Blackout Tuesday
Jun02

Blackout Tuesday

Today The Fire Note is participating in #BlackOutTuesday and stands in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the protests against police violence. It is always our responsibility to work on anti-racism and TFN supports the voices affected by oppression, racism and hate. We ask that you all do the same. Below is a list of organizations that could use your support and we urge everyone to contribute and donate if you can....

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Cut Worms – “Castle In The Clouds” [Video]
May28

Cut Worms – “Castle In The Clouds” [Video]

Cut Worms, moniker of Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Max Clarke, has returned with “Castle in the Clouds,” and an accompanying video. Clarke wrote “Castle in the Clouds” in April 2019 after tours supporting his 2017 EP Alien Sunset and 2018’s Hollow Ground. The songs came quick, then, too many to count. Eschewing demos for in-studio spontaneity, he finished “Castle in the Clouds” on a flight to...

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Beans – “Stride” [Video]
May20

Beans – “Stride” [Video]

Formally Baked the now just Beans are back with a sophomore record titled All Together Now via Flightless Records on June 26th. Recorded in Wallington, Victoria (on an old apple and pear farm cool room that has been converted into a home studio) All Together Now is a 9-track offering that captures the energy of a band who have made their name through the intensity of their live performances, including festival appearances at the psych...

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Guided By Voices launches subscription service – HOT FREAKS
May18

Guided By Voices launches subscription service – HOT FREAKS

If you ask any Guided By Voices fans, a subscription service is long overdue. If anyone has vaults of music that support a hungry fanbase it is Robert Pollard. One can only wait for what will emerge from his safe. Hell – it could be a few dozen new albums at this point! Right now it looks like the subscription is only available annually at $100.00 so if GBV is your thing the club is officially open! All the details from...

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The Beths – “I’m Not Getting Excited” [Video]
May12

The Beths – “I’m Not Getting Excited” [Video]

The Beths share a fervent new single/video, “I’m Not Getting Excited,” from their second album, Jump Rope Gazers, out July 10th on Carpark Records. Following the lead single, “Dying to Believe,” “I’m Not Getting Excited” is an urgent track about imposter syndrome. The track opens with driving guitar and a jockeying melody before bursting with a crashing rhythm section. The band performed the single on their “Live From House 2” live...

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