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coronavirus, covid 19, essex, record shop, records, reopening, south, southend -

We've had a lot of questions about when we might be reopening, and the answer is still - I don't know. Today inessential shops are allowed to open again, but with records people tend to handle more than they're likely to buy, so we'd be either quarantining every record after every customer has been in (we'd be an empty shop within a few hours), or disinfect everything after every customer, which isn't particularly an easy or quick solution. So what we're doing for the next little while is implementing an appointment system. If you'd like to come and browse, get...

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Lockdown, Maher Shalal Hash Baz, Mariah, Q Magaine, Recommendations, Rich Ruth, Scientist, The Flesh Eaters -

I'm in this month's Q Magazine recommending 5 records to get you through the lockdown. Below are what I chose, you'll have to pick up the magazine to see what I said about them, it's out now Mariah - Utakata No Hibi [BUY]Rich Ruth - Calming Signals [BUY]Maher Shalal Hash Baz - Hello New York [BUY]Scientist - In The Kingdom Of Dub [BUY]The Flesh Eaters - A Minute To Pray, A Second To Die [BUY]

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2020, love record stores, record shop, record store, South, South Records, Southend -

Our contribution to the Love Record Stores blog is up now, have a read (and read all of the blogs from a load of great shops whilst you're there) 💘 Link > https://www.loverecordstores.com/blog/south The music community have launched a high-profile, global initiative on Thursday 26th March 2020, to help independent record stores during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. With many of these stores now experiencing a catastrophic drop-off in footfall or having already closed their doors there are fears that some may not survive if something is not done urgently to stimulate sales. With that in mind many music companies have...

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2020, coronovirus, essex, record shop, records, south record shop, South Records, southend, update -

For the first time in our history we're going to be closing the doors for longer than a day. This is a real kick in the teeth for us as you can probably imagine. We're a small shop, selling a relative luxury, in a small town. Selling records is a precarious business at the best of times. We understand everybody's in a tricky position and records are not at the forefront of your mind, but we believe we're doing some good things here, and hopefully you also see some merit in what we do. So if you are able, please do consider...

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20, 2020, list, product list, record store day, releases, rsd, uk -

The releases for Record Store Day 2020 have just been announced. You can view the list HERE.  We won't be stocking everything on the list so if there's anything in particular you'd like to get from us on the day, drop us an email - southrsd20@gmail.com 

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