The Photocopies

the photocopies

unapologetically old-school indie-pop,
made without secret plans to fill stadiums (ugh)

New 5-track EP

Released on March 31, 2023:
The Photocopies' latest digital EP, Amateur Dramatics.

It includes five new songs:

  1. This, This, and the Other (video)
  2. Beaten by a Girl (video)
  3. You Really Blew It
  4. Before You Do It Again
  5. Bottom of the Barrel

You'll find it on Bandcamp (with a bonus track and two videos when you buy the whole EP) and other major digital music outlets including iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Tidal, etc.

The Photocopies' Amateur Dramatics EP (front cover)

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Looking back on 2022

2022 was a busy year for The Photocopies. To help you navigate the many releases in 2022, here's a playlist with one song from each single, EP, and album.

Earlier news

The Photocopies - Indiepop 'Til I Die t-shirt
March 19, 2023
New T-shirts

Check out The Photocopies on merchandise website Redbubble.

There are several new t-shirt designs, some of which are also available as badges/pins/buttons (or whatever you prefer to call them!).

The Photocopies - Bonus Beats EP cover
March 17, 2023
Bonus Beats

If you missed out on the recent Million Sellers 7" EP, the three new bonus songs that accompanied it are now available separately on the Bonus Beats EP.

It's only $1 on Bandcamp!

The Photocopies - Million Sellers cover
Mar 3, 2023
Million Sellers 7"

The first actual record by The Photocopies is this set of four A-sides from 2022 digital singles.

Limited to only 50 transparent copies on the new Ultra Modern label, 15 copies also include a free 5" EP of three new songs!
(Update: All the records sold out on the day of release.)

The Photocopies - Stragglers EP cover
December 17, 2022
December round-up

A handful of other releases in December include:

- Stragglers, a compilation EP of tracks previously only on Bandcamp
- Christ Almighty on this Italian charity compilation
- Fell In Love At Christmas on this streaming compilation

The Photocopies - Cheer Up, It's Christmas EP cover
December 2, 2022
Christmas EP

Cheer Up, It's Christmas is a festive EP of vaguely Christmas-related songs with two new songs (three on the Bandcamp version) plus an instrumental carol.

The lead track, Christmas Alone, has this rather silly video.

You'll find the EP in these places.

The Photocopies - Wrong Century cover
Dec 2, 2022
Wrong Century

The fourth compilation album!

The standard digital edition includes 18 recent-released tracks, while the limited edition CD released by Discos de Kirlian adds 8 bonus tracks.

Here are all the places you'll find the digital edition.

The Photocopies - Songs By Other People EP cover
November 28, 2022
Covers EP

The new EP Songs By Other People is now streaming on select services.

It includes cover versions of songs by Primal Scream (video), The Lilac Time, Television Personalities, and New Order (video).

Here's a list of places you can stream the EP.

The Photocopies - Versions EP cover
November 26, 2022

This new EP has alternate versions of four songs from Pop Trivia.

Buy it from Bandcamp to get a bonus fifth track, an early version of Kissing in the Rain!

You can find the EP in these places. And there's a lyric video for the early version of You Used to Tell Me Everything here.

The Photocopies - Make Up Your Mind EP cover
November 25, 2022
Make Up Your Mind

A new 4-track EP is released today, the first of three EPs this month. Yes, three!

It includes Make Your Mind Up Time (lyric video), Unreachable, Twisted Idea of Beauty and Falling Apart.

Here's a list of places you'll find the EP.

Hopelessly Devoted cover
November 4, 2022
New mini-album

Eight brand new songs were released today on Hopelessly Devoted!

You can find this collection on Bandcamp (where it's very reasonably priced indeed). It arrives on other digital music outlets on November 7.

Have Yourself a Merry Indie Christmas cover
November 1, 2022
Crisis compilation

The Photocopies contributed a new mix of Under Christmas Lights to Have Yourself a Merry Indie Christmas, Volume 1, a 54-track album of Christmas-themed songs to help homelessness charity Crisis.

There's also a Volume 2 (here). Please consider buying both!

The Photocopies - Like Teenage Love cover
October 28, 2022
Like Teenage Love

The rowdy new digital single, Like Teenage Love is out now on digital music platforms, including Bandcamp.

It also includes Grown-up Political Discourse which isn't very grown-up at all. Here's a list of everywhere you'll find the single.

Don't Call Him Your Boyfriend / Start Again cover
September 9, 2022
New double A-side single

There's a new digital single out today! It's a double A-side including two songs with real videos for a change!
Don't Call Him Your Boyfriend
Start Again

You'll find the single on Bandcamp and all the usual outlets.

Come Into My World cover
September 2, 2022
A unlikely Kylie cover

The Photocopies contributed Your Disco Needs You (lyric video) to Come Into My World, a £5 33-track album of Kylie Minogue covers to help Macmillan Cancer Support.

There's also a 'drum machine version' (lyric video) on these streaming services.

The Photocopies - Greatest Hits Volume 2 cover
August 31, 2022
Greatest Hits Volume 2

Volume 2 of Greatest Hits is out now on digital music platforms, including Bandcamp.

It includes all the best songs from recent singles and EPs. Here's a list of everywhere you'll find this compilation album.

The Photocopies - Greatest Hits Volume 1 cover
August 30, 2022
Greatest Hits Volume 1

The first volume of Greatest Hits is now available on digital music platforms, including Bandcamp.

It includes all the best songs from the early singles and EPs. The list of stores and services carrying the album can be found here.

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August 29, 2022
Et Cetera: B-sides & more

The 15-track Et Cetera: B-sides & more compilation album is now on sale here!

The collection formed part of the recent Pop Trivia 2-CD set and consists of single B-sides, EP tracks, and two songs not previously released on singles or EPs.

It's also available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and elsewhere.

The Photocopies Pop Trivia cover
August 26, 2022
Pop Trivia double CD set

The first Photocopies CDs are now on sale here!

The 2-CD set, Pop Trivia, is released by the Subjangle label in a very limited edition of just 125.

It contains three 15-track collections, each of which will be released individually on digital platforms soon.