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Bring The Noise Reviews MTC Album 'Everything I've Learnt'

"No awkwardness, none of the unsureness of sound or the self-conscious explorations of identity, but all the raw energy and unpolished integrity of a band that have yet to be swept up by ‘the industry’."

More Than Bullets And Bombs Features Jetplane Landing

"...nothing compares to watching them live. The energy emitted from this band is pretty unreal."

More Than Conquerors Feature In Kerrang!

Belfast alt. punk-rockers who play every show like it's their last.

Sullivan & Gold Announce New Live Dates

Delighted to announce that Sullivan & Gold are doing some very special shows in Derry and Belfast this February.

TMRW Magazine Features More Than Conquerors

"‘Everything I’ve Learnt’ has swathes of the alternative-punk rock sound akin to the likes of Biffy Clyro and Paramore whilst also “provoking the growth of new ideas”, as Platt laid out, in its lacing together of relentless energy with more reflective and emotive moments."

The Irish Daily Star Features Sullivan & Gold's Debut Album

If you are a fan of 'Bombay Bicycle Club', you should love this acoustic Derry duo Ben Robinson and Adam Montgomery's debut. It's a concept album revolving around a character's loves and losses.

More Than Conquerors Feature In Chordblossoms Top 10 Albums Of 2013

NI Albums 2013 - #1 More Than Conquerors 'Everything I've Learnt'

Jetplane Landing Feature In Chordblossoms Top 10 Albums Of 2013

NI Albums 2013 - #2 Jetplane Landing 'For Foes'

Sullivan & Gold Feature In Chordblossoms Top 10 Albums Of 2013

NI Albums 2013 - #5 Sullivan And Gold 'For Foes'

Axis Of Feature In Chordblossoms Top 10 Albums Of 2013

NI Albums 2013 - #8 Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda'

Little Bear Joins Shane Filan At Music City Launch 2014

Shane Filan, lead singer from one of the world’s biggest boy bands Westlife turned soloist, is set to join local stars Little Bear and The Clameens at the city’s first Music Legacy event.

Independent Music Week Special Headlining Little Bear

The Oh Yeah event will feature three of the most promising acts from Northern Ireland including our very own Little Bear.

Chordblossom Reviews Smalltown Bands Live In Belfast

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

NME Review More Than Conquerors Album 'Everything I've Learnt'

"More Than Conquerors might be Northern Ireland’s answer to Biffy Clyro."

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.

'Sullivan & Gold' on RoboMoro Performing "Changing"

"Changing" is another example of 'Sullivan & Gold’s' ability to strip back songs and perform them in a charming manner.

Chordblossom's Robert Brown Rates 'Jetplane Landing's' 'Don't Try' As His Album Of The Year

Surely a contender for NI album of the year (actually scrap that it’s my favourite album of the year from anywhere), a raw sounding and energetic collection, these songs will sound huge in a live environment.

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.

Robmoro Features "Glory" Session Video By 'Sullivan & Gold'

'Sullivan & Gold' have released a festive session video for track "Glory" which is the last track of the duo’s album ‘For Foes’.

"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.

Robmoro Feature 'Little Bear's' Video For "Night Dries Like Ink"

Derry collective 'Little Bear' have released the video for their "Night Dries Like Ink" single. The band have enjoyed plenty of success in 2013 with numerous festival, TV and radio appearances

Watch 'Jetplane Landing's' "Beat Generation...Ha" Which Features In Thumped

"Beat Generation... Ha!" is the second single from 'Jetplane Landing's' fourth studio album 'Don't Try'

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.

The Thin Air's Top 100 Tracks Of 2013

Featuring Little Bear at #42 with 'Night Dries Like Ink', More Than Conquerors at #32 with 'Pits of Old', Axis Of at #28 with 'Lifehammer' and Jetplane Landing reaching #1 spot with 'My Radio Heart'.

Sullivan & Gold "Changing" Studio Session

Sullivan & Gold serve up a shimmering version of album track 'Changing' aided by their new drummer Dan Kerr.

Little Bear Releases New Video

"Night Dries Like Ink" is from Little Bear's double A-Side and was shot and edited by Missing Piece Film.

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.

New Sullivan & Gold Session Video

Sullivan & Gold deliver a more stripped back version of their album closer and forthcoming single “Glory” on this live session clip.

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.

Culture NI Interview Sullivan & Gold

Meet Derry~Londonderry Duo Sullivan & Gold. Ben Robinson of the talented two-piece on vocal harmonies and comparisons with Simon & Garfunkel.

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'.

Chordblossom Reviews Sullivan & Gold's Debut Album

“For Foes” has many incredible individual tracks (Run Faster, Changing, Jigsaws, People Talk, Don’t stand in Line among others) and brilliant lyricism which match or exceed that standard of previous songs by this pair."

The Daily Mirror Reviews Sullivan & Gold's Debut Album

"Attempting those tricky falsettos live on the radio was a brave move but both of them knocked it out of the park."

Sullivan & Gold Free Christmas Download "O Night Divine"

To welcome the season Sullivan & Gold have recorded their version of the Christmas Hymn "O Holy Night".

Our Krypton Son "Pretty Paper" Session Video

A festive treat from the pen of Willie Nelson.

Little Bear Perform At Other Voices Dingle 2013

On Saturday 7th December Little Bear will be performing not once but twice at Dingle's Other Voices Festival.

Sullivan & Gold Session On RTE Arena Show

On Wednesday 27th November S&G joined Seán Rocks in the RTE Radio 1 Arena studio to talk about their new album 'For Foes' and perform "Run Faster" live.

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.

Sullivan & Gold Album Launch Show

S&G's launch show was held in the quaintest little thatched cottage in Derry's craft village on 23rd November. Relive the moments with these beautiful photos courtesy of PIGMINTFILM.

Jetplane Landing Release NEW Video

"Beat Generation... Ha!" is the second single from JPL's fourth studio album 'Don't Try'.

The Sunday Times Reviews Sullivan & Gold's Debut Album 'For Foes'

"If sumptuous and carefully crafted songs are your thing, 'For Foes' will make for a pleasing listen."

Big Cheese Features An Album Review For MTC

"They've got a knack for creating melody in amongst the general post-punk stew with opening track 'All That We Can' featuring a killer chorus."

A Superb Review From Gigape For Sullivan & Gold

"A smattering of vocal layering for effect here and there is used for underlining the depth being heard, rather than cause roars of audience approval, as essentially one voice expresses the heart-felt emotions the music effortlessly evokes."

Hotpress Features An Interview With Sullivan & Gold

"For Foes, the debut album from Sullivan & Gold is not, praise be, a record over-burdened with angst and look-at-me theatrics. Yes, it swells and pulses. However, it's subtle too, even slippery in places - with interesting shades and detours and, most significantly, and atypical lyrical approach."

Sullivan & Gold Interview With Fame Magazine

"We really want to play in alternative spaces, so at the minute our first three gigs to promote the album are in a thatched cottage, a bookshop and a renovated church! I’m excited about playing in these kinds of places."

Golden Plec Review Sullivan & Gold's Album 'For Foes'

"...quite an impressive effort from the Derry lads."

Jetplane Landing Fourth Studio Album Reviewed By Culture Northern Ireland

"Releasing an album after six years of silence is a calculated risk, but Jetplane Landing did their sums a long time ago and decided that money doesn’t matter."