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Pete Astor - Live at South

Pete Astor is a bloody legend (mate). He was in Creation Records darlings The Loft and The Weather Prophets, amongst many other great bands. You may have seen him play in Southend earlier this year, when we brought him to town. If not, now's your chance to make amends as he's playing the shop, for free, on a Saturday afternoon (no excuses). He also has a great new record out in February, which you can order HERE Facebook Event Page - HERE  

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Ariel Pink Listening Party

Ariel Pink's new album, Dedicated To Bobby Jameson, is out via Mexican Summer on 15th September, to celebrate we'll be holding a listening party a few days before (1pm Wednesday 13th). We'll be playing the album in full and have badges, stickers, etc to give away.   If you pre-order the vinyl version of the album HERE you'll be entered in to a draw to win the deluxe double LP 

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Today's New Releases

Album of the week is a new Soul Jazz compilation focussing on experimental electronic stuff from the 60s up to the 80s, more on that below. Whole load of good records out this week, make yourself comfortable. Vampire Weekend bassist (and friend of the shop) Baio is back with his second album of slick electronic new wave. Dream poppers Beach House compile their b-sides and rarities, stretching back to the beginning of their career. Peter Perrett, ex-singer of The Only Ones, finally gets his act together after years of ill health and drug addiction to release How The West Was Won, his first record since 1996. New Zealander Kane Strang's new one for Dead Oceans will appeal to fans of...

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