STA is now Ten Years Old

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'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.

LaFaro Album News

We didn't have to wait long for the follow up to last years devastatingly heavy self-titled debut. LaFaro's new album is done, dusted and ominously titled 'Easy Meat'. The LP will be out at the back end of the summer, preceded by a new single and UK/Ireland tour.

Feldberg on Balcony TV - Dublin

Feldberg dropped by Balcony TV Towers during their Dublin tour yesterday. A quick pit stop which featured a live track and a bit of old fashioned craic!

Ireland Swoons Over Feldberg

Einar and Rosa's first tour of the UK and Ireland last week was a magical time, our daring duo winning fans and making people's hearts glad everywhere they went. We loved hanging out with the band for the first time and have the hangovers to witness same.

Fighting With Wire On UK Tour With Twin Atlantic

I spoke with Cahir FWW last night on the telephone, it has been a while since the lads were on tour admittedly - however two days on the road seem to have unhinged them somewhat. Apparently, they needed to take off all their clothes in Inverness and film the results for YouTube.

Feldberg Are Q's Track Of The Day

LaFaro Headlining Animal Disco

Tomorrow night at midnight Lafaro will take to the Auntie Annie's stage in Belfast, well the three members of the band that can squeeze onto the tiny podium and the one who can't will hang with the ruff-uns down the front.

Feldberg AU Introducing Feature

"Quirky, eccentric and surreal sounds fine unless you are describing your doctor."

Top 10 Stupid Things Said In Studio STA 2010

To celebrate our little recording studio being one year old today - we thought we'd raid the archives and list the top ten stupidest things said within these four walls over the last twelve months. All of these are actual, factual real idiocy expressed by the artists themselves.

And So It's Farewell...

Happy New (Tenth!) Year for STA - It's Art Fucking Rock Okay?

STA is TEN years old, a fact of which I'm very proud (our official Tenth Birthday Party will be on Saturday, September 3rd 2011, commemorating the anniversary of STA001).

ASIWYFA Live From Amsterdam!

LaFaro Instore Set @ HMV Belfast

ASIWYFA Launch New Northern Irish Music Intiative

Photos From The LaFaro Album Launch Featuring JPL

And So I Watch You From Afar World Domination Plans

UK, USA, Canada, Europe and Ireland

Heavier-Than-Air Blog Tip 4 Or 5 Magicians

"The blend of styles at work here leads to an urgent, invigorating listen."

4 Or 5 Magicians Make Fun Fun Fun Year End List

And So I Watch You From The Ulster Hall

Photos from ASIWYFA's Ulster Hall Show

Public Service Blogcast 60

Public Service Blogcast Episode 59

Public Service Blogcast Episode 58

Fighting With Wire Album 2 Studio Diary Part 1

Public Service Blogcast Episode 57

And So I Nominated For Best Live Video At IMTV Awards

Fighting With Wire 'Hard At Work' On Album 2

And So I Watch You From Afar: Sep/Oct Video Tour Diary

Muso’s Guide Introduces… The Moi Non Plus

Public Service Blogcast Episode 55