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

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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...

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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

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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!

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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,...

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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!

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New - Modern Baseball, Thin Lips and The Superweaks Split 7" ! 5 January 2017

Let's kick off 2017 by announcing that Modern Baseball, Thin Lips and The Superweaks have a three-way 7" split, with brand-new music, coming out on BSM this January!

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...

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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

10.04 - Workmans Club, Dublin
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

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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 -...

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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:

Apple Music

You can also stream get some great bundles to ensure you get all the records you want for Xmas! There’s also some new BSM merch for you, to keep you warm this winter!

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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
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
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Say hello to Meat Wave 17 November 2016

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':

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Balance and Composure set for UK/Euro tour 31 October 2016

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
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

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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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Tiny Moving Parts announce tour with The Wonder Years and Pup 27 September 2016

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
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 -...

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Kevin Devine announces EU tour 22 September 2016

To celebrate the release of Instigator, his 9th studio album (which you can - and should - pre-order here, by the way), Kevin Devine will be touring the UK and Europe early next year. Dates are...

January 16 - Cologne, Germany - Underground
January 17 - Hamburg, Germany - Nochtspeicher
January 18 - Berlin, Germany - Kantine Am Berghain
January 20 - Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof
January 21 - Schorndorf, Germany - Manufaktur
January 22 - Vienna, Austria - Chelsea
January 23 - Milan, Italy - Magnolia
January 24 - Zurich, Switzerland - Eldorado
January 26 - Antwerp, Belgium - Trix
January 27 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg
January 29 - Bristol, United Kingdom - Thekla
January 30 - Nottingham, United Kingdom - Bodega
January 31 - Manchester, United Kingdom...

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You Blew It! didn't blow it and sign to BSM! 20 September 2016

We're very excited to be welcome Orlando's You Blew It! to BSM for their new record 'Abendrot' in the UK/EU! Produced by Into It. Over It’s Evan Weiss, Abendrot is an incredible album. The vinyl comes packaged in a beautiful, foil stamped sleeve, and the blue variant is limited to just 200. Make this your winter soundtrack. Pre-order your copy now!

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Welcome Balance and Composure! 16 September 2016

We’re delighted to welcome Balance and Composure to Big Scary Monsters! We’ll be releasing their stunning, brand new album 'Light We Made' in the UK/Europe this Autumn. Available on limited edition vinyl and CD, you can get your copy by pre-ordering the album now.

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Terrible Love announce new single, touring with The Fall of Troy 6 September 2016

Following on from their brilliant debut EP, Terrible Love are back with a brand new track, which will be available on a 7" flexi disc during their upcoming UK tour with The Fall of Troy and Tiny Moving Parts. Any leftover stock after that will be on our webstore

Listen to False Flag via DIY magazine

09 Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
10 Leeds, Key Club
11 Glasgow, Cathouse
13 Newcastle, Think Tank
14 London, Scala
15 Bristol, Fleece
16 Manchester, Sound Control
17 Birmingham, Asylum

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Beach Slang UK/Europe Nov tour 30 August 2016

Not content with just bringing you their new album, Beach Slang are back with a bang, to play the UK and Europe this November! In James's own words "I mean, I didn't want the year to split without one more wild go. So, yeah, let's do that <3". Tickets are on sale now - grab 'em while they're hot.

Mon 7th Nov - Glasgow Mono Tickets
Tues 8th Nov - London Scala Tickets
Wed 9th Nov - Leeds Brudenell Social Club Tickets
Thurs 10th Nov - Brighton The Haunt Tickets
Sat 12th Nov - Brussels Botanique Tickets
Sun 13th Nov - Hamburg Knust Tickets
Mon 14th Nov - Hannover Lux Tickets
Tues 15th Nov - Berlin Lido Tickets

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