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More Than Conquerors
Everything I've Learnt
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
12" Vinyl / CD / Digital LP
£6.00+

More Than Conquerors
Everything I've Learnt
£6.00 - £12.00

Tracklisting

  1. All That We Can
  2. Pits of Old
  3. Smoke, Trees, Lungs, Knees
  4. Amounts to Nothing
  5. Jaw
  6. When the Well Runs Dry
  7. Bring Me to the Bloodbank
  8. Temper
  9. Try-Antlers
  10. Six Weeks
  11. Hearth & Home

Description

"This album is eleven tracks of pent up aggression, frustration, bewilderment and a sense of weird belonging," according to vocalist / guitarist Platt. "It's everything we've learnt."

Exploring thought provoking aspects of faith as a central theme for the band’s debut album ‘Everything I’ve Learnt’, the title is taken from the lyric "...everything I've learnt amounts to nothing". Although sounding literal, the record's name holds a more profound meaning regarding the band's growth.

Reminiscent of early British post-hardcore (Reuben, Idlewild, Biffy Clyro and Hundred Reasons) and the harmony-driven US rock of Brand New and Manchester Orchestra, ‘Everything I've Learnt’ still manages to find its own place amongst these behemoths.

“We chewed up each other’s ideas and collectively spit them out to sound like MTC… We wouldn’t be a band if it wasn't for acts like SixStarHotel and Panama Kings," drummer Jamie Neish points out. "Those bands meant a lot to us early on, they gave us the confidence to do our own thing.”

During live performances, MTC provides an enthralling, uplifting and participatory experience for all, from the smallest of European club shows up to the bigger stages, where they've already supported the likes of Jimmy Eat World, Feeder, Dinosaur Pile-Up and Twin Atlantic.

“We love being in the studio and we love writing, but there’s nothing better than watching an audience sing along to something we’ve created," says Platt. "We're just singing songs, trying to be honest and hoping to find common ground with the people listening."


Catalog

STA120

Product Information

A gorgeous electric blue coloured vinyl plus an instant digital LP download. Our digital LPs are full resolution WAV files, meaning you hear the album exactly as the artist intended.

Negative Pegasus
Looming
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
12" Vinyl / Digital LP
£6.00+

Negative Pegasus
Looming
£6.00 - £10.00

Tracklisting

  1. How It Happens
  2. Ottoman Silver
  3. Floating Omen
  4. A Single Fuck
  5. The Black Thigh
  6. Psychic Energy
  7. Soaker
  8. Visitation

Description

Born from a mutual love of the NYC-rock of Oneida, the free-time whirl of Sightings and the joint-snapping mathematics of KILLL and Zu, Neg Peg’s repetitive rhythms are overlaid with ghostly vocals, primal, pounding drums and a thick, choking haze of reverberant effects.

The tracks on debut album LOOMING weave between primordial bone-shakers, stretched-out growls and ethereal retro-pop nuggets. Recorded over a period of 17 hours in an empty warehouse space in Sussex with producer Steffan Eliades, the end-result is equally joyous and disturbing.

The Neg Peg live experience is an apocalyptic blend of Daft Punk rhythms, shamanistic stomps and swamp-rock Creedence licks? “I fucking love Creedence”, says Todd, “We share the same basic concept, it’s all about riffs and echo. Remove the country bits from Creedence and Neg Peg isn't so different, really. Less 'kerchiefs though.”

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

When you buy your copy of 'Looming' you will receive by e-mail a digital download link of all tracks to enjoy on any digital device.

PRESS:

"High octane riffage from Negative Pegasus who occupy a sparsely populated musical peninsula somewhere between Oneida and Black Sabbath."
The 405

"[Negative Pegasus] remind me of Wire, when they're at their most mental or Copenhagan newcomers Iceage... or maybe it's just psych trying to be pushed to the limit."
NME

"Interestingly groovy and shamanistic Brighton trio"
Artrocker

“You get the feeling these guys are on the right side of maniacal, holding onto feedback and the treble button with equal force whilst ramming a sick covered tongue in your ear.”
New Music Matters


Catalog

STA096

Neutral Milk Hotel
In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
Domino Records
12" Vinyl
£18.50

Neutral Milk Hotel
In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
£18.50

Tracklisting

The King Of Carrot Flowers, Part One
The King Of Carrot Flowers, Part Two
In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
Two-Headed Boy
The Fool
Holland, 1945
Communist Daughter
Oh Comely
Ghost
Two-Headed Boy, Part Two

Description

The record that everyone is afraid to say they don't like. 'In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’ [1998], anointed Louisiana's Neutral Milk Hotel as Indie Royalty - much to the annoyance of their previous fans. That most typical of stories (mainstream success from relative obscurity) distracts from what is actually a comforting and solid piece of work. Combining folk and americana-psychedelia to fabulous effect. The band returned to the stage to revisit their opus in 2013. Being mainstay of critics' polls is not recommendation in itself - however, for an introduction to a fabulously unique artist - this is the place to begin.


