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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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BSM WELCOMES THE GET UP KIDS! 29 March 2018

Here's a sentence none of us ever expected to write: The Get Up Kids sign to BSM in Europe!

It feels like an understatement to say we're excited about this news. One of the most important bands we've ever known, TGUK have played a huge part in shaping not just our personal tastes but the direction this label has taken since the very beginning. I (Kev) could write paragraphs on what they mean to me personally but we're gonna keep it short and sweet for now as there's plenty more to tell you very soon.

Keep 'em peeled!

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Kamikaze Girls and Nervus partner up a EU May tour 26 March 2018

Good news for all you Kamikaze Girls and Nervus fans! Fresh from their recent tours with The World Is a Beautiful Place.. and Milk Teeth respectively, both bands will be touring together in May! Check out the dates below:

05/20 - Paris, France - This Is My Fest
05/21 - Namur, Belgium - Le Petit Bitu
05/22 - Freiburg, Germany - Slow Club
05/23 - Bergamo, Italy - Joe Koala
05/25 - Wiener Neustadt, Austria - Triebwerk
05/26 - Nürnberg, Germany - K4
05/27 - Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof
05/28 - Antwerp, Belgium - Bouckenborgh
05/29 - Braunschweig, Germany - Nexus
05/30 - Solingen, Germany - Waldmeister
05/31 - Koln, Germany - Tsunami

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Gender Roles to support Touché Amore 26 March 2018

With both bands heading to 2000Trees Festival this Summer, Gender Roles will be supporting Touché Amore on a trio of dates in July:

10/07 Portsmouth - Wedgewood Rooms

11/07 London - The Dome

12/07 Nottingham - Rescue Rooms

Tickets on sale this Friday.

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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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Kevin Devine announces Devinyl series volume 2 13 March 2018

Kevin Devine has announced a second volume in his series of split 7" singles. There'll be six more in total, rolled out every two months through to early 2019, with the first two partners confirmed as The Hold Steady's Craig Finn and Petal!

We'll be carrying very limited numbers of each in our store for UK/EU customers. Pre-order the Craig Finn split now, featuring new and exclusive material from both artists.

Pre-order details for the Petal 7" will be announced shortly, along with the names of the four other split partners.

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New Quiet Slang LP 7 March 2018

Quiet Slang return with a full-length LP - Everything Matters But No One Is Listening!

Featuring re-worked alternate versions of Beach Slang songs, the record strips away the frenetic urgency of the studio and live shows to reveal a softer, more intimate side to the band. Watch the video for the new version of Dirty Cigarettes now.

The new LP is now available to pre-order alongside a new t-shirt and 7" bundle. Get your hands on the limited blue with pink splatter LP!

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Gender Roles - New single and free UK tour! 1 March 2018

Having premiered on Radio 1 last night, Gender Roles have released their third single, the catchy and frenetic, Gills! Clocking in at under 1:30, it follows the two previous, brilliant singles, Plastic and About Her. Take a listen to that right now! All three will appear on their new EP, Lazer Rush, due out in April (more on that soon!)

Having just completed a full UK tour with Jamie Lenman, the Brighton trio head back out in April for a headline tour that you can go and watch entirely free. Zero pounds. No cash.

As Tom from the band points out, "What better way to celebrate our new EP than to drive up and down the country spreading...

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Sorority Noise return with YNAAYT! 21 February 2018

Sorority Noise have reinvented their critically acclaimed record You're Not As _____ As You Think for a 'new' record - YNAAYT !

Featuring acoustic reworkings of many of the songs on the original record it features two new songs, one of which is a cover of the Leonard Cohen song Chelsea Hotel #2, which you can listen to now .

Pre-order your copy now on exclusive clear with white splatter vinyl . There is also a second pressing of the original record You're Not As _____ As You Think, which you can buy separately or as part of a money-saving bundle with YNAAYT!

The band also head out across the UK and Ireland in April...

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Kamikaze Girls to tour with TWIABP! 9 February 2018

We were excited enough that one of our faves The World Is Not A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die were touring the UK/EU in March, but now that tour just got even better with the addition of our very own Kamikaze Girls as support on all dates! Get to one of the shows below! Tickets on sale now.

5.3.2018 - Birmingham, Asylum Tickets
6.3 - Leeds, Brudenell Community Room Tickets
7.3 - Manchester, Rebellion Tickets
8.3 - Glasgow, Classic Grand Tickets
10.3 - Newcastle, Uni Tickets
11.3 -Bristol, Thekla Tickets
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Gulfer announce 'Dog Bless' 8 February 2018

We're pleased to announce we'll be releasing the brand-new Gulfer record (the fantastically named) Dog Bless on 2nd March!

Featuring 12 songs of anthemic, technical mathy emo we reckon if your a fan of Algernon Cadwallader, Grown Ups and the like, then you should definitely check this out. Have a listen to the new track Fading now.

You can pre-order your copy now on limited Clear with Red/Red vinyl or as part of a money saving bundle along with their awesome debut record What Gives!

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Sorority Noise return this April! 5 February 2018

The incredible Sorority Noise are finally coming back to our shores! But not only that... with the amazing The Wonder Years! Tickets on sale Wed 7 Feb at 10am. Check out the dates below:

11.4.18 - London, Islington 02 Academy
13.4 - Manchester, Academy 2
14.4 - Glasgow, Garage
15.4 - Leed, Stylus
17.4 - Bristol, SWX
18.4 - Dublin, Button Factory
19.4 - Belfast, Empire Music Hall

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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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Tiny Moving Parts UK/EU Tour! 24 January 2018

Not content with releasing their new album Swell, Tiny Moving Parts are coming back to the UK and Europe for their own headline tour! Support comes from the awesome Orchards. Tickets are on sale now.

