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Our Krypton Son Weezer Cover

Chris McConaghy takes on the Weezer classic 'Buddy Holly' and converts it into a piece of pastoral pop. Shot in The Glassworks in Derry on an extremely cold March morning.

Smalltown Bands On Tour In April

Smalltown bands never stop. This month we see Sullivan & Gold, Little Bear, Our Krypton Son and Axis Of take to the stage.

Sullivan & Gold Release Session Video For 'Glory'

Sullivan & Gold set up temporary shop in the beautiful surroundings of Lost & Found for this version of album closer and latest single "Glory".

Sullivan & Gold Release Session Video For 'Nobody Loves You'

This beautiful session video was filmed and directed by PIGMINTFILM at an idyllic florists in Ben's hometown.

More Than Conquerors Announce UK Tour

This May MTC take to the road again hitting all their favourite spots.

Sullivan & Gold Release NEW Video For Glory

The beautiful clip that accompanies “Glory” was shot by Michael Barwise and Lisa Byrne and echoes the delicate, sensuous detail within the music and lyric.

Smalltown Bands On Tour In March

Smalltown bands are busy writing new material but that won't stop them doing shows!

Sullivan & Gold Announce New Live Dates

Delighted to announce that Sullivan & Gold are doing some very special shows in Derry and Belfast this February.

Little Bear Joins Shane Filan At Music City Launch 2014

Shane Filan, lead singer from one of the world’s biggest boy bands Westlife turned soloist, is set to join local stars Little Bear and The Clameens at the city’s first Music Legacy event.

Independent Music Week Special Headlining Little Bear

The Oh Yeah event will feature three of the most promising acts from Northern Ireland including our very own Little Bear.

STA Singles Of 2013

2013 was a brilliant year at Smalltown America with quality releases. Follow us on Spotify and checkout our Singles playlist.

The Thin Air's Top 100 Tracks Of 2013

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'.

Sullivan & Gold "Changing" Studio Session

Sullivan & Gold serve up a shimmering version of album track 'Changing' aided by their new drummer Dan Kerr.

Little Bear Releases New Video

"Night Dries Like Ink" is from Little Bear's double A-Side and was shot and edited by Missing Piece Film.

Our Krypton Son Studio Session "Fool For Love" Feat. Sullivan & Gold

Sullivan & Gold joins Our Krypton Son for a lovely studio rendition of "Fool For Love" from upcoming mini album.

New Sullivan & Gold Session Video

Sullivan & Gold deliver a more stripped back version of their album closer and forthcoming single “Glory” on this live session clip.

Our Krypton Son Releases New Single

"Can't Make You Come Back" is the first single to be taken from Our Krypton Son's forthcoming mini album 'A Graveyard Of Stars'.

Our Krypton Son "I See A Sadness" Session Video

Another beautiful video from Our Krypton Son filmed in Smalltown America Studio, Derry. Edited by Paul Brown and his team from In Your Steps.

Sullivan & Gold Free Christmas Download "O Night Divine"

To welcome the season Sullivan & Gold have recorded their version of the Christmas Hymn "O Holy Night".

Our Krypton Son "Pretty Paper" Session Video

A festive treat from the pen of Willie Nelson.

Little Bear Perform At Other Voices Dingle 2013

On Saturday 7th December Little Bear will be performing not once but twice at Dingle's Other Voices Festival.

Sullivan & Gold Session On RTE Arena Show

On Wednesday 27th November S&G joined Seán Rocks in the RTE Radio 1 Arena studio to talk about their new album 'For Foes' and perform "Run Faster" live.

Our Krypton Son Releases Video For Next Single

Thanks to Tristan Crowe for another beautiful video for Our Kryptons Son's upcoming single "Can't Make You Come Back" out 16th December.

Smalltown Bands On Tour In December

STA bands never stop, even at Christmas. Bands on tour this month include Sullivan & Gold, Little Bear, Our Krypton Son & Axis Of.

Sullivan & Gold Album Launch Show

S&G's launch show was held in the quaintest little thatched cottage in Derry's craft village on 23rd November. Relive the moments with these beautiful photos courtesy of PIGMINTFILM.

