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Your Fan Art
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Hello everyone,
For a while we have been working on updating our site, and one aspect of that is the Made In The Basement section.
Over these last few days we have received some beautiful Fan Art from some of you guys and wanted to show it to you all! Thanks so much to everyone who submitted their work though Instagram, Twitter, email and Tumblr. You are all such a talented bunch, so you should definitely check the page out.

Here is some of the wonderful work you guys submitted!


Some lyric art of What You Know by Mark Mallinson, we love it!


Alex by Forgetfuldisarray_art. She is incredibly talented for her age, so follow her Instagram page here to see more of her work.


Here’s some lovely digital art by Chris! We had to include the drawing of Sam in a dinosaur onesie too, it’s so cute. They also run a TDCC fan account on Instagram, follow here.


Lillifir sent us three watercolour portraits of Two Door, including this one of Kevin. They are all so pretty, thanks for sharing!


Aberdeen2024/nothingbuttwodoors  submitted nail art to us, including this one of Alex. The detail is amazing, she is very talented.


Here’s some more digital art by Bruce. We love the style of it, thanks for submitting!


Isoro-art and Bruce also collaborated to make this masterpieceBruce sketched it, and Isoro-art coloured it.

Sam by Felix

Felix submitted this lovely digital art of Sam! It makes us as happy as he is there.


Wonderful inked and digital art by Holly, the detail is fantastic! Support her on Talenthouse and Facebook.


I (Olivia) also submitted some work, hopefully it’s up to standard!

Again, thanks so much to everyone who submitted their work. It’s a privilege to have your art on the site.

If you’d like to share your work on the site, contact Olivia via twitter or instagram! You can share art work, a video, a cover.. If you’d like to share a photo of yourself for our “Basement People and the Band” or “The Basement People” sections you’ll also need to contact Olivia, you can’t upload directly to the site!
Talk soon,
Maybrit & Olivia.

Many surprises await you on
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Hey guys!

I haven’t been on in a while, but hey, that doesn’t matter anymore does it, cause we’ve got a great new team keeping this baby updated at all times!
As you may know, not too long ago we took on some new members to join the team: Maybrit, Olivia and Ellie. You’ve heard from Maybrit over the past few days, and will be hearing from Olivia and Ellie preeetty soon so be ready! It’s great to have some new people working with us, I’m delighted with our new team!

Now, just a quick post to let you guys know our discography and bio pages are pretty much up to date! Our discography is complete, from Life Without Rory’s You Missed The Point to their recent cover of Sia’s The Greatest, and it’s very tidy so it makes it super easy to get around, check it out here! I’m delighted with the way it looks, we hope you’ll enjoy it too!
As for our bio pages, they’re almost done! The pictures have been updated, and we’ve added a page for new live member Jacob, so the whole thing looks pretty amazing if I may say so myself:


Their social media links have also been added to their pages to make it super easy to keep up with the band’s adventures! You can check it all out here. All that needs to be done so is a little update on the bios themselves, I’m working on it at the moment but if you guys have any ideas as to what info you’d like to see on these pages do let me know! A huge thank you to our new team member Maybrit for looking after the discography and bio pages, from creating the art work to putting all the links together. It all looks amazing and makes me so much more proud of our site! Let us know what you guys think about the site’s new look on twitter!

Don’t forget about the band’s live stream later on today, more info here.

Talk soon amigos and amigas, until then I’m leaving you in good hands, don’t you worry.

Much love,

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The new basement people team!
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Hey basement people!

I’ve got some pretty exciting news for you guys today. As you know, a while back I asked you guys if any of you would like to become a part of the team as regular contributors. Well, it is with great pleasure that I can say we have three new members on board!
Introducing Maybrit Bulla, 19, from Spain, who will helping me redesign parts of the site (those bio pages, huh?), Ellie Brown, 15, from the UK who will be posting on the site alongside myself, and Olivia Lopez, 15 and also from the UK who will be helping out with the instagram account!
This is what we’ve decided for now, but things may change depending on how it all goes, so I suggest you remember these girls, because you’re going to be hearing a lot from them!
We’ve already had a few contributions from Maybrit before and she won two of our competitions, and you know Olivia of course, she helped us all wait for Gameshow with her fantastic challenge! You may not know Ellie just yet, but when you will you’ll love her!

We’re obviously very excited to be working alongside some new and fun people, because as you know it’s very much needed at the moment but also because we get to add some fabulous new members to the team! Here’s what Olivia and Maybrit have to say about it:

14813484_10210918042970800_978049383_n.jpgHello fellow Basement People! I’m Olivia (but you may know me as ‘Oliviay’ on Instagram as @hella_halliday), I’m from the UK and I’m happy to say that I am a new member of the Basement People Team. It’s such a privilege to be working with this fantastic team and special thanks to Saoirse for recruiting me and updating the site! It’s nice to meet you all and I’m looking forward to contributing on the site ❤.



