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Axis Of Are BBC's Ones To Watch For 2011

"You'll never know what they might do to your impending spasmodically convoluted body."

LaFaro's 'Easy Meat' In Clash Magazine's Highlights of 2011

'An 18 track razor sharp punk rock filled album'

Contact Music Review 'Easy Meat'

'This album is less a calm blue ocean, and more a flaming chasm in the deepest depths of hell...These songs are truly punishing, and would probably start riots if you played them loud enough. There is no respite here.'

Our Krypton Son Featured In The Sentinel

"It doesn’t suggest a certain style of music or artist, which I’m a fan of" - Chris

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...

Culture NI Our Krypton Son Feature

'Derry-born Chris McConaghy on 'striving to obtain a big, dreamy sound'.

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

GoldenPlec Talk 'Catalonian Love Song'

'A gentle and carefully crafted piece which I think you will want to come back to again and again.'

Axis Of Talk To AU About Their Debut Album, Van Crashes And Katy Perry

"I was in the top-bunk watching 'Toy Story' on an iPod..."

December 2011 Newsletter

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

Noise Magazine Review 'Catalonian Love Song'

'The whole thing is catchy as hell and you’ll find yourself humming it loudly all day.'

The Irish News Review 'Boots & Bones'

'In car terms, they’re like a Toyota Prius equipped with a gas guzzling V8 and spidemobile-spec exhaust system...No, I haven’t been drinking – but I plan on it, probably while giving 'Boots & Bones' another listen.'

Fighting With Wire Back On Tour

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

Derry Journal Our Krypton Son Feature

"It’d be brilliant if we were successful enough so I could pack in the unfulfilling day job at some point and just be a self employed songwriter! This time next year, Rodders...” - Chris

I Review Rock Review 'Boots & Bones'

'They are young and can produce catchy pop-punk songs, but also seem to have a maturity in their song writing abilities.'

'Boots & Bones' PanicDots Review

The band's most theological review to date...

DaMusic.be Feature On LaFaro At Eurosonic 2012

'The Pixies at their most dangerous, Big Black with pepper up their asses...'

AU Magazine Review 'Catalonian Love Song'

'The sweep and sway of ‘Catalonian Love Song’ is redolent of Richard Hawley, or the Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner at his most contemplative. Very promising indeed.'

LaFaro Interview And Performance On 'Community of Independents'

Jonny and Dave talk to Community of Independents about why they got into music, touring, and what they think of the modern music industry.

Terrorizer Magazine Review LaFaro's London Show

'It's clear that all they give a shit about is rock.'

'Boots & Bones' Culture NI Review

'With as much mosh-pit fodder as there are contagious sing-alongs, More Than Conquerors' ever-strengthening canon is laying the groundwork for some memorable shows.'

Our Krypton Son - Catalonian Love Song

'Catalonian Love Song' Out Now

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

'Boots & Bones' GigApe.com Review

'A dangerously sexy follow up to their eponymous debut.'

'Boots & Bones' Boost The Music Review

'Thought provoking lyrics, epic instrumentation and production to die for.' - 8/10

'Boots & Bones' Denouments Review

'Pounding drums and fist-high choruses.'

'Meat Wagon' A Short Fanzine About Rocking Review

'A bouncy and beautifully incoherent masterpiece.'

Love Music; Love Life Talk To More Than Conquerors

'Its the fact that we are signed to a great label and are working hard at it that makes us all feel proud.'

'Boots & Bones' Glasswerk Review

'Boots & Bones isn’t a disposable snapshot of a band at a certain point in time as most EP’s tend to be. It’s a fully realised work, an exhilarating listen that gets better with every spin. Riveting.'

Thumped Review 'Boots & Bones'

'There's no real reason why these lads shouldn't be big.'

'Boots & Bones' AU Review

'It might seem like a strange thing to say of a release by a four-piece indie-rock band, but More Than Conquerors' latest EP is actually rather refreshing.' - 7/10

'Public Service Broadcast 10' Rock Sound Review

'Finally there's the Smalltown America 'Public Service Broadcast #10' compilation, ten new tracks from ten fine musical specimens. We love Smalltown America and you should too!'

'Public Service Broadcast 10' 5-Star Artrocker Review!

'Northern Irish independent label Smalltown America are home to so many 'under the radar gems', it can be hard to keep up.' - 5/5

'Public Service Broadcast 10' The Irish Star Review

'A Broad range of styles which showcase the best that the Irish Indie imprint has to offer.' - 4/5

'Boots & Bones' AllGonePop Review

'Punchy angular riffs stand on edge, hang and drop into tighter dirty grooves.' - 6/10

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...

GoldenPlec.com Review The 'Boots & Bones' EP

'Raging hooks and vocals omitting more sparks than a welder’s wand.'

'Boots & Bones' EP Out Now

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

NI Daily Mirror Mention

Nice wee mention for Feldberg on their upcoming Irish tour.

'Boots & Bones' HarmlessNois Review

'An accomplished offering that hears them blend their heavy persuasions with the right kind of energy for intimate gigs, providing plenty to kick, spit and sing along to.'

Our Zone Magazine Feature LaFaro

'The vocals are a dirty meaty filling of a sublime rock band.'

Glasswerk More Than Conquerors Interview

"...it was loud, packed and sweaty. Perfect." - MTC

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Soundsphere Magazine Talk To More Than Conquerors

"So far it's been a real success amongst our fans and from press. Here's hoping it continues.” - MTC

Hotpress Magazine Review Public Service Broadcast: 10

“We started our label with a grand ideal – that of ‘art over everything."

Bluesbunny.com Talk To The More Than Conquerors Guys

"There's more riffs than there used to be and more hooks than a peter pan convention." - MTC

Bluesbunny.com Review The 'Boots & Bones' EP

'More Than Conquerors are a band on the up. This EP is the proof.' - 4/5

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.

Bido Lito Magazine Review LaFaro's Liverpool Show

'Forget music that makes you want to fight, this is the kind of music that makes you think "why the fuck am I not in a band?"

MTC's 'Bare Knuckle Brawl'

Brand new live video from More Than Conquerors.