Yo from Reckless!!!
Big week!!! Plus a bumper weekend with Carnival! It was Kennys last day before he moved full time to the awesome Low Company Records on Sunday and we are very sad to see him go!
This Blog was written to the sounds of…
Looooadssss in this week – lets get started.
- A huge box full of seriously brilliant 90’s Indie / Grunge bangers from The Pixies, Soundgarden, Liz Phair, Manic Street Preachers, Belle & Sebastian, R.E.M., Dead Kennedys, Blur, Julian Cope, Morrissey, Urge Overkill, Garbage, The Cardigans, Neil Young, Ministry, Hole, The Boo Radleys, Primal Scream, The Verve, Frank Black, Super Furry Animals, Saint Etienne, Bjork, Ride, Happy Mondays, The Bluetones, The Fall, Jullee Cruise, Bikini Kill, The Stone Roses etc. Some very good records here, and all original issues in decent condition!
- Nimbus cut of Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis – said to be the best way to hear this classic album. You don’t see this everyday! Also in there same pile of records were some real classics from Curtis Mayfield and Sly & The Family Stone! Apparently there are a lot more coming from this collection!
- An old pal of mine from Thanet bought in a big chunk of very good records; Black Metal, Hardcore Punk, Drone, Indie, Power Violence etc. Some badboy LPs from Left For Dead, Chokehold, Lords Of Light, My Bloody Valentine (UK original of Isn’t Anything), Les Raillizes Denudes, Harry Smith vinyl set, Mindless Mutant, Spectral Voice, Blood Incantation, Deerhoof etc.
- Sean returned back to thee shire of Reckless with a rich bounty of Classic Rock today. Lots of very common albums – but titles the people want! Tom Waits, Dire Straits, Fleetwood Mac, Johnny Thunders’ Heartbreakers, Television, Etta James, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, Sex Pistols, Eagles. Also a nice Pablo Gad LP.
- Loadsaaaaa Hardcore Junglisim! We’ve had so many calls about people with big Hardcore collections for sale recently and finally someone brought a decent one in. 300 records roughly: Omni Trio, Ratty, Remarc, Manix, 2 Bad Mice, Danny Breaks, Bizzy B, LTJ Bukem…loads of Moving Shadow, Metalheadz, Reinforced etc.
- Some more Hardcore from a regular seller: Top Buzz, DJ Nex, Blame, Tayla, Original DJ Vibes, Q-Bass…..the sort of music you put on do a big Flavour Flav “Yeahhhh boyyy” and have a wicked mix.
- Our pal from a very popular Indie Rock band was in dropping off some killer Indie and Psych stuff: Dr Hooker, Bonnie Prince Billy, Spacemen 3, Billy Childish. Loads more – including some very cool titles – I just didn’t write down what they were!
- Plenty of Rare Groove! All the classics: Lowreel, Curtis Mayfield, Kool & The Gang, Willie Hutch, Ramsey Lewis, The Voices Of Harlem, The Blackbyrds, The JB’s, Leroy Hutson, Parliament, The Natural Four, Bobby Womack etc. Ideal for the end of Summer.
- Absolute top notch Sixties Soul. Nice pile of UK originals – some really rare ones from The Miracles, Stevie Wonder, The Impressions, Rufus Thomas etc. These have some of the most beautiful sleeves I have ever seen.
- More Hip Hop and Indie from Scotts pal – Edan, Madvillain, Dinosaur Jr, The Dirtbombs, Gastr Del Sol, Jehst, Atmosphere, Mogwai, Dirty Three, huge Motown Box Set…simply loads of music!
- Big ol batch of Progressive Rock reissues: Genesis, Mellow Candle, July, Caravan, Kaleidoscope, Soft Machine.
This is one of my favourite tracks by Gastr Del Sol:
We have been putting out loads of great records this week; as well as the collections above – loads more UK Blues rarities on Blue Horizon and Python, full run of Belinda Carlisle 45s, Record Store Day related titles, more Reggae, loads of Japanese Jazz, Thrash Metal…
Plenty more collections coming up this week, keep checking the Instagram!
This week we are very lucky to have a Top Ten from the always amazing Bullion!
“Due to a dire lack of inspiration, I searched ‘top’ and then ‘ten’ on my computer. Here’s the resulting top ten top tens…”