Catalog

REWIGLP21

Product Information

This 12” [2009] reissue is pressed on 180 gram vinyl, with a clear plastic sleeve housing black wax. Artwork and lyrics are included as well as a digital download code from the label.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Henry's Dream
Mute
12" Vinyl
£21.95

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Henry's Dream
£21.95

Tracklisting

Papa Won't Leave You, Henry
I Had A Dream Job
Straight To You
Brother, My Cup is Empty
Christina The Astonishing
When I First Came To Town
John Finn's Wife
Loom Of The Land
Jack The Ripper

Label

Mute

Catalog

LPSEEDS7

Our Krypton Son
Plutonium
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
7" Vinyl / Digital EP
£2.37+

Our Krypton Son
Plutonium
£2.37 - £5.00

Tracklisting

  1. Plutonium
  2. Nowhere
  3. As I Fade Away

Description

'Plutonium' is a deftly crafted tale which showcases the vocal talent of Chris McConaghy in breathtaking fashion. Broken, vamped chords tumble over an aching lyric which describe perfectly the joy of falling in love (...again?). Images of boyhood flutter into view throughout the track and our singer's 'dreams of plutonium' are perhaps a metaphor for the elemental search for a soulmate.


Catalog

STA092

Product Information

First pressing (2012) edition. Transparent deep violet, standard-weight vinyl. Packed in heavy-weight, card outer and paper inner sleeves.

Pixies
Doolittle
4AD
12" Vinyl
£15.95

Pixies
Doolittle
£15.95

Tracklisting

Debaser
Tame
Wave of Mutilation
I Bleed
Here Comes Your Man
Dead
Monkey Gone to Heaven
Mr. Grieves
Crackity Jones
La La Love You
No. 13 Baby
There Goes My Gun
Hey
Silver
Gouge Away

Label

4AD

Catalog

CAD905

Savages
Silence Yourself
Matador
12" Vinyl
£16.50

Savages
Silence Yourself
£16.50

Tracklisting

Shut Up
I Am Here
City's Full
Strife
Waiting For A Sign
Dead Nature
She Will
No Face
Hit Me
Husbands
Marshal Dear

Description

The hype which surrounds the London quartet of Savages could make you think that Silence Yourself [2013] is the groups fourth album and not their debut. The excitement is certainly justified though, in placing these women on a post-punk pedestal, as French front-woman Jehnny Beth embodies the vocal traits of the one and only Ian Curtis. Hypnotic rhythms entrance us and atmospheric lyrics transport us in this post-punk revival album. Silence Yourself is not just a re-packaging of Closer or Hit the North however, as the group create visceral images and scenes found on the track I Am Here, adding an imagined visual element to an already diverse and experimental body of artists and music.


Label

Matador

Catalog

OLE10361

Product Information

12” black wax LP, whilst not fully weighted, does include an mp3 download so you can bring this record with you wherever you go. You are dictated to by Savages in telling you that “This album is to be played loud in the foreground.” Don't let them down!

Slint
Spiderland
Touch & Go Records
12" Vinyl
£24.95

Slint
Spiderland
£24.95

Tracklisting

Breadcrumb Trail
Nosferatu Man
Don, Aman
Washer
For Dinner...
Good Morning, Captain

Description

Quite simply the original artefact of post-rock, Spiderland [1990] not only spawned a whole genre but passed on and instated strains of their fried Kentucky DNA into most musical developments of the 90’s in terms of indie rock. Much like the post-puck revival of the naughties, nearly all verses in Spiderland are spoken word, creating at times dark, at other times nostalgic but always vivid imagery and story. Typically trashing guitars and syncopated rock drumming, link to remain the only constant of the album, nearly always signalling the change of direction in some this masterpiece’s best tracks. A total and absolute must for any fans of indie rock.


Catalog

TG364LP

Product Information

Packaged in a heavyweight gatefold, the heavy 180g black vinyl comes in a plastic sleeve and is accompanied by a thick paper poster and digital download code.

