News from 2014

David Woodcock 'Relatively Single Man' up for BBC 6 Music Rebel Playlist

David Woodcock is up for the BBC 6 Music Rebel Playlist this week on the Steve Lamacq show with his forthcoming single ‘Relatively Single Man’!

If you want to here the single on the BBC 6 Music playlistclick here to vote before midnight on Sunday 12th October

“Each week we ask you to vote on your favourite track from three that almost made it onto the official 6 Music Playlist. The winning track will get a play on each daytime programme the following week” BBC 6 Music

David Woodcock - CD Album with Signed Postcard & iTunes Pre-Order

The self-titled debut album from David Woodcock is available to pre-order now on CD (with signed postcard exclusive to Blow Up shop) and all good retailers! 

You can also pre-order now from iTunes and download the new single ‘Open Secret’ straight away.

Released on Monday 4th August, the album includes the singles ‘Open Secret‘, ‘Same Things‘ and ‘Beggars Can’t Be Choosers‘, which have had strong radio support from key UK tastemakers, Steve Lamacq – “A great little pop record” – (BBC 6 Music), John Kennedy (Xfm X-posure Hot One) and Gary Crowley (BBC London + Amazing Radio).

Read more about David Woodcock here…

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!

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!

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 »

Big Boss Man 'Last Man On Earth' Heavy-Weight LP, CD Album Pre-Order

The wait is over – ‘Last Man On Earth’ by Big Boss Man is now available to Pre-Order!

OUT September 1ST on Heavy-Weight 180g Vinyl LP, CD & Digital from all good shops.

Early orders from the Blow Up Shop here (LP & CD) come with a limited postcard signed by the band >>

The long awaited follow up to 2010’s Full English Beat Breakfast, ‘Last Man On EarthBig Boss Man‘ is ‘s 4th album. The British four piece return with a new set of songs and recordings that take a fresh approach to the BBM sound – their hip hybrid of Latin, Jazz, Soul, Psych and ’60s/’70s drenched R&B is now expanded with the added dimension of a brass section and guest vocalists adding to the further sonic and rhythmic explorations from the band; taking us on a one heck of a brand new trip!

Includes the single ‘Aardvark’, a jazz dance floor filler, rush released fresh from the studio mix sessions back in April, that received strong radio support from BBC 6 Music and BBCRadio 2, including multiple spins by Craig Charles on his Funk & Soul Show, who declared that “I’ve been a big fan of Big Boss Man for many years. Big Boss Man ‘Aardvark’. Double Groovy!” Additional radio plays came also from Gideon Coe, Tom Ravenscroft, Cerys Matthews, Chris Hawkins and Huey Morgan at the stations

Read more about Big Boss Man here…

Big Boss Man confirmed for Blow Up 20th Anniversary Party - Feb 15th 2014

We’re pleased to announce that Big Boss Man will be playing at the Blow Up 20th Anniversary Party on February 15th 2014Big Boss Man are currently in the studio putting the final touches to their fourth album due out this year on Blow Up Records, and alongside brand new tracks expect such classics such as ‘Sea Groove’ and ‘Party 7’ which have won them fans worldwide. 

Here’s a taster of Big Boss Man on youtube…

Blow Up 2013 Year Review

Head over to the Blow Up Blog here to see what we’ve been up to in 2013 featuring the Blow Up Club, Alfa 9, Baltic Fleet, Daiquiri Fantomas, David Woodcock, Fay Hallam & The Bongolian, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck & more …

Check out our label highlights below on YouTube or on SoundCloud, Spotify or Rdio…

Big Boss Man back in Europe!

Big Boss Man are back on the road this month and next in Europe taking in Charleville-Mézières, Strasbourg, Brussels, Paris, London, La Rochelle, Nantes and more!

Check out the full list of Big Boss Man dates here

Keep up to date with latest Blow Up news