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Brawlers are one of the 20 'Hottest Bands in the World Right Now'

30th October 2014

Man - it's a good day to be a Brawler! And now the 15th Hottest Band in the World are playing Electric Ballroom!

Gunning for Tamar Split - leave the punkest tee they've ever made!

30th October 2014

With much sadness and a touch of heartache, Alcopop! mainstays Gunning for Tamar have announced their split. Thanks for the memories Tamar kids...

So here's how Lomana LuaLua started Alcopop! Records

20th October 2014

So yesterday someone introduced me to Lomana Lua Lua on Twitter... I popped him a garbled 140-character tweet about how he was responsible for all things Alcopop! He replied (exciting) with a one character tweet '?' (less exciting), so I thought I probably better tell him why...

Emperor Yes and their 'Island Called Earth' vinyl, quite literally, from OUTER SPACE

2nd October 2014

I've had a real good time this year writing some articles on stuff for Virgin.com (good chaps) - and they asked me to pen something recently on vinyl, and why it's great. Here's a bit of the report, focusing on the INSANE new COSMIC meteorite infused record from Emperor Yes!

Waylayers seem to be enjoying their American tour - playing rad shows and dining well!

27th September 2014

With the boys hot on the tongues of all the hippest cats in the USA, previously charting in the Billboard Top 100, it seemed to make sense for Waylayers to don their stars and stripes bandanas (probably) and head to the States....

New Brawlers single/EP FREE - and they're touring with Jaws

22nd September 2014

BRAWLERS have today released their brand new 3-track EP 'Two Minutes' alongside a video for the title track; the EP comes with acoustic renditions of Heart Attack and I Am A Worthless Piece of Shit. WHAT'S BEST IS IT'S FULLY FREE! Nice lads them...

We release the final 'lost' Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly album <3

19th September 2014

Why are you singing out? Alcopop! slip out the very special final 'lost' Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly album, and it's a really special record... It may be the end of this project, but it's not the end of Sam!

Alcopop Mail Out: Waylers New EP, Get Cape's final show and new album - And Deal of the Month

9th September 2014

Well. We've just posted this out to the mailing list, and it looks rather pretty - so just in case you missed it, here's a bit of new news <3 See you The Forum on Friday or SouthseaFest the following Saturday? Gonna be HUGE!

Alcopop! and BSM at Southsea Fest 2014

2nd September 2014

We work with a lot of awesome festivals, bringing our bands and merch around the country, enjoying rad times and the bold hospitality of some excellent people... But y'know! It all started at Southsea Fest...

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!

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