Hello from Reckless!
This week I have mostly been listening to this Robert Haigh LP (which I got from Hot Salvation).
Hope this blog post finds you well. We’ve had a very busy week this week, and some of us are just on our way back from seeing a collection of 24,000 thousand records out West! Some really great records have come in this week, check it out:
1) I purchased a massive collection from a chap in South London. I’d been there once before a few years ago; and as that all went well he contacted us when he was due to sell some of his friends records. There were about 2000 12″s and LPs. Mostly dance music – and some of the harder stuff too: Acid Techno, Hard Techno, Hard Trance, Squat Techno, Gabba. Some Breaks, new Techno (lots of Ancient Methods), plenty of Aphex related material (including The Tuss records), Detroit Techno, original EBM/Belgian Techno, Bleep, Goa Trance. Also on the rock side was a lot of Psychedelia and Punk – with some Indie thrown in. There were a few pretty collectible titles in there from people like Spiral Tribe if thats your bag.
2) Another Post Punk/New Wave/Punk collection also came in. About 40 LPs and a 7″ box full of singles. The LPs were a little rough but the 45s looked like the day they had been released. Records from the following: Siouxsie & The Banshees, Throbbing Gristle, XTC, Sex Pistols, Devo, Depeche Mode, Public Image LTD, The Damned, The Pop Group etc.
3) Lots of great Jazz from several sellers. We’ve had Japanese reissues of rare UK Jazz titles, original Heath Brothers Strata East, Joe Harriott “Indo Jazz Fusions”, UK original John Coltrane as well as Japanese John Coltrane, Vertigo Swirl Nucleus LP, several nice Miles Davis titles.
4) Lots of the usual Classic Rock in this week too – including LPs from the Beach Boys, Led Zeppelin, Neil Young, Cream, Jefferson Airplane, Jethro Tull etc.
We’ve priced up so much stock this week – but lets not give the game away this week I wouldn’t want to ruin the surprises!
This weeks Top Ten is in a way a carry-on from last weeks as its from the local legend Steve McCarthy who runs Deptford Dub Club.
Soft Wax – Largely none Reggae
1) Prince Buster “Prince Of Peace”
2) Alton Ellis “Cry Tough”
3) Johnny Clarke “Decleration Of Rights” + Version
4) The Stooges “Search & Destroy”
5) Jimi Hendrix “Voodoo Chile”
6) Howlin’ Wolf “Killing Floor”
7) Alice Coltrane “Journey To Satchidananda”
8) Pharaoh Sanders “Astral Travelling”
9) Can “Mushroom”
10) James Brown “Soul Power”
You can catch Steve playing with Tessa at:
Also – you have to go to a Deptford Dub Club is you haven’t been already they are the bees knees:
Till next week!