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David Woodcock Debut Album Artwork Revealed

David Woodcock Debut Album Artwork Revealed

We're pleased to reveal the sleeve for David Woodcock's debut album, the self-titled 'David Woodcock' out this August!

12 new recordings from the Southend based singer-songwriter, including the singles Same Things and Beggars Can't Be Choosers, it will be available on CD & Digital - pre-order coming very soon!

30 May 2014
Big Boss Man 'Last Man Man On Earth' Album Artwork Revealed

Big Boss Man 'Last Man Man On Earth' Album Artwork Revealed

We're pleased to reveal the sleeve for Big Boss Man's fourth album 'Last Man On Earth' out this Summer!

15 brand new recordings, including the single Aardvark: from Jazz, Soul, Rhythm & Blues to Boogaloo, Funk, Psych Rock & more, it will be available on Vinyl LP, CD & Digital (pre-order coming soon) and it's sounding extra tasty!

22 May 2014

New Blow Up Online Shop Launched: Vinyl, Posters, CDs & Rarities

New Blow Up Online Shop Launched: Vinyl, Posters, CDs & Rarities

We're pleased to announce the launch of our all new Blow Up shop!

Vinyl & CDs: All* Vinyl & CDs now come with free MP3 Download More »

Posters & Rarities: See what we've found in our warehouse - including rare promotional posters, limited vinyl and more! More »

MP3s & WAVs:  You can now get your downloads directly from us - choose from MP3s or lossless WAVs More »

15 May 2014

20 Years Ago Today: First Ever Blow Up Release!

20 Years Ago Today: First Ever Blow Up Release!

The Weekenders 'All Grown Up'/'Househusband'

The first release on Blow Up Records, released on 4th May 1994 and sold at a launch party at the Tuffnel Park Dome, London withThe Bluetones as guests + Blow Up DJs. The remaining stock was then sold as a mail-order release - a total pressing of a  1000 on 7" Vinyl - Cat. No. BLOWUP001.

Produced and engineered by Vic Keary at the legendary Chiswick Reach Studios on 8-track tape.  The Weekenders: Paul Tunkin, James Hender, Chris Remington and Steve Smith. Both ‘All Grown Up’ and ‘Househusband’ were recorded as part of an eight song session in February 1994.

"The title track is pleasantly reminiscent of The Kinks. A good listen and, like The Easybeats' Friday On My Mind, doesn't outstay its welcomeRECORD COLLECTOR 'CLUB CLASSICS'
04 May 2014