Please welcome... PWR BTTM! 18 July 2016

We're so excited to be working with the wonderful PWR BTTM! Pre-orders for the UK/EU pressing of their incredible album Ugly Cherries launch on Wednesday, including two brand new bonus tracks. We'll also have more big news then so be sure to check back

If you're new to the band then get listening right now. As important as it is catchy, Ugly Cherries has been on constant rotation in our office for months now.

Read about the band on their artist page and we'll see you in a couple of days with more news...

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New Beach Slang album! 13 July 2016

We’ve a new Beach Slang album for you! That’s right, less than a year after the release of their critically acclaimed debut, Beach Slang drop 'A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings', their brilliant follow up record, with us on the 23rd September (UK/Europe). Pre-orders are now up!

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New Cassels EP - You, Us and They 11 July 2016

Cassels are back with their new EP - You, Us and They'. Another politically charged punk riot, you can hear the new song - Cool Box over at Upset now. Pre-order the EP on limited edition cassette now.The lads are also on tour throughout July/ August:

17 Truck Festival
28 The Golden Lion, Bristol
29 Y Not? Festival

06 The Windmill, London
14 The Wagon and Horses, Birmingham
15 Old Blue Last, London (EP RELEASE SHOW)
25 The Wheatsheaf, Oxford (EP RELEASE SHOW)

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Welcome to BSM - Gulfer 28 June 2016

What we think you all need right now is good, cheerful, happy news. How about a new signing? We’re absolutely delighted to announce the arrival of the ace - Gulfer. If you like Algernon Cadwallader. Delta Sleep et al, we think these will be right up your street.

We’ve had their album ‘What Gives’ on almost constant rotation in the BSM office for ages now, so we’re pleased to be bringing you this brilliant record on vinyl. With only 500 copies including a limited green splatter, pre- order your copy now.

That’s not all, the band will be hitting the UK and Europe throughout August and September. Dates below:

15.08 - Dublin, IR @ Hangar w/...

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Gnarwolves tour with The Front Bottoms 27 June 2016

We're very excited to announce Gnarwolves will be supporting The Front Bottoms on their European tour later this year! Tickets are on sale later this week.

20.11 - Nottingham, Rock City
21.11 - Glasgow, O2 ABC
22.11 - Manchester, O2 Ritz
23.11 - Birmingham, O2 Institute
25.11 - Northumbria, University
26.11 - Leeds, Beckett SU
28.11 - Bristol, O2 Academy
29.11 - Southampton, 1865
30.11 - Amsterdam, Melkweg
02.12 - Cologne, Kantine
03.12 - London, O2 Forum

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Welcome to the new website - Grab a free tee! 22 June 2016

After a few years of our beloved old site we've had a small overhaul and gone and given it a new paint job, a bit of a tidy up and added one or two features we hope you'll like. To celebrate this we've also decided to have a bit of a giveaway. We're offering a very fetching BSM t-shirt to the first 100 people to place an order through our store. It doesn't matter what you buy, how much or how little you spend, if you're in the first one hundred orders, you'll receive this absolutely free!

To claim your free shirt click here and follow the very simple instructions

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mewithoutYou announce UK tour 21 June 2016

We're very excited to have the wonderful mewithoutYou heading back to the UK in August! The band will support Coheed And Cambria and La Dispute, as well as performing at ArcTanGent Festival and then a run of headline shows with our very own yndi halda in support.

Tickets for the Coheed dates and ATG on sale now, headline shows on sale Fri 24th June

19.08 - Nottingham, Bodega Social Club
20.08 - Bristol, ArcTanGent
21.08 - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
22.08 - Glasgow, O2 ABC *
23.08 - Manchester, O2 Ritz *
24.08 - London, O2 Forum Kentish Town *
26.08 - Cardiff, The Globe ^
27.08 - Plymouth, The Hub ^
28.08 - Southampton, Talking Heads ^
29.08 - Brighton, Sticky Mikes ^
30.08 - Kingston, Fighting Cocks + Banquet...

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Modern Baseball announce Ireland dates 20 June 2016

Modern Baseball will play three special shows in Ireland this September, following their appearance at Reading and Leeds festival. Support will come from The Winter Passing and Vicky Speedboat.

02.09 - Dublin, Fibber Magees,
03.09 - Galway, Roisin Dubh,
04.09 - Belfast, Voodoo

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Caspian announce European tour 17 May 2016

The wonderful Caspian are heading back this way in August for a run of European festivals and headline shows. This includes a UK exclusive appearance at ArcTanGent!

