Fireplace Recordings is the record label and production house of musicians Tom Rodwell & Coco Davis specialising in arthouse rhythm & blues music, with an extensive track record of live touring, production work and recording.
NME: “Tom Rodwell is Sheffield’s answer to Lightnin’ Hopkins.”
Joe Cushley (Resonance FM): “Wonderful. Hypnotic boogie.”
Derek Trucks: “Beautiful tunes, beautiful groove. You don’t hear that anymore.”
Blues in London: “By turns wild, angry, hypnotic and sensual it’s as uncompromising as it is funky and some of the best live music I’ve seen.”
Metro: “Soul-probing...raw, avant-garde improvisations.”
2015 - Coco Davis / Old Haunts - Fireplace
2014 - Tom Rodwell / Housewrecking vol. 2 / Fireplace
2012 - Tom Rodwell / Live Humble / Fireplace
2008 - Tom Rodwell / Housewrecking vol. 1 / Fireplace
2007 - "Soldier in the Army of the Lord" / Vulcan Cylinder Record Company
Production / Session
2019 - Art Terry / Sex Madness / Frizz - (slide guitar "Ask Her")
2017 - The Melancholy Babes / Bootleg / iiii Records - (effects, synth, remix)
2015 - Don McGlashan / Lucky Stars / Doncorp - (electric & acoustic guitars)
2015 - Coco Davis / Old Haunts / Fireplace - (producer, guitars, perc, keys)
2013 - William Adamson / Under an East Coast Moon / Brownswood (guitars)
Misc: Parkbench, Madame Pamita, King Skinny
Stew (The Negro Problem), Robert Lamm (Chicago) Jeffrey Foskett (Brian Wilson), Andy Kim (“Sugar, Sugar”)
Selected Live Highlights
Spaceland, Mr T’s Bowl, Echo Curio, Taix (LA) Lovebox Weekender, Concrete & Glass, Ealing Blues Fest, Spitz, Vibe, The George, Luminaire, Uncle Sam’s (London) Peace in the Park, Tramlines (Sheffield) Hongerige Wolf (Holland) Borderline, Splore, Auckland City Limits, Ornette Coleman afterparty (NZ) Transformateur (Switzerland), Peace in the Park (Sheffield), Nowhere Festival (AKL), , Auckland Cabaret Festival
Leon Russell, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Son of Dave, C.W. Stoneking, Tony Gilkyson, Otis Taylor, Trinity Roots.
Concert production and music programming for Sculpture on the Gulf (2017), Q Theatre, AKL (2016) numerous NZ city councils, business associations and corporate clients.