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STA111
Jetplane Landing
Live At The Freebutt
2012
Digital
Jetplane Landing - Live At The Freebutt

Jetplane Landing
Live At The Freebutt

Tracklisting

Acrimony (live)
New Standard (live)
Calculate the Risk (Live)
The Violence (Live)
My Fundamental Flaw (live)
Brave Gravity (Live)

Description

Recorded by Sam Brown at the Freebutt, Brighton during the height of JPL's touring onslaught of 2004.


Catalog

STA111

Release Date

30 Oct 2012
STA110
Mnemotechnic
Awards
2013
Vinyl / Digital
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Mnemotechnic - Awards

Mnemotechnic
Awards

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Tracklisting

Shallow Goals
Blended Colors
Dead End
Party People
Welcome
Empty Page
Red Cat Blackout
The And If Girl
Intro
Penny For Belief
Dear Brittle Lights
Pills

Description

Mnemotechnic are a distorted, electric-tornado of a band. Based in Brest, France the four-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”.


Catalog

STA110

Release Date

28 Jan 2013
STA109
Die! Die! Die!
Harmony
2013
Vinyl / Digital
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Die! Die! Die! - Harmony

Die! Die! Die!
Harmony

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Tracklisting

Oblivious Oblivion
Harmony
Erase Waves
Trinity
Seasons Revenge
No One Owns A View
Changeman
16 Shades Of Blue
Twitching Sunshine
Get Back

Description

Die! Die! Die!'s fourth studio album was tracked at Blackbox Studios, France - which, according to Steve Albini, is the best recording studio in the world. The Chris Townend (Portishead, D12, Violent Femmes) produced tapes encapsulate the visceral energy and emotion of the band's live shows. Fans of Les Savy Fav, Fugazi, No Age and Male Bonding will revel in the chopped time signatures and Andrew Wilson's ascerbic lyrics.


Catalog

STA109

Release Date

01 Apr 2013
STA108
Die! Die! Die!
Obvious Oblivion
2013
Digital
Die! Die! Die! - Oblivious Oblivion

Die! Die! Die!
Obvious Oblivion

Tracklisting

Oblivious Oblivion

Description

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

STA108

Release Date

02 May 2013
STA107
Die! Die! Die!
Trinity (Single)
2013
Digital
Die! Die! Die! - Trinity

Die! Die! Die!
Trinity (Single)

Tracklisting

Trinity
Erase Waves

Description

"Trinity", the first single taken from the album 'Harmony' by Die! Die! Die!, is a rivetting mix of fiery, clashing cymbals, agitated guitars and jumpy, impudent shouted vocals. It will leave your nerves shattered…but your heart will be gladdened.


Catalog

STA107

Release Date

15 Feb 2013
STA106
More Than Conquerors
When The Well Runs Dry (Single)
2012
Digital
More Than Conquerors - When The Well Runs Dry (Single)

More Than Conquerors
When The Well Runs Dry (Single)

Tracklisting

When The Well Runs Dry
When The Well Runs Dry Video

Description

"When The Well Runs Dry" provides a first-look at the forthcoming debut album by Belfast's More Than Conquerors. Atmospheric, swirling loops of vocal twist around shards of bullet-proof guitar and drums on this emotive and fist-pumping four-minute ride.

Fans of Brand New, Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra will feel at home within MTC's panoramic rock vistas, however vocalist Kris Platt has a gift of imbuing each song with the deeply personal. On this track our singer's tone is confessional "I only talk to God when there is something I need".

The band are on the road throughout the UK this Autumn taking in support slots with The Xcerts and This Town Needs Guns.


Catalog

STA106

Release Date

01 Oct 2012
STA105
Axis Of
Finding St Kilda
2013
Vinyl / CD / Digital
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Axis Of - Finding St Kilda

Axis Of
Finding St Kilda

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Tracklisting

CARDIEL
MENDELSSOHNSTRASSE
WE DINE ON SEEDS
THE WORLD'S OLDEST COMPUTER
AUNG
STAN WINSTON'S ROUGH SEAS
BROBDINGNAGIAN
RE-WRITTEN IN BIG INK
MAPPING ST KILDA
EDGE OF THE CANEBRAKE
LIFEHAMMER

Description

Crushingly heavy, with a pop sensibility - ‘Finding St Kilda’ is the debut album by Northern Ireland's Axis Of. Distorted bass, math-ey breaks and heart-felt lyrics are the order of the day on this invigorating and hopeful record. For fans of Baroness, Fang Island and Biffy Clyro.


