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Make Do And Mend on Shield Recordings

Make Do And Mend on Shield Recordings

Dutch based label Shield Recordings will releases Make Do And Mend’s ‘End Measure Mile’ on LP/CD. The label also announced a This Routine Is Hell 10inch and a Sweet Empire full length.  An interview with Make Do And Mend will appear on SWNK soon.

From the Shield Recordings newsletter:

Shield Recordings to release Make do and Mend’s – End Measured Mile CD/LP.

We as Shield Recordings are proud to announce that we will be releasing Make Do And Mend’s well received full length End Measure Mile in Europe just in time for their tour with Hot Water Music. Those who love passionate hardcorepunk are probably already familiar with Make Do And Mend’s status as one of the best new bands in recent years. For those who don’t know Make Do And Mend yet, go and check their website and see them on tour this summer with Hot Water Music. End Measured Mile will be released as a coloured LP packed in a Gatefold sleeve and as a CD packed in a great looking digipack. The test presses for the LP are already approved and the release date is set to august 5 th, right on time for Make do and mend’s European tour with Hot Water Music, check for the tour dates, music and more.

Make do and Mend’s – End Measured Mile CD and LP are now available for pre-order in our webstore:

Latest releases:

Over the last few months we released some quite awesome records. If you missed them, check them out:

Citizens Patrol – 2006 – 2011 discography CD
Citizens Patrol exists 5 years and what better way to celebrate this memorable fact than to release a CD with all the Citizens Patrol songs ever recorded on it. A grand total of 49 studio tracks and 1 live track (complete show), clocking at just over 65 minutes.

The Living Daylights – What keeps you breathing CD
The Living Daylights are back with their second album called What keeps you breathing. With a new line-up The Living Daylights recorded 11 brand new punkrock song and yes, we dare to say it, “What keeps you Breathing” is an absolute must for anyone who’s into punkrock.

Tim Vantol – What it takes 7 inch
>When Tim asked us to work with him on a new Tim Vantol release we couldn’t refuse. What it takes has 2 brand new Tim Vantol songs released as a fancy looking coloured 7 inch.

Brat Pack – Stupidity Returns CD/LP
Brat Pack’s Stupidity Returns is out for a few months and is getting nothing but awesome reviews. If you haven’t heard this record yet, go to: If you like what you hear, get a copy from our webstore.

Up next: 

So what are the highlights for our next update?
– This Routine is Hell – Repent, repeat 10 inch/ MCD (September 2011)
– Sweet Empire signs to Shield Recordings. Release debut full length on LP/CD in September 2011

Shield Recordings webstore.

We finally did it! Our complete distro is now also available online again. We also added some special releases like limited vinyl colours, special sleeves and even quite some testpresses. Check it out at:

If you can hook one of the Shield Recordings bands up with a show or want us to visit your show or festival with our distro please send an email to info[@] or contact the bands.

Thank you for reading this and we’ll hope to see you all soon at a show somewhere.
Gert-Jan and Fieke

Out Now: 
SLD 042 – Citizens Patrol – 2006 – 2011 Discography CD
SLD 038 – The Living Daylights – What keeps you breathing CD
SLD 037 – Tim Vantol – What it Takes 7 inch.
SLD 036 – Brat Pack – Stupidity Returns LP/CD
SLD 035 – PJ Bond – 22 April: Vienna, Austria one side LP

SLD 040 – This Routine is Hell – Repent, repeat 10 inch/ MCD
SLD 041 – Greg Laraigne – Story tellers, true believers LP
SLD 043 – Sweet Empire – This season needs torchers LP/CD
SLD 044 – Make do and Mend – End Measured Mile LP/CD

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