I Spent The Winter Writing Songs About Getting Better is the new album from Brooklyn-based afropunks Proper.
The follow-up to 2017’s The Suburbs Have Ruined My Life, it finds Erik from the band far removed from his adolescent life navigating the Bible belt, now a young adult living in New York City. Sure, there are songs dedicated to drunken, late night escapades and the camaraderie that comes with newfound friendships. But there’s also more sobering reflections on ideas of familial issues, race, and sexual identity.
Continuously pushing the envelope as an artist and never one for conventional norms, Jamie Lenman is back on the 5th July to release Shuffle, an album that at its very heart is a covers album.
Exploring the idea of the ‘shuffle’, where the listener goes on a journey of their own choosing, Jamie explores the notion of skipping through a variety of media picking out favourites and stumbling upon interesting curveballs to create a playlist unique to the listener. Shuffle is Jamie’s ambitious artistic take on this idea.
After releasing their highly anticipated Kicker EP in the summer of 2018, The Get Up Kids have returned with their new full-length album, Problems - their first since 2011's There Are Rules.
Prince Daddy & the Hyena are the real deal. Having honed their craft in countless sweaty basements with their relentlessly fun, frantic and inclusive live shows, this creative and ambitious band are here with a joyous, cathartic record that’s sure to appeal to punk rock fans everywhere.
We think our roster is the best in the world and that needs celebrating. So here's a compilation featuring just a small handful of our artists, and it's all yours for whatever price you want.
The beautiful picture disc artwork was created by Ill Wookie and the tracklisting includes new album tracks from American Football, Pedro The Lion, Martha and more, alongside vinyl exclusives from the likes of Cursive, Kevin Devine, We Were Promised Jetpacks and Jamie Lenman.
Returning with their eagerly awaited third album, beloved British punks, Martha bring you Love Keeps Kicking, showing us all that while our world might be totally broken, there is still plenty worth fighting for.
Following up from the band's critically acclaimed 2018 album, Ghost City, this 12" features a collection of rarities including new versions of Sultans of Ping and Afterimage featuring vocals from Japanese math rock maestro's Tricot taking these beautiful songs further into dreamy, uncharted territory.
American Football are one of those bands that should need no introduction. Having spawned a global scene with their eponymous debut LP, they returned in 2016 with their eagerly anticipated second album, American Football (LP2).
Twenty years on from the first record, 2019 sees them return with LP3, a lush, rich expansive indie-rock record, that sees the band progressing far past the constraints of those first two records to create an evolving sound that showcases some of the best music of their lives.
anishing those winter blues, Orchards are back with a scorching 7" single featuring not one, but two brand-new songs!
Sounding bigger. brighter and more ambitious, these summery, glittery songs are the sound of a band exploring their creativity and knocking their songwriting and musicianship up yet another gear, offering a tantalising glimpse of what’s more to come from this brilliant band.
Where once upon a time, Pkew Pkew Pkew were the sort of punk band who revelled in the chaos of the mosh pit, or drinking a ton of beers, things have changed. The pit feels like a workout, hangovers are crushing, and the reality is starting to set in. They aren’t going to stop, but have had the realisation these things aren’t good for them.
Having released a staggering four full-length albums and five EPs over 11 years, the incredible David Bazan triumphantly returns, to bring you Phoenix - the fifth studio album from scene legends Pedro The Lion.
Live at St Pancras is the new live album from Jamie Lenman taken from the super intimate, invite-only show he did around the launch of Devolver last year.
For collectors and super fans alike, the physical release comes on a limited double white LP (or CD) along with a DVD featuring the live show and a whole lot of other exciting things including a new bonus track, 'Two Thousand Trees'.
For the uninitiated, the dreamy beachy pop-punk of 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 you Love In The Time of E-Mail, their second full-length record.
Canadian post-hardcore, punk heavyweights Single Mothers have returned with their new album, Through A Wall.
Recorded with the core duo of frontman Drew Thomson and producer/percussionist Ian Romano (Attack In Black, Career Suicide, City & Colour) along with a rotating cast of musicians, Through a Wall is packed top to bottom with blistering riffs, breakneck tempo shifts, and mosh-ready breakdowns - 14 raging tracks that revive the sound of the bands earlier output.
Six years since their last record, Cursive are back with Vitriola.
Remarkably their eighth full-length, it sees the band take a different approach to their tightly woven concept albums from the 00's, creating a less rigidly themed, reactionary record that struggles with existentialism, nihilistic despair and an oncoming dystopia that feels eerily near at hand.
mewithoutYou have returned with their seventh full-length record - [Untitled].
With a career stretching 17 years across six albums and a handful of EPs, the Philadelphia-based post-hardcore band have always put a premium on progression and [Untitled] and the accompanying EP [untitled] is no exception. Never truly anchoring themselves to a single sound, they have set their own pace, carving a path to create a world of thoughtful, aggressive music that is uniquely their own.
London-based indie-rock trio, Doe are back to bring you their incredible new record Grow into It.
If you’re into the likes of The Breeders, Weezer, Charly Bliss, Great Grandpa or Speedy Ortiz, you'll want to check this out right away. As NPR once said ‘Doe makes snide exasperation sound like a party’. Sounds great, doesn’t it?
Sometimes you have to go back to basics in order to find yourself again. This is something Scottish rock mainstays We Were Promised Jetpacks realized over the course of creating their brand-new fourth album The More I Sleep The Less I Dream.
Produced by Jonathan Low (The National, Sufjan Stevens, Kurt Vile, The War on Drugs), the new record takes their experiences, forged from their ten years as a touring band and the changes in their personal lives, to create something that showcases the instinctive simplicity of their earlier work while representing a new phase in their career.
Following on from widely acclaimed debut album ‘Twin Galaxies’, Brighton’s Delta Sleep are back with their eagerly anticipated second record ‘Ghost City’.
Not content to be defined by sub-genre or category, the band have tweaked and perfected their sound, drawing in influences from punk, indie and electronic music. The result is a record that goes beyond the label of just math-rock and showcases their most focused and exciting work to date.
Your favourite man of rock – Mr Jamie Lenman is back with a double A-side 7” packed with surprises!
Bringing along some friends to help out, new song Long Gone features Justine Jones from Employed to Serve, while Irrelevant has been reimagined by Andrew Groves from Arcane Roots. Exciting stuff.
If we at BSM could bottle summer and soundtrack the results, then we'd wager it would sound a lot like the incredible new Losers/Lovers EP from Brighton's Orchards!
Sitting somewhere between the mathier, danceable side of Minus the Bear and After Laughter era Paramore, Orchards have created an impressive, glittery alt-pop cocktail that's destined to soundtrack your summer and beyond.
After seven years since their last record, The Get Up Kids are now back with their eagerly awaited new EP - Kicker. Retaining that classic Get Up Kids sound, the new record features four tracks of melodic indie punk rock you'll definitely not want to miss out on.
For all those of you who enjoyed the quieter side to Beach Slang shown on their recent EP, We Were Babies & We Were Dirtbags, Quiet Slang returns with a full-length record - Everything Matters But No One Is Listening.
Bringing you more fun than a fun thing that's very fun indeed, Gender Roles have been making waves in the punk/DIY scene with their catchy and frenetic garage rock. Sounding like that hazy, joyful soundtrack to that big night out with all your best mates you can now hear what all the fuss is about, as the band give you their shiny new awesome EP - Lazer Rush.
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