Thursday, 27 December 2012
Saturday, 22 December 2012
Thursday, 20 December 2012
Due in anyday...GOAT-World Music and MOON DUO-Circles, both vinyl restocks after selling out!
Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Saturday, 15 December 2012
Thursday, 13 December 2012
Really just abit of fun and you can debate which order they should be in or who you would have instead, but all the below are great Vinyl albums that we have sold during the last year in our shop and are there on merit, so here goes....
1. STORM CORROSION-STORM CORROSION
2. WHITE MANNA-WHITE MANNA
3. GOAT-WORLD MUSIC
4. BRIAN ENO-LUX
5. MOON DUO-CIRCLES
6. CARLTON MELTON-PHOTOS OF PHOTOS
7. FIRST AID KIT-THE LIONS ROAR
8. SHARON VAN ETTEN-TRAMP
9. TY SEGALL-SLAUGHTERHOUSE
13.MARK LANEGAN-BLUES FUNERAL
15.VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR-ALT
16.THE SOFT MOON-ZEROS
18.WHITE HILLS-FRYING ON THIS ROCK
20.ALABAMA SHAKES-BOYS AND GIRLS
Saturday, 8 December 2012
Thursday, 6 December 2012
Monday, 3 December 2012
More Kosmiche to follow....
Sunday, 2 December 2012
Thursday, 29 November 2012
Sunday, 25 November 2012
Saturday, 24 November 2012
Friday, 23 November 2012
Thursday, 22 November 2012
Also expected but not yet arrived....hopefully on the day are 3 x White Stripes 7"s plus a Bert Jansch 7". Apart from the later all the others are in but very limited numbers, in fact only one in some cases. We have it on good authority from our supplier that the Beefheart 7"s only went out to 5 shops in the UK. To be fair, as we have so few it will be first come first served from 10.30am tomorrow Friday 23rd November. Record Store day next year will be on another level!
Tuesday, 20 November 2012
Also due in are some very interesting Psych releases, should also be in shop by Friday.
Wednesday, 14 November 2012
On the non Kraut front we have GENTLE GIANT Live in Essen , Germany 1971 on Vinyl with a couple of great re-issue CDs by the band, Acquiring the taste and Octopus.
Tuesday, 6 November 2012
Record Store Day by contrast has become huge and has a completely different feel. Lots of UK interest, an event which just grows every year. We are very pleased to be a part of it too and April 20th next year should be yet again something very special. So where does this leave Black Friday? Well for us there may be a few interesting releases arriving, but it will be just a few.As soon as anything confirmed we will post it on our site, but it does appear Black Friday looks destined to remain a special day on the other side of the pond.
First 1,000 copies on coloured & numbered vinyl
Produced by Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree)
180 gram audiophile vinyl / Gatefold Sleeve
STONE ROSES “TURNS INTO STONE” now in on Vinyl!
Other new arrivals include Opeths-Damnation,Live-Throwing Copper,
Sandy Denny-19th Rupert Street, Rory Gallagher-Against the Grain ,
The Clash- Londons Calling (30th Anniversary) and David Bowies-Heathen
Saturday, 3 November 2012
On the Regal Crabomophone label, Winkle 9 - US psychedelic rockers The Luck Of Eden Hall are back with a 4-track EP, comprising two songs from their brilliant new CD 'Alligators Eat Gumdrops' along with exclusive covers of The Doors' 'Crystal Ship' and SRC's 'Black Sheep'.Classy stuff from Chicago's finest.
On Fruits de Mer, Crustacean 33 - 'The White EP' - eight tracks from The Beatles' classic double album, spread across four sides of 7" vinyl. Artists contributing exclusive tracks include The Bevis Frond, Cranium Pie, Henry Padovani, Jack Ellister, Anton Barbeau and The Pretty Things (whose version of 'Helter Skelter' has to be heard to be believed - stunning!). Gatefold white sleeve, white vinyl, sequentially-numbered.
