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...
Our Canadian family, Single Mothers have gone and released a video for the ace track 'Tan Line (Like Passing Through A Wall)'. Taken off the awesome 2018 surprise LP Through a Wall, you can watch the animated video below:
The band go on their UK/EU tour with Drug Church at the end of January next year, as well as taking in some US/Canada dates in Feb/March:
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!
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:
We're delighted to announce news of the new album from Pedro The Lion! Out January 18th, Phoenix is the first album since 2004's Achilles Heel and you can pre-order it now. That's not all. There's new music too. Check out the new video for the album's debut single, Yellow Bike :
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:
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:
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:
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:
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 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 21.8 -...
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
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...
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.