Jonathan Wilson joins Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers as special guest on tour

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Having figured highly in numerous Best of 2011 lists, including being named as Uncut’s New Artist of the Year, Jonathan Wilson has been invited by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers to join them as special guest across their entire European tour which includes two sold-out shows at the Royal Albert Hall in June. Jonathan will then return to the UK in July to perform at the Latitude festival and Hard Rock Calling before ending the summer with an appearance at End of the Road as part of Bella Union’s 15th Anniversary celebrations on 31st August.

Upcoming UK live info:

Monday 18 June – LONDON – Royal Albert Hall (supporting Tom Petty)
Wednesday 20 June – LONDON – Royal Albert Hall (supporting Tom Petty)

Saturday 14 July – LONDON – Hard Rock Calling
Sunday 15 July – SOUTHWOLD – Latitude Festival
Tuesday 17 July – LEEDS – Brudenell Social Club (£10)

Friday 31 August – WILTSHIRE – End Of The Road Festival
Saturday 1 September – BIRMINGHAM – Moseley Folk Festival
Sunday 2 September – PORTLAOISE – Electric Picnic

Vote for Sean Pecknold’s ‘The Shrine / An Argument’ video!

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

The Vimeo Awards have shortlisted Sean Pecknold‘s video for ‘The Shrine / An Argument‘ by Fleet Foxes in the ‘Best Music Video’ category.

Anyone who has watched the 8 minute epic will agree it’s a spectacular piece of art and more than worthy of winning – check the video out here:

Vote for ‘The Shrine / An Argument’ to win here.

You can vote once a day. Go forth!

Hannah Cohen ‘Child Bride’ out now!

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Available now on CD, vinyl and download; Hannah Cohen’s debut album ‘Child Bride’.

Buy in the Bella Union store.

Stream: Father John Misty ‘Fear Fun’

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Father John Misty ‘Fear Fun’ streaming now
released April 30th on Bella Union

A sprawling, ambitious, imaginative work Father John Misty’s ‘Fear Fun’ veers between heart-on-sleeve poetics and some genuinely strange, surreal moments. Always a vivid, engrossing experience, Josh Tillman recently underlined his intention to fulfil an escapist drive.

- Clash on Father John Misty’s ‘Fear Fun’. Stream the album over there now.

‘Fear Fun’ is out on Bella Union next Monday, you can pre-order in our store and catch a headline show at London’s Shacklewell Arms on June 6th.

The Walkmen ‘Heaven’ pre-order

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

You can now pre-order the CD and LP of The Walkmen’s upcoming album Heaven, released this June on Bella Union.

Follow the link to pre-order now!

Stream the title track below:

The Walkmen – Heaven by Bella Union

Beach House ‘Bloom’ pre-order links

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

You can now pre-order Bloom in the Bella Union store on both CD and vinyl. With the vinyl comes a limited t-shirt exclusive to the Bella Union store.

Pre-order here.

Bloom is released May 14th on Bella Union. Hear Myth and Lazuli below.

The band play their biggest UK headline show to date this November 2nd at London’s Roundhouse.

Cashier No.9 announce shows + // download new track “Death Of Fun”

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Fresh from performing as Daniel Johnston’s backing band at his recent show in their hometown of Belfast, Cashier No.9 have just announced a busy spring/summer schedule of UK headline shows and festival appearances culminating in a performance at Bella Union’s 15th Birthday Celebrations at the End of the Road Festival.

Tour dates:

Wednesday 2 May – EDINBURGH – Electric Circus (£6)
Thursday 3 May – GLASGOW – Stereo (£6)
Friday 4 May – CHESTER – Telfords Warehouse (£4)
Saturday 5 May – LEEDS – Live at Leeds
Sunday 6 May – LONDON – Camden Crawl
Tuesday 8 May – BRISTOL – Thekla (£7)
Wednesday 9 May – OXFORD – The Bullingdon (£7)
Friday 17 August – LEICESTER – Summer Sundae Weekender
Saturday 18 August – POWYS – Green Man Festival
Friday 31 August – DORSET – End Of The Road Festival

Ever generous to their fans, Cashier No.9 have made a resplendent new track “Death Of Fun” available to download for free.

Cashier No.9 – New track ‘Death Of Fun’ -

Cashier No.9 – Death Of Fun by Bella Union

Listen: Beach House ‘Lazuli’

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

With the release of new album Bloom now just four weeks away, Beach House have revealed another of the album’s stunning tracks – ‘Lazuli‘- which is streaming on their website now. ‘Lazuli’ will be released on a very lovely blue opaque 7″ vinyl as part of Record Store Day this coming Saturday; available in all good independent record stores.

Follow the link below to sample its beauty:

Listen to ‘Lazuli’ by Beach House

Live dates:

Wednesday 23 May – Brighton – The Haunt **(SOLD-OUT!)**
Thursday 24 May – London – Village Underground **(SOLD-OUT!)**
Friday 2 November – London – Roundhouse (£16)

Bloom‘ will be released on Monday 14th May on CD, LP, DL & very limited CD & T-Shirt bundle, those links below:

Bella Union limited edition CD & T-Shirt Bundle – HERE
Amazon – HERE
iTunes – HERE