7.4.2018 - Southampton, Joiners Tickets
8.4 - Nottingham , Bodega Tickets
9.4 - Newcastle, Think Tank Tickets
10.4 - Glasgow , Stereo Tickets
11.4 - Leeds, Key Club Tickets
12.4 - Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach Tickets
13.4 - London, The Dome Tickets
14.4 - Birmingham, The Asylum 2 Tickets
15.4 - Manchester, Deaf Institute Tickets
17.4 - Paris , Backstage Tickets
18.4 - Cologne, MTC Tickets
19.4 - Hamburg , HeadCRASH Tickets
20.4 - Trier, Luckys Luke Tickets
22.4 - Modena, La...

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Surprise... It's a Tangled Hair album 16 January 2018

Bet you thought this day would never come. Well, here it is... The debut album from Tangled Hair finally exists and you can pre-order it right now!

We Do What We Can is released on 16th March. Get the limited transparent red vinyl from our webstore now and be sure to check out the first track, Nao Is My Driver, while you're at it

The band support Tera Melos on their UK dates in March

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Hell Is For Heroes announce 15 year anniversary reissue 10 January 2018

Every now and then this label gives us the opportunity to do something very fun and fulfil personal ambitions. This is one of those times.

In the very, very early days of BSM few bands meant more to us than Hell Is For Heroes, and it's no exaggeration to say that they not only shaped our own musical tastes but also helped cultivate the kind of sound we still so proudly release today.

To celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the band's incredible debut record, The Neon Handshake, we'll be re-releasing it on exclusive black and white vinyl for old and new fans alike. Featuring classics like I Can Climb Mountains and You Drove Me to It, don't miss your...

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yndi halda to release new 12" 13 December 2017

yndi halda are back with a brand new EP, A Sun-Coloured Shaker this coming February!

Featuring one track of typically brilliant, 12 minute yndi halda epicness, A Sun Coloured Shaker picks up where previous album Under Summer leaves off.

Out 16th February, the record
will be released on very limited one-sided, yellow/Beer swirl-coloured 12” with original artwork and b-side etching created by the band's frequent collaborator, illustrator Hannah Clare. You can also pick it up with an exclusive, limited edition A3 riso print to complete the wonderfully artistic package! Preorder your copy now.

Also, good news for those further a field, the band will be touring North America in Feb/March!

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Lemuria sign to BSM! 11 December 2017

We're very excited to announce DIY heroes Lemuria have signed to BSM!

We'll be releasing their brand new record 'Recreational Hate' and you can hear the new song 'Wanted To Be Yours' right now:


PRE-ORDER NOW!

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New signing news - Welcome Gender Roles 5 December 2017

It's the most wonderful time of year isn't it? So we've gone and signed those Brighton punks Gender Roles haven't we?

To celebrate, they've gone and dropped their new single ' Plastic for you to have a listen to. The video was filmed on their recent trip to FEST, where they played a handful of awesome shows across Florida and generally had a really nice time (as you can see!).

The song is available digitally everywhere today, so you can learn the words and sing along at any of their upcoming shows:

07.12 - LONDON, Dublin Castle w/ Brutalligators
18.12 - BRIGHTON, Hope and Ruin w/ Apologies I have None, Kamikaze Girls

01.2.18 - NEWCASTLE O2 Academy 2 w/ Jamie...

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Nervus announce new album 27 November 2017

We're very excited to announce Nervus' second album, Everything Dies, will be released on March 9th 2018. The first track taken from it, Sick Sad World, can be heard here

The album was recorded and produced in Leeds by Bob Cooper (Citizen, Nai Harvest, Kamikaze Girls) and Em Foster from the band.

Pre-order Everything Dies from our webstore now

Nervus support Creeper on their Dec UK tour

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New Terrible Love EP 22 November 2017

Stepping up from 2015’s critically acclaimed ’Change Nothing’, there's a brilliant new Terrible Love EP - Doubt Mines - coming out on January 19th!

From the minimalist lament of the opener ‘First Flowers’ to the two and a half minute barrage of the title track, ‘Doubt Mines’ showcases a growth in the bands sound, adding melody and nuance without sacrificing any of the intensity of their brand of post-hardcore

Listen to the title track from the new EP and pre-order the record on a lovely limited Clear with Pink Blob 12" now!

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Tangled Hair to tour with Tera Melos in March! 22 November 2017

Those elusive scamps Tangled Hair will be touring with the awesome Tera Melos this coming March!

15.3.18 Brighton, Green Door Store
16.3 London, Oslo
17.3 Guildford, Boileroom
18.3 Ramsgate, Music Hall
20.3 Nottingham, Rough Trade
21.3 Bristol, The Fleece
22.3 Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
23.3 Leicester, Firebug
24.3 Leeds, Brudenell
25.3 Huddersfield, The Parish
26.3 Glasgow, Hug & Pint
27.3 Newcastle, Cluny

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BSM at the Indie Label Market, London in Nov! 7 November 2017

People of London and the surrounding area - do you like BSM, beer and record shopping?

We do . So we'll be setting up a stall at the Independent Label Market in Old Spitalfields Market, London on 25th November!

Open from 11am-6.30pm, we'll be there with all our BSM wares along with an absolute ton of other labels including 4AD, Cooking Vinyl, Full Time Hobby, Mute, One Little Indian, Play It Again Sam, Rough Trade, Secretly Canadian, Transgressive, our friends Holy Roar and a whole lot more!

What's more is there's even the London Brewers’ Market there too - vinyl, good beer AND festive cheer? See you there!

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