News: The Lonesome Crowded West Midlands

Modest Mates, made up of Sarah Carey and George Gadd, have released a two track EP called The Lonesome Crowded West Midlands where they’ve covered a couple of Modest Mouse songs. The release is the first on the newly formed Midlands-based Not Cool DIY label, and all proceeds will be donated to St. Basils who help homeless […]

News: SYS DIY #5 with River Jumpers, Perkie and More

Seeing Your Scene presents… River Jumpers – Punky pop-punk with big singalong choruses and cool melodies – http://riverjumpers.bandcamp.com/ Perkie – Great keyboard based catchy poppy punky songs – http://perkie.bandcamp.com/album/time-machines Alex Hel – Really great acoustic stuff from Nottingham’s own – http://alexhel.bandcamp.com/ One more TBA! £4 adv, fiver OTD so buy advance tickets! All ages BYOB […]

News: The Swellers announce final UK tour

The Swellers have announced their final UK tour as part of the “Call it a Night” tour. April 2015: 21: Birmingham – The Rainbow 22: Manchester – Sound Control 23: Glasgow – Audio 24: Leeds – Key Club 27: London – Dome Tufnell Park 28: Brighton – The Hope

SYS Exclusive Stream: Facing Up stream demo

New band Facing Up have put their demo up for streaming – which can be found below. The band is from Brighton and made up of ex Fighting Fiction members. We had a chat to vocalist/guitarist Jacob Glew about the project. Below is what he had to say: This is a rehearsal room/bedroom demo kindly recorded by […]

Exclusive: Cheap Guerrilla Monsoon records!

We’ve teamed up with Guerrilla Monsoon to bring you all some cheap deals on their records! Have a look here! We’ve teamed up with our friends in Guerrilla Monsoon to bring you some pretty cool exclusive offers… Get the Big City Plans 10″ and the Guerrilla Monsoon/Gameday Regulars split 7″ for £9 together – OR – […]

News: Plaids call it a day

One of Nottingham’s finest, and the people behind our favourite venue JT Soar, Plaids, have called it a day. After releasing their fantastic debut album earlier in the year after a string of EPs, the band this morning posted on Facebook: “Plaids is fucking dead. No final show.” RIP Plaids 2012-2014

News: Groezrock 2015 first announcement

Yes! Europe’s biggest and most fun punk festival Groezrock, which takes place in Meerhout, Belgium, May 1-2, have just announced a ton of bands. Headlining are Refused and Social Distortion who will be joined by Lagwagon and Millencolin. Other bands include Against Me!, The Swellers and Bane on their final EU tours, as well as the return […]