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Title
Year
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STA126
Various Artists
Autumn Sampler 2013
2013
Digital
Autumn Sampler 2013

Various Artists
Autumn Sampler 2013

Tracklisting

Jetplane Landing - Cheapskate Tricks For Worn Down People
More Than Conquerors - When The Well Runs Dry
Sullivan & Gold - Jigsaws
Our Krypton Son - How Long Must I Dream
Axis Of - Aung
Die! Die! Die! - Get Back

Catalog

STA126

Release Date

06 Sep 2013
STA125
More Than Conquerors
Pits Of Old (Single)
2013
Digital
More Than Conquerors - Pits Of Old

More Than Conquerors
Pits Of Old (Single)

Tracklisting

Pits Of Old

Description

More Than Conqueror's latest single “Pits of Old” bites and kicks like a frenzied mule. Rolling, propulsive rhythms and confrontational guitar parts are welded to singer Kris Platt's densely harmonised melodies. Anthemic and forceful, “Pits of Old” sounds like a manifesto for a band confident in their sound and their identity.

Reminiscent of early British post-hardcore (Reuben, Idlewild, Biffy Clyro and Hundred Reasons) and the harmony-driven US rock of Brand New and Manchester Orchestra, More Than Conquerors still manages to find their own place amongst these behemoths.

During live performances, MTC provides an enthralling, uplifting and participatory experience for all, from the smallest of European club shows up to the bigger stages, where they've already supported the likes of Jimmy Eat World, Feeder, Dinosaur Pile Up and Twin Atlantic.


Catalog

STA125

Release Date

27 Mar 2013
STA124
Jetplane Landing
My Radio Heart (Single)
2013
Digital
Jetplane Landing - My Radio Heart (Single)

Jetplane Landing
My Radio Heart (Single)

Tracklisting

My Radio Heart
My Radio Heart Video

Catalog

STA124

Release Date

02 Sep 2013
STA123
Axis Of
Port Na Spaniagh / Brobdingnagian
2011
CD / Digital
Axis Of - Port Na Spaniagh / Brobdingnagian

Axis Of
Port Na Spaniagh / Brobdingnagian

Tracklisting

Port Na Spaniagh
Brobdingnagian
We Dine On Seeds

Description

Three piece North Coast punk/rock form Northern Ireland, Axis Of

A 3-track EP Port Na Spaniagh / Brobdingnagian.

Original Release Date: 30th May 2011

"The most exciting band to come out of Northern Ireland, possibly ever" - Rock Sound Magazine


Catalog

STA123

Release Date

30 May 2011
STA122
Our Krypton Son
Gargantuan
2013
Digital
Our Krypton Son - Gargantuan

Our Krypton Son
Gargantuan

Tracklisting

Gargantuan
Bring The Flood
How Long Must I Dream

Description

Third single taken from the self-titled album 'Our Krypton Son'.


Catalog

STA122

Release Date

20 Jun 2013
STA121
Various Artists
Summer Sampler 2013
2013
Digital
Summer Sampler 2013

Various Artists
Summer Sampler 2013

Tracklisting

Our Krypton Son - Birds On The Skylight
Die! Die! Die! - Changeman
Axis Of - Mapping St Kilda
More Than Conquerors - Jaw
Sullivan & Gold - Lonely

Catalog

STA121

Release Date

07 Jun 2013
STA120
More Than Conquerors
Everything I've Learnt
2013
Vinyl / CD / Digital
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More Than Conquerors - Everything I've Learnt

More Than Conquerors
Everything I've Learnt

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Tracklisting

All That We Can
Pits Of Old
Smoke, Trees, Lungs, Knees
Amounts To Nothing
Jaw
When The Well Runs Dry
Bring me To The Blood Bank
Temper
Try-Antlers
Six Weeks
Hearth & Home

Description

"This album is eleven tracks of pent up aggression, frustration, bewilderment and a sense of weird belonging," according to vocalist / guitarist Platt. "It's everything we've learnt."

