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

WIN: Tickets to No Direction Home Festival

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

We are thrilled to offer one lucky winner a pair of tickets to No Direction Home Festival. Information on the lineup and the festival is here. The lineup features many Bella artists, including -

Andrew Bird, The Low Anthem, Dirty Three, Father John Misty, Lanterns On The Lake and Veronica Falls.

And we’d love it if you could be there to watch them! Question below.

Question: What’s the name of the cinema at No Direction Home Festival that will be screening anything from George Melies through to 60s psychedelia to David Lynch and Werner Herzog?

Tip: the answer can be found on this page:  http://nodirectionhomefestival.com/line-up-2012/

Please send your answer to: ndhcomp@gmail.com and please put ‘Bella Union’ in the subject header.

Deadline: 1 week from today!

No Direction Home is brought to you by the wonderful folks at End of the Road.

Hannah Cohen ‘Child Bride’ released on vinyl today

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Hannah Cohen’s debut album Child Bride is available on vinyl today, ahead of the full release next week. You can find the album in our store now.

Listen to Crying Game (which appears on the album) and the Active Child remix (not on the album!) below:

Hannah Cohen – The Crying Game by Bella Union

Hannah Cohen – The Crying Game (Active Child remix) by Bella Union

The Walkmen // NEW LONDON SHOW + Green Man

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

With their new album Heaven due for release 4th June, The Walkmen have just announced news of an intimate London headline show at the Village Underground the following week to celebrate the occasion. The band will then be return in August as one of the headline acts at this year’s Green Man Festival in Wales.

Tuesday 12 June – London – Village Underground (£20)
Sunday 19 August – Powys – Green Man Festival

Ticket for the Village Underground show will go on-sale at 9am tomorrow morning (Friday 13th April).

Robin Pecknold and Daniel Rossen to join Van Dyke Parks in London

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Robin Pecknold and Daniel Rossen to join Van Dyke Parks as guest vocalists at the Barbican in June

Bella Union are excited to announce that Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes) and Daniel Rossen (Grizzly Bear) will be joining Van Dyke Parks as guest vocalists at his June Barbican show in celebration of the reissue of his classic early albums. Robin and Daniel will bring their vast vocal talents to the occasion alongside the orchestral accompaniment of Britten Sinfonia at what promises to be a truly memorable night!

Saturday 23 June – LONDON – Barbican (£15 – £25) [tickets]

Father John Misty – Nancy From Now On

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

“Nancy From Now On” is now available for download -

Father John Misty – Nancy From Now On by Bella Union

The song appears on Josh Tillman’s forthcoming record under his Father John Misty moniker, titled ‘Fear Fun‘.

The album will be available April 30th on Bella Union.

Stream: M. Ward ‘A Wasteland Companion’ + Daytrotter

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

The new album from M. Ward is released next Monday April 9th on Bella Union, you can have an advance listen on Deezer.

Matt also performed some songs for Daytrotter which can be heard over here.