Various Artists
STA Autumn 2015 Sampler
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
Digital EP
£4.00

Various Artists
STA Autumn 2015 Sampler
£4.00

Tracklisting

  1. USA Nails - Holiday
  2. Blacklisters - Something In The Wayne
  3. Axis Of - The Grey Man's Path At Night
  4. Carnivores - The Second Wave Of Yuppie Scum

Description

Enjoy this sampler for free by simply adding it to your basket and entering the discount code " AUTUMNSAMPLER "


Catalog

STA167

Product Information

High Quality Lossless Format

Various Artists
STA Summer 2015 Sampler
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
Digital EP
£6.00

Various Artists
STA Summer 2015 Sampler
£6.00

Tracklisting

  1. Blacklisters - I Knock Myself Out
  2. USA Nails - Shite At The Palladium
  3. Carnivores - Crooked teeth
  4. Die! Die! Die! - Out Of Mind
  5. Axis Of - Super Resurgence

Description

To download this sampler for FREE simply add the EP to your shopping cart and insert discount code "SUMMERSAMPLER".


Catalog

STA159

Product Information

High Quality Lossless Format

Sullivan & Gold
For Foes
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
12" Vinyl / CD / Digital LP
£6.00+

Sullivan & Gold
For Foes
£6.00 - £12.00

Tracklisting

  1. Lonely
  2. Changing
  3. Run Faster
  4. People Talk
  5. Jigsaws
  6. Don't Stand In Line
  7. Forget Myself
  8. Please Repeat
  9. All Of My Brothers
  10. Glory

Description

'For Foes' the debut album from Northern Ireland's Sullivan & Gold combines sun-kissed harmony with emotive, soaring guitar lines. Pop with twists and introspection. For fans of: Tom Odell, Little Green Cars, Frightened Rabbit and Lord Huron.

01/07/16 - New CD stock instore, please allow 5-7 days for delivery.


Catalog

STA116

Product Information

LP: (First Pressing) 12" 140g black vinyl packaged in 250gsm printed inner sleeve and 300gsm outer. Outer sleeve finished in gold metallic ink
CD: Six panel cardboard wallet

Purchase of this physical product includes a digital download LP. Our digital LPs are full resolution WAV files, meaning you hear the album exactly as the artist intended.

The Horrors
Primary Colours
XL
Double 12" Vinyl
£16.50

The Horrors
Primary Colours
£16.50

Tracklisting

Mirror's Image
Three Decades
Who Can Say
Do You Remember
New Ice Age
Scarlet Fields
I Only Think Of You
I Can't Control Myself
Primary Colours
Sea Within A Sea

Description

These psychedelic, gothic rejects faced their difficult second album in Primary Colours [2009]. If it’s not broke, don't fix it… The Horrors have done exactly that, avoiding the pit fall trap of producing a followup which sounds exactly like their debut. Guitars disfigured and looped beyond recognition with sounds we often only hear on a Horrors record, when seeing them at Rock en Seine in 2014, it was the live incarnations of tracks from this album that stood out. I could easily recommend Primary Colours to new listeners and fans alike but I would recommend any and every Horrors release to every music fan.


Label

XL

Catalog

XLLP418

Product Information

Double LP on 12” black vinyl. Comes with fold out poster but unfortunately the label does not provide a digital download, that doesn't mean much to you vinyl audiophile lovers though, does it?

The National
Alligator
4AD
12" Vinyl
£14.95

The National
Alligator
£14.95

Tracklisting

Secret Meeting
Karen
Lit Up
Looking For Astronauts
Daughters Of The Soho Riots
Baby, We'll Be Fine
Friend Of Mine
Val Jester
All The Wine
Abel
The Geese Of Beverly Road
City Middle
Mr. November

Description

Unbelievably a decade old, Alligator [2005] was the final punch for the National to break the glass ceiling of modern indie music, proving uptight critics wrong and certainly multiplying their fan base. Very much of the same post-puck revival scene as the Savages, Alligator is The National’s third studio album and to me, a far better introduction to these five Ohio indie contemporaries than their first two outings. Layered indefinitely with lulled vocals, triple tracked grand pianos and drumming anything but attention seeking, all combine to create an album which keeps giving after listening start to finish, over and over, without fail hearing something new every time you listen to it.
Everything we love about The National at its’ very finest.


Label

4AD

Catalog

BBQLP241

Product Information

Deluxe release of 12” yellow/green vinyl in a coloured artwork inner sleeve accompanied by a digital download code from the label.

