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Happy Xmas - We've signed Martha and there's a new song! 13 December 2018

To round off 2018 in an absolutely awesome way - we're well chuffed to announce that we've only gone and signed County Durham's finest punk export, the irrepressible, the incredible - Martha!

That's not all though, it wouldn't really be Christmas without a nice message and pressie? So here's a lovely message from the band and a brand-new song!

Seasons Greetings friends!

Sorry that we’ve been a bit quiet lately, we’re gonna have some news to share very soon. In the mean time we wanted to let you know that we’re officially working with Big Scary Monsters and Dirtnap and we’re incredibly chuffed about it! We also wanted to give you a present to maybe warm you up a bit -tis the...

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American Football announce new album on BSM! 11 December 2018

We get to announce some pretty cool things working for this label but this one is right up there... we're delighted to announce that American Football will be releasing their third full-length album, American Football (LP3), on Big Scary Monsters (UK/EU) on March 22nd!

You can listen now to Silhouettes the first track to be taken from the new record:

This record is definitely one to file in the ‘must-listen’ category next year so pre-order your copy now.

Alongside the usual LP/CD and merch bundles, for all you collectors out there we've got two exclusive BSM vinyl variants including a Blue Mix with Red Splatter LP and...

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Grab our free 23 track 2018 Sampler... 11 December 2018

Have you heard our 2018 sampler? Not ones to boast or anything, but we've put out some absolutely brilliant records this year. You may have noticed. But if not, worry not… here's a track off every release, so you can catch up on anything you missed!

Thats 23 tracks from the likes of The Get Up Kids, Tiny Moving Parts, Cursive, mewithoutYou, Jamie Lenman,Nervus,Lemuria, Orchards, Gender Roles, Tangled Hair, Delta Sleep, Pedro The Lion, We Were Promised Jetpacks and loads more!

Get your copy now


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Orchards to hit the road in 2019! 29 November 2018

Having wowed everyone in 2018, our alt-popsters Orchards are heading out on their debut UK headline tour in March!

Tickets are on sale now. We predict good times, big songs and sing-alongs a plenty so grab yourself a ticket and catch this incredible live band! To get you in the mood, watch the brand-new vid for single Age of You:


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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:

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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:






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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:

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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...

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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!

As a little taster of what's to come you can check out thre new single Life Savings. You can also pre-order the record (including an exclusive marble red 12") now.

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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...

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New We Were Promised Jetpacks song and album pre-order info 19 July 2018

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!

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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:

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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...

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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:

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Delta Sleep announce new music! 10 May 2018

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
09.06 - Arundo de Festival - Torello, Spain
16.06 - Portals Festival - London, UK

July
22.07 - Truck Festival - Oxford, UK

August
16.08 - Arctangent - Bristol, UK

23.08 - Chicago - Beat Kitchen, US
25.08 - Columbus - Big Room, US
26.08 -...

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New Orchards EP - Losers/Lovers pre-order and live dates! 4 May 2018

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.

We've also got some tickets for their EP release show at Paper Dress Vintage in London on 5th July for just £5 - an absolute bargain! You can also catch the band at:

06.05 Newcastle - Hit The North
12.05 Exeter - Queer Punk Fest
17-19.05 Brighton - The Great...

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Orchards announce new EP along with new video! 27 April 2018

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

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We luv our new signing Orchards 2! 3 April 2018

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!

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