Our man Josh takes a look at Philophobia Records: The Heart of the Wakefield indie scene

24th August 2014

We're getting all excited about Long Division Festival in Wakefield what with Radstewart and Brawlers playing... So we asked our main man Josh to take a look at the town's finest label. Here's an introduction to the good ship Philophobia!

Brawlers and Freeze the Atlantic announce new tours in October!

22nd August 2014

Alcopop! favourites Brawlers are out on tour with our pals in Woahnows to celebrate their new FREE EP - whilst Freeze the Atlantic hit the streets with Max Raptor. Phew! That's October sorted then... Such lovely posters too.

Johnny Foreigner Stop Talking About Ghosts Mini Film

13th August 2014

Glorious brummies johnny foreigner have had a great year, with their most successful UK tour to date, a stack of festivals and stand-out fourth album 'You Can Do Better' - proving as they stated back in January that they have NO desire to slow down. Can you imagine JoFo slowing down? Can you FUCK!

13th August 2014

Waylayers funded by UK Music Export #ComingToAmerica

7th August 2014

Today Music Export UK announced 15 bands it would be funding to support on extravagent adventures to the US, and Waylayers were one of them - which was rather nice. New York, LA, Vegas - shall we all go? :-)

Lame-O join the johnny foreigner family! Hacksaw Duggan chants

24th July 2014

Yes - at last we've lept into bed with the awesome folk at Lame-O, who will be working with johnny foreigner in the States from now. Stereogum premiere and lots to come!

We came, we saw, we SLAYED Truck and 2000 Trees

22nd July 2014

Whether you bought a T Shirt or record, came by for a chat or popped along to see one or more of our stages/bands at either festival, massive thanks! You totally made it for us >>> This year's festival fun was pretty much the best of things... (No worst of things about it).

New site is up, alongside rad 5pound ALCOTIGER tees (for 24 hours only)

17th July 2014

Alcopop! put up a new site. You're looking at it.... :-D

Acollective get love in Uncut, NME, XFM and Q - out on tour in the UK

14th July 2014

NME say Acollective are now achieving recognition internationally for their colourful and clever gyspy-Radiohead sounds... Suggesting many more will be won over by their bold experimentation. Rad eh x

Alcopop! sign Waylayers... YESSSSSAAA

8th July 2014

Waylayers are pretty damn awesome - and when we say 'pretty damn', we mean 'exceptionally'. Proudly representing in the top 100 of the US Billboard charts and the top 50 of the iTunes Alt Top with their last EP (yeah, thatís pretty awesome, right) - these boys are EXCITING!

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