Bad Paintings presents BURNT ONES, THE FRANCEENS & BULL

The next Bad Paintings event is Friday 12th September at The Woolpack, York and will feature Burnt Ones from San Francisco (Castle Face / Burger Records). Support comes from The Franceens and Bull plus Inkwell and Bad Paintings DJs.

It’s £3 on the door and starts at 8pm.

See you there. 

CASSETTE STORE DAY: The Wedding Present - Valentina

For the 2nd International Cassette Store Day we are proud to be releasing:



Valentina will be available worldwide on Cassette Store Day, September 27th.

further - Where Were You Then? OUT NOW


Order your Vinyl or CD now:

Digital orders:

STREAM the full record here: 

further’s Lost “Filling Station” Video on Pitchfork

The long lost video for further’s epic Filling Station has finally surfaced and you can stream it now as part of the Shake Appeal column on Pitchfork.

NEW ARTIST: Luke Saxton

We will be releasing an album by Beach Boys and Harry Nilsson obsessed 19-year-old Luke Saxton later this year, in conjunction with The Inkwell.

Download non-album track City Dreamin’ for free now:

The release marks the first joint release between Bad Paintings and The Inkwell, York’s hip & homely independent record / book shop, specialising in new and second-hand vinyl, and pop-culture books.


further vinyls and CDs

The vinyl and CD versions of where were you then? by further are now in our hands!

Pre-Order Physical 
Pre-Order Digital from iTunes with some free instant downloads

Check out the assembly video for the vinyl below, as well as pictures of the vinyl and CD packaging

Vinyl Front
(showing vinyl, zine & download card)image

Vinyl Backimage

CD Inside

An Unmarketed Product - Guided By Voices songs by other people is available in stores now.

An Unmarketed Product - Guided By Voices songs by other people is available in stores NOW or you can order a copy online from the Bad Paintings STORE

The album features cover songs by Fawn SpotsLuke SaxtonSam ForrestKEEL HER, Brown Brogues, Finnmark, Savaging Spires, WormH.Grimace and more.

It can be streamed in its entirety HERE

TRACK LISTING: Further // Where Were You Then?

1. Filling Station 
2. Over & Out 
3. Generic 7 
4. She Lives By The Castle 2 
5. Surfing Pointers 
6. California Bummer 
7. Quiet Riot Grrrl 
8. Springfield Mods 
9. Spheres Of Influence 
10. Wett Katt 
11. I Wanna Be A Stranger 
12. Be That As It May 
13. Grandview Skyline

You can now pre-order the Further compilation Where Were You Then? from our store.




PRE-ORDER: further // where were you then?

You can now pre-order the further compilation Where Were You Then? from our store.



Bundles are available (check pre-order links):

  • 12” Vinyl with ‘Zine & Download - £13.99
  • 12” Vinyl + CD with ‘Zine - £19.99
  • CD with ‘Zine - £8.99

The Summer Hits release is a compilation CD of singles released by Further/Beachwood Sparks/The Tyde offshoot band.

  • 12” Vinyl + Summer Hits CD - £19.99
  • 12” Vinyl + CD + Summer Hits CD - £25.99
  • CD + Summer Hits CD - £15.99

Stream a track from the compilation below: