In very good news indeed, we're delighted to welcome the incredible Pedro the Lion to BSM in Europe! We're not ones to gossip or anything, but you might want to watch out for more info on them soon...
Hello Pkew Pkew Pkew! 14 September 2018
We're delighted to welcome Toronto punks Pkew Pkew Pkew to the label! Anyone who has caught their awesome, frenetic, beer soaked live shows will know just how much fun this band are and we can't wait to share with you what they've been up to! Let's kick things off with a brand new song called Passed Out - a blistering ode to knowingly wasting your life away. Available now on all streaming services you can check out the video below:
Antarctigo Vespucci announce a new record 6 September 2018
Our new signings - Antarctigo Vespucci have announced their new record Love in the Time of E-Mail!
For the uninitiated, Antarctigo Vespucci is the brain-child of DIY stalwarts Jeff Rosenstock (Bomb the Music Industry) and Chris Farren (Fake Problems). The result of two tour mates turned best buddies hanging out and making music together, they're here to bring their second full-length record out 26th October.
You can pre-order that right now (on a lovely exclusive LP variant). For those eager to have a listen to some new music, check out new track White Noise right now:
New Single Mothers album! 5 September 2018
Single Mothers are back with their brand-new record Through A Wall. Spoiler alert - it's an absolute ripper, packed to the rafters with riffy, angsty goodness! In further outstanding news, it'll be available digitally this Friday!
For those of wanting some of that lovely physical, you can pre-order the LP now on exclusive Black/Clear half and half with black/white splatter vinyl, released 26th Oct.
To warm you up here's the video for two new tracks Dog Parks and Switch Off:
The Countdown to Big Day Out has begun! 30 August 2018
For those of you coming to our sold out Big Day Out in Hackney this Saturday, we thought we’d update you with a little bit of information to help you plan your day!
Tickets & Arrival: When you arrive in Hackney, you need to exchange your ticket for your festival wristband at The Empire Bar (291 Mare St, London E8 1EJ). Doors open at 2pm. The confirmation email you received is your ticket.
Please note that Wristband Exchange will close at 9pm. If you arrive at Big Day Out after this time, you can still pick up your wristband from Paper Dress Vintage opposite the train station. This is a SOLD OUT event and there are no tickets...
Welcome Antarctigo Vespucci ! 23 August 2018
We’re very excited to sign Antarctigo Vespucci in Europe, once again working alongside our good friends at Polyvinyl.
For the uninitiated, AV is the project from musical superheroes and all-round social media stars Jeff Rosenstock and Chris Farren.
Our signing in no way suggests their follow up to 2015’s Leavin’ La Vida Loca is on the cards. No. Way.
New mewithoutYou album and surprise EP! 17 August 2018
Pre-orders for the awesome new mewithoutYou album - [Untitled] have launched today and *surprise* there's a new EP - [untitled] e.p. - too! You can pre-order both of these now AND check out the EP on all streaming platforms right now!
Cursive to release new album Vitriola on BSM! 8 August 2018
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!
Hello to Doe ! 26 July 2018
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
17 Oct: London...
Last week we welcomed We Were Promised Jetpacks to the label and now we're pleased to announce their brand-new record The Less I Sleep The More I Dream, out September 14th!
Also to get you started, here is the first single from the record - Hanging In:
You can also pre-order the new album. Available on a limited orange/pink haze 12” or CD as well as a variety of money saving bundles, grab yourself a copy now if you're keen!
Cassels to tour UK this September 18 July 2018
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 Were Promised Jetpacks join BSM! 10 July 2018
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...
One week only - The BSM £5 Sale! 2 July 2018
For one week only, we've loads of vinyl, CDs and merch for only £5!
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!
*A fiver is $6.38 to our US friends.. a bargain!
The Winter Passing take a trip to Europe 27 June 2018
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
Delta Sleep announce UK and US tours 20 June 2018
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
Delta Sleep announce new record/pre-orders 12 June 2018
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:
The band also tour the US in August:
Jamie Lenman 7" - Pre-order/Long Gone video 7 June 2018
Don't forget that pre-orders for the new Jamie Lenman 7" - Long Gone/Irrelevant - are now live!
Strictly limited to only 500, the blue marble 7” vinyl includes an exclusive hand numbered and signed screen print. There's also another bundle with a great exclusive t-shirt! These are going to be in demand, so get your copy before they’re all gone forever.
The new 7" has a new song Long Gone featuring the awesome Justine Jones from Employed to Serve. You can watch Long Gone here (warning - it's an absolute beast):
The other track Irrelevant has been remixed by Andrew Groves from...
Pre-order the new Mom Jeans LP! 6 June 2018
We're delighted to be distributing the new Mom Jeans record in Europe! Available on a lovely, exclusive Orange variant you can pre-order Puppy Love now!
BSM's Big Day Out - Come to our new festival! 4 June 2018
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...
Cassels release new song and video! 1 June 2018
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:
It's a good week for Orchards. Having just sold out their EP release show in July, they've just dropped the video for new single Double Vision. Watch it now: The new track is taken off the brand-new EP - Losers/Lovers - out on July 6th. You can still pre-order that here. 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 Tiny Moving Parts enjoyed the UK so much recently, that they've decided to come back this October! The band will be coming out with Knuckle Puck and Movements. 3/10 Bristol - Fleece Those lovely gentlemen in Delta Sleep have announced some new music for you and shared the new video for their first single in 3 years, El Pastor! The new single is taken from the bands highly anticipated second record, which we've more details about very soon! While, they're at it, they've also announced a US tour starting this Autumn! The full list of upcoming dates are as follows: June July August
Orchards seeing double - new song/video!
31 May 2018
Gulfer UK/EU tour and new video
30 May 2018
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
Tiny Moving Parts are back this Oct
25 May 2018
4/10 Southampton - 1865
5/10 London - Electric Ballroom
6/10 Leeds - Key Club
7/10 Nottingham - Rescue Rooms
9/10 Glasgow - SWG3
10/10 Newcastle - Riverside
11/10 Manchester - Club Academy
Tickets on sales from 10am this coming Tuesday!
Delta Sleep announce new music!
10 May 2018
09.06 - Arundo de Festival - Torello, Spain
16.06 - Portals Festival - London, UK
22.07 - Truck Festival - Oxford, UK
16.08 - Arctangent - Bristol, UK
23.08 - Chicago - Beat Kitchen, US
25.08 - Columbus - Big Room, US
It's a good week for Orchards. Having just sold out their EP release show in July, they've just dropped the video for new single Double Vision. Watch it now:
The new track is taken off the brand-new EP - Losers/Lovers - out on July 6th. You can still pre-order that here.
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
Tiny Moving Parts enjoyed the UK so much recently, that they've decided to come back this October! The band will be coming out with Knuckle Puck and Movements.
3/10 Bristol - Fleece
Those lovely gentlemen in Delta Sleep have announced some new music for you and shared the new video for their first single in 3 years, El Pastor!
The new single is taken from the bands highly anticipated second record, which we've more details about very soon!
While, they're at it, they've also announced a US tour starting this Autumn! The full list of upcoming dates are as follows: