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Life's a beach - Slaughter Beach, Dog sign to BSM! 17 July 2017

In super news, we're delighted to welcome Slaughter Beach, Dog to BSM!

For those of you not familiar with the band - it's the project of Jake from Modern Baseball and it sounds all sorts of brilliant. You can check out the recently released 7" - Motorcycle.jpg - right now on Spotify, Apple or Bandcamp.

That's not all, you can expect an album later this year (more on that soon) and you can catch Jake live for the first time in the UK, this Sept at the following dates (tickets on sale Weds 19th July):

03.09 - Manchester, Partizan Tickets
04.09 - London, Servants Jazz Quarters Tickets
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Reuben announce 10 year anniversary re-release 26 June 2017

On July 14th 2017, 10 years after it was originally released, REUBEN will reissue their 3rd and final album 'In Nothing We Trust' through Big Scary Monsters as a very limited vinyl run, as well as digitally across streaming and purchase platforms (for the very first time). Often cited by fans of the band as a true lost classic, and originally released on the bands own Hideous Records label, the vinyl will feature three bonus tracks and the first 200 orders through this store will also receive a CD version from the original release.

Pre-order the album - HERE
Watch the original (and brilliant) video for 'Blood Bunny Larkhall'' - HERE

REUBEN front-man and now...

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Let's all have an Alpha Male Tea Party... 12 April 2017

Fans of riffy, aggressive math-rock rejoice - for we're delighted to announce Alpha Male Tea Party have signed up for their new album 'Health'.

Coming out 23rd June, we've a brand-new track to get you started right away. Stream ‘Nobody Had The Heart To Tell Him He Was On Fire now. Play it LOUD.

Pre-order the new record and catch the bands riotous live show soon:

26/4 - Stag and Hounds, Bristol
27/4 - AATMA, Manchester
28/4 - Birthdays, London
29/4 - Green Door Store, Brighton
23/7- Truck Festival, Oxford
29/7 - Cloudspotting Festival, Clitheroe
18/8 - ArcTanGent Festival, Bristol



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Welcome to Kamikaze Girls! 5 April 2017

We're delighted to announce the signing of Leeds duo, Kamikaze Girls to Big Scary Monsters and will be releasing their debut album 'Seafoam' on June 9th! To celebrate this, we've the brand new video for ‘Berlin’, the first track to be taken from the record.

You can pre-order the record, including some great bundles (including a special pin and one-off zine!) here.

Alongside the news, the band have revealed a June UK tour with those awesome punks Nervus, as well as a string of festival appearances including The Great Escape, 2000 Trees and Truck Festival:

28th April - DIY Pop Fest, London
6th May
- Deadpunk Fest, Bristol
20th...

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Welcome... Jamie Lenman 3 April 2017

We're very excited to welcome one of our favourite British songwriters to BSM, the very snappily dressed Mr Jamie Lenman!

From his days in Reuben through to his current solo adventures, Jamie has been an ever-present on our stereo and it's an honour to be working together. We've got a lot to tell you about but for now, check out his brand new single, Waterloo Teeth. It's available on digital stores from today and will be on very limited edition 7" (with previous single Mississippi as the b-side) during his upcoming UK tour.

27.04 - Birmingham, O2 Institute 3
28.04 - Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
29.04 - Bristol, Thekla
01.05 - Manchester, Sound Control
02.05 - London, Scala
04.05 - Milton Keynes, Crauford Arms
05.05 - Leeds,...

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First new Tricot song online 27 March 2017

The first track from Tricot's brilliant new album, 3, is now online. Check it out below

What's more, the record is available to pre-order on LP/CD and with an exclusive shirt via our webstore


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The Winter Passing - UK Tour 8 March 2017

With their brand-new EP imminent, awesome new signing The Winter Passing have some tour dates for you this April! Support comes from the ace Personal Best.

