Smalltown bands are busy writing new material but that won't stop them doing shows!
"..it was clear we had all been captivated by what I had seen from all bands."
Doubling up as a Smalltown America showcase, Belfast’s 101 Central will host three exceptional songwriting acts on Friday, December 20.
2013 was a brilliant year at Smalltown America with quality releases. Follow us on Spotify and checkout our Singles playlist.
Featuring Little Bear at #42 with 'Night Dries Like Ink', More Than Conquerors at #32 with 'Pits of Old', Axis Of at #28 with 'Lifehammer' and Jetplane Landing reaching #1 spot with 'My Radio Heart'.
STA bands never stop, even at Christmas. Bands on tour this month include Sullivan & Gold, Little Bear, Our Krypton Son & Axis Of.
STA bands are working hard on the road once again this month; including Axis Of, More Than Conquerors, Sullivan & Gold and Our Krypton Son.
For one day only, IndependentMusic are offering 30% off all Smalltown America products [LP/CD/Digital].
Multiple acts from our past and present roster are considered for Northern Irish album of the year award. Read more in the Daily Mirror.
Smalltown America talent Little Bear & More Than Conquerors are featured and reviewed on #001 podcast.
"There’s plenty going on in Northern Ireland at the minute... there are a number of bands rising up through the ranks and making a splash here in the UK."
Delighted to announce that Axis Of and Jetplane Landing have been shortlisted for the NI Music Prize.
STA bands are out again this Autumn including Axis Of, More Than Conquerors, Sullivan & Gold, Little Bear and Our Krypton Son.
Another hectic month for Little Bear, Die! Die! Die!, Axis Of, Our Krypton Son, More Than Conquerors, Negative Pegasus & Jetplane Landing!
"Jetplane Landing...describe in a tweet: The daddies reclaim what is rightfully theirs!"
"For many though, the must-see show of Day One is the return to the stage of long-dormant Derry punks, Jetplane Landing..."
Another month of touring from STA bands including Little Bear, More Than Conquerors, Negative Pegasus, Die! Die! Die!, LaFaro and Axis Of!
North Coast three-piece Belfast quartet came together to become Axis Of Conquerors as they wrote and recorded their song at Derry’s Blast Furnace recording studio.
STA bands are on the road again including Die! Die! Die!, Little Bear, Axis Of, Jetplane Landing, More Than Conquerors & LaFaro
Belfast Music Week comes to Sea Sessions, Europe’s best surf, skate and music festival, on Saturday, June 22 featuring Axis Of, Our Krypton Son and many more!
STA bands hit the road once again, including the great Little Bear, Our Krypton Son, Negative Pegasus and Axis Of.
The initial line-up for Glasgowbury 2013 has just been announced and includes a plethora of the country’s finest musicians.
Smalltown bands are back on the road this May including More Than Conquerors, Our Krypton Son and Negative Pegasus.
"...Unplugged sessions from Our Krypton Son's Chris McConaghy, Sullivan & Gold and one of our favourite Derry bands Little Bear!"
We are delighted to announce a full month of live shows from More Than Conquerors, Mnemotechnic, Axis Of and Negative Pegasus.
For the next seven days get your favourite records at bargain prices! (runs until 13/03/13 @ 13:00)
It is with great delight that we can announce that ASIWYFA are running a huge benefit extravaganza featuring LaFaro, Axis Of, More Than Conquerors and many, many more...
OKS Pre-Order, Jetplane Free Download & Live Album, Axis Of Tour News & Roster Round Up!
Axis Of will be joining The Bronx for their UK tour in November
Filmed in the Smalltown America studio during the closing recording session for his debut album.
Free Vinyl 7s, Neg Peg Augmented Reality Sleeve, LaFaro and MTC Live News in this month's newsletter...
A HUGE thank you to all the bands and artists that played this year's all-dayer and to everyone who squeezed into our little shop for two days of great music!
We're delighted to announce the full lineup for this weekend's Pop-Up Store and All-Dayer in Derry, which takes place in the Craft Village & Pavillion and Mason's Bar on Friday, 31st August & Saturday, September 1st.
'Sullivan and Gold[s] songwriting quality blows everyone away on what is essentially their first gig.'
MTC on R1, August Free Download, Sullivan & Gold Vid and New Neg Peg Single...
Loud and dirty, The Bonnevilles are one of the hardest gigging bands in Ireland and join us at this year's all-dayer
'[LaFaro] unleash a troika of songs that few local bands have it in their arsenal to match. ‘The Ballad of Burnt Dave’, ‘Sucking Diesel’ and ‘Tupenny Nudger’ are delivered with the band’s typical acerbic abandon ensuring that a set which had threatened to veer of course remains a triumph.'
As part of Culture Tech Festival we will be curating two days of performances in Derry's Craft Village, courtesy of our lovely STA friends and family. First up on the bill Ruairi Connolly.
Performed, recorded, mixed, designed and released in 24 hours. Weather Underground #1 is now in stock and available from Independent Music on 'reign in blood red' 7" Vinyl
'There Is No Real Courage Unless There Is Real Danger' will be premiered at this year's Culture Tech Festival In Derry
Free Neg Peg CD, MTC At T In The Park, LaFaro 'In The Studio' and Jetplane Landing are back, clear the runway!
Order our limited run of 'Hog's Head' Pigstock Festival t-shirts today and have it delivered in time for the festival this Saturday.
We're all super happy to announce that Sullivan & Gold have joined the STA family.
'The machine beats and robo-bass juxtaposing nicely with a real human quality to the sparkly synth work.'
Our Krypton Son And Sullivan & Gold at Weather Underground #1, Pre-Order OKS New Single 'Plutonium', Latest Bundle Deals, MTC Tour Video And FWW Single News.
High-fives all round to the team for getting this one out the door. It was a 24 hour blast :)
Lovely photo gallery from John McDaid at STILL of today's event.
What a great day! Woop - we're well on schedule; hopefully everyone has enjoyed today. We've had a great time, here's the plan for tonight.
'I can say with complete honesty that I have been glued to the screen for most of the day. A second instalment of Weather Underground would be warmly accepted.'
Everyone is hurrying around setting up, so just to keep you clued in - this is the plan for this morning