On Fruits de Mer, Crustacean 34 - 'The League of Psychedelic Gentlemen' -a four-track 7" featuring new or previously-unreleased tracks by four cult heroes of 'new psychedelia' - Nick Nicely, Anton Barbeau, Paul Roland and The Bevis Frond, who have each gone into the studio, or delved into their archives, to come up with a track per artist for this one-off project. This ISN'T a new supergroup, each artist has contributed their own track).
On Fruits de Mer, Crustacean 35 - The Fruits de Mer 2013 Annual - This year it comprises the bizarre combination of a cover of Faust's 'Jennifer' by Russian prog band Vespero (that arrived too late for the 'Head Music' compilation) with a new version of 'Pegasus' by Temple Music that's a wholly unrepresentative taster for The Hollies album I'll be releasing in early 2013. The combination sounds ridiculous, but you've never heard The Hollies like this before and somehow they fit together.
The three 7" singles will each be produced in two colours of vinyl, while The White EP double 7" will be white vinyl
Wednesday, 31 October 2012
Sunday, 28 October 2012
Thanks again, your support for the Shop and Fairs is very much appreciated, will miss the Fairs for now but will only add to the anticipation of the visit to the Civic on March 9th at Connahs Quay.
Monday, 22 October 2012
Great news for 2013, we have just secured a new venue in Flint at St.Marys Club which is literally 50 yards from our old venue at the Pavilion. We will be posting full venue information over the coming Months with a linked page on our website replacing the existing Pavilion page. Just for the record the Flint event will be on Saturday 18th May 2013.
Thursday, 18 October 2012
Wednesday, 17 October 2012
As for expected Fruits de Mer releases, the release date has been set back but hopefully in around our next Record Fair date in Mold on Saturday October 27th.
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Monday, 15 October 2012
Finally the Live CAN albums are on their way, expected by Wednesday. To further swell our Kraut section there will be live Kraftwerk and Amon Duul albums to keep them company.
A busy week for Vinyl, too many bits and pieces to list but all exciting stuff!
Friday, 12 October 2012
Thursday, 11 October 2012
Thursday, 4 October 2012
Wednesday, 3 October 2012
Tuesday, 2 October 2012
Thursday, 27 September 2012
Tuesday, 25 September 2012
GENTLE GIANT albums Interview and Freehand arriving this week on vinyl, in fact Interview is here already. We hope to stock other of the earlier works of the band very soon.
More new Vinyl arrivals on the way too...
Good day for spinning some vinyl, saves getting the wellies out!
Saturday, 22 September 2012
Thursday, 20 September 2012
Monday, 17 September 2012
THE CHEMISTRY SET
PERMANENT CLEAR LIGHT
colour vinyl 7" singles
orders now being taken
For full details of the above go to fruits de mer records website.
Saturday, 15 September 2012
In the meantime we have had a few nice bits and pieces of used vinyl in, including the odd bit of Krautrock. This genre has proved very popular and we hope to sustain and hopefully expand this section over the coming Months. More LAST SHOP STANDING DVDs due in around 24th of this Month with more new vinyl arrivals which may be of interest very soon.
Friday, 14 September 2012
Numbered limited edition, 500 only.
Deluxe limited CD edition of Star Map. This low carbon- package includes:
1. The 10 track album.
2. An exclusive bonus download of acoustic re-workings and new material.
3. A 12 page booklet of beautifully crafted artwork inspired by each song on the album.
4. A special origami case made with 100% recycled brownboard and printed with vegetable based inks.
5. A Golden Fable poster, which is hand sewn by the band around each individual CD. The CDs will also be numbered and signed.
Includes immediate download of 18-track album in your choice of MP3 320, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Sunday, 9 September 2012
Wednesday, 5 September 2012
Also THE LAST SHOP STANDING DVD has now arrived ahead of release next Monday. We only have limited stock, so pop in or let me know if you want this very special DVD.
Monday, 3 September 2012
Friday, 31 August 2012
Friday, 24 August 2012
Thursday, 23 August 2012
Wednesday, 22 August 2012
Also arrived is the GOJIRA album L Enfant Sauvage plus, Ry Cooders Down at the Field and Tom Waits On the Scene 73.
Friday, 17 August 2012
Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Mojo due soon too also £1 off. This is a regular deal for customers, so if you dont subscribe to either of the mags pick up one at our shop or Record Fairs.
