"Howard Ivans"

Watch: Howard Ivans – “Pillows”

In November, Ivan Howard—of indie pop darlings the Rosebuds and R&B super-group GAYNGS—transformed into Howard Ivans for two top-shelf cuts with Spacebomb, “Red Face Boy” & “Pillows” (SB003), pressed to vinyl as a limited edition 7″. Today, the video for the B-side, R&B bedroom slow jam “Pillows,” marries Ivans’ wistful lyrics and the “sexy, string-laden soul” (Brooklyn Vegan) with footage […]

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June 6, 2014

Listen: Howard Ivans – Pillows Dub

Listen to “Pillows (Version)” dub by Matthew E. White and Trey Pollard, originally premiered by IMPOSE Magazine: On November 19th, we introduced Howard Ivans to the world via a 7″ single penned and sung by a man born with the name of Ivan Howard. In the spirit of collaboration and improvisation, Spacebomb’s Matthew E. White and Trey […]

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December 19, 2013

Howard Ivans Red Face Boy 7″ Released Today

photo by Ryan Patterson Today marks the release of Howard Ivans‘ debut songs, “Red Face Boy” and “Pillows,” collectively known as SB003. Spacebomb is proud to have co-created these songs, aiding in the transformation from Ivan Howard to Howard Ivans and lending the voices of our house band and arrangers, and releasing them as a […]

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November 19, 2013

Listen: Howard Ivans Dub feat. Natalie Prass

Listen to “Red Face Boy (Version)” featuring Natalie Prass, dub by Matthew E. White and Trey Pollard, originally premiered by SPIN: Dub is a process, invented and refined in Jamaica in the 1970s, that spread throughout the world and has come to inform almost all of the music we listen to in one way or […]

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November 14, 2013

A Spacebomb Revue: Live this December

poster by Travis Robertson This December, the sound and spirit of Richmond, Virginia’s record label-that-could manifests itself live over six special evenings in six special cities. With each of these shows, Spacebomb is honored to bring you a small piece of their community, playing bedroom music and party music, work music and dance music. Inspired […]

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October 22, 2013