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New releases, pre-orders and recommendations

  Lots of new records out this week, including the new one from US indie darlings Spoon. Southend's own David Woodcock releases his debut on Blow Up. The soundtrack to Gia Coppola's new film from Devonté Hynes aka Blood Orange. LA rapper Jonwayne's Cassette comes to vinyl for the first time on Stones Throw. Naomi Punk release their first album for indie behemoths Captured Tracks.  There's a new Bollywood themed 'soundtrack' from the Bombay Royale. Bear In Heaven return with more anthemic synth rock and A Sunny Day In Glasgow are back with their fourth LP of dream pop and shoegaze. Lots of reissues and compilations from The Specials, Billy Childish, Holly Golightly, John Moore, Modest Mouse etc. There's also...

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This week's releases, pre-orders, recommendations

This week sees the long awaited new album from Sub Pop's Shabazz Palaces, the return of former Rilo Kiley singer Jenny Lewis, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers's 16th LP, the first album release of Beck's Song Reader project, the second album by Land Observations.  Along with debut's by Blues Pills, The Struts, Claude Speeed and The John Steel Singers.  And reissues of Van Dyke Parks' Super Chief and the long talked about Furia by The Fates.There's also pre-orders for new albums by Johnny Marr, Southend's own David Woodcock, Royal Blood and Devonte Hynes.  Along with some staff recommendations. This week's new releases Shabazz PalacesLese MajestyCD/ LP from £10.99The new sonic action from Shabazz Palaces. Honed and primal, chromed and primo. A unique...

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Today's new stuff, pre-orders, and back-in-stock items

This week sees new releases from the rejuvenated Manic Street Preachers, with influences ranging from krautrock, to modern art via all sorts of German philosophers.  Harry Dean Stanton (Molly Ringwald's dad in Pretty In Pink among many, many other thing) releases the soundtrack to his new film where he covers George Jones, Danny Boy and reconnects with Ry Cooder.  The long talked about Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Live 1974 album finally comes out, along with new releases from Eugene McGuinness, The Acid and Elton John's mate Bright Light Bright Light. This week's new releases Manic Street PreachersFuturology from £11.99Following on from last years Top 5 albumRewind The Film, the new albumFuturology finds Welsh rock icons Manic Street Preachers in a more aggressive, propulsive, furious & expansive form, whilst retaining all...

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Best Records of 2014 So Far...

So like clockwork as June comes to a close everywhere will be pushing their best of the year (so far) lists on you.  And we're no different! Our list isn't as long and exhaustive as some, because let's face it, nobody can be bothered to trawl through lists in the hundreds.  So without further ado, here's what's been tickling our fancy so far in 2014. (In no particular order) Ought - More Than Any Other Day Debut album from one of Montreal’s most talked-about indie-rock bands. New studio recordings supplant the band’s 2012 Bandcamp release, one of Weird Canada’s “Albums we wished were released physically”, praised by HeroHill, Said The Gramophone; “Top 15 Emerging Bands” on ArtInfo.Ought has been burning...

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Mailing List 10% Off

As you may have noticed, the website is looking pretty good now.  So to celebrate we're giving 10% off online orders, all you have to do is sign up to our mailing list, which you can do on our Facebook or bottom right of the frontpage of this site, and we'll email your a code to use. Offer expires end of this month. The site also offers in-store pickup, so you can order whilst in bed and pick it up when you're passing our real life shop next.  Bingo.

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