Amber Arcades + Raf Rundell at The Social

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Indie-pop songwriter supreme Amber Arcades returns to London next month for an intimate London gig at, you guessed it, The Social.

Playing music from her much-loved catalogue, including no doubt her critically acclaimed second album European Heartbreak.

Support comes from ex-Two Bears member and Heavenly fav Raf Rundell, plus we’ll be back in our natural habitat, the DJ booth.

🎲 Tickets £7 in advance through DICE here 🎲

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King Gizzard UK/European Tour 2019

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The Aussie psych bulldozer unit that is King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are revving up to flatten our continent next month.

Starting at Rock City in Nottingham, the UK stretch of the tour culminates in a massive headline show at Alexandra Palace in London 💥💥💥

We can’t wait.

Tickets for the tour available at http://kinggizzardandthelizardwizard.com/

Music Strike For Climate

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Environmental activist group Music Declares Emergency have organised a strike for music industry staff to add our voices to the protest against government inaction on climate change.

Present this Friday will be workers from 4AD, Dead Oceans, Full Time Hobby, Jagjaguwar, Ninja Tune, Rough Trade, Secretly Canadian, Secretly Distribution, XL Recordings, Young Turks and more.

Meeting at 11am on Friday at the Abraham Lincoln statue in Parliament Square, a demonstration will take place before the crowd joins the main rally in Trafalgar Square.

More info and updates here.

This Must Be The Market Place

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This Thursday we’ll be up at our Manchester home-away-from-home YES for This Must Be The Market Place, selling records as well as spinning ’em.

Heavenly will have a stall alongside vintage clothing from The Norah Store, a carefully curated selection of books and magazines from Rare Mags, and many more.

To soundtrack it all we’ll be jumping behind the decks alongside our pals Hot Singles Club, whose DJ sets we can attest for being a whole lot of fun.

We can’t wait to help YES celebrate its 1st birthday and hope to see you there.

Full list of vendors and more info can be found here.

Use Hearing Protection FAC 1 – 50 / 40

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A brand new exhibition documenting the early years of Factory Records and celebrating its legacy has opened at Chelsea Space.

Use Hearing Protection has been curated by Jon Savage and Mat Bancroft and includes works by Peter Saville, Joy Division, New Order, A Certain Ratio, Durutti Column, Linder Sterling and more, plus rare and unseen artefacts from personal Factory archives.

The exhibition runs from 13 September – 26 October 2019, for more information head to http://www.chelseaspace.org/

Will Burns & Hannah Peel Announce New 7″

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Caught by the River’s Rivertones label have announced a new double A side single, the second release from poet Will Burns and musician Hannah Peel.

Following up from their debut album Chalk Hill Blue released earlier this year and occupying similar sonic territory, the 7″ will be available as a standalone release or bundled with the LP in a new deluxe edition.

Listen to ‘Moth Club’ from the release below.

Very excitingly, the duo will be joined for their upcoming Barbican gig by field recordist extraordinaire Chris Watson! He’ll be working his own recordings of the Chalk Hill landscapes that the music blossomed from into the music, for one night only.

Tickets available here.

‘A Heavenly Afternoon’ at Sŵn Festival

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Very excited to be involved with Sŵn Festival this year and hosting ‘A Heavenly Afternoon’ party with 5 of our artists next month.

Amber ArcadesaudiobooksWorking Men’s ClubKaty J Pearson and Raf Rundell will all be joining us on the Sunday, and the Heavenly Jukebox will be supplying the tunes for the afternoon.

Taking place across multiple venues in Cardiff city centre, Sŵn is an award winning festival with a killer line-up. Looking forward to Lazarus KaneDry CleaningSquid and more across the weekend too 🎉

More info and tickets: https://swnfest.com/