Sunday, 12 August 2012
Friday, 10 August 2012
Monday, 6 August 2012
Wednesday, 1 August 2012
Friday, 27 July 2012
Latest vinyl and brand new album by - San Diego maestros ASTRA who craft expansive suites that hearken back to the original root of mind-expanding, unrestrained and genuinely progressive rock. Rich with hallucinogenic and hypnotic promise, and slathered in layers of vintage, billowing instrumentation, the band's stunning sophomore album, The Black Chord, expertly evokes the spirit, tone and vision of '70s cosmic prog, the artworks not bad either! TREES live album now arrived too!
Sunday, 22 July 2012
Tuesday, 17 July 2012
So if you want a peek at whats going up or down we have included a link for you to see for yourself. http://www.officialcharts.com/record-store-albums-chart/
Sales are collected for the charts from all significant retailers.
These retailers span independent stores, high street chains, supermarkets, internet mail order and download services. As a result, it is estimated that around 99% of all singles sold, 98% of all albums and over 90% of all videos/DVDs are captured, enabling the compliation of these charts.
If you visit the site you will find all you need to know about the new charts.
Monday, 16 July 2012
THE SOFT MOON
Track, Parallels from amazing debut album.
The Soft Moon is a San Francisco based neo Post-Punk band
composed of Luis Vasquez (singer/songwriter/guitar/synthesizers),
Justin Anastasi (bass), Damon Way (synthesizers), and Ron Robinson (visuals).
Video for "Pie IX" by Suuns
from their Secretly Canadian release, Zeroes QC
Check the bass on this track.
Thursday, 12 July 2012
Monday, 9 July 2012
Sunday, 8 July 2012
Saturday, 7 July 2012
Wednesday, 4 July 2012
Saturday, 30 June 2012
Friday, 22 June 2012
Next week we will be having HAWKWINDS latest,ONWARD back in after selling out instore on release, plus the METROPOLIS 2CD,DVD release by VAN DER GRAAF.
Sunday, 17 June 2012
Thursday, 14 June 2012
Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Sunday, 10 June 2012
Thursday, 7 June 2012
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
Friday, 25 May 2012
Sunday, 20 May 2012
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Sunday, 13 May 2012
Thursday, 3 May 2012
Robin Trower...Bridge of sighs , Howlin Wolf...Killing floor blues, Humble Pie...rockin in winterland, Emerson Lake and Powell...Live in concert, Rush...ABC 1974, Motorhead....1916, 13th Floor elevators...Rockius Levitatium, Captain Beefheart...Mersey Trout,Jack White...Blunderbus,Can...Tago Mago fan club pressing.
Monday, 30 April 2012
Saturday, 28 April 2012
Tuesday, 24 April 2012
Sunday, 22 April 2012
Friday, 20 April 2012
Thursday, 19 April 2012
Tuesday, 17 April 2012
The Official Charts Company has teamed up with Record Store Day to launch a brand new chart reflecting sales through the UK’s coolest and most vibrant independent record shops.
The new albums chart will reflect the cutting edge music purchased through independent record stores the length and breadth of the UK. Counting solely physical sales, the very first chart will be unveiled at 5pm this Friday, April 20 at www.officialcharts.com and counted down on Steve Lamacq’s BBC 6Music show between 5-6pm, as part of the 2012 Record Store Day celebrations. Beyond this, the new weekly chart will be revealed at 7pm every Sunday at www.officialcharts.com.
The Official Record Store Chart will reflect sales of albums from the just approaching 100 independent record retailers right across the country who participate in Record Store Day UK, including pioneering shops such as Rough Trade, Eastern Bloc, Rounder Records, Rise, Jumbo, Sound It Out and Avalanche. Record Store Day this year runs on Saturday 21 April.
Monday, 16 April 2012
Saturday, 14 April 2012
Thursday, 12 April 2012
Wednesday, 11 April 2012
Tuesday, 10 April 2012
Thursday, 5 April 2012
Tuesday, 27 March 2012
Just by coincidence (not exactly) have a WHITE HILLS vinyl LP in our racks, it was already ordered just proved to be a wise move. A few more Vinyl arrivals including VAN DER GRAAF GENERATORS last album, THE ONLY ONES, JANIS JOPLIN.