Exploring thought provoking aspects of faith as a central theme for the band’s debut album ‘Everything I’ve Learnt’, the title is taken from the lyric "...everything I've learnt amounts to nothing". Although sounding literal, the record's name holds a more profound meaning regarding the band's growth.

Reminiscent of early British post-hardcore (Reuben, Idlewild, Biffy Clyro and Hundred Reasons) and the harmony-driven US rock of Brand New and Manchester Orchestra, ‘Everything I've Learnt’ still manages to find its own place amongst these behemoths.

“We chewed up each other’s ideas and collectively spit them out to sound like MTC… We wouldn’t be a band if it wasn't for acts like SixStarHotel and Panama Kings," drummer Jamie Neish points out. "Those bands meant a lot to us early on, they gave us the confidence to do our own thing.”

During live performances, MTC provides an enthralling, uplifting and participatory experience for all, from the smallest of European club shows up to the bigger stages, where they've already supported the likes of Jimmy Eat World, Feeder, Dinosaur Pile-Up and Twin Atlantic.

“We love being in the studio and we love writing, but there’s nothing better than watching an audience sing along to something we’ve created," says Platt. "We're just singing songs, trying to be honest and hoping to find common ground with the people listening."


Catalog

STA120

Release Date

27 Mar 2013
STA119
Sullivan & Gold
Run Faster (Single)
2013
Digital
Sullivan & Gold - Run Faster

Sullivan & Gold
Run Faster (Single)

Tracklisting

Run Faster

Description

“Run Faster” is the first single from Sullivan & Gold’s debut album ‘For Foes’. Sullivan & Gold is the pen name of Adam Montgomery (Bass/Guitar/Vocals) and Ben Robinson (Piano/Guitar/Vocals) who both hail from Co. Derry, Northern Ireland.

”Run Faster” begins with reverse sweeps of distant distortion, haunting backgrounds and reverberating strings and steadily builds through its four minutes to end in an echoing, pulsating, electronic groove, encapsulating the band’s influences as they recorded the album from which this cut is taken.


Catalog

STA119

Release Date

21 Oct 2013
STA118
Various Artists
Spring Sampler 2013
 
Digital
Spring Sampler 2013

Various Artists
Spring Sampler 2013

Tracklisting

Negative Pegasus - Black Thigh
Our Krypton Son - When I First Lay Dreaming
Jetplane Landing - The New Standard
Mnemotechnic - Red Cat Blackout
Axis Of - Brobdingnagian
Die! Die! Die! - Twitching Sunshine

Catalog

STA118

STA117
Alan MX
Bent Piano
2009
CD / Digital
Alan MX - Bent Piano

Alan MX
Bent Piano

Tracklisting

I Ranna Mile
My Heart's Desire
Fixion
Homophobia
Plastic Heart
Dangerous Sadness

Description

Alan MX combines Thom Yorke melodic sensibility with thumping Peaches breaks, 'Warpsichord' is a study of skittering beats, jittering string samples and lyrics that touch on the subtle nuances of love and relationships in the 21st century. Alan MX is a musician that is easy to take to one's heart - “When I think about it, most music is an expression of love. Or songs, anyway. The most common subject of a song is love or lust. If someone was to renounce or ignore their sexuality as a musician, I think it limits their accessibility.”

Open, honest, gorgeous and with the tunes to match, Alan MX is one to watch.


Catalog

STA117

Release Date

09 Nov 2009
STA116
Sullivan & Gold
For Foes
2013
Vinyl / CD / Digital
Buy
Sullivan & Gold - For Foes

Sullivan & Gold
For Foes

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Tracklisting

LONELY
CHANGING
RUN FASTER
PEOPLE TALK
JIGSAWS
DON'T STAND IN LINE
FORGET MYSELF
PLEASE REPEAT
ALL OF MY BROTHERS
GLORY

Description

The art and craft of songwriting and its power to uplift is celebrated in full by Sullivan & Gold. Graceful falsetto, vocal dexterity and sweeping melody caresses Ben and Adam's music. Their sound is a deft mix of Laurel Canyon soul, UK-indie and Irish folk. The songs are bold, beautiful, atmospheric and emotive. The perfect accompaniment to falling in or out of love.


