Bumper Buying !!!!! – Reckless Records London

Bumper Buying !!!!!


We hope this new blog post finds you well! 

Everything has been going well at Reckless recently, lots of great records and CDs have been coming in - and selling very quickly! Lets have a look at whats been coming in;

1) Scott bought a great collection in West London. The collection was made up of around 600 LPs and 12"s and several boxes of CDs too. The collection was mostly made up of 90s and early 00s classic Hip Hop, but there was also a lot of amazing Jazz and Soul too. Lots of US and UK original pressings from artists like The Notorious BIG, Albert Ayler, Wu Tang Clan, Mase, Pharaoh Sanders, Archie Shepp, James Brown, Leon Thomas, Foxy Brown, The Pharcyde, Digable Planets, A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, 2Pac, Beastie Boys etc. 

2) A friend of mine brought in several big batches of fantastic records, mostly traditional and devotional music from India and Pakistan, with a lot of Bhangra, Bollywood, Chutney - music spanning several decades. There were also a lot of Ethnographic LPs on labels such as Tangent, Folkways, Ocora, Lyrichord etc. Included were quite a few really rare and sought after titles such as a UK original of the Nermin Niazi LP and an LP from Rabih Abou Khaul. Quite a lot of these titles are deadstock copies so some of them are in pristine condition which is pretty uncommon.

3) Another friend brought in a great stack with titles from Ras Shorty, Yusu, Jah Warrior, 2 Kilos, Helium, Les Rodger, Omar Khorshid, Dambala, Andreas Hofer etc.

4) Toru sold in loads of great titles as usual including LPs and 12"s from Spider, Klaus Schulze, Cecil Taylor, Hank Mobley, Marvin Gaye, Lee Morgan...

5) A fairly regular seller brought in a great collection of vinyl and CDs including rare 12"s from Underground Resistance, Drexciya etc as well as CDs from Jah Woosh, Boris, The Clash and some modern classical stuff.

6) A decent small collection of Reggae and Afrobeat which included vinyl from Jimmy Cliff, Fela Kuti, Jackie Edwards, Carrol Thompson, Kool & The Gang and a sought after Pama compilation LP.

7) Some classic albums on CD from Sunn0))), Ben Frost, Depeche Mode, Amon Duul, Tangerine Dream.

8) Lots of classic rock on cassette including titles from Cream, Yes, Genesis, The Beatles, Joni Mitchell, AC/DC etc.

9) Another regular brought in a great pile which included a rare MFSL edition of Meddle by Pink Floyd as well as LPs and EPs from My Bloody Valentine, Scientist, Skip Bifferty, The Lollipop Shoppe, Tom Waits, Linval Thompson etc.

10) A great big pile or reissue and original LPs from Marvin Gaye, Madonna, James Mason, Blackstreet, Marva Whitney, JB's, Fleetwood Mac, Aretha Franklin, Weather Report, Prefab Sprout, Ronnie Laws etc.

11) Lots more Hip Hop 12"s and some Roy Ayers LPs.

12) A low number copy of the White Album from The Beatles (with all the bits!).

13) Couple of OOP titles from D'Angelo and Chronixx.

14) More CDs from Trees, The Turtles, Status Quo, Roddy Frame, Sandie Shaw, Caravan etc.

15) Some proper party vinyl from The Ragga Twins, Mariah Carey, SWV and Kanye West.

16) Reggae CDs from Big Youth, Linval Thompson, Bunny Lee and Dennis Brown.

17) Lots of Cherry Red and Grapefruit CDs and CD box sets.

18) Some 80s LPs and 45s from New Order, Blancmange, Depeche Mode, Ultravox, Pet Shop Boys and Modern Eon.

19) Great classic rock vinyl from Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Fairport Convention, Bob Dylan and Steely Dan.

20) Some interesting LPs on Kent, some Max Romeo, Soul comps, Giant Sand, Junior Murvin and Jonathan Richmond from another seller.

21) Some amazing records from a new seller including loads of Joy Division / New Order, The Beatles, Spiritualized, Coldplay, Frank Zappa, The Millennium, Flipper. Keane, Buckingham Nicks, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Neil Young, Black Sabbath, Buffalo Springfield, Stiff Little Fingers, The Fall, Robert Wyatt, Radiohead, The Go-Betweens etc. 

22) Some pretty rare titles for the dance side including a Banksy sleeve Dirty Funker 12", quite a few 12"s on Gamm and some well out of print big room House 12"s from A Trak, Armand Van Helden, M.A.N.D.Y., Lovebirds etc. Plus a few more titles from Lee Perry, John Lee Hooker, Ulrich Schnauss, Tricky etc.

23) Some indie rock 45s from The Horrors, Songs:Ohia, David Bowie, Mercury Rev, Badly Drawn Boy etc.

24) 50 Reggae 45s including titles from Alpha & Omega, Sound Dimension, Cornell Campbell, Hugh Mundell, Tamlins, Errol Dunkley, Tommy McCook etc.

25) Lots of House and Soul 45s including titles from Mr Fingers, Marshall Jefferson, Frankie Knuckles.

26) Big selection of Talking Heads and Prince 12"s and LPs.

27) Some metal and punk LPs from Sodom, Lard, Satyricon, Rainbow, Nashville Pussy etc.

Phew!!! Thats just a small selection of whats come in of course! 

We've put loads of stuff out in the last few weeks - sections which have been topped up a lot are: Rap, Reggae, Classical, Post Punk, Industrial and Soul/Funk.

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Till next week!