Wildbirds & Peacedrums soundtrack Apple Music launch
Published 08 June, 2015 by DM

Wildbirds & Peacedrums’ track ‘There Is No Light’ has been chosen to soundtrack the launch of Apple’s new streaming service Apple Music. Check out the definitive history of sound in Apple’s video above and listen to the track it in its full glory below.

‘There Is No Light’ is taken from Wildbirds’ 2009 album The Snake, which you can find on Bandcamp, the Leaf shop and unsurprisingly on iTunes too.


Polar Bear nominated for the Jazz FM Awards
Published 02 June, 2015 by BP

Polar Bear nominated for the Jazz FM Awards

Polar Bear have been nominated in not one but two categories in this year's Jazz FM Awards, to be announced on 10th June.

The band is in the running for UK Jazz Act of the Year and their stunning Mercury Music Prize short-listed album, In Each And Every One, has been nominated for Album of the Year. The ceremony is being held at London’s Vinopolis and will be hosted by Fast Show actor John Thompson, AKA "Jazz Club" host Louis Balfour. Niiiiice.


The Leaf Label at The Independent Label Market
Published 26 March, 2015 by BP

The Leaf Label at The Independent Label Market

The Leaf Label is back at the Independent Label Market this Saturday. In the historic setting of London's Spitalfields Market, we will be hawking our wares alongside over 100 other labels, including Domino, City Slang, Soundway, Soul Jazz, Hospital, Erased Tapes, Transgressive and Heavenly.

This is a chance to get your hands on the new Polar Bear record Same As You, prior to its release next week.

Once again the Independent Label Market has teamed up with London Brewers' Market, offering some top craft beers alongside their usual great food and DJs.

Come and say hello!


Polar Bear - Same As You album stream
Published 24 March, 2015 by DM

The stunning new Polar Bear album Same As You is available exclusively via Bandcamp as of today. They also caught up with Sebastian Rochford for an interview about the making of the album.

Same As You will be in shops and on other services on Monday March 30th.

Seb has put together a podcast for Soundcrash ahead of Polar Bear’s show at Village Underground on April 8th. He also joined Tom Robinson on his BBC 6 Music show, curating a diverse hour of music and spilling the beans on how demanding/discerning we are at Leaf! Catch up here.

As if all that wasn’t enough, keep your eyes on the Solid Steel website for another Seb mix on Friday.



Polar Bear: Same As You (BAY 98)
Polar Bear
Same As You
Polar Bear: Polar Bear (BAY 97)
Polar Bear
Polar Bear

Polar Bear: Dim Lit (BAY95)
Polar Bear
Dim Lit
Wildbirds & Peacedrums: Rhythm (BAY94)
Wildbirds & Peacedrums

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