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5th December 2011

hmv next big thing

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Basick Records are extremely pleased to confirm that the UK's leading music retailer has asked them to showcase the label's talent at their annual new music festival: HMV's Next Big Thing.

On Monday February 6th 2012 the label will be taking over one of London's most infamous venues, The Camden Barfly, to showcase live sets from progressive Metal king Chimp Spanner along with French pairing Uneven Structure and The Algorithm, the latter performing with the much talked about young drumming phenomenon Mike Malyan.

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Chimp Spanner will also be releasing his hotly anticipated new record 'All Roads Lead Here' on the very same day; as such this showcase will be doubling up as a release party!

Basick Records Director Barley comments: "2012 is going to be a HUGE year for Basick in many different ways, so HMV presenting us with an opportunity to showcase the label's rapidly growing international roster is a real honour!

"Chimp Spanner will be releasing his brand new record in conjunction with the event, so we want to see everyone turn out to make it a party we'll never forget!"

About the HMV Next Big Thing

This will be the third HMV Next Big Thing. Launched in February 2010, this acclaimed festival for new artist aims to showcase the very best in new and breakthrough talent by way of introducing it to a wider audience in a highly accessible way. Well over 200 artists have performed to date including the likes of Jessie J, Anna Calvi, Ellie Goulding, Professor Green, Marina and the Diamonds, Example, Wretch 32, Little Dragon, The Pierces and James Blake.

About Basick Records

Formed in 2005 by Nathan 'Barley' Phillips, Basick has quickly established itself as one of the most important up and coming labels in the UK. From releasing Enter Shikari's first ever material to leading the way with the new wave of progressive Metal, Basick strives to put out only the best in new, exciting, fresh heavy music.

Now a fully fledged international label, Basick's roster currently includes: Aliases, A Dark Orbit, Blotted Science, Chimp Spanner, Circles, Ion Dissonance, No Consequence, SkyHarbor, The Algorithm, The Arusha Accord, Uneven Structure, 7 Horns 7 Eyes, and Visions.

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