22/4 - Bristol, Exchange Tickets *
23/4 - Birmingham, The Flapper Tickets ^
24/4 - London, Old Blue Last *FREE SHOW* ^
25/4 - Brighton, Sticky Mikes Tickets ^
26/4 - Leeds, The Key Club ^
27/4 - Liverpool,Studio 2 ^
29/4 - Dublin, Whelans Tickets

* w/ Strike Anywhere
^ w/ Personal Best

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Gnarwolves are back! 24 February 2017

Your favourite UK punks Gnarwolves are back. Their brand new second album - Outsiders - will be coming May 5th. More on that very soon! There's also a UK/European tour to go along with it, tickets for which are available right now.....

28/4: Münster, Sputnikhalle - Tickets
29/4: Amsterdam, Winston – Tickets
30/4: Cologne, Underground - Tickets
2/5: Berlin, Musik & Frieden - Tickets
3/5: Hamburg, Hafenklang – Tickets
4/5: Antwerp, Kavka – Tickets
8/5: Birmingham, Mama Roux's - Tickets
9/5: Leeds, Brudenell Social Club - Tickets
10/5: Newcastle, Riverside - Tickets
11/5: Glasgow, Stereo - Tickets
12/5: Manchester, Sound Control - Tickets
14/5: Nottingham, Bodega...

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PWR BTTM - Pre-order Pageant now! 14 February 2017

We're stupendously excited to announce that on 12th May, we're releasing the new album - Pageant - from the fantastic PWR BTTM. To kick it all off here is the video for the wonderful new single 'Big Beautiful Day', for you all to enjoy. Take that Valentines Day.

Pre-orders are now live, and we've an exclusive 'Gold / Clear half and half with purple splatter' LP for you to get your hands on! Don't forget the band are touring the UK/EU this April and tickets are flying out so get yours soon:

Mon, Apr 10 - Dublin, Ireland - The Workman's Club
Tue, Apr 11
- Manchester, UK - The Deaf Institute
Wed, Apr 12
-...

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Meat Wave announce UK/EU Spring dates 31 January 2017

In support of their superb new album 'The Incessant', Meat Wave have announced an extensive UK and European tour for you. Full dates are below.

Apr 21st | Brighton, UK - The Joker
Apr 22nd | Nottingham, UK - Stuck On A Name
Apr 24th | Cardiff, UK - Club Ifor Bach
Apr 25th | Birmingham, UK - The Flapper
Apr 26th | Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club (Games Room)
Apr 27th | Glasgow, UK - Hug & Pint
Apr 28th | Newcastle, UK - Hit The North
Apr 29th | Liverpool, UK - Studio 2
Apr 30th | Leicester, UK - Handmade Festival
May 1st | Guildford, UK - Boileroom
May 2nd | London, UK - Birthdays
May 3rd | Paris, FR - La Mecanique Ondulatoire
May 4th | Cologne,...

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We're popping up in London! 16 January 2017

One week today we open our popup in London! We'll have acoustic instores from Modern Baseball, Beach Slang, Gnarwolves, Kevin Devine, Tall Ships and Delta Sleep, Tiny Moving Parts will be making and serving cocktails, Awesome Merchandise are teaching everyone how to screen print, we're stocking Signature Brew beers and, of course, ALL the records. There'll also be dogs. Get the full schedule and info!

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New - Modern Baseball, Thin Lips and The Superweaks Split 7" ! 5 January 2017

Let's kick off 2017 by announcing that Modern Baseball, Thin Lips and The Superweaks have a three-way 7" split, with brand-new music, coming out on BSM this January!

The 7" will be available exclusively on the band's tour together, across the UK and Europe, this January and February, with any leftover stock available on our store following the tour itself. It will also be available digitally from January 20th.

To get you warmed up you can now hear the Thin Lips fantastic contribution to the 7" - 'Not Losing Sleep' here now. Don't forget you can also pre-order the UK/EU pressing of their brilliant debut Riff Hard now as well!

