Yo! From Reckless!!!
This blog was written to the sounds of:
Loads of killer stuff has gone out this week;
- Some killer UK Garage – from pricey to standard
- Heavy Folk LPs from Barry Dransfield, Judee Sill, Bert Jansch, Anne Briggs etc
- Punk 45s including full run of Wire 45s and a fully signed Buzzcocks
- Heavy OZ/NZ Garage including some really rare ones from Chants R&B
- Perfect original Dr Alimantado “Best Dressed Chicken”
- Some rare Indie from Supergrass, Nick Cave, Sundays etc
- Nice boogie from Greg Henderson, Circle City Band
It’s been busy as usual; lots coming in, lots going out. Only nights I haven’t worked late are for the Power Trip/Game gig and Broadstairs Folk Week which were both wicked. Lots more buying this week;
- Loads more heavy Rap – about 6 huge boxes. Mostly classic 90s – a mixture of 12″s and LPs. Tonnes of 2Pac – pretty much all the LPs and the Makavelli plus the 12″s. Some rare Bone Thugs (including the amazing first LP). Gang Starr, EPMD, Erik B. & Rakim, Wu Tang Clan, GZA/Genius, Outkast, Mobb Deep, Lauryn Hill, Mos Def, AZ, Raekwon, Slumvillage, Common, Dr Dre, D’Angelo, Onyx…plus loads of killer RnB from Destinys Child, Beyonce, TLC etc. We’ve already got loads of wicked Rap bits out but we will be getting these out over time.
- Just after Maiden play London someone sells in a huge Iron Maiden vinyl box set. We’ve had this in a few times over the years, and its so nice man! Also the same seller sold in a big bunch of Oasis 45s. Can opening music.
- A lot more Classic Rock came in this week. Some very nice UK originals from all across the board. Cream, Fleetwood Man, John Mayall, Joni Mitchell, Roxy Music, Neil Young, XTC, Blondie, Talking Heads, The Jam, Hawkwind.
- Pal of mine came in to buy one of our Ian Carr LPs and brought in some heavy trade: Everything But The Girl (a very expensive reissue), Nic Jones, three Vertigo Black Sabbath Swirl LPs, Caravan.
- Lots of classic Soul and Funk from Norman Connors, Roy Ayers, Michael Jackson, Prince, Gil Scott Heron, Donna Summer.
- Massive pile of new Indie, Garage and Grunge: Babyshambles, TY Segall, Temple Of The Dog, Black Crowes, Stone Temple Pilots, Primus, Wipers, Best Coast…
- Very large pile of classic Hardcore Jungle! Little rough condition wise sadly but it all plays great: loads of Reinforced, Moving Shadow, Metalheadz. Grooverider Hardstep comp, 2 Bad Mice, Manix, Sudden Def, Goldie, Nebula 2, Bizzy B, Fabio, Omni Trio, Underground Software, Nookie, Ray Keith, LTJ Bukem. You could make the most banging mix with these records. So many good tunes.
- Loads more Beatles foreign picture sleeves came in.
Some really nice collections coming up over the next few days too. I also brought back a load more killer records from our storage unit yesterday so expect these before the weekend:
UK Original titles from Caravan, Clear Spot, Blue Horizon LPs, Python Records (Blues label with most titles being limited to 99), Cream, Mike Cooper, Kevin Coyne, several Company LPs (Derek Bailey etc), Can, Michael Chapman, Shirley Collins, huge stack of Soca/Island Funk/Reggae titles, more UK Garage, Disco, nice Jazz from Paul Bley, Cecil Taylor etc.
Also loads more Brand New Sealed titles coming in: Michael Jackson, Wu Tang Clan, Portishead, Beach Boys, 2Pac, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Talking Heads, Eagles, Prince, Deftones, David Bowie, Gorillaz, Death, Carcass, Motorhead. So now you can buy brand new copies as well as second hand originals!
This week we have a Top Ten from the nicest guy in Drum & Bass
It’s always such a pleasure to see Marky come in; and he always buys killer stuff!!! Thanks a lot for the top ten geezer!!!
1- Johnny Scotton – You Don’t Wanna Do Nothing, Do You? (People Records)
2- Eugene Blacknell & The New Breed – We Know We Have To Live Together (Luv N’ Haight Records)
3- Aretha Franklin – Rock Steady (DJ Soopasoul Edit) (Soopastole Edits)
4- Kryptic Krew – Jazzy Sensation (Manhattan Mix) (Tommy Boy Records)
5- Mass Production – Welcome To Our World (Cotillon Records)
6- Homegrown Syndrome – Confortation (Arista Records)
7- Calibre – Shelf Life 5 LP (Signature Records)
8- Walk:R Feat. Charli Brix – All I Need (Ash:Ram Remix) (Celcius Recordings)
9- Infiniti – Game One (Metroplex Records)
10- DJ Marky Influences Vol.II – Various (BBE Records)
Till next week!!!