Our Recent Purchases – Reckless Records London

Our Recent Purchases

Hi from Reckless, and Happy Easter!

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We hope you are all well. As busy as usual here at Reckless, lots of cracking stuff coming in. 

1) My good friend who sold in the amazing stack of DIY Punk and Hardcore singles came back several times. Two absolutely amazing stacks of 45s including titles from Feederz, The Fall, Suicide, Swell Maps, Alternative TV, The Residents, Slugfuckers, Annie Anxiety, Inertia, Six Minute War, The Cravats, Metal Urbain, Killing Joke, Wire, Half Japanese, Esplendor Geometrico, Sort Sol, Dead Kennedys, The Partisans, Throbbing Gristle, Sutcliffe Jugend, SPK, Ramleh, Foetus, Chrome, Storm Bugs, Non, John Duncan, The Haters etc. We've still got thousands of LPs from this collection to go out when we have time.

2) Some cracking LPs and 12"s from Bjork, Creation Rebel, Gram Parsons, Sonic Youth, Bullion, Baba Stiltz, Miles Davis, Bauhaus etc from one very cool seller.

3) Loads of super Japanese pressings of classic titles.

4) Some great modern-ish LPs from artists like FKA Twigs, Nick Cave, Syd Barrett, Carla Dal Forno, De La Soul,. Clipse, Robert Ashley, Eek-A-Mouse, Kara-Lis Coverdale, HTRK, Neil Young etc.

5) Classic LPs from Soft Machine, Gil Scott-Heron, Queen, Tony Williams etc.

6) Loads of new titles on the Strut label.

7) More classic titles from one seller including titles from Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, The Style Council, Billie Holiday etc.

8) More great titles from a fairly regular seller including LPs and 12"s from David Bowie, Basic Channel, Ron Hardy, Don Drummond, Massive Attack, Carl Craig, The Cure, The Smiths, Marvin Gaye, Revolting Cocks etc.

9) Some nice LPs, CDs and 45s from another regular seller: Jason Crest, Nightingales, Joe Meek, Killing Joke, Mary Wells, Niney The Observer, The Leaves etc.

10) More records from the collection I went to in Kent including titles from Black Uhuru, Four Tet, John Cale, Japan, Supertramp, Gentle Giant, Family, Man etc.

11) Big stack of Death Waltz and Mondo Soundtrack LPs

12) Loads of Bealtes (including a gold label Mono Please Please Me)

13) Classic Rock CDs (inlcuding pricey box sets) from Pink Floyd, Traffic, Oasis, Nick Cave etc.

14) Loads of Jazz reissues, Mojo Rock, Reggae, Warp etuff and Post Punk from another seller.

15) Big bunch of NZ CDs.

16) Some cool LPs from Aphex Twin, Sleep, Nick Cave, Electric Wizard etc.

17) Loads of cheap CDs, LPs and 45s from Dolly Parton, The Cult, The Blue Nile, Stone Roses, The Byrds, REM, Jayhawks, Tom Petty, The Specials, Daft Punk etc.

18) Classic reissue LPs from Metallica, Pearl Jam, Fleetwood Mac, Sepultura, Led Zeppelin, Blink 182, Kendrick Lamaar, The Beatles etc.

19) Big bunch of Hip Hop and Downtempo LPs/12"s.

20) Some interesting CDs from Judee Sill, Cocteau Twins, Tool, Bill Hicks, King Crimson, U2, Allan Holdsworth, Brian Eno, Uriah Heap etc.

21) Some great 70s titles from John Mayall, Burning Spear, Lee Perry, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, Scientist, Pablo Moses, Pink Floyd, Dennis Bovell, Donny Hathaway, Hot Tuna, I Roy, Hall & Oates, Queen etc.

22) Load of cool modern Psych reissue CDs (on labels like Grapefruit etc).

23) More classic titles from MF Doom, Taylor Swift, Velvet Underground, The Who, Young Fathers, Ninja Tunes etc.

24) Loads of great DNB and House/Techno from one seller.

25) More great LPs from a regular seller including titles from Alicia Keys, Souls Of Mischief, Doja Cat, Britney Spears, Vampire Weekend, Harry Styles, Jimi Hendrix, Arcade Fire, Kings Of Leon, The Strokes, Depeche Mode, Nas etc.

26) Some pretty crazy CDs - a LOT of titles from The Fall including some massive box sets. Also some nice titles from Blur, Pink Floyd, Dexys, Neil Young, Julian Cope, Can, Bjork etc.

