We’ve worked with a number of bands and artists in the time we’ve been running and as well as our current roster here you can find out about those we’ve worked with in the past.
Returning after a two decade hiatus we first worked with alt-rock legends Bivouac to put on their hometown comeback gig in Derby.
They then became the first release on Reckless Yes Records with their double-A single Sweet Heart Deal / Deep Blue Sea Surround. Out on pale green opaque vinyl the single was limited to 250 copies each in an origami wrap sleeve, and is now sold out.
Forming in 2016 Derby-based four-piece Dactylion played their first gig together in January 2017 and have since played at Six Impossible Things and supported Nervous Twitch and Mega Emotion.
They describe themselves as having ‘too many pedals and not enough happy memories’ but what they do have are spellbinding intricate guitar soundscapes that back the beautifully crafted harmonies to create a resonating shoegaze sound.
Their debut EP Come Inside was released in September 2017 with praise from Hidden Herd, Louder Than War, Amazing Radio, and Radio X among others.
Favourites of Blur guitarist and DIY supremo Graham Coxon, to whose
Transcopic label they were once signed, the band has previously toured
with British Sea Power and their second album saw Stephen Street take on production duties.
A former NME Single of the Week they were described as making, “pop music that douses itself in gasoline and plays with matches, always on the verge of some kinetically-satisfying explosion or self-destruction” while Mark Radcliffe enthused they were, “the new millennium Kinks on speed!”
Bringing this fine heritage to Reckless Yes Mower are making a welcome return after 12 years away, with single Under The Iron Thumb, out 21 July 2017. Time has only sharpened the three-piece’s knack for a catchy pop hook and rumbling rock riff, the rawness of their early lo-fi work melding with the melodic tilt of their latter on their new material.
Panji and The Buffalo
Solo project from former You Slut! drummer Daz Cook, Panji and The Buffalo brings together math and music in melodious fashion.
Every single instrument on the forthcoming EP has played by Daz and in doing so he’s created a math rock landscape that’s the sonic equivalent of an MC Escher drawing – every time you listen to it, new patterns and rhythms emerge that take you off in a different direction and then cleverly lead you back to where you started.
A digital and limited CD edition of EP Rare Moves was released in August 2017 and is available through Bandcamp and select independent record shops.
You Want Fox
Forming in 2015 from the ashes of punk band The Smears Nottingham duo You Want Fox take their lead technically from the likes of Royal Blood while making garage pop that full of wit and killer hooks.
Self-released debut album ‘You Can’t Sit With Us’ gathered praise and their first year has seen them grace the stage at Rock City, play Dot To Dot, and support slots with Misty Miller and Riding the Low.
We released digital single Liar Liar in March 2017 and praise was given by Hidden Herd, Louder Than War, Neon Filler, Grrrls With Guitars, Even The Stars, Left Lion, LOUD WOMEN and radio play on Radio X, Amazing Radio, BBC Introducing, and Punky Radio among others.