Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Record Fair 23rd Feb.

Our first Record Fair of the Year is at Connahs Quay Civic Hall on Saturday 23rd February, an amazing line up of Record dealers , lunchtime cafe, cheap parking nearby ...a great day out for crate diggers after the Winter break. Oh yes its FREE ENTRY too.

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Shop is 10 today

Today is infact our 10th Birthday at the shop, it has been such an enjoyable decade at 28 New Street, Mold and we have been so lucky to meet and have the support of so many wonderful customers. This 10 years is down to you!
So why no big celebration today? This is a hectic time of the Year behind the scenes and plenty of celebrations to come...

Monday, 4 February 2019

First Record Fair of 2019

30 stalls at Connahs Quay Civic Hall on SATURDAY 23rd FEBRUARY.
The Fairs are back with a full programme , 8 Fairs across 5 venues.
Now a tradition to open at Connahs Quay, this is a very popular event with plenty of space, lunchtime cafe and cheap nearby parking. For those travelling by train, Shotton station is just a short walk away. FREE ENTRY to all, the Fair runs from 10am till 4pm.

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Snow - closed 30th Jan.

Closed today due to roads/snow but hopefully back open tomorrow....take care!

Thursday, 10 January 2019

New Year update

After a relatively quiet time for NEW vinyl releases everything gets back on track next week with a raft of releases. From here on in its back to release normality so keep an eye on our Website Pre order page over the coming weeks.
Our Record Fairs resume next Month in Connahs Quay on Saturday 23rd February, already fully booked with dealers but more on that soon.
Record Store day is also early this Year 13th April and updates on that soon.

Saturday, 29 December 2018

Happy New Year/opening times

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year, we  returned to the shop today and resume usual opening times next Wednesday 2nd January. Late nights EVERY Friday (6pm close) will continue in 2019.

Sunday, 23 December 2018

Our top 50

So, here it is our top best selling vinyl album for 2018.
A great album which benefitted from different pressings- standard black vinyl, coloured vinyl,picture disc,alternative artwork,deluxe editions.
This for us was definately the Year of King Gizzard backed up by recent additional reissues of their early albums.

Note that 0ur Top 50 is purely based on sales which we think is the best reflection of our shops DNA. Everyone will have their own favourites and thats the way it should be.
Anyway here is the full list, below this you will also find best sellers on other formats.

TOP 50

1.King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard-Polygonwanaland
3.Wooden Shjips-V
4.Gruff Rhys-Babelsberg.
5.Artic Monkeys-Tranquilty Base Hotel + Casino
7.Oh Sees-Smote Reverser
8. Manic Street Preachers-Resistance is Futile
9. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizzard-Gumboot Shoe
10.Cavern of Anti-Matter-Hormone Lemonade
11.Idles-Joy as an act of resistance
12.First Aid Kit-Ruins
13.Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats-Wasteland
14.Primal Scream-Give out but dont give up
16.Iggy & Underworld-Teatime Dub Encounters
17.Goldfish-FDM 10 Years on vinyl
19.Paul Draper-Live at Scala
20.Jack White-Boarding House Reach.
21.Sendelica-The Chromlech Chronicles III
22.Spirtiualized-And nothing hurt
23.Courtney Barnet-Tell me how you really feel
24.Good the Bad the Queen-Merrieland
25.The Joy Formidable-Aaarth
26.Johnny Marr-Call the Comet
27.Jimi Hendrix-Both sides of the Sky
28.Ty Segall and Freedom Band-Freedoms Goblin
29.Carlton Melton-Mind Minerals
30.Gwenno-Le Kov
31.White Denim-Performance
33.King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard-Willoughbys Beach
34.Anna Calvi-Hunter
35.King Gizzard and the Lizzard Wizzard-Oddments
36.Sandra Kerr and John Faulkner-Bagpuss
37.King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard-Float alone-Fill your Lungs
38.David Bowie-Glastonbury 2000
39.The Fall-Levitate
40.Gorillaz-The Now now
41.Paul Draper-Live at the Ritz
42.Half Man Half Biscuit-No one cares about your creative hub...
44.Sleep-The Sciences
45.Father John Misty-Gods Favourite Customer
46.King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizzard-Eyes like the sky
47.Jonathan Wilson-Rare Birds
48.Nils Frahm-All Melody
49.The Breeders-All Nerve
50.The Liminanas-Shadow People

Top Selling Compilation
David Bowie-ChangestwoBowie

Top Selling 7 inch
Goat-Let it Burn

Top Selling 10 inch single
First Aid Kit-Tender offerings

Top Selling 12 inch
Kavus Torabi-Solar Divination

Top Selling OST
John Carpenter-Halloween 3

Top Selling LP Electronic Re-issue
Aphex Twin- Selected Ambient works 85-92

Top selling Vinyl Boxset
David Bowie-Loving the Alien

Top Selling CD
Steven Wilson-Home Invasion

Top Selling CD boxset
Jethro Tull-Heavy Horses

Top Selling Cassette
Ty Segall and Freedom Band-Freedoms Goblin