ABOUT US

Make-That-A-Take Records is a DIY punk rock record label/collective based on the east coast of Scotland.

We put on punk shows. We put out records.

We aim to contribute positively to our community and believe in the equality of and equity for all humans regardless of gender, race, religion, nationality, class, sexual orientation, status or any other perceived identifier.

We have a fairly open view of what constitutes ‘punk’.

We also host BOOK YER ANE FEST, a DIY punk/hxc festival to benefit Safe-Tay.

For all booking enquiries, please email info@makethatatakerecords.com.

2018 MTAT Season Ticket options available here.

 

This is what we do

Book Shows
We’ve put on some cool bands over the past ten years including Leatherface, Dead To Me (USA), The Smith Street Band (Aus), Arliss Nancy (USA), Elway (USA), Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams (USA), The Caulfield Cult (Singapore), Failures’ Union (USA), AJJ (USA), Hard Girls (USA), Stay Clean Jolene (ENG), Departures, Bear Trade (ENG), Antillectual (NL), The Priceduifkes (BL), Direct Hit! (USA), The Human Project (ENG), Football, etc (USA), Defiance, Ohio (USA), The Slow Death (USA), Mikey Erg! (USA), Bangers (ENG), Franz Nicolay (USA), The Riot Before (USA), The Arteries (WAL), Chris T-T (ENG), North Lincoln (USA), Dear Landlord (USA), I-Farm (USA), Glass & Ashes (USA), Frank Turner (ENG), Even In Blackouts (USA), The Dangerfields (NI), PMX, Billy Liar, Step On It (HUN), Blackjacket (CAN), Ghost Mice (USA), Paul Baribeau (USA), Frigits (IRE), Apologies, I Have None (ENG), The Cut Ups (ENG), Mesa Verde, ONSIND (ENG), Kaddish, The Emos (ENG), The Hijacks, Mike Park (USA), The Living Daylights (ENG), New Bruises (USA), The Murderburgers, Joey Terrifying, Chief (ENG), Shields Up, Grader, Torturo Nervosa, Sunset Squad, Black Channels, Taking Chase, ICH (ENG), All Or Nothing (ENG), Flat Back Four (ENG), Spanish Gamble (USA), Drive By Audio, You Me And The Atom Bomb (ENG), The Fractions (ENG), Calvinball (ENG), deeCRACKS (AU), Broken Few (ENG) and loads more.

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For all booking enquiries, please email info@makethatatakerecords.com.

BOOK YER ANE FEST
If enquiring about BOOK YER ANE FEST, please read this FAQ before emailing.

 

Available from Bandcamp

New Releases

“Prom Night 2002” is our final release of 2017 and is our first dip into hip-hop courtesy of Cambridge laptopper MC iPod.

“Having spent literally eight years (metaphorically) tearing my hair out over this release, I scrapped everything and wrote 4 songs in 24 hours”.

Features guest vocal appearances from False Adults cohort Dronic, #heftyrealtalk (aka Derrick Johnston aka Tragical History Tour), Aaahh’s own Asher Baker, and the pioneer of “post punk laptop rap” MC Lars!

01 – Where Ya Been, iPod? (feat. MC Lars & Dronic)
02 – Band People Problems
03 – #DIY (feat. Asher Baker, #heftyrealtalk & Dronic)
04 – Who Killed Mighty Ducks 4?

PHYSICAL PRODUCT; 100 CDs in full colour card wallets.
This release is MTAT102, MTAT100 and MTAT101 are incoming!

“Old Words” is the latest EP from Tragical History Tour, featuring the title track taken from the forthcoming “Aphorisms” LP and three tracks recorded live at Kesbri Studios, Bolton.

01 – Old Words
02 – Gratitude
03 – This Is My Rifle
04 – Father’s Day (originally by Uniforms)

All songs written by Derrick Johnston.

“Old Words” produced, mixed and mastered by John Harcus and taken from the forthcoming “Aphorisms” LP on Make That A Take / Aaahh!! Real Records.

All other tracks were recorded live in session at Kesbri Studios in Bolton by Ant Booth in August 2017.

Photography/artwork by Gordon MacKenzie.

PHYSICAL PRODUCT; 100 CDs in full colour card wallets.

Many more releases are available from our Bandcamp Page and you can view them all from our full catalogue

“Connotations” is the debut EP release from new Perth metallic hardcore punks Drive By Killer and features four tracks of raw and cathartic heavy hardcore punk rage.

All songs written and performed by Drive By Killer.
Recorded and mixed by Graeme Watt at Seagate Studios, Dundee.

Drive By Killer are;
Stef Bednarek – Vocals
Steve Cairns – Bass
Sean Ramson – Guitar
Grant Pettigrew – Drums

FFO; Suicidal Tendencies, Machine Head, Beastie Boys.

Free/pay-what-you-want download with all proceeds to Mindspace to support their ongoing vital work in community mental health and counseling work.

“Contentment” is the stunning new album from Dundee dream-pop playing punks Terrafraid featuring ten tracks of stunning hook-laden emotionally engaging shoegazey emo/pop-punk.

All songs and lyrics by Terrafraid.
On this recording, Terrafraid are;
Gavin Luke Ross – Vocals/Guitars/Bass
Sean Arnold – Vocals/Guitars/Bass
Ross Gammie – Drums/Vocals

w/ guests
Chrissy Barnacle – Vocals
Raph – Piano/Organ
Christina Menzies – Strings

Produced/mixed by Bruce Rintoul at 45-A-Side Recordings, Glasgow. Mastered by Robin Sutherland in Hyvikkälä, Finland.

CD album available in beautiful recycled eco-friendly digipack.

Upcoming Shows

Date Line-up City Venue Country
24/02/18 Pink Couch Nights II w/ Uniforms + Babar Luck (ENG) + Goodbye Blue Monday Dundee Conroy’s Basement United Kingdom
Time: 8:30pm. Age restrictions: Over 18s. Address: 51-53 Meadowside. Buy Tickets Facebook Event Page
11/03/18 Sedition + Bratakus + Iron System + B. Itinerant Dundee Conroy’s Basement United Kingdom
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: Over 18s. Address: 51-53 Meadowside. Buy Tickets Facebook Event Page
08/04/18 Sunday Matinee w/ El Morgan & The Divers + Delinquents + Lou Mclean Dundee Conroy’s Basement United Kingdom
Time: 2:00pm. Age restrictions: Over 18s. Address: 51-53 Meadowside. Buy Tickets Facebook Event Page
30/11/18 - 02/12/18 BOOK YER ANE FEST XII Dundee Abertay Student Centre / Conroy’s Basement United Kingdom
Time: 4:20pm. Age restrictions: 14+. Buy Tickets Facebook Event Page

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