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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Modern Baseball 'Tourope' early 2017 25 August 2016

So Modern Baseball are returning to Europe in Jan/Feb 2017 for their biggest run yet! Support comes from Thin Lips and The Superweaks. Tickets are available from Tuesday 30th August. Dates and links below:

Sat 28 Jan 2017 - Luzern Treibhaus Tickets
Sun 29 Jan - Milan Circolo Magnolia Tickets
Mon 30 Jan - Munich Ampere Tickets
Wed 1 Feb - Vienna b72 Tickets
Thu 2 Feb - Prague Café v Lese Tickets
Fri 3 Feb - Berlin Lido Tickets
Sat 4 Feb - Copenhagen Vega Tickets
Sun 5 Feb - Stockholm Bergsunds Strand 43 Tickets
Tue 7 Feb - Hamburg Hafenklang Tickets
Wed 8 Feb - Eindhoven Dynamo Tickets
Fri 10...

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New PWR BTTM song 16 August 2016

PWR BTTM have just posted the second bonus track from the European release of their brilliant Ugly Cherries record. Listen to that here, buy the vinyl here, then come and see them tour at the end of the year. Perfect

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Cassels UK tour 10 August 2016

To celebrate the launch of their excellent new EP ' You, Us and They' , Cassels are going out with the excellent itoldyouiwouldeatyou on a small UK run in September. Dates are below and you can find out more here.

The lads are taking in the following:

11.09 - Green Door Store Brighton
12.09 - Whiskey Jar, Manchester
14.09 - Santiagos, Leeds
15.09 - The Cookie, Leicester
17.09- Birthdays, London

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Bandcamp pay what you want sale 29 July 2016

For one weekend only we've made our Bandcamp page pay what you want. That means over 100 albums, EPs and singles for as little or as much as you see fit. Go nuts!

Sale ends Mon 1st Aug 206

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Modern Baseball announce small run of UK dates 25 July 2016

Modern Baseball have added a small number of headline dates around their appearance at Reading and Leeds festival. Tickets for all are on sale now and likely to go quickly.

26.08 - Leeds Festival
28.08 - Reading Festival
30.08 - Newcastle, The Cluny (tickets)
31.08 - Edinburgh, The Mash House (tickets)
01.09 - Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach (tickets)
02.09 - Dublin, Fibber Magees (tickets)
03.09 - Galway, Roisin Dubh (tickets)
04.09 - Belfast, Voodoo (tickets)

MoBo's third album, Holy Ghost, was released in May and is available from our webstore.

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PWR BTTM – more exciting pre-order/tour news for you! 20 July 2016

As you may have heard we’re delighted to welcome PWR BTTM to BSM and now we’ve a ton of fab news for you. You may have just heard Zane Lowe premier the new track ‘Projection’ on his Beats 1 show. Well this is one of TWO bonus tracks exclusive to the UK/Europe version of Ugly Cherries!

Not only can you get this on black vinyl, cassette and/or with a great new t-shirt, we've also a very limited edition purple vinyl variant. With only 100 available, you won't want to sleep on it if you want to get your hands on one of those. Pre-orders are now available.

And we haven't finished with the good news yet. PWR...

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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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