Hello everyone, my name is Maybrit, I am a CGI Student from Spain and will be joining the Basement People Team to help re-design the site. It’s such an honour to be working with everybody on this beautiful Fan Site that I myself have been following for many years. I am really looking forward to talk to you all and help contribute to the site.

Thank you so much for helping out girls! We can’t wait to hear from you. You can find a little more info on our new members here!

In other news, just a quick congratulations to our very own Kevin Baird! As you know we very rarely post any personal news on the site, but Kevin did share this fantastic news on his public instagram, and I know you guys are so happy for him, so here’s to a long and happy life Kev and your beautiful wife!

Sorry ladies, this ship has sailed.

Une photo publiée par Kevin Baird (@kevinsbaird) le

I’ll be in touch soon no doubt.

I hope you’re all well!

More basement people & Gameshow!
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Well, basement people, how have you been enjoying Gameshow?

A lot if your social media posts are anything to go by! I haven’t actually been on much recently, I missed their Q&A on twitter for instance, but I have been loving the album and do love reading your comments on it also!
I’m back today with a few more photos of you guys!

Fist up, the lovely Maybrit Bulla. Does her name look familiar? That’s because she recently told us all about how she won one of our competitions a few years ago, only to win our latest one only two weeks ago!








Next, Jack Angrave, clearly very excited about Gameshow! I can relate so much Jack.








Here is Olivia Lopez, a basement person you guys definitely know, she’s the one who put together the fantastic 15 days of Gameshow challenge! Well, was it worth the wait Olivia?








And finally a photo sent in by Tiago Ferreria on facebook! tiago-gs






Check out a few more photos here!

Now, as you guys know, a while back I asked if some of you would like to become a part of the basement people team. Well, I’m very very excited to say that so far we’ve taken on two new people, and they’re both already on the site, amongst the “basement people & Gameshow” posts! I’m not telling you if they’re on today’s post or last weeks one just yet, only that we’re all very excited to be working together! I’ll make the whole thing official very soon, I’m just waiting on a few little things to be sorted!

Finally, as you guys know, we’ve been slowly working on the site, but as I’ve said before there are a lot of things I’m not qualified to do, and as we want to give you guys the best site possible, I decided to wait until we had someone else on board who would be able to give you guys the site you deserve! Well, I’m pleased to say one of our new team members is more than capable of helping out with many aspects of the site. However, there is one part of the site I want all of you to help out with, and that’s our “Made in the Basement” section.

Get in touch if there’s anything you’d like me to share, be it a cover, a painting, a drawing, a montage.. And be sure to tell me exactly what credit you’d like, if not I’ll just use your name!

I look forward to hearing from you!
Talk soon guys.

The basement people & Gameshow
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Hey guys,

What a weekend it has been for us basement people! How many of you have listented to the album about a hundred times by now? Do you feel any different about it now that you’ve had a bit of time with it? I think Good Morning, a tracked I enjoyed but that wasn’t a favourite, is slowly growing on me! I’m also even more fond of Lavender. You guys may have seen Sam’s tweet about my hopes for them dancing to it on stage:

Heartbreaking, I know.

Anyway, speaking of Gameshow! I asked you guys to send me in your photos of yourselves with your copy, here are some of them:

First up a great one from the lovely Ifran Arif with his signed copy of Gameshow!
(Nice hair cut by the way!)










Next the lovely Ianthe Warlow with her Gameshow vinyl!gs












The next two are both from Sam Ward who pre-ordered a Gameshow deluxe bundle!
Can I just say the t-shirt looks amazing!


















This one is my own, so very much unsigned copy of Gameshow. I love it of course, but it will only be fully appreciated once it’s signed by all five of them.









And of course the people who made this record:

Thank YOU Two Door. As I’ve been saying, you’ve done it again.

If you’d like me to share yours on the site, send it in! I know some of you are still waiting to receive yours so once I have all your photos I’ll do something nice with them!

In other news, Kev had a chat with the people at the Red Bulletin (facebook & twitter) about some of their biggest musical inspirations.

“This was the soundtrack of my teenage years. Me and my bandmates grew up in a small town in Ireland that wasn’t a general stop on bands’ touring schedules, so instead we watched videos of rock bands like At the Drive-In. We would base our band’s live performances on how they played. This song in particular, I just love the energy and the craziness of it. It taught me a lot about writing songs.”
Kev on Rolodex Propaganda by At The Drive In.  Source:

Click here to discover four more tracks chosen by Kev!

And finally, don’t forget Two Door will be in the live lounge on BBC Radio 1 tomorrow! Tune in at 12pm GMT and enjoy the madness that is Gameshow live! We may even get another mention?

I’ll talk to you guys tomorrow!

Until then, keep well basement people,