The all new Buying Blog!!
Hello from Reckless!!
This Blog was written to the sounds of:
Lots of great buying recently - lets get down to it!
1) Sean went to a great 60's and 70's collection in North London. Heavy on classic titles, all with a Psychedelic bent. All original issues too! Titles from Kaleidoscope, Captain Beefheart, Joni Mitchell, Nirvana (UK), Spooky Tooth, Genesis, Small Faces, The Pretty Things, The Who, The Beatles, Soft Machine, King Crimson, Nina Simone, Yes, Eric Clapton, Amon Duul, Fairport Convention, Hawkwind, The Rolling Stones, The Move, Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead, Velvet Underground, Led Zeppelin, Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, CSN&Y, Pink Floyd, Love, The Kinks, The Walker Brothers etc.
2) A chap came in with a really top pile of LPs including titles from Steve Reich, Jimi Hendrix, Naked City