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16, 2016, albums of the year, angel olsen, best of, brian eno, david bowie, essex, goat, leonard cohen, nap eyes, nick cave, record shop, record shops, records, shop, south, southend, tortoise, ultimate painting, vinyl, whitney -

It's come around again, the time to insist you pay attention to our taste in music.  2016 has been both a great and terrible year for music - tons of brilliant new albums (as you'll see below) and lots and lots of death.  This year we lost David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, Sharon Jones, Colonel Abrams, David Mancuso, Pete Burns, Bobbie Vee, Prince Buster, Alan Vega, Bernie Worrell, Guy Clark, Merle Haggard, Phife Dawg, Keith Emerson, George Martin, and loads (LOADS) more.  With all that death there needed to be some good stuff to take our mind off it, and...

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16, 2016, Essex, in-store, Live, record shop, record shops, Record Store Day, RSD, shop, South, Southend -

This year's Record Store Day is on Saturday April 16th. The list of releases is here: recordstoreday.co.ukAs ever, we will not be stocking everything on the list, as we'd end up bankrupt if we ordered everything, and there will be things on there that we think we couldn't sell. We will publish our list of ordered records here, for you to browse and mentally earmark. However, if there's a record on the list that you want, feel free to let us know - either in the comments, on Twitter, or by shouting it at me on the streetWe will be having...

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