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Neg Peg Score Robot Invasion Of London

Neg Peg soundtrack short film on ROBOTS>>>> art collective and their headline-making sculpture for London's Hayward Gallery

Psychic Radio

Radio and podcast airings for 2nd Neg Peg single.

Neg Peg To Play At Jon Hillcock Show

Negative Pegasus play with Delicate Steve, Empty Pools and DJs Jon Hillcock & Steve Chick on August 31st.

Verse Chorus Verse Releases E.P. For Charity

Tony Wright, former member of STA Alumni And So I Watch You From Afar releases 6-track E.P. of punk covers for charity.

August 2012 Newsletter

MTC on R1, August Free Download, Sullivan & Gold Vid and New Neg Peg Single...

Watch Sullivan & Gold Live Performance

Ben from Sullivan & Gold lays down a more intimate version of Jigsaws in the STA studio

More Than Conquerors On BBC Radio 1

"Bear Knuckle Fight" will feature on the BBC Radio 1 national playlist from Monday 30th July.

The Bonnevilles Added To STA All-Dayer

Loud and dirty, The Bonnevilles are one of the hardest gigging bands in Ireland and join us at this year's all-dayer

STA All-Dayers Announced (Aug 31 - Sep 1, Derry)

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.

Weather Underground #1 - In Store Now

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

In The Studio: LaFaro

"We think it's the best sounding, tightest record we've done yet" - Dave Magee

Smalltown America Documentary To Be Screened At Culture Tech Festival

'There Is No Real Courage Unless There Is Real Danger' will be premiered at this year's Culture Tech Festival In Derry

MTC At T In The Park

We talk to frontman Kris Platt about their appearnace at T, getting played on daytime Radio 1, and a shambolic harmonica player...

LaFaro To Play Electric Picnic

"We're delighted to have been asked, it's flattering to be offered the chance to play such a great festival" - Dave Magee

July 2012 Newsletter

Free Neg Peg CD, MTC At T In The Park, LaFaro 'In The Studio' and Jetplane Landing are back, clear the runway!

The Bands That Built Negative Pegasus

What makes Negative Pegasus sound like Negative Pegasus?

More Than Conquerors To Play T In The Park 2012

BBC Introducing welcomes More Than Conquerors to their T Stage on Sunday 8th July 2012.

Negative Pegasus To Play BIZARRO WORLD #2

Negative Pegasus to perform the work of "Bad Moon Rising" swamp-rock, country-music legends Creedence Clearwater Revival.

'Floating Omen' Available Now

Negative Pegasus' debut single is available now exclusively via Independent Music ahead of the official release on 25th June.

June 2012 Newsletter

Our Krypton Son Single Launch, Negative Pegasus support MAN FOREVER, LaFaro at Glasgowbury 2012, STA June Soundtrack and much more.

Pigstock T-shirts Now In Stock.

Order our limited run of 'Hog's Head' Pigstock Festival t-shirts today and have it delivered in time for the festival this Saturday.

Our Krypton Son's 'Plutonium' Out Now

Our Krypton Son's new single 'Plutonium' is released today exclusively on independentmusic.com

LaFaro To Headline G Sessions Stage At Glasgowbury 2012

"I've only moved back from Sheffield a few months so I'm looking forward to actually seeing all these NI bands that I keep hearing about and never see" - Oisin

Sullivan & Gold Sign To Smalltown America

We're all super happy to announce that Sullivan & Gold have joined the STA family.

May 2012 Newsletter

Negative Pegasus sign to Smalltown, Pigstock Tshirt Exclusive, Free More Than Conquerors track and the inevitable 'much, much more' on this month's mailout!

STA Stripped Bare #1 - More Than Conquerors

We are proud to bring you the first STA Stripped Bare session. You own the records, you know the songs, but like us you may be curious to hear the songs in their rawest form.

April 2012 Newsletter

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.

Weather Underground #1 Now Online

High-fives all round to the team for getting this one out the door. It was a 24 hour blast :)

In Pictures... Weather Underground #1

Lovely photo gallery from John McDaid at STILL of today's event.

Weather Underground #1 Broadcast Schedule (PM)

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.

Weather Underground #1 Broadcast Schedule (AM)

Everyone is hurrying around setting up, so just to keep you clued in - this is the plan for this morning

Weather Underground #1 Live This Weekend

Live from our recording studio in Derry on 31st March @ 12:00 in a continuous live broadcast; Our Krypton Son and Sullivan & Gold will perform, record, remix, design and release a brand new record. Tune in, join in and help us spread the word!

New Alan MX Blog

Camden Crawl Dublin Latest

Lets Buy Happiness, Blacklisters And Alpines Join LaFaro At STA's Dublin Camden Crawl Show

STA At Pigstock 2012

We are happy to announce that Fighting With Wire, LaFaro and More Than Conquerors will all be playing this year's Pigstock Festival.

March 2012 Newsletter

STA Is 10 Free Sampler, Bundle deals on IndependentMusic.com, LaFaro return from Europe and FWW go out.

OKS At Belfast Nashville Songwriters' Festival

Our Krypton Son to play a number of solo shows at this year's Belfast Nashville Songwriters' Festival.

All Quiet On The Western Front

After a mammoth tour of Europe, LaFaro return to rip up the UK.

Smalltown America At Camden Crawl Dublin 2012

Smalltown America to host night at the first ever Camden Crawl Dublin.

Jonny Black On 'Easy Meat'

LaFaro's Jonny Black explains 'Easy Meat' track-by-track. An insight? Maybe. The truth? Possibly. Good reading? Definitely.

February 2012 Newsletter

No rest for the STA wicked, this month: MTC Record Debut Album, LaFaro & FWW European Tour News, Our Krypton Son's Irish Aerial Assault and the usual ...'more' in this month's STA newsletter.

More Than Conquerors To Support General Fiasco

More Than Conquerors will join General Fiasco on their upcoming UK tour.

Indiepop Until I Drop

Message board ranting and labour-of -love indie pop labels

A Year In Focus: LaFaro

Jonny Black talks to Molten Magazine about a year in the life of LaFaro during 2011.

Our Krypton Son's Airwave Assault

It's been a super-busy month for Our Krypton Son with the release of his debut single 'Catalonian Love Song'. Here's a snippet of what he's been up to and what the reaction has been.

Feldberg's RĂ³sa at Eurovision?

No-one can say we aren't eclectic!

Andrew Talks About STA At 10

Andrew talks to the Irish News about the formation of Smalltown America, how he missed out on signing Arctic Monkey's and his aspiration to create a STA prog-rock supergroup...

STA Takeover On RTE

Well, not quite. LaFaro and Our Krypton Son anyway...

January 2012 Newsletter

Jonny Black's Bionic ankle, New Year's Resolutions, Our Krypton Son Single Release Date, STA vs +4 Independence Week Show in Dublin and the usual ...'more' in this month's STA newsletter :)

A Year In Records

2011 was the most colourful year in our label history. Andrew discusses twelve musical months that wobbled, thundered and ultimately uplifted.