They're exciting. They're brilliant. They're loud. We've been fans for a long time so we're excited to finally say: we're releasing the new Single Mothers album in Europe! Our Pleasure is out June 16th. More information to come! Check out the first track 'Undercover' here.
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
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
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,...
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
Cassels to release 'Foreword' 20 March 2017
Our young upstarts Cassels have a new record coming this April! Entitled 'Foreword' and featuring both old and new tracks, it's a compilation which gives you a glimpse of their musical journey to date. Find out more and listen to the new single 'The Weight' then pre-order your copy!
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
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...
The Winter Passing sign to BSM! 23 February 2017
Join us in welcoming indie/emo rockers The Winter Passing to BSM! The Irish quartet will be releasing their brilliant new EP, Double Exposure, with us on the 21st April. To kick it all off, you can listen to the new single ‘Significance’ and pre-order the record on exclusive vinyl now!
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 -...
Totorro - UK Tour! 6 February 2017
Those loveable fun-loving scamps in Totorro are bringing their melting pot of melodic, pop-infused math rock to the UK this Spring!
Thurs 30/3 - Brighton, Sticky Mikes - Tickets
Fri 31/3 - Guildford, The Boileroom - Tickets
Sunday 2/4 - Southampton, Joiners - Tickets
Monday 3/4 - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club - Tickets
Tuesday 4/4 - Manchester, Gullivers - Tickets
Weds 5/4 - Leicester, The Cookie - Tickets
Thurs 6/4 - London, Birthdays - Free Show!
If you're still haven't heard them yet, we heartily recommmend you change that now and listen to 'Come to Mexico' now!
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,...
Sorority Noise pre-orders and new song 19 January 2017
Feels like we've been waiting a while for this one and, trust us, the album is INCREDIBLE! Sorority Noise have just posted the first song from You're Not As _____ As You Think, their third album, and you can check it out right here.
Once you've done that, and we're all in full agreement that it's the absolute best, you will pre-order the record.
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!
Meat Wave to drop 'The Incessant' this February 10 January 2017
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!
Modern Baseball / Thin Lips /...
PWR BTTM announce second UK tour 8 December 2016
Mere hours after finishing their sold out debut UK tour, PWR BTTM announce their glorious return with a second run of headline dates in April, appearing in new cities and at bigger venues. You definitely don't want to miss out again! Tickets for all shows are on sale now
11.04 - Deaf Institute, Manchester
12.04 - Harley, Sheffield
13.04 - Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
15.04 - Stereo, Glasgow
16.04 - Exchange, Bristol
17.04 - The Haunt, Brighton
18.04 - The Garage, London
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 -...
Your free 2016 sampler! 1 December 2016
It's the first of December and we're feeling festive already (it's never too early). As a happy Christmas from us and to say thanks for your support this year, we’ve a lovely sampler crammed full of tunes for you.
So if you missed anything from us this year you can catch up now! Listen, stream or download now:
Kevin Devine and his Goddamn Band to tour UK/Europe Jan 2017! 23 November 2016
Don't forget, Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band will be touring the UK and Europe throughout January and into February and he'll be bringing along the excellent Laura Stevenson in support:
Mon Jan 16 - Underground, Koln, Germany Tickets 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. Having just delivered the awesome 'Light We Made' this month, Balance and Composure will be hitting the UK and Europe in January and February 2017. See you down the front! Wed 18 Jan - Sticky Mikes Frog Bar, Brighton They only just left us two weeks ago but the next trip is already booked! Tiny Moving Parts return to Europe in January with The Wonder Years and Pup. How's that for a lineup eh? 28.01 - Dublin, Ireland - Workmans Club
Tue Jan 17 - Nochtspeicher, Hamburg, Germany Tickets
Wed Jan 18 - Kantine am Berghain, Berlin, Germany Tickets
Fri Jan 20 - Schlachthof, Wiesbaden, Germany Tickets
Sat Jan 21 - Manufaktur, Schorndorf, Germany Tickets
Sun Jan 22 - Chelsea, Vienna, Austria Tickets
Mon Jan 23 - Magnolia, Milan, Italy Tickets
Tue Jan 24 - Eldorado, Zürich, Switzerland Tickets
Thu Jan 26 - Trix, Antwerp, Belgium Tickets
Fri Jan 27 - Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands Tickets
Sun Jan 29 - Thekla, Bristol, UK
Say hello to Meat Wave
17 November 2016
Balance and Composure set for UK/Euro tour
31 October 2016
Thu 19 Jan - The Dome, London
Fri 20 Jan - Talking Heads, Southampton
Sat 21 Jan - Thekla, Bristol
Sun 22 Jan - Bodega, Nottingham
Tue 24 Jan - Stereo, Glasgow
Wed 25 Jan - Gorilla, Manchester
Thu 26 Jan - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Sat 28 Jan - Winston, Amsterdam
Mon 30 Jan - Musik & Frieden, Berlin
Tue 31 Jan - Hafenklang, Hamburg
Wed 01 Feb - Stadmitte, Karlsruhe
Thu 02 Feb - MTC, Cologne
Fri 03 Feb - Kavka, Antwerp
Sat 04 Feb - Café Nova, Essen
Bienvenue au BSM – Totorro!
14 October 2016
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.
Tiny Moving Parts announce tour with The Wonder Years and Pup
27 September 2016
29.01 - Belfast, UK - Empire
31.01 - Leeds, UK - Stylus
01.02 - London, UK - KOKO
03.02 - Birmingham, UK - O2 Institute
04.02 - Glasgow, UK - QMU
05.02 - Manchester, UK - O2 Ritz
07.02 - Paris, France - Le Backstage By the Mill
08.02 - Antwerp, Belgium - Kavka
09.02 - Utrecht, Netherlands - De Helling
10.02 - Essen, Germany - Cafe Nova
12.02 - Munich, Germany - Sunny Red
14.02 - Zurich, Swiss - Dynamo
15.02 - Milan, Italy - Legend Club
17.02 Barcelona, Spain -...
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.
Having just delivered the awesome 'Light We Made' this month, Balance and Composure will be hitting the UK and Europe in January and February 2017. See you down the front!
Wed 18 Jan - Sticky Mikes Frog Bar, Brighton
They only just left us two weeks ago but the next trip is already booked! Tiny Moving Parts return to Europe in January with The Wonder Years and Pup. How's that for a lineup eh?
28.01 - Dublin, Ireland - Workmans Club