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Reissuing Our First American Friends and smashing up a Tubelord test pressing

“Whatever you want to call that smashing up of songs and then stitching the bits back together, Tubelord do it, and they do it very well indeed” said the BBC… So when we were offered the chance to repress one of the greatest alt albums of a generation Our First American Friends, we thought we’d go for broke. Getting a pretty much priceless test pressing from Dave (Tubelord), we did the only acceptable thing, smashing it into many pieces and sending it to our pressing plant who pressed the fragments into the new records. Therefore – each of the special pressings (ltd to 250) have a piece of the original vinyl dusted into the discs in splatter form.

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We have signed another great band: itoldyouiwouldeatyou !

We have added another cracker to the roster: the London based alt-punk-emo band itoldyouiwouldeatyou !

Read an interview with singer Joey Ashworth, get a feel for his vices and favs, as we go down the rabbit hole.

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DZ Deathrays hit no.4 in the Australian Charts

Bloody hell! More like Bloody Lovely though (i suppose), as the new DZ Deathrays album has only gone and hit the top 5 in Australia. I guess it's no surprise as it's absolutely brilliant, but in the very unlikely circumstace you haven't listened to it - please do me a favour and go do it now! 

I first saw this band on the end of the pier at TGE many years ago and they were ripping the room apart - a mass of sweaty bodies having the best time all emboldened with mega-riffs and exceptional explosions of melodic soundscape wonder. I made a vow to myself that night that one day we must sign them, and sign them we have... Finally - for album number 3 'Bloody Lovely' which, conveniently is the best LP yet, and out this very day!! You should definitely listen to it. In fact, go listen to it now. Or buy it on vinyl/CD along with a splendid shirt or two if you're that kinda person

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New TIGERCUB beer created by Signature Brew to support headline shows at Scala/Concorde 2

To coincide with their upcoming dates at London’s Scala tomorrow (Thursday 18th January), and Brighton’s Concorde 2 on Friday (19th), Tigercub have announced their very own Signature Brew beer, which will be available at the gigs, and online from the Signature Brew store

“The beer, called Safe Mode, has a modern Belgian base with peppery spice coming through from the yeast complimented by the Chinook hops, which offer a little citrus and pine,” says the East London brewery. “The party piece though is the use of Sarsaparilla root in the brewing process which gives the beer delicate hints of vanilla, caramel, berries, and liquorice.” 

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Best of 2017/18 compilation and new shirt! (Pay What You Want)

Dearest folk. At this Christmas time, it's always good to reflect - and we really do wanna thank all of you from the bottom of our hearts who've been buying records, supporting the bands we're so lucky to work with, coming to our shows - and generally, being ace to independent music. So we decided on making this ol' new label shirt, and the best of 17/18 compilation - and making them Pay What You Want!  

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