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21st September Mailout

Tomorrow we have MG Boulter playing live in the shop (2pm, free entry). More info here.Album of the week is the first release from Prince's famous vault, Piano & A Microphone 1983. More info here. September's shaping up to be be pretty great for new releases. Bristol malcontent's Beak, featuring Geoff Barrow (Portishead) and Will Young (not that one. The one from Moon Gangs) release their new album, the snappily titled >>>. The great Lonnie Holley, the 7th of 27 children (who apparently was once traded for a bottle of whiskey when he was 4 years old) returns with his new record, MITH, an expansive political, largely improvised, album, which is available on limited edition smoke coloured vinyl. Indie survivors...

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Dinked Editions

As you may have seen on our Facebook and Twitter, we're part of a new collective of like-minded record shops under the banner of Dinked, where we'll be selling exclusive versions. The first two were announced today, Kurt Vile's new one for Matador and John Carpenter's Halloween soundtrack. The Dinked edition for each is exclusive to only 20 retailers in the UK (us being one, obvs) and will be an ongoing thing. All the releases are limited, so if you're interested in any of these, best get your orders in asap. The Kurt Vile one comes on orange/yellow splatter vinyl, with a die-cut sleeve, custom rounded corners and is limited to only 800 copies. You can see more, and order,...

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Andrew Cotterill Photography Exhibition

If you've been in the shop in the last few days you would've noticed the framed photography we have up. They're all the work of Andrew Cotterill, a magazine photographer whose work you'll be familiar with - he's shot images of The Strokes, Lee Scratch Perry, Beck, Mark E Smith, Damon Albarn and loads more for magazines such as Q, MOJO, NME, Dazed, etc etc. You can read and see more of Andrew's work >HERE< or pop in to have a look at them in real life

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