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Thin Lips UK/EU release and Modern Baseball tour 7 December 2016

We're very excited to be releasing Thin Lips' brilliant album Riff Hard in the UK/EU on January 27th! If you're into the likes of Joyce Manor, MoBo and Muncie Girls, this is gonna be right up your street. Have a listen and you'll see what we mean!

The LP is available to pre-order from our webstore now, featuring exclusive artwork and a limited clear variant.

The band tour with Modern Baseball and The Superweaks in Jan/Feb:

Thu 26 Jan - France, Paris, Espace B
Fri 27 Jan - Germany, Wiesbaden, Schlachthof
Sat 28 Jan - Switzerland, Luzern, Treibhaus
Sun 29 Jan - Italy, Milan, Circolo Magnolia
Mon 30 Jan - Germany, Munich, Ampere
Wed 01 Feb - Austria, Vienna, b72
Thu 02 Feb -...

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Say hello to Meat Wave 17 November 2016

We're super delighted to announce a new signing! Welcome to BSM, Chicago punks Meat Wave . Playing fast and furious lo-fi garage punk in the realms of Hot Snakes, Pup etc, check them out at the earliest opportunity. You can now listen to the new single 'The Incessant': http://bit.ly/meatwavebsm.

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Bienvenue au BSM – Totorro! 14 October 2016

Listen up all you BSM math rock fans, as we’ve an autumnal delight for you! Say hello to Totorro.


After being one of the stand-out bands at 2016’s ArcTanGent Festival, the French-based quartet have signed up with us to bring you their second album ‘Come to Mexico’ – available to pre-order now.

Sometimes heavy, often technical but most of the time just downright fun, this album will leave you smiling ear-to-ear. FFO Cleft, Axes and joy. To celebrate, they’ve also gone and made a summery video for the track ‘Yaaago’, which you all can enjoy now.

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Kevin Devine announces EU tour 22 September 2016

To celebrate the release of Instigator, his 9th studio album (which you can - and should - pre-order here, by the way), Kevin Devine will be touring the UK and Europe early next year. Dates are...

January 16 - Cologne, Germany - Underground
January 17 - Hamburg, Germany - Nochtspeicher
January 18 - Berlin, Germany - Kantine Am Berghain
January 20 - Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof
January 21 - Schorndorf, Germany - Manufaktur
January 22 - Vienna, Austria - Chelsea
January 23 - Milan, Italy - Magnolia
January 24 - Zurich, Switzerland - Eldorado
January 26 - Antwerp, Belgium - Trix
January 27 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg
January 29 - Bristol, United Kingdom - Thekla
January 30 - Nottingham, United Kingdom - Bodega
January 31 - Manchester, United Kingdom...

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You Blew It! didn't blow it and sign to BSM! 20 September 2016

We're very excited to be welcome Orlando's You Blew It! to BSM for their new record 'Abendrot' in the UK/EU! Produced by Into It. Over It’s Evan Weiss, Abendrot is an incredible album. The vinyl comes packaged in a beautiful, foil stamped sleeve, and the blue variant is limited to just 200. Make this your winter soundtrack. Pre-order your copy now!

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Welcome Balance and Composure! 16 September 2016

We’re delighted to welcome Balance and Composure to Big Scary Monsters! We’ll be releasing their stunning, brand new album 'Light We Made' in the UK/Europe this Autumn. Available on limited edition vinyl and CD, you can get your copy by pre-ordering the album now.

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Terrible Love announce new single, touring with The Fall of Troy 6 September 2016

Following on from their brilliant debut EP, Terrible Love are back with a brand new track, which will be available on a 7" flexi disc during their upcoming UK tour with The Fall of Troy and Tiny Moving Parts. Any leftover stock after that will be on our webstore

Listen to False Flag via DIY magazine

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09 Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
10 Leeds, Key Club
11 Glasgow, Cathouse
13 Newcastle, Think Tank
14 London, Scala
15 Bristol, Fleece
16 Manchester, Sound Control
17 Birmingham, Asylum

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