Catalog

STA105

Release Date

15 Mar 2013
STA102
Our Krypton Son
Our Krypton Son
2012
CD / Digital
Our Krypton Son - Our Krypton Son

Our Krypton Son
Our Krypton Son

Tracklisting

When I First Lay Dreaming
Ill Wind
Gargantuan
Season In Hell
Catalonian Love Song
Sunlight In The Ashes
Birds On The Skylight
Twitch
This Jealous Heart
I'll Never Learn To Say Goodbye
Plutonium

Description

Chris McConaghy aka Our Krypton Son hails from Derry, Northern Ireland where he first cut his first musical teeth with psychobilly art-rockers Red Organ Serpent Sound. Having graduated unscathed from those rambunctious ranks, Chris established his songwriting credentials as an acoustic solo act sharing stages with David Kitt, Gemma Hayes, Jape and Cashier No. 9 around the Irish club circuit. Gathering plaudits as a writer of note, Chris gathered close musician friends together in early 2010 to create Our Krypton son and record a debut album of the same name, from which this lead single is taken.


Catalog

STA102

Release Date

29 Oct 2012
STA100
Jetplane Landing
Don't Try
2013
Vinyl / CD / Digital LP
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Jetplane Landing - Don't Try

Jetplane Landing
Don't Try

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Tracklisting

CHEAPSKATE TRICKS FOR WORN DOWN PEOPLE
BEAT GENERATION... HA!
CORTEZ & COLUMBUS
MY RADIO HEART
WALLS OF DERRY
BROKEN BY PEOPLE
THE LIGHTNING BIRD BLINDED BY MOONFIRE
MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA TRAPPED INSIDE HIS HEAD
THE TREES FILL WITH SCREAMING BIRDS
MAGNETIC SEA

Description

A monster of an album, JPL are back in action with a full-force assault of our sound systems. Pure Jetplane start to finish, riff after riff after riff!

The band took a break from playing live in 2007 and return to public view six years later with this new record 'Don't Try' and new drummer Craig McKean (ex-Fighting With Wire). A taut, visceral art-rock affair 'Don't Try' draws easiest comparison to the bands work on fan-favourite EP 'Els Quatre Gats' [2002] however offers elements from the band's entire recorded output so far.


Catalog

STA100

Release Date

02 Sep 2013
STA098
Negative Pegasus
Unimmortal
 
Digital
Negative Pegasus - Unimmortal

Negative Pegasus
Unimmortal

Tracklisting

Unimortal
Uunniimmoorrttaall
Black Thigh (Soccer 96 Remix)

Description

Psych-rock trio Negative Pegasus present their new single - 'Unimmortal' - out on Monday 10th December. Recorded during the daylight hours in a concrete hole in sunny Brighton during the worst rain storm of 2012, 'Unimmortal' is the first to be recorded since the sessions for their debut LP 'Looming' (released in September). Neg Peg describe the new song as "a taught, slowly unfolding, paranoid whirlwind of subtly intertwined riffs and a motorcade of cascading drums". This is the next level of hard psych from the band behind 'Psychic Energy' and 'Floating Omen'.

'Unimmortal' is accompanied by the same song unnaturally reversed and demonically stretched to become 'Uunniimmmmoorrttaall' plus a remix of 'Looming' album favourite 'Black Thigh' by Brighton's analogue synth vs live drum warriors Soccer96.

PRESS:

Positively fizzing with off-kilter studio wizardry reminiscent of Can and Dungen...brimming with space-echo vocals and lashings of killer riffs
NME

Unique barrage of rhythm and fuzz, with the same stab of power chord looped until it hurts
Rock A Rolla

Negative Pegasus' debut will have you listening again and again. Maybe it's because you'll feel intimidated and forced into submission by their trance inducing fuzz. Maybe it's simply because they're good.
The 4O5

With looping drum arrangements, distorted, echoing vocals and swirling guitar feedback, the band creates unexpected beauty from the dark and murky world of noise
This Is Fake DIY

And like the Frankensteinian monster it is, debut album ‘Looming’ wanders around, clumsy and aimless, smashing the shit out of anything in its path; mostly, your ears
Music Liberation

Negative Pegasus will melt down all your shit records with lethal vibrations
Beard Rock


Catalog

STA098

STA097
Negative Pegasus
Psychic Energy
2012
Digital
Negative Pegasus - Psychic Energy

Negative Pegasus
Psychic Energy

Tracklisting

Psychic Energy
Ottoman Silver (Pseudo Nippon Remix)

Description

The second single taken from Brighton hard-Psych trio NEGATIVE PEGASUS’ debut album “Looming”, PSYCHIC ENERGY is a pounding slab of echo-chamber noise, paranoid whispers and mechanical neolithic beats that will send you cowering for cover. Includes a remix of album track OTTOMON SILVER by enigmatic electro-whizz Pseudo Nippon.