Have you spotted a WICKERMAN 7 inch for RSD? Thought so!
Saturday, 24 March 2012
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
It is just four weeks to go to the annual celebrations taking place this year on Saturday April 21. Already a record 206 stores have signed up – 197 in the UK and nine in Ireland.
The initial list of over 350 exclusive Record Store Day releases was also unveiled at the event.
Record Store Day UK coordinator Spencer Hickman said, “The support of artists and labels and music fans for this annual celebration of the indie record shop has been amazing and is really appreciated. To have PiL and Orbital play at our launch is not only a real honour, but it’s a sign of how much Record Store Day has developed.”
Hickman brought the RSD concept of exclusive releases sold only for one day through indie record shops to the UK four years ago. Last year around 180 stores took part. There were around 250 exclusive releases only available in participating stores, more than double the previous year’s tally and more than 200 artists and bands played in record stores around the country.
Many stores had queues hundreds deep when they opened on last year’s Record Store Day. Some were still operating a “one-in-one-out” policy late into the afternoon.
“Record Store Day has now become an established part of the music calendar,” said Hickman. “And what makes it special is the character and individuality of record stores. There’s nothing to beat the enthusiasm and atmosphere of a great record shop. The reason great indie stores succeed is that they love music as much as their customers do. Record Store Day is like one huge festival taking place in every part of the UK. It’s primarily about the record stores and the events, not just the products available”
In what he described as a John Rotten Roll, John Lydon said in support of Record Store Day, “The destruction of the music industry is because people can't buy records easily. A record is for life. A download is a lack of life. A poor substitute for a real wife!"
Paul Hartnoll from Orbital said, “It’s a privilege to be asked to be involved and to promote local record stores up and down the country.”
Record Store Day is sponsored by the Entertainment Retailers Association. Director General Kim Bayley said, “However big and glossy and commercialised the entertainment business becomes, it is vital that we support the grassroots stores who day-in, day-out give their support to new talent.”
Paul Quirk Chairman of ERA added “As Chairman of ERA and a music retailer I have to say for me Record Store Day is the most exciting event of the whole year. I cannot believe how it has grown over the last few years and also how the retailers and the public have embraced it. Each year it moves up another level and I am sure 2012 will be the best ever”.
Just to be part of this event is a huge privelige and we intend to enjoy the occassion and fly the flag for Independents despite probably being the smallest Worldwide participator!
Monday, 19 March 2012
Sunday, 18 March 2012
Thursday, 15 March 2012
Sunday, 11 March 2012
More on that over the coming weeks, but we aim to put on a great Record Fair to celebrate this occassion, the shop too will be open as a participating store for RSD.
Sunday, 4 March 2012
The doors open to the public at 10am and stay open until 4pm. Should be a great day, got everything crossed for a good start to our 2012 Record Fair calendar, so hope to see you there.
For venue details,directions etc. go to our Fairs page and click on the Civic Hall.
Saturday, 3 March 2012
Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Saturday, 25 February 2012
Wednesday, 22 February 2012
Sunday, 19 February 2012
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Monday, 13 February 2012
Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Sunday, 5 February 2012
Friday, 3 February 2012
So if you spend £20 then £6 off etc. Thanks for all the support over the last 3 years very much appreciated. As far as February hours go, we hope to compensate by adding a few extra days to those already listed so keep watching..
Tuesday, 31 January 2012
News as it happens on our participation will be relayed to you via our site...so keep watching.
Both are very limited and sure to be great collectors items of the future.
Friday, 27 January 2012
Thursday, 19 January 2012
The lp 'The Geometry of Thistles' is more acid folk/psych sounding than the proggier mechanisms which sold out almost instantly on the Fruits de mer label, It is available in
both handmade cd and handmade vinyl formats, but we will be only stocking the Vinyl. All pressings are individually numbered and we are hopeful of having some of the lower numbers in stock in about 3-4weeks time when they arrive. If you are interested in reserving a copy they will be priced at £18. Let me know ASAP as limited numbers will be available instore.