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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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Single Mothers premiere new video and tour news 12 December 2018

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:



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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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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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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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Gulfer UK/EU tour and new video 30 May 2018

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 -...

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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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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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Nervus release new video for Fall Apart 18 April 2018

Following on from the release of their exciting record 'Everything Dies' last month, Nervus are excited to share their beautiful and haunting new video for ‘Fall Apart’. Watch it now:

Created by Theatre On Wax and directed by Mark Crane, DOP James Melrose, it's a beauty!

Be sure to catch the band live on the following dates:

April

29th: London (UK), Boston Music Rooms

May

6th: Blandford Forum (UK), Teddy Rocks Festival

19th: Brighton (UK), Great Escape Festival

20th: Paris (FR), This Is My Fest

21st: Namur (BE), Le Petit Bitu

22nd: Freiburg (DE), Slow Club

23rd: Bergamo (IT), Joe Koala

25th: Wiener Neustadt (AU), Triebwerk

26th: Nurnberg (DE), K4

27th: Wiesbaden (DE), Schlachthof

28th: Antwerp (BE), Bouckenborgh

29th: Braunschweig (DE), Nexus

30th: Solingen (DE), Waldmesiter

31st: Koln (DE),...

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Gender Roles grow Gills in new animated video! 15 March 2018

Gender Roles have just released their incredible animated video for new single Gills! Created by the very talented Jared from the band, it's ridiculously awesome and probably one of the best videos we've ever seen at BSM!

We've also announced pre-orders for their brand new EP - Lazer Rush. Grab yours on a lovely frosted with pink splatter 7".

You can catch the band on an entirely FREE UK tour this April:

19.04 - Oxford, The Library
20.04 - Bristol, Hy-Brasil Music Club
21.04 - Newport, RSD
22.04 - Leeds, Chunk
23.04 - Nottingham, Rough Trade
24.04 - Glasgow, Bloc
25.04 - Northampton, The Garibaldi
26.04 - Guildford, Boileroom
27.04 - London, The Old Blue...

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Caspian to tour Europe this May 1 February 2018

Good news for all you Caspian fans... the band are back for a European tour this May! Support comes from Cloakroom. Tickets are available now.

5/3 Bucharest, Romania - Control Club Tickets
5/4 Cologne, Germany - Gebäude 9 Tickets
5/5 Paris, France - Le Petit Bain Tickets
5/6 Birmingham, UK - The Flapper Tickets
5/7 Cardiff, UK - Clwb Ifor Bach Tickets
5/8 London, UK - The Dome Tickets
5/9 Haarlem, Netherlands - Patronaat Tickets
5/10 Zottegem. Belgium - Dunk! Festival Tickets
5/12 St. Gallen, Switzerland - Grabenhalle Tickets
5/13 Bern, Switzerland - ISC Tickets
5/14 Munich, Germany - Feirwerk Tickets
5/15 Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof Tickets
5/16...

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Terrible Love return! 20 October 2017

Terrible Love are back with a new track 'Doubt Mines'. You can watch the new video for the song now!

Having overcome lineup changes, busy schedules and writers block across the year, Doubt Mines delivers a serious punch! Watch this space for more news on the full EP coming Jan 2018.

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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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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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