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Dinked Releases

This week the Dinked shops (which we're part of, obvs) announced the sixth exclusive release - the second album from the great Snapped Ankles. There's also a few others still available on pre-order, links below. Once they're gone, they're definitely gone, so get your orders in quickly! Dinked 01 - Kurt Vile - Bottle It In (sold out - indies version available)Dinked 02 - John Carpenter - Halloween (sold out - indies version available)Dinked 03 - You Tell Me - You Tell Me (Pre-Order)Dinked 04 - Toy - Happy In The Hollow (Pre-Order)Dinked 05 - Homeshake - Helium (Pre-Order)Dinked 06 - Snapped Ankles - Stunning Luxury (Pre-Order) Click the links above to see what's so special about the Dinked releases...

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2nd November Newsletter

Album of the week is the latest from ex-Coral guitarist Bill Ryder-Jones, click HERE for more info. Heavenly Records' latest signing audiobooks (their annoying lower case, not mine) release their proggy-electronic debut. 4AD's 80's ethereal goths Dead Can Dance return after 6 years with Dionysus, a typically globe-trotting take on folk traditions. Bob Dylan's much-storied Blood On The Tracks (his best album in my not so humble opinion) sessions gets the Bootleg Series treatment, with a whole host of different versions across a hefty CD boxset or a single LP of highlights. Jon Spencer steps out for his debut solo record, which continues what he does best with the Blues Explosion, Pussy Galore and Boss Hog - skronky high energy punk...

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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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Record Store Day Price/Stock List

This Saturday will be our fifth Record Store Day since we opened, and probably has the best list of releases ever. There's over 500 records coming out on the day, which is a lot by anyone's standards, but we've picked 200 (or so) of the best, which you can see below. We have DJs throughout the day to keep you entertained too. I know you know, but just in case, here's a little recap of how it works on the day: * We can't reserve, pre-sell or put aside any of the releases. They're not our rules, but we stick to them.* You can only buy ONE of each exclusive release.* Lots of high demand titles will sell out in minutes, you'll need to be here early and...

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