08/19 Hasselt, BEL – Pukkelpop
08/20 Bristol, UK – ArcTanGent Festival
08/21 Porto, POR – Amplifest
08/22 Madrid, SPA – Chango
08/23 Barcelona, SPA – Sala Apolo 2 (feat. Toe)
08/24 Toulouse, FRA – Le Saint des Seins
08/26 Gigors, FRA – Freakshow Festival
08/27 Granichen, SWI – Open Air Gra¨nichen
08/28 Munchen, DE – Backstage München
08/29 Oberhausen, DE – Kulttempel Oberhausen
08/30 Hannover, GER – Kulturzentrum Faust
08/31 Copenhagen, DEN – Beta
09/01 Stockholm, SWE – Hangaren UNF
09/02 Gothenburg, SWE – Fangelset
09/03 Oslo, NOR – SubScene Oslo

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Coheed, La Dispute AND mewithoutYou?! 16 May 2016

How about that? Coheed & Cambria, La Dispute and mewithoutYou will play three very special UK shows this August!

22.08 - Glasgow, ABC
23.08 - Manchester, Ritz
24.08 - London, The Forum

Tickets are on sale now

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Meet Me In St Louis announce tiny warm up show 15 May 2016

As we previously - very excitedly - announced, Meet Me In St Louis have reformed for a couple of special shows. Don't get excited though, this isn't a big reunion or any new material, it's simply the final shows they never got to play eight years ago. To help get them back in the groove they've added a tiny warm up show at the Fighting Cocks in Kingston on 16th June. Both London shows are sold out and Leeds isn't far behind, so you're gonna want to make sure you don't miss out on this one too.

16.06 - Kingston, Fighting Cocks
17.06 - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
18.06 - London, The Dome (sold out)
19.06 - London, The Dome (sold out)
20.08 - ArcTanGent...

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Beach Slang nominated for Kerrang Award 4 May 2016

We're delighted that Beach Slang have been nominated for 'Best International Newcomer' at the 2016 Kerrang Awards! While we obviously think they should walk away with the award, it's voted for entirely by the fans so that's where you come in. Simply follow the link, scroll down to 'Best International Newcomer', click next to their name and submit. Simple! The winner will be announced June 9th.

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Beach Slang Announce June UK Tour 8 April 2016

Around a few already announced festival slots, Beach Slang have confirmed a string of UK headline dates, with Weaves and Muncie Girls in support. More to come soon!

  • 07.06 - Tunbridge Wells, Forum
  • 08.06 - London, Dingwalls
  • 09.06 - Birmingham, Sunflower Lounge
  • 10.06 - Edinburgh, Electric Circus
  • 11.06 - Liverpool, Studio 2
  • 12.06 - Manchester, Deaf Institute
  • 13.06 - Nottingham, Bodega
  • 14.06 - Cardiff, Globe
  • 15.06 - Cambridge, Portland Arms
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Vinnie Album Pre-Orders and Streaming Track Up 4 April 2016

The first song from Vinnie Caruana's debut album is online now. Check out Burn It Down, below, and be sure to pre-order the album from our store. It's available on vinyl, CD and tape along with two shirt designs.

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RSD Releases from La Dispute & Beach Slang 21 March 2016

This year we present two exclusive Record Store Day releases. A beautiful picture disc version of the sold out Broken Thrills by Beach Slang, and Tiny Dots by La Dispute, featuring music taken from their 2015 DVD including live recordings of their stripped down show in Kingston.

Both will be available in independent stores all over Europe on Sat 16th April, with any remaining stock available via our webstore from 23rd April.

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Modern Baseball New Album & Songs 3 March 2016

Philadelphia indie punk quartet Modern Baseball released two new tracks today, "Apple Cider I Don't Mind" and "Everyday" from their forthcoming third LP Holy Ghost via NPR who called the band "a powerhouse songwriting duo". The album will be released in the UK and Europe via BSM on May 13, 2016. Pre-order it now from our webstore.

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Vinnie Carauna Announces Debut Solo Album 1 March 2016

Vinnie Caruana, long known and respected in the punk community for fronting The Movielife and I Am The Avalanche announced the release of his debut solo LP today. Titled 'Survivor's Guilt', this album will be released on 27th May 2016 via Big Scary Monsters in the UK & Europe and on Equal Vision Records in North America. Cover art and tracklisting can be found below, and more details around the record will be announced very shortly, including upcoming tour dates in the US and UK.

"I found what I love to do long ago," says Vinnie Caruana. "Writing, recording and performing music, traveling, and making friends and memories. I don't think I'd truly be happy doing anything else. When you look...

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