as no surprise that we are massively excited for this year’s Glastonbury.

We are pleased to announce that The Wytches, Jimi Goodwin, Temples and TOY are playing the Worthy Farm event. To top it all off we are back at The Stonebridge Bar for some after hours fun with the Heavenly Jukebox and special guests.

We don’t want you to miss out amongst the busy green fields of Worthy Farm, so below is a time-table of events:


John Peel Tent 15.00 — 15.40

Park Stage 17.00 — 18.00


Willam’s Green 14.00 — 14.40

William’s Green 20:00

Willam’s Green 21.00 — 21.45

If that wasn’t enough to keep you busy during the daytime, The Social return to The Stonebridge Bar to keep you dancing long into the night. Things kick off here from Thursday!

Check the full line-up for this year’s Stonebridge Bar here.

Keep your eyes peeled as a few of our acts may be popping up at other areas of the festival over the weekend, keeping some of that Glastonbury magic alive!

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The Wytches new track + support dates with Parquet Courts, The Growlers & Fat White Family

The Wytches announce debut album

The Wytches have shared a new song, ‘The Holy Tightrope’, taken from the B-side of their new single ‘Wire Frame Mattress’. The single is out on Heavenly Recordings on July 7th and is available on tasty limited edition 7″. Hurry while stocks last!


‘The Holy Tightrope’ disproves the theory that new bands somehow don’t care about B-sides, with The Wytches pouring pints of venom into each line.

The band have also announced they will support Parquet Courts on part of their UK tour, followed by dates with The Growlers, Fat White Family and various summer festival appearances. The full list of forthcoming dates is as follows. Be sure to catch a show!


23 – The Institute, Birmingham (with Parquet Courts)
25 – ULU, London (with Parquet Courts)
26 – o2 Academy 2, Oxford (with Parquet Courts)
28 – Glastonbury Festival, Somerset


2 — Y Not Festival, Derbyshire
10 — Beacons Festival, Yorkshire
16 – Oslo, London (with The Growlers)
17 – The Fleece, Bristol (with Fat White Family)
18 – Kazimier, Liverpool (with Fat White Family)
19 – Concorde 2, Brighton (with Fat White Family)
29 — End of the Road Festival, Dorset
31 — Bingley Music Live, Yorkshire


7 – Bestival, Isle of Wight
14 – On Blackheath Festival, London

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Celebrate Saint Etienne’s 25 year career as it gets revisited in a new photo book


We are pleased to announce that St Etienne have collaborated with First Third Books to produce a wonderful photographic monograph of their career.

The book includes over 150 images of the band, a complete discography and a full commentary from Bob, Pete and Sarah.

The beautifully put together book captures all aspects of the group’s career as well as including exclusive images from the band’s archive and Heavenly Films’ Paul Kelly.

Plenty of unseen images, annotation and a unique forward from the band’s friend Lawrence, makes this an extra special edition for your Heavenly collection!

There are limited stocks still available of the regular book, but please order quickly to avoid disappointment! As with all First Third titles, stocks are strictly limited and once sold out there won’t be anymore. They don’t do second editions.

Get there quick as the deluxe edition with the exclusive 7″ sold out in seconds!

St Etienne and here at Heavenly, we’re really pleased with the book — it feels like our own glossy, clothbound family album — and we’re sure you will be too.

You can order the book through First Third Books here.

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VIDEO: Watch the new Jimi Goodwin video for ‘Live Like A River’, out on limited 12″

Jimi Goodwin - Live Like A River

Jimi Goodwin has unveiled the David Chatton Barker directed video to ‘Live Like A River’, the second single to be taken from his debut solo LP, ‘Odludek’.

The single is released as a limited 12″ remix on 30th June featuring remixes from Beyond The Wizard’s Sleeve and Andy Votel. PLUS the digital EP package includes the album version as well as an additional tasty remix from Tokolosh.

Preorder from the Heavenly emporium here and receive a free digital download

Buy on iTunes

Jimi has also announced a string of summer dates which you can find below. Be sure to catch a show!

Friday 27th — Park Stage, Glastonbury

Tuesday 15th — Eden Project support to Elbow
Friday 18th — 6Music stage Latitude
Sunday 27th — Port Eliot Festival

Friday 1st — Kendal Calling
Sunday 10th — Newquay Boardmasters
Friday 29th — Mosely Folk Festival

Saturday 6th — No 6 Festival, Portmeirion
Saturday 20th — Ramsbottom Festival, Bury

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Beth Orton announces reissue of her 1999 Heavenly album ‘Central Reservation’

Beth Orton - Central Reservation

We can’t quite believe it’s been 15 years since its release, but we’re very pleased to say that Beth Orton’s 1999 album ‘Central Reservation’ is to be reissued for the first time, with Beth playing a handful of special shows where she’ll be performing the record in its entirety.

