The best place to keep up with our latest and greatest is our Facebook page! Give us a like if you don't want to miss out. We will no longer be updating our website with news!

11 July 2019

Oh Lordy, we've been bad. 3 months+ without updating our website (but then again we did warn you that Facebook and Insta are the best way to keep up with us!).

Soooooo, we've been up to sooo much, where do we even start!

In June! We released Knightingale's punktastic skating anthem "Skate & Destroy"!

In July! We released A Taste of Trashfest, a companion CD to Trashfest 2019, featuring exlusive acoustic tracks and available to both stream and buy. CDs come with a limited edition minizine featuring boudoir poses of all artists involved. As if you needed further encouragement.

Tomorrow! Easter Island Records and Painted Halo Records

are bringing you yet another amazing Tokyo Tea Room track

called Always Tomorrow. Art by Sam Turff Art

27 March 2019

Easter Island Records and Painted Halo Records are proud to announce the co-release of several Tokyo Tea Room tracks. The first single, Forever Out Of Time, is out today, and the video is being premiered by the good folks of The Line Of Best Fit!

Art by Sam Turff Art

BAND TOKYO TEA ROOM single cover2.jpg

21 January 2019

We have been neglecting the website for a while, but here's some smashing news to make up for it - our latest signing is the awesome Knightingale. Find out more about them on our Artists page!!

30 November 2018

The debut EP by River Fury, Five Year Plan, is out today... yikes!

"[Five Year Plan]... infuses the sixties, eighties, nineties AND noughties with deftness and fluidity" - Sound of Pen

9 October 2018

The troubling video for Wasteful by River Fury is available now for your viewing pleasure!

2 November 2018

The anthemic new single by River Fury is now live on all digital platforms! Artwork by Patric Nutton from an original by Giuseppe Cristiano.

24 September 2018

"We're able to share new cut 'Wasteful' and it's a stellar offering, the concise guitar riffs matched to a punk energy and some deft songwriting moments" - thanks, Clash!

26 September 2018

Wasteful by River Fury, Painted Halo's first ever release, is out on all major digital outlets... Enjoy!

23 September 2018

River Fury's new single Wasteful is premiering tomorrow on Clash Magazine. Tune in here!

10 September 2018

River Fury's Wasteful - out 26 September 2018 on all major digital outlets!

8 August 2018

Lordy, where does time go? Can't believe it's been so long since the last update.


It's all go with the River Fury boys - first track Wasteful is slated for release on the 26 Sep, followed by a further single in early Nov and the EP (5 Year Plan) in late November.

The first artist to feature in the revamped XS Unsigned section of XS Noize is Babytiger - read all about them here. before, the best way to keep up with Painted Halo is our Facebook page - handy little icon to take you there somewhere on this page!

29 June 2018

We’re absolutely stoked to announce that Painted Halo’s first signing are none other than the wondrous River Fury. First release planned for October - watch this space for updates and previews, and make sure you check them out on Spotify!


Painted Halo is delighted to announce a new partnership with popular music blog XS Noize: XS Unsigned - a monthly showcase for new, unsigned artists. Full details on the dedicated pages on the Painted Halo and XS Noize sites.

6 June 2018

Sorry we've been quiet for a while... been working on something big which we're hoping to announce by the end of the month!

Meanwhile, the iconic Painted Halo t-shirts are finally going up for sale in our shop section due to popular demand!

7 May 2018

Our Spring playlist has landed... Something old, something new, something different, something...odd? Enjoy!

6 April 2018

We are proud members of the Association of Independent Music (AIM), joining the likes of XL Records, Matador, Bella Union and Mute Records - check out the AIM website ( for more info on the range of amazing services they offer to independent music businesses in the UK!

17 March 2018

The t-shirts have arrived and we're sure you'll agree they look awesome! These are not available to everyone just yet (first issue was limited to 6!), but if you're desperate for one drop us a line!

15 March 2018

Ladies and Gentlemen, we’re thrilled to bring you the first ever Painted Halo-curated playlist, featuring artists and sound we love! Is this your bag or... do you sound like any of them?

3 March 2018

A friend recently asked PH Central for our 10 all time favourite albums. We tried not to agonise over the list and did minimal perusal of our physical goods, this was the result, in no particular order...

Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom
Billie Holiday - Lady in Satin
Yes - Close to the Edge
David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive
Pavement - Crooked Rain Crooked Rain
Bonnie Prince Billy - Ease down the road
Mark Lanegan - Field Songs
Beastie Boys - Paul’s boutique
David Bowie - Hunky Dory
Cocteau Twins/Harold Budd - The moon and the melody