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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.

Smalltown Bands On Tour In March

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

Chordblossom Reviews Smalltown Bands Live In Belfast

"..it was clear we had all been captivated by what I had seen from all bands."

STA Bands Feature In The Thin Air's Must See Shows

Doubling up as a Smalltown America showcase, Belfast’s 101 Central will host three exceptional songwriting acts on Friday, December 20.

Watch 'Our Krypton Son's' "I See A Sadness" On RobMoro

The latest track is called "I See A Sadness", a delicate one for the Winter that’s in it.

"Fool For Love" Video By 'Our Krypton Son' Features in Robmoro

'Our Krypton Son' perform "Fool For Love" from the soon released ‘A Graveyard of Stars’ mini album.

Watch Our Krypton Son's new video 'Can't Make You Come Back' on RobMoro

'Our Krypton Son' will release their latest single "Can’t Make You Come Back" on 16 December. The single is the first to be taken from the band’s forthcoming mini album ‘A Graveyard Of Stars’.

STA Singles Of 2013

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

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.

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.

Gigape Features Our Krypton Son's NEW Video

'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 "Pretty Paper" Session Video

A festive treat from the pen of Willie Nelson.

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.

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.

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!

Aurally Yours Review Our Krypton Son's Single "Gargantuan"

"Gargantuan" is a rousing, thumping crusade driven by an infectious piano-bashing beat, leading us to a final explanation of its march within the last lyrics of the song."

We Are Noise Reviews Our Krypton Son New Single Gargantuan

"He’s back with a new single now and it’s cut from the same, superior pop music cloth."

Belfast Music Week Presents Showcase at Sea Sessions Festival

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!

Smalltown Bands On Tour In June

STA bands hit the road once again, including the great Little Bear, Our Krypton Son, Negative Pegasus and Axis Of.

Solo Release From Another Planet - The Daily Mirror Feature OKS

"It's one of the best moments in music this year - truly remarkable..."

The Sunday Times OKS Album Review

"A softer, more grounded offering"

The Daily Star Give OKS Debut Album 4 Stars

The Belfast Telegraph Caught Up With OKS To Find Out A Little Bit More

“I just want to continue making music, playing gigs and keep on keeping on!”

Our Krypton Son Announced To Play At Acclaimed 'Other Voices' Festival, Dingle

Following their recent self-titled album release OKS will record a closed set show on Friday, 30th November, in The IMRO Other Room.

Goldenplec Review OKS Plutonium EP

"...The whole thing sounds like it was recorded in an echo chamber, or maybe in zero gravity. "

The Irish Times Review Our Krypton Son

"...laden with full-bodied, organic flourishes of guitar and sturdy piano riffs."

Stellar Night As OKS Plays Sandinos

Derry Journal feature on the OKS album launch show.

Our Krypton Son Screen Printing For Charity

The Irish News Talk To OKS Ahead Of His Album Launch Show

Our Krypton Son is the stage name of singer-song writer Chris McConaghy. To Launch his excellent new album, Chris and his band play a hometown gig in Derry tonight. He Talks to Brian Campbell

The Stars Align For Our Krypton Son’s Debut

The Derry Journal Interview OKS

Our Krypton Son Comes To Belfast Music Week

"In 2012 McConaghy finds himself at the forefront of the current crop of confident, determined Northern Irish musicians who are attracting the attention of the global media, with an eponymous album garnering critical acclaim at home and abroad."

November 2012 Newsletter

OKS Pre-Order, Jetplane Free Download & Live Album, Axis Of Tour News & Roster Round Up!

Hot Press Review OKS Debut Album

"...With the simplest of guitar mofits forming the foundation for a bright'n'breezy four minutes of near perfect off-kilter pop."

Our Krypton Son Announces Album And Tour

OKS will be releasing his debut album on 16th November. The Launch show will be held in Sandinos, Derry that night. Admission to the show will be FREE with your copy of the album!

Watch Our Krypton Son's New Video For "I'll Never Learn To Say Goodbye"

Filmed in the Smalltown America studio during the closing recording session for his debut album.

October 2012 Newsletter

Free Vinyl 7s, Neg Peg Augmented Reality Sleeve, LaFaro and MTC Live News in this month's newsletter...

Biggest Ever Lineup For STA All-Dayer #5

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.

August 2012 Newsletter

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

AU Magazine Review of Glasgowbury 2012

'[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.'

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

OKS Gaming Feature In Hot Press Magazine

Chris explains why 'Graft Theft Auto: Vice City' is his favourite game

Hot Press Review "Catalonian Love Song"

'Dreamy, colourful, otherworldly...Clark Kent better watch his back, there's a new contender for the title of Krypton's most famous son'

"Catalonian Love Song" On Gerry Anderson's BBC Radio Ulster Show

"I think this is lovely...Everyone should go buy it" - Gerry Anderson

June 2012 Newsletter

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

Meg.ie Review OKS 'Plutonium'

'A sensitive piano ballad full of yearning...like a smoothed-out Tom Waits song'

Daily Mirror Feature OKS' New Single 'Plutonium'

'Our Krypton Son are releasing a second single from their debut album and my, what a single it is.'

We Are Noise Review 'Plutonium'

'‘Plutonium’...is a soft piano ballad that drifts between a hushed Jeff Tweedy-style delivery and a growly Dennis Wilson-esque ode, complete with warped ‘Pacific Ocean Blue’ style studio effects. It’s short and sweet but delivered perfectly.'