USA Nails
No Pleasure
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
12" Vinyl / Digital LP / CD
£6.00+

USA Nails
No Pleasure
£6.00 - £14.95

Tracklisting

  1. I Am Normal
  2. Palm Them off with Me
  3. You're a Stain
  4. You Sing for Yourself
  5. They'd Name An Age
  6. Laugh it up
  7. Automated Cyst
  8. Holiday
  9. Make me Art
  10. I am In a Van
  11. I cannot Drink Enough

Description

Release Date: 6th November 2015

Just under a year since the release of their first LP ‘Sonic Moist’, the band return with their latest instalment of brash noise-rock-punk-psych: 'No Pleasure'. The album features 11 furious tracks that see the band expanding on noise-rock and punk, as well as exploring new territories in post-punk and kraut-rock.


Catalog

STA165

Product Information

Available on heavy weight, transparent green vinyl w/unapologetic orange splatter, with an instant digital LP download. Also available on CD packed in a high quality card digipack. Our digital LPs are full resolution WAV files, meaning you hear the album exactly as the artist intended.

Please allow 3-5 days delivery outside UK & Ireland.

USA Nails
Sonic Moist
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
12" Vinyl / Digital LP
£6.00+

USA Nails
Sonic Moist
£6.00 - £12.00

Tracklisting

  1. Sonic Moist
  2. Chain Of Command
  3. Shite At The Palladium
  4. Distilled Town
  5. Oh Caroline
  6. Sometimes I'd Rather See It All
  7. Am I A Man Or Not
  8. Seatlicker
  9. Push Him Back Where He Is From
  10. Un-name Everything

Description

'Sonic Moist' is the debut album from London's USA Nails. Formed in early 2013 through a mutual love for noise rock, punk and krautrock, USA Nails are gleefully complicit in the resurgent post-punk scene in London.

'Sonic Moist' catalogues the first year of the band’s existence. The ethos of not over-thinking the song-writing process was carried through into the recording process, as all songs were tracked live, in a single day last summer. Gareth (guitar): "The creative process is fast, that's the main difference between this and our other bands I'd say. We write quick and try not to get bogged down on the little details". Steven's snotty spoke-sung vocals deliver an often menacing and uncomfortable tone across an array of unpolished, garage-noise riffs and drums. Although firmly rooted in post-punk, the album also traverses krautrock and noise-rock territories, while remaining consistently pissed off.


Catalog

STA145

Product Information

Available on psychedelic green and transparent 12" vinyl, accompanied by a instant digital LP download. Our digital LPs are full resolution WAV files, meaning you hear the album exactly as the artist intended.

USA Nails
Alien Tshirt
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
Small / Medium / Large / XL
£15.00

USA Nails
Alien Tshirt
£15.00

Tracklisting

  1. Am I A Man Or Not
  2. Don't Lie To Me Clock I Know What Time It Is

Description

This product includes a free instant digital Single download of USA Nails – Am I A Man Or Not?

Exclusive bundles available at www.cargorecordsdirect.co.uk/products/usa-nails-sonic-moist


Product Information

Black print on heavy Gildan cotton cream tee-shirt.

Available in sizes:
Small
Medium
Large
X-Large

USA Nails
Static Tshirt
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
Small / Medium / Large / X-Large
£11.95

USA Nails
Static Tshirt
£11.95

Tracklisting

  1. I am Normal

Description

A Matt Reid design, intended to induce seizures."I Am Normal" album track available as a free download with every purchase.

Save more than 15% when purchased as part of a USA Nails bundle deal.

Please allow 3-5 days delivery outside UK & Ireland.


Catalog

STA165

Product Information

Available in Small, Medium, Large, X-Large while stocks last.

USA Nails
Tiger Tshirt
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
Small / Medium / Large
£11.95

USA Nails
Tiger Tshirt
£11.95

Tracklisting

  1. I am Normal

Description

This tshirt was tastefully designed by the band. "I Am Normal" album track available as a free download with every purchase.

Save more than 15% when purchased as part of a USA Nails bundle.

Please allow 3-5 days delivery outside UK & Ireland.


Catalog

STA165

Various Artists
Winter 2016 Sampler
SMALLTOWN AMERICA
Digital EP
£6.00

Various Artists
Winter 2016 Sampler
£6.00

Tracklisting

  1. Axis Of - All My Bones (Featuring FrnkIero AndThe Cellabration and The Homeless Gospel Choir) Live at The Underworld, London
  2. Blacklisters - Cash Cow
  3. Die! Die! Die! - Don't Try
  4. USA Nails - I am Normal
  5. Mnemotechnic - Shallow Goals

Description

Here are some of Smalltown America's favouites this winter. To download this sampler for free, simply apply discount code "WINTERSAMPLER" upon check out.


Catalog

STA169