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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…

New Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck Christmas Song for Swedish Advent

‘Bought And Wrapped’ is a brand new track from Sweden’s Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck – a melancholy indie-pop Christmas song which, following the band’s tradition, was announced last Sunday during Swedish advent (2012 saw them announce the release of ‘This Year‘).

Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck are an 8-piece pop-orchestra from Ängelholm, Sweden, who make genuine bittersweet pop records that sit comfortably next to Belle & Sebastian, David & the Citizens, Jens Lekman and Bright Eyes. Their debut album ‘Days Come And Go‘, which has now been expanded with additional tracks made the top five list of albums of the year for Sweden’s national newspaper Sydsvenskan:

“Wry, sincere hometown poetry”NME

“Gorgeous indie pop”Swedesplease.net

Daiquiri Fantomas ‘MHz Invasion’ Debut Album Pre-Order & Sleeve Revealed

We’re pleased to reveal the artwork for the debut album ‘MHz Invasion‘ fromDaiquiri Fantomas. The album will be released on Monday 12th August and is now available for pre-order now exclusively from the Blow Up shop.

Founded in 2010Daiquiri Fantomas are Sicilian experimental Avant-Pop duo Marco Barrano and Dario Sanguedolce. They are indeed a cocktail of ideas with a Retro-Futuristic flavour, encompassing Prog, Sci-Fi movie soundtracks & Kosmische.  Get a taste of the music by watching the album trailer on on Daiquiri Fantomas’ website here or below:

Listen / watch the album sampler here …

Alfa 9 ‘Gone To Ground’ – The New Album Out Now!

Alfa 9‘s second album ‘Gone To Ground‘ is released today! The band have signed the first 100 copies, but they’ll only by available from the official Blow Up / Alfa 9 shopclick here to order yours! The album is available from all good stockists including Amazon.co.uk and to download from stores including iTunesMore stockists here…

Plus you can buy their other releases, including other limited goodies. There are even a few copies of their first album ‘Then We Begin‘ on vinyl signed by the first line-up.

Alfa went down a storm last Saturday at This Feeling at what was their first gig in 4 years. They made a few friends along the way! The band have 2 dates lined up in their hometown Stoke, and will be back in London in 2 weeks time to support Cornershop live dates here

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