Six years since their last record, Cursive are back with their eighth full-length, Vitriola, which we're delighted to be releasing this coming October 5th.
For the first time since 2006’s Happy Hollow, the album reunites Tim Kasher, guitarist/singer Ted Stevens and bassist Matt Maginn with founding drummer Clint Schnase, as well as co-producer Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes, M. Ward, Jenny Lewis) to deliver an incredible album that you're really going to want to hear when it's released!
We're excited to announce the signing of London indie-rock trio Doe!
To kick off the occasion, we're delighted to share with you the video for (the very aptly named given the temperature)Heated, the first single taken from their brand-new album Grow into It, out Sept 28th!
If you're into the likes of The Breeders, Charly Bliss, Great Grandpa, Speedy Ortiz or Tancred, you'll be wanting to check that out!
The band also have some upcoming dates in the UK and US, including a UK tour with Speedy Ortiz. Tickets for that are on sale now:
1st Sept - Big Scary Monster’s Big Day Out, London
Angsty fraternal punks Cassels are off out on a UK tour this September. Tickets are on sale now. Catch them playing the following dates:
03.09 - Southampton, Heartbreakers 04.09 - Exeter, The Cavern 05.09 - Brighton, The Pipeline 06.09 - Cardiff, Gwidhw Cafe Bar 07.09 - Leeds, Hyde Park Book Club 08.09 - Nottingham, The Chameleon 15.09 - Oxford, If Not Now, When? Festival
We're delighted to welcome the Scots We Were Promised Jetpacks to the label!
News of the signing comes alongside a little video and news of an enormous tour in the UK, Europe and US throughout September, October and November. Full details of which you can find below. Tickets go on sale on Friday 13th July via wewerepromisedjetpacks.com
19 Sep ME Portland Port City Music Hall 20 Sep NH Portsmouth 3S Artspace 21 Sep QC Montreal Bar Le "Ritz" P.D.B. 22 Sep ON Toronto Lee’s Palace 23 Sep MI Ann Arbor Blind Pig 25 Sep IL Chicago Lincoln Hall 26 Sep IL Chicago Lincoln Hall 27 Sep WI Madison Majestic Theater 28 Sep MN St Paul...
We've items from the likes of Balance and Composure, Kevin Devine, Modern Baseball, The Hotelier, Talons, Into It Over It, Beach Slang and Joyce Manor as well as limited clothing and other goodies. So spend a fiver* and get some good stuff -simple!
The wonderful The Winter Passing are heading out on their first European tour in August and are heading to a ton of new towns and festivals they've never played in. Don't miss your chance to catch them live!
05/08 - Belfast, Foundry - Tickets 06/08 - Leeds, Chunk - Tickets 07/08 - Bristol, Hydra Bookshop - Tickets 10/08 - Oberhausen, Druckluft - Tickets 11/08 - Bad Neustadt, Juze Sommerfest 12/08 - Pilsen, Ziva Ulice Festival - Tickets 13/08 - Wiener Neustadt, Triebwerk 14/08 - Wiesbaden, Sabot - Tickets 15/08 - Dendermonde, Flood Fest - Tickets 16/08 - Namur, The Petit Bitu 17/08 - London, DIY Space For London - Tickets 18/08 - Dublin, The Sound House - Tickets
Not content with giving you news of new album 'Ghost City' last week, Delta Sleep have just announced a new UK tour for September! Support comes from the awesome Tangled Hair, so you just know it's going to be a great time! They're also touring the US too. Full tour dates below:
22nd - Truck Festival - Oxford // UK
16th - Arctangent // Bristol // UK 23rd - Chicago // Beat Kitchen // US 24th - Ann Arbour, Michigan // Blind Pig // US 25th - Columbus // Big Room // US 26th - Pittsburgh // The Fun House // US 27th - State College, Pennsylvania // House Party // US 28th - Asbury Park, New Jersey // Asbury Park Brewery // US 29th...
Good news! Delta Sleep present their new album, Ghost City. Released on 10th August, you can now pre-order this worldwide via http://smarturl.it/lm215b
There's also some neat bundles including a limited edition mega bundle! Not only do you get the 12”, the CD and the T-Shirt, but you also get a super rare hand numbered screen print of the album cover (only 100 in the world) and a hand-written postcard from the band! This is the only way to get your hands on these two very exclusive items! You can watch them screenprinting these exclusive prints here:
We’re extremely proud of our roster of UK artists and the scene here in general, so we wanted to put something together to celebrate that.
