Bad Paintings is Mike & Jon. Jon plays in Fawn Spots and Mike does not. We release recordings in various formats by bands that we love. We put on events and are part of the Wrong Side Of The River collective who promote regular(ish) DIY, all ages events in York, England.

California's lo-fi pioneers, FURTHER, share unseen "Filling Station" video ... Where Were You Then? Compilation out September 1st on Bad Paintings records

FURTHER share unseen “Filling Station” video

Further, the 90s band that inspired the DIY, lo-fi sound that dominates Southern California and beyond, have shared the previously unseen video for ‘Filling Station’, originally made in 1992. “The video was lost for a few years,” explains the band’s:

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The Babies and Fawn Spots announce UK dates

The Babies + Fawn Spots announce UK tour

The Babies (featuring members of Vivian Girls and Woods) are set to play a series of UK dates this June as part of their European tour. Crafting classic 60s songs in a jilted punk haze, The Babies sit somewhere between The Shangri Las, Pixies

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Hear Fawn Spots New Single

With their split LP, Wedding Dress due for release on Monday 18th Feb, noisy dinge-poppers Fawn Spots have shared another track from the record, in the shape of the slow-building thrashathon

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