27) Tom bought a great CD collection which included titles from Coil, The Rolling Stones, Light In The Attic, David Bowie, Augustus Pablo etc. 1000 CDs.

28) More cool CDs from Grateful Dead, Bill Fay, Solange etc.

29) Full stack of Reinforced 12"s and LPs.

30) Pile of classic cds including titles from Greg Henderson, The Doors, Herbie Hancock and John Coltrane.

31) More modern LPs from Young Thug, Lana Del Ray, Gorillaz, Iron Maiden, Blink 182 etc.

32) DNB Cds including titles from Roni Size, Bizzy B etc.

33) Lots of LPs and 45s from The Beatles, Sex Pistols, Crass, Beach Boys, The Specials, The Colour Field etc.

34) More great LPs from Jandek, Lightning Bolt, Aphex Twin, Nick Cave, Amon Tobin, Buck 65, The Decemberists, Desert Sessions, Gil Scott Heron, Throbbing Gristle etc.

35) I bought some more records down in Kent including titles from Joe Henderson, Beach Boys, Beethoven, Sugar Minott, Royal Rasses, John Coltrane, The Pogues, Kilburn & The High Roads etc.

36) Another batch of modern titles from a fairly regular seller - including titles from St Vincent, Everything Is Everything, Weyes Blood, Low, Talking Heads, Kate Bush, Idles, King Gizzard, Arctic Monkeys, Courtney Barnet, Maccabees etc.

37) More killer Reggae LPs, 12"s and 45s from The Wailers, Jackie Mittoo, Barrington Levy, Hugh Mundell, The Skatalites, The Chantells, Mighty Diamonds, Dennis Brown etc.

38) LPs from Sigue Ros, The Jam, The Smiths, Squeeze, The Clash, Adele, Alabama 3, Bon Iver, The Beatles etc.

39) Classics from Grateful Dead, Camper Van Beethovem, Ramones, Talking Heads, David Bowie, Neil Young etc from another seller.

40) I bought a small collection which included titles from The Pop Group, DJ Mehdi, Robyn, Justice, De La Soul, Scritti Politti, Mark Ronson, Don Letts, The Rolling Stonesm, MIA etc.

41) Huge pile of Detroit Techno.

42) Some cool LPs from Hopeton Lewis, Frank Zappa, Marlene Shaw, Gary Burton, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Hugh Llamas etc.

43) Some more modern new House & Techno.

44) More 70s LPs from Traffic, The Rolling Stones, Black Uhuru, Scientist, Steamhammer, Joe Jackson, Muddy Waters, King Tubby, Yellowman, Steely Dan, Roxy Music etc.

45) A hundred or so modern Hardcore Punk LPs (Justice, Good Clean Fun etc).

46) More Noise/Metal tapes from a long time seller.

47) I sold in some cool stuff from LTJ Bukem, FSOL, Ishan Sound, Throbbing Gristle etc.

48) More stuff from The Fall - loads of LPs and 12"s - including a load of signes stuff.

49) Killer Metal CDs from Rotting Christ, Immolation, Dream Death, Vader etc.

50) Some cool LPs and 45s from The Specials, Oasis, Daft Punk, David Bowie, Nick Cave, Devo, The Smithe etc.

51) Load of Punk and Oi from Sex Pistols, Peter & The Test Tube Babies, The Business, 4-Skins, Sham 69 etc. And of course some Bob Marley.

52) Kenny sold in some nice titles from The Slits, Lee Morgan, Don Cherry, Trax, Yusef Lateef etc.

53) More random one offs from Bruce Springsteen, Broadcast, Beach House, Slowdive, Spacemen 3, Daniel Johnson, Marillion, Yami Bolo, Soft Cell (signed first EP), Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, Rixe, Horace Silver, The Drones, Insect Warfare, Catharisis, Dillinja, Cream, Kraftwerk, Prefab Sprout, Bob Dylan, Dizzee Rascal, The Kinks, Tindersticks, PIL, Sun Kil Moon, The Human League...



We've been getting as much stuff out as poss - including

1) Reggae 45s

2) Rock & Pop 45s

3) Industrial and Experimental LPs

4) Japanese Classic Rock issue LPs

5) House 12"s

6) Jazz LPs - including lots of Blue Note titles

7) Beatles titles

8) Hardcore Punk 45s

9) Cassettes 

10) Hard Rock LPs