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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.

LaFaro In Rock Sound Top 50

We're all really proud to learn that LaFaro's album 'Easy Meat' has made it into Rock Sound Magazine's 'Top 50 Albums Of The Year', number 43 to be precise. Talking about the album they said...

Rare Skip Moses Performance This Week

LaFaro's Jonny Black's alter ego Skip Moses is playing live this Friday, December 9th in Bennigan's Bar, Derry with Junior Johnson

December 2011 Newsletter

It's been a busy month at Smalltown Towers, catch up and see what's forthcoming via December's Newsletter.

Fighting With Wire Back On Tour

Fighting With Wire announce new tourdates with post-hardcore heroes Helmet!

Our Krypton Son - Catalonian Love Song

'Catalonian Love Song' Out Now

Introducing the latest member of the Smalltown America family - Our Krypton Son.

VerseChorusVerse November Dates

VerseChorusVerse is the pseudonym for Tony Wright, former member of Smalltown America alumni And So I Watch You From Afar. Now embarking on a solo acoustic project...

'Boots & Bones' EP Out Now

Roaring like a grumpy grizzly, More Than Conqueror's latest record is out now and it's totally killer!

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Feldberg Jetset to Japan...

It wasn't too long ago that Icelandic dream-popsters Feldberg were on tour with us in Ireland. Since then the band have been busy bees in the studio working on new material; a follow up to their beautiful debut album 'Don't Be A Stranger.'

Public Service Broadcast 10 Out Now

The tenth and final installment in our Public Service Broadcast compilation series is out now.

MTC's 'Bare Knuckle Brawl'

Brand new live video from More Than Conquerors.

More Than Conquerorin' The UK.

We catch up with More Than Conquerors on the road.

'Easy Meat' Release Day!!

LaFaro's seething sophomore release available nationally NOW!

Andrew Talks Nirvana

STA founder, Andrew Ferris hosts a talk about the effect Nirvana has had on modern culture and the music industry as well as asking the question: 'Where will the next Nirvana come from?'

Panic Over!!

Problems with orders on www.indepentmusic.com have now been rectified!

Public Service Broadcast: Rams' Pocket Radio

With the tenth installment of Public Service Broadcast on its way, we are featuring one new band each week, for the next ten weeks.

Public Service Broadcast: VVolves

With the tenth installment of Public Service Broadcast on its way, we are featuring one new band each week, for the next ten weeks.

LaFaro and Axis Of Play Community Of Independents Showcase

LaFaro and fellow NI-post-hard-cohorts Axis Of are showcasing in Whelan's on September 6th.

The 'Meat Wagon' On Tour

LaFaro are set to hit the road in September to help promote the release of their second studio record 'Easy Meat'. Check out all the dates here.

Public Service Broadcast: Mnemotechnic

With the tenth installment of Public Service Broadcast on its way, we are featuring one new band each week, for the next ten weeks.

Feldberg Irish Video Sessions

Feldberg during their time in Ireland over the past few weeks managed to squeeze in some acoustic video sessions. Check them out here...

Public Service Broadcast: Our Krypton Son

With the tenth installment of Public Service Broadcast on its way, we are featuring one new band each week, for the next ten weeks.

Public Service Broadcast: United Fruit

With the tenth installment of Public Service Broadcast on its way, we are featuring one new band each week, for the next ten weeks.

Feldberg - Dreamin Single Out Now With New Remixes

Feldberg's Irish radio smash 'Dreamin' is available now to pre-order on the Irish iTunes store, bag your copy today and acquire two exclusive remixes.

Public Service Broadcast: Battle For Paris

With the tenth installment of Public Service Broadcast on its way, we are featuring one new band each week, for the next ten weeks.

PSB Introducing: Blacklisters

With the tenth installment of Public Service Broadcast on its way, we are featuring one new band each week, for the next ten weeks. First up Leeds nu-core quartet Blacklisters.

More Than Conquerors Take North Coast

LaFaro New Single Pre-Order Now

'Easy Meat' the title track taken from LaFaro's second album signals a departure in both musical and thematic territory. And yes that is a shark biting a man's yah-yah on the front cover... we know, we know.