BSM’s Big Day Out pulls together 20 of our favourite artists across three unique East London venues - Moth Club, Paper Dress Vintage and Hackney Empire Bar - each within a couple of minutes stroll, for what we hope will be everything the name suggests.
We believe the lineup speaks for itself and offers something for everyone. Today we’ve announced our very own Tangled Hair, Kamikaze Girls and Orchards alongside our wonderful friends Doe, Kagoule, Bellevue Days, Stephen Tellison, El Morgan and Natalie Evans. And that’s just the beginning! We’ll...
Your favourite brotherly duo Cassels are back with a brand-new single and accompanying video - When Completing Handshakes!
Jim says about the video: "Videos are annoying and dumb. The only videos I like tend to be the ones with proper budgets and professional film crews, which we don’t have, so we filmed this video in my living room and it cost us £0. I’ve been told I look like an axe murderer at the beginning, which wasn’t intentional"
See it now for yourself:
The band are also set for a load of live dates, with their upcoming tour with Gender Roles in Europe as well as a couple of UK dates:
Following on from the release of their fantastic record Dog Bless in March, those delightful Canadian boys Gulfer are coming back to our shores this August! Support comes from the equally awesome Natalie Evans. Catch them on the following dates:
12.8 - Prague, CZ @ Underdogs Tickets 13.8 - Berlin, DE @ Not So Happy Bookings TBC 14.8 - Wiesbaden, DE @ Sabot Event 15.8 - Dendermonde, BE @ Flood Festival Tickets 16.8 - Bristol, UK @ ArcTanGent Festival Tickets 18.8 - Manchester, UK @ The Castle Tickets 19.8 - Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club Tickets 21.8 -...
Having just finished off a UK tour, and with their new 7" Lazer Rush in the bag, Gender Roles and their awesome pals Cassels will be heading to the European mainland next month! Catch a show at any one of these dates:
19.06 Cologne DE - Privat 20.06 Oberhausen DE - Druckluft 21.06 Hamburg DE - Astra Stube 22.06 Flensburg DE - Volksbad 23.06 Bremen DE - Airport 24.06 Zwickau DE - Barrikade 25.06 Prag CZ - Eternia 26.06 Erlangen DE - Selbstverwaltetes Jugendhaus 27.06 Graz AT - SUb 28.06 Regensburg DE - Alte Mälzerei 29.06 Luzern CH - Treibhaus 30.06 Antwerp BE - Summer Gloom
Have you got a chance to check out the incredible Orchards yet? Their glittery mix of alt-pop and melodic math is just what your summer needs!
You can now pre-order their new EP - Losers/Lovers! As well as being available on limited clear yellow vinyl, the first 100 pre-orders receive exclusive hand written lyrics, so get your hands on one quick.
After wowing audiences across Europe with Tiny Moving Parts, we're delighted to announce that the anthemic Orchards will be releasing their new EP Losers/Lovers on 6th July! To accompany this awesome news, the band have released a video for their summer smash 'Luv You 2' which you can watch now:
Pre-orders for the new EP, including vinyl and some lovely extra items, are available very very soon
Fresh from EU tour dates with The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Leeds-based duo Kamikaze Girls will be supporting Pianos Become The Teeth alongside Foxing on their upcoming August tour dates:
09.08.18 – London – Bush Hall (UK) ^ 10.08.18 – London – Bush Hall (UK) ^ 11.08.18 – Brighton – The Haunt (UK) ^ 12.08.18 – Manchester – Rebellion (UK) ^ 13.08.18 – Dublin – Whelans (UK) ^ 14.08.18 – Glasgow – Stereo (UK) ^ 15.08.18 – Newcastle – The Cluny (UK) ^ 16.08.18 – Bristol – ArcTanGent (UK) ^
Having admired them lovingly from afar for ages, we're delighted to announce the signing of Brighton's finest purveyors of alt-pop - Orchards!
To kick it all off, they've dropped the glittery, shimmering melodic bombshell 'Luv You 2' . Warning - it's an absolute earworm that you'll be singing along to all summer. Listen to it below now and watch this space for more news from the band soon!