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Blow Up Records at Oxjam Leicester 2012: Baltic Fleet, The Bongolian & David Woodcock

Blow Up Records is excited to be part of Oxjam this year, with 3 artists Baltic Fleet, The Bongolian & David Woodcock all appearing live as part of the Leicester Music Takeover in October:

David Woodcock 12.50-1.20pm Outdoor Stage

The Bongolian 7.30-8.30pm Outdoor Stage (headline)

Baltic Fleet  10.30-11.15pm The Exchange Bar (headline)

£8 Early Bird Tickets / £10 After more details at oxjamleicester.co.uk and oxfam.org.uk/oxjam

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Blow Up Exclusive Blend Volumes 1 & 2 Reissued On CD & Vinyl

After a long wait during which saw some copies fetch silly prices on eBay, Volumes 1 & 2 have finally been reissued including a brand new pressing on vinyl.

Compiled by Blow Up founder and main DJ Paul Tunkin, Volume 1 features Hammond-heavy classics from the KPM music library, and Volume 2 yet more dancefloor-friendly cuts from the KPM, De Wolfe, Amphonic and Sylvester music. Essential for DJs and collectors alike! Available from all good stores and the Blow Up shop.

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links: myspace.com/exclusiveblend

Fay Hallam & The Bongolian ‘Lost In Sound’ – The debut album out now

Blow Up presents a brand new collaboration: Fay Hallam (Makin’ Time, The Prime Movers, Phaze) & The Bongolian! Both share a serious passion for 60’s Hammond Beat and Soul and the album ‘Lost In Sound’ which is due for release next week, covering a variety of sounds: Bossa Nova, heavier 70’s grooves and a strong Northern Soul influence. Get ready to get lost in sound!

The album will be available on CD and from iTunes from next Monday 7th May, and from all other digital stores including Amazon on Monday 14th May. The album will be available on Vinyl from early June – but you can pre-order now.

‘Lost In Sound’: Limited Numbered Vinyl Available from August – Fay Hallam & The Bongolian

We’re please to announce that the Vinyl of ‘Lost In Sound’ will be shipping from the Blow Up shop from August 1st – the good news is though that, exclusive to the Blow Up shop, all orders of the Vinyl now come with a free MP3 (320 kbps) download. For pre-orders the download will be made available on day of shipping. The CD is of course available from all good shops (UK) now …

“A match made in heaven hark back to when pop music had a whole heap of soul and backbone! Addictive stuff”4 STARS – BLUES & SOUL

Baltic Fleet ‘Towers’: Pre-Order CD, Vinyl+MP3 – Rough Trade & iTunes Exclusive

‘Towers’ is the second album from ‘Baltic Fleet’, and the follow up to Baltic Fleet’s self-titled 2008 debut which featured in Rough Trade Shop’s Album Club and (along with Piccadilly Manchester) into their Top Albums Of The Year.

Towers has already made it into Louder Than War’s Top Albums of the Year So Far, and ahead of release. The album is released in the UK on Monday 27th August 2012, but will be available from Monday 30th July exclusively from the Blow Up shop and Rough Trade Shops and you can pre-order now. It is also available now digitally exclusively from iTunes with a special bonus track.

  • PRE-ORDER CD + VINYL with MP3* from BLOW UP
    *Exclusive to the Blow Up Shop all Towers Vinyl LPs come with free MP3 download
  • PRE-ORDER CD + VINYL from ROUGH TRADE – shipping / instore from July 30th..

  • iTUNES EXCLUISVE BONUS TRACK  – ‘Towers’ is now available as an early excusive from iTunes with an exclusive bonus track.

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…

Head over to FayHallamAndTheBongolian.com to get your free download for a limited time.

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 GUADALAJARASpain

29th April SALA BEAT SEGOVIASpain

30th April GRAN CAFE LEÓNSpain

1st May LA ANTIGUA ESTACION OVIEDOSpain

2nd May THE MONKEY CLUB GIJÓNSpain

3rd May SALA LA BOITE MADRIDSpain

4th May FESTIVAL EBROCLUB MIRANDA DE EBROSpain

5th May SALA KARMA PONTEVEDRASpain

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