Lost In Sound Album Launch with Fay Hallam live at Blow Up
Blow Up presents a Jubilee Special and the album launch for Fay Hallam & The Bongolian‘s new album ‘Lost In Sound‘ on Blow Up Records with a rare London show by the Mod Queen herself, featuring special guest appearance by ex-Prisoners/Prime Movers/Phaze/Solar Flares, bass-legend, Allan Crockford.
Plus new signning David Woodcock will be playing live too!
Baltic Fleet 'Engage' - The 1st single from forthcoming album 'Towers'
‘Engage‘ is the 1st track to be taken from ‘Towers‘ the 2nd album from Baltic Fleet, due for released this Summer/Autumm and which follows his 2008 self-titled debut ‘Baltic Fleet‘ which was an Album of the Year (No 29) for Rough Trade Shops. Baltic Fleet is the moniker of multi-instrumentalist and DIY producer Paul Fleming, and the new album signifies a departure from the travelling and diarising of life on the road (whilst touring as keyboard player for Echo & The Bunnymen), and arrives home to the industrial backdrop of North West England. It’s a Motorik blast…
Get your free download for a limited time at BALTICFLEETMUSIC.COM
Fay Hallam & The Bongolian 'Dancing' - The 1st Single From Lost In Sound
‘Dancing‘ will be the first track to be taken from ‘Lost In Sound‘ the very first collaboration between Fay Hallam (Makin’ Time, The Prime Movers, Phaze) and Blow Up Records’ The Bongolian. Both share a serious passion for 60’s Hammond Beat and Soul. Due for release very shortly, the album covers a variety of styles: Bossa Nova, heavier 70’s grooves and a strong Northern Soul influence. Get ready to get Lost In Sound…
BIG BOSS MAN - SPANISH TOUR 2012 - APRIL / MAY Spain
Big Boss Man return to Spain for 2012 with an 7 date tour this April and May including Madrid, Gijon, Leon and more. See all dates here to see if they’re coming to a town near you. Just before they head out to Spain they’ll be playing the Canteen in Bristol on Saturday April 7th.
7th April – CANTEEN BRISTOL
28th April – SALA OXIDO GUADALAJARA
29th April– SALA BEAT SEGOVIA
30th April – GRAN CAFE LEÓN
1st May – LA ANTIGUA ESTACION OVIEDO
2nd May – THE MONKEY CLUB GIJÓN
3rd May – SALA LA BOITE MADRID
4th May – FESTIVAL EBROCLUB MIRANDA DE EBRO
5th May – SALA KARMA PONTEVEDRA
NEW PROJECTS & SIGNINGS 2012
We’re pleased to announce that we now have 3 new additions to Blow Up Records‘ roster for 2012: Fay Hallam & The Bongolian (a new collaboration), singer-songwriter David Woodcock from Southend-on-Sea and Sicilian duo Daiquiri Fantomas. Plus, ‘Towers‘ the long-awaited follow up to Baltic Fleet‘s self-titled debut will be released this Summer, followed swiftly by the second album for Alfa 9 ‘Gone To Ground‘
head over to the BLOW UP BLOG to read more
FREE DOWNLOADS The first 2 singles for 2012 will be ‘Engage‘ from Baltic Fleet, and ‘Dancing‘ from Fay Hallam & The Bongolian which we’ll be giving away as free downloads for a limited time…
head over to the BLOW UP BLOG to read more
The Bongolian live at the BLOW UP Christmas Party - Fri 2nd December
The Bongolian will be playing a rare london show at Blow Up’s Christmas Party, on Friday 2nd December in London (more): in session he long-awaited 4th album from The Bongolian continues the musical journey where 2007’s Outer Bongolia left off, bringing us back down to Earth possibly via France circa 1967 via 2011, in a wildly eclectic rare groove fusion of Funk Soul Hammond Beat Jazz and a Sci-Fi Boogaloo.
BLOW UP CHRISTMAS PARTY – FRIDAY 2nd DECEMBER 8PM – 3AM
THE BONGOLIAN + THEE FACTION +PETE KOSANOVICH + BLOW UP DJs
GINGLIK Shepherd’s Bush Green, London W12
The 2nd of Blow Up’s new monthly West London residency at Ginglik in Shepherd’s Bush, and just in time for Christmas! read more…
The Bongolian Craig Charles Funk & Soul Session
THE BONGOLIAN will be in session on the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show this Saturday 26th November on BBC Radio 6music! Along with some banter, he’ll be performing tracks form his new album ‘Bongos For Beatniks‘. Tune in / listen online from 7pm GMT: bbc.co.uk
Triumph Of The Olympians EP: Free Download
We’re in the Olympic mood here at Blow Up HQ, and have compiled a 4 track EP of appropriately titled tracks.
…Yes its the ‘Triumphs Of The Olympians EP‘ featuring The Bongolian, Big Boss Man (who have already dedicated title track to Wiggo), Neon Plastix and SILVERY. AND it’s free for a very limited time from http://blowup.co/Th3EkK