"Howard Ivans"

Howard Ivans – ‘Beautiful Tired Bodies’ – Out Sep. 22

Howard Ivans is back, this time with his full-length debut album. Beautiful Tired Bodies is pure magic, a soft funk tone poem to lost identity, the grip of love, and trying to live in the present as time rushes under the bridge. “Frame it, display it, something Renoir would have painted,” he declares in the first […]

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April 21, 2017

A Spacebomb Revue in London

Spacebomb and its House Band bring a slice of Richmond, Virginia, to London for this one-night-only Revue at The Barbican, hosted by Matthew E White. Hosted by Spacebomb Records figurehead White, the Revue will see the Spacebomb House Band’s ‘million dollar sound’ (Guardian) embellished with a horn section, a chorus of strings all backing some […]

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Howard Ivans, One Year Later

Exactly one year ago, Spacebomb released a special piece of music by a man re-introduced to the world as Howard Ivans. This alter ego for The Rosebuds singer Ivan Howard created – alongside the Spacebomb machine – two powerful, stunning, and sexy tracks that we pressed to wax as a 7-inch and dubbed SB003. Critics would call […]

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November 19, 2014

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