Central Reservation’ will be re-issued on 3 Loop Music as a 2CD expanded edition on 30th June, with a bonus disc compiled by Beth featuring b-sides, unreleased live recordings and demos.

First released on Heavenly in March of 1999, the album spent 56 weeks in the chart — selling over 500,000 copies — and received a Mercury Music Prize nomination, as well as help Beth earn a BRIT Award in 2000 for Best British Female.


Dates for the revisited tour are as below, plus enter the competition to be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to one of the dates!

1st July – Glasgow ABC
2nd July – Manchester Cathedral
3rd July – London Barbican


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Heavenly Festival Dates — where to find us + our bands this Summer!

Temples at Austin Psych Fest by Pooneh Ghana

Festival season is upon us, so what better time for a roundup of the fine fields you can catch our bands playing in over the coming months!

The full listing is as below (A-Z):



23rd Red Gallery, Live Score: Belladonna of Sadness, East End Film Festival


14th On Blackheath 2014, London, UK
20th Southsea Festival 2014, Southsea, UK



5th — 7th Festival No.6, Portmerion, UK



25th — 29th Glastonbury, Worthy Farm, UK


24th — 27th Port Eliot, St Germans, UK


1st — 3rd Kendal Calling, Penrith, UK


5th — 7th Festival No.6, Portmeirion, UK
19th — 21st Ramsbottom Festival 2014, Ramsbottom, UK



14th Queen Elizabeth Hall, James Lavelle’s Meltdown Festival, UK



30th Moseley Folk Festival, Moseley, UK
31st End Of The Road Festival, Dorset, UK

14th On Blackheath 2014, London, UK




6th — 8th Lunar Festival, Warwick, UK
7th Festival 214, Topman, London (FREE)
28th Glastonbury Festival, Somerset, UK


5th International Festival of Psychedelic Music, Paris
15th Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland
17th Roma Vintage Village, Roma, Rome
18th Zanne Festival, Catania
19th Fiera Della Musica, Azzano X, Italy
25th Redfest, Redhill, UK
25th — 26th Deer Shed Festival, North Yorkshire, UK
25 –27th Tramlines, Sheffield, UK


1st — 3rd Standon Calling, Ware
7th – 10th Beacons Festival, Skipton, UK
14th — 17th Green Man Festival, Powys, UK
16th La Route Du Rock, Rennes, France
23rd Mona Fest, Grenada, Spain


5th Kutxa Festival, San Sebastián, Spain
5th — 7th Festival No.6, Portmeirion, UK
12th — 14th Long Division Festival, Wakefield, UK
14th On Blackheath 2014, London, UK



8th — Field Day, UK
20th — 22nd Best Kept Secret Festival, Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands
28th — Glastonbury Festival, Somerset, UK


1st — 3rd Y Not Festival, Matlock, UK
7th — 10th Beacons Festival, Skipton, UK

29th — 31st End of the Road, Salisbury, UK
29th — 31st Bingley Music Live, Bingley, UK


4th — 7th Bestival, Isle of Wight, UK
12th — 13th Reverence Festival Valada, Santarem, Portugal
14th On Blackheath 2014, London, UK


10th Pistoia Blues Festival 2014, Pistoia, Italy
13th Cactus Festival, Brugge, Belgium

The Heavenly Jukebox

Not that we need much encouraging but it’s always nice to be asked! The Heavenly Jukebox will be packing some dynamite sounds to play out at the following festivals this summer…

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Heavenly and Friends Sunday Stage at new London festival ‘On Blackheath’

Heavenly stage at On Blackheath festival

With festival season nearly upon us, we are excited to announce that we are curating a stage at new food and music festival On Blackheath.

Taking place on the 13th and 14th September on London’s Blackheath Common, our Heavenly & Friends stage on the Sunday plays host to special guests Radiophonic Workshop, Steve Mason and Jagwar Ma, plus our very own TOY, Stealing Sheep, The Wytches, Charlie Boyer and The Voyeurs and Kid Wave.

If that wasn’t enough, we have DJ sets from Don Letts, Django Django’s Dave Maclean and of course the Heavenly Jukebox will spinning some tunes too.

Tickets are onsale now, we hope to see you there!

On Blackheath takes place on 13th — 14th September, with Heavenly’s stage on the Sunday.
Blackheath Common
London SE3 0UA


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