PRESS:

'Definite nods to bands like Pontiak and Wooden Shjips (minus the psych). Essentially they sound like an intense Californian band. Amazing.'
The 4O5

'Interestingly groovy and shamanistic Brighton trio'
Artrocker


Catalog

STA097

Release Date

01 Jul 2012
STA096
Negative Pegasus
Looming
2012
12" Vinyl
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Negative Pegasus - Looming

Negative Pegasus
Looming

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Tracklisting

How It Happens
Ottoman Silver
Floating Omen
A Single Fuck
The Black Thigh
Psychic Energy
Soaker
Visitation

Description

Born from a mutual love of the NYC-rock of Oneida, the free-time whirl of Sightings and the joint-snapping mathematics of KILLL and Zu, Neg Peg’s repetitive rhythms are overlaid with ghostly vocals, primal, pounding drums and a thick, choking haze of reverberant effects.

The tracks on debut album LOOMING weave between primordial bone-shakers, stretched-out growls and ethereal retro-pop nuggets. Recorded over a period of 17 hours in an empty warehouse space in Sussex with producer Steffan Eliades, the end-result is equally joyous and disturbing.

The Neg Peg live experience is an apocalyptic blend of Daft Punk rhythms, shamanistic stomps and swamp-rock Creedence licks? “I fucking love Creedence”, says Todd, “We share the same basic concept, it’s all about riffs and echo. Remove the country bits from Creedence and Neg Peg isn't so different, really. Less 'kerchiefs though.”

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

When you buy your copy of 'Looming' you will receive by e-mail a digital download link of all tracks to enjoy on any digital device.

PRESS:

"High octane riffage from Negative Pegasus who occupy a sparsely populated musical peninsula somewhere between Oneida and Black Sabbath."
The 405

"[Negative Pegasus] remind me of Wire, when they're at their most mental or Copenhagan newcomers Iceage... or maybe it's just psych trying to be pushed to the limit."
NME

"Interestingly groovy and shamanistic Brighton trio"
Artrocker

“You get the feeling these guys are on the right side of maniacal, holding onto feedback and the treble button with equal force whilst ramming a sick covered tongue in your ear.”
New Music Matters


Catalog

STA096

Release Date

24 Sep 2012
STA095
Negative Pegasus
Floating Omen (Single)
2012
Digital
Negative Pegasus - Floating Omen

Negative Pegasus
Floating Omen (Single)

Tracklisting

Floating Omen

Description

An aural-assault comprised of dualling guitars used more as conduits for feedback than as "musical" instruments, contrasting against echo-drenched drums, prehistoricly pounded out like a mammoth bone on a cave floor, Negative Pegasus make music loud enough to feel with your entire body, resonating in your inner ear.

PRESS:

Yeah, it's drenched in feedback, pissed off and fully aiming to deafen... but elements of it also kinda remind me of Wire, when they're at their most mental or Copenhagan newcomers Iceage. - NME

High octane riffage from Negative Pegasus who occupy a sparsely populated musical peninsula somewhere between Oneida and Black Sabbath. - The 4O5


Catalog

STA095

Release Date

06 Jun 2012
STA094
Weather Underground
Weather Underground
2012
7" Vinyl
Weather Underground

Weather Underground
Weather Underground

Tracklisting

Jigsaws
Jigsaws (Remix)
I'll Never Learn To say Goodbye
I'll Never Learn To Say Goodbye

Catalog

STA094

Release Date

01 Apr 2012
STA092
Our Krypton Son
Plutonium
2012
Vinyl / Digital
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Our Krypton Son - Plutonium

Our Krypton Son
Plutonium

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Tracklisting

PLUTONIUM
NOWHERE
AS I FADE AWAY

Description

'Plutonium' is a deftly crafted tale which showcases the vocal talent of Chris McConaghy in breathtaking fashion. Broken, vamped chords tumble over an aching lyric which describe perfectly the joy of falling in love (...again?). Images of boyhood flutter into view throughout the track and our singer's 'dreams of plutonium' are perhaps a metaphor for the elemental search for a soulmate.


Catalog

STA092

Release Date

14 May 2012