Amber Arcades review: The Trades and The Finsbury

At the Heavenly Weekender at The Trades in Hebden Bridge back in January, Amber Arcades’ half-hour early evening set was the most engaging of the three days (young Halifax band The Orielles were the other stand-out act). The focal presence on stage is Amber Arcades’ mastermind, the very cool Annelotte De Graaf, vocalist, guitarist, songwriter – although…

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Heavenly celebrate at The Trades Club: Jimi Goodwin; Kid Wave

Heavenly Records are celebrating their 25th anniversary by taking over the Trades Club for the weekend with a packed programme of shows. In order to cram it all in, they’re putting on some matinee performances as well as evening ones. It’s a slightly odd feeling to leave the snow, shops and cafes of Hebden Bridge behind and enter the blacked-out…

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Hot tickets! The Trades 4-day Heavenly music event and more

The Trades in Hebden Bridge is playing host to Heavenly Recordings, the London-based record label who are celebrating their 25th anniversary in January with four days of musical brilliance. What better way to cheer up the deepest, darkest month of the year. Jimi Goodwin (pictured below), formerly of Mancs band Doves, will be playing a Saturday…

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