Jetplane Landing Release NEW Video

"Beat Generation... Ha!" is the second single from JPL's fourth studio album 'Don't Try'.

Sullivan & Gold Release Session Video No.2

This extra special video session "Don't Stand In Line" was filmed and directed by PIGMINTFILM in Gerald Maguire's workshop; a local artist from Castlerock.

Sullivan & Gold Release Video Session for "Run Faster"

Shot and directed by PIGMINTFILM in Ruth's Bakery in Castlerock.

Smalltown Bands On Tour In November

STA bands are working hard on the road once again this month; including Axis Of, More Than Conquerors, Sullivan & Gold and Our Krypton Son.

Axis Of Session On XFM

Tune in to John Kennedy's X-Posure show tonight (Thursday) between 10pm - 1am for a session from the band and a live chat!

Halloween Sale Now On

For one day only, IndependentMusic are offering 30% off all Smalltown America products [LP/CD/Digital].

LaFaro On Tour With Therapy?

After touring with Therapy? in 2012 the dream touring combo is back. Expect big riffs, insults, jokes about dead bodies and more riffs.

Axis Of Send A Message From The Road

As Axis Of continue on their European tour the band take a breath to share with us some of their highlights so far...

More Than Conquerors Instore at Banquet Records

As part of MTC's 'Everything I've Learnt' European tour the band stop off at Banquet Records in Kingston this Friday (October 18th) for an instore performance.

STA Bands Nominated for NI Music Prize 2013

Delighted to announce that Axis Of and Jetplane Landing have been shortlisted for the NI Music Prize.

Sullivan & Gold 'For Foes' Album Pre-Order & Tour Dates

We are so excited about this record at the office, it's been on constant repeat and we know you'll fall in love with it too!

Smalltown Bands On Tour In October

STA bands are out again this Autumn including Axis Of, More Than Conquerors, Sullivan & Gold, Little Bear and Our Krypton Son.

Little Bear Live Session On RTE Radio 1 Arena Show

Listen to Little Bear LIVE In the RTE Radio 1 Arena Show!

MTC Release NEW Video "Pits of Old"

Watch More Than Conquerors new video for "Pits of Old", filmed and directed by Jonny Stitt.

Pre-Order Little Bear Deluxe 12" Vinyl

Pressed on transparent, bottle green vinyl and housed in a beautifully printed inner and outer sleeve pack (including all song lyrics) this release is limited to 300 units.

Axis Of - Sharing St Kilda

Join Axis Of for 24hrs of "Sharing St Kilda" - EPIC tour revealed!

Smalltown Bands On Tour In September

Another hectic month for Little Bear, Die! Die! Die!, Axis Of, Our Krypton Son, More Than Conquerors, Negative Pegasus & Jetplane Landing!

JPL Releases New Single "My Radio Heart"

Watch Jetplane Landing's new video for "My Radio Heart", filmed in Derry.

Sullivan & Gold Release NEW Video "Run Faster"

“Run Faster” is the first single from Sullivan & Gold’s debut album ‘For Foes’.

Little Bear Announce Mini Irish Tour

For three nights only Little Bear will be taking to the road this October - NOT TO BE MISSED!

JPL 'Don't Try' - Full Album Stream

"Jetplane Landing Friends… you can now stream our new album 'Don't Try' in its entirety via SoundCloud."

Die! Die! Die! Release NEW Single and Video

Watch Die! Die! Die!'s NEW video for their recent single "Twitching Sunshine".

Little Bear At Indiependence Music & Arts Festival 2013

The band perform an acoustic cover of their NEW single "Night Dries Like Ink" and chat to Jenny Hudson backstage at Indiependence 2013.

More Than Conquerors Album Pre-Order

Buy any physical format of 'Everything I've Learnt' from our eStore [CD or Electric Blue Coloured Vinyl] and receive an INSTANT MP3 version of entire album on checkout.

Smalltown Bands On Tour In August

Another month of touring from STA bands including Little Bear, More Than Conquerors, Negative Pegasus, Die! Die! Die!, LaFaro and Axis Of!