Catalog

STA116

Release Date

04 Nov 2013
STA115
Little Bear
Night Dries Like Ink
2013
Vinyl / Digital
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Little Bear - Night Dries Like Ink

Little Bear
Night Dries Like Ink

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Tracklisting

Night Dries Like Ink
Killer

Description

Little Bear release their double A-side single "Night Dries Like Ink / Killer" as a Deluxe 12" Vinyl on October 17th, 2013.

Pressed on transparent, bottle green vinyl and housed in a beautifully printed inner and outer sleeve pack (including all song lyrics) this release is limited to 300 units.

DELUXE VINYL IS AVAILABLE NOW TO PRE-ORDER FROM OUR E-STORE FOR £12 (including P&P within the UK and Northern Ireland).

All pre-orders will ship on October 3rd, 2013.

As with all releases on Independent Music, you will receive an INSTANT MP3 download of the record on checkout.


Catalog

STA115

Release Date

15 Jul 2013
STA114
Axis Of
Lifehammer (Single)
2013
Digital
Axis Of - Lifehammer

Axis Of
Lifehammer (Single)

Tracklisting

Lifehammer
Lifehammer Video

Description

Having spent the last couple of years touring the UK and Ireland, as well as mainland Europe, clocking up shows alongside the likes of The Bronx, The Joy Formidable, Twin Atlantic and Therapy? along the way, the band are now set to unleash their debut album, ‘Finding St Kilda’, produced by Rocky O’Reilly (And So I Watch You From Afar, Fighting With Wire) at Start Together Studios in their native Ireland earlier this year.


Catalog

STA114

Release Date

08 Jan 2013
STA113
Die! Die! Die!
Twitching Sunshine (Single)
2013
Digital
Die! Die! Die! - Twitching Sunshine (Single)

Die! Die! Die!
Twitching Sunshine (Single)

Tracklisting

Twitching Sunshine

Description

“The wonderfully titled Twitching Sunshine encapsulates what the band are capable of at their best, serving singer Andrew’s ‘love sucks’ lyrics on an unmade bed of urgent guitar, bass and drums and then wrapping the whole thing in a melancholic blanket of sighing backing vocals and supplementary textured sounds.”
– Irish News

Dunedin’s [NZ] Die! Die! Die! propel themselves into every live show headlong as if it is their last. Throughout the band’s ten year career, turbulent lineup changes have not deterred the band from their singular purpose; to release thought-provoking, head-snapping, agit-pop songs into the world. Relentless touring has converted a passionate fanbase throughout the underground club circuit one by one; in new single ‘Oblivous Oblivion’ we see why they have made such a mark on the scene. Elemental shards of phasing guitars cascade over bullet-proof drumming and high energy vocals. Memorable and moving Die! Die! Die! keep the pedal firmly to the floor on this highlight track from their fourth album ‘Harmony’ available now on Smalltown America Records on ice-white vinyl and digital formats.


Catalog

STA113

Release Date

19 Aug 2013
STA112
Mnemotechnic
Shallow Goals (Single)
2012
Digital
Mnemotechnic - Shallow Goals

Mnemotechnic
Shallow Goals (Single)

Tracklisting

Shallow Goals

Description

Mnemotechnic are a distorted, electric-tornado of a band. Based in Brest, France the three-piece articulate expertly the mathier elements of the dance-rock genre. Recalling At The Drive-In, Refused and Sonic Youth their sound distills The Rapture’s most intense moments and Nirvana’s grooviest. Piercing, high vocals punctuate visceral, off-beat drumming, which Les Inrockuptibles describe as “Shrill and convulsive rock that makes you dance like you have a gun to your head”. We cannot disagree.


Catalog

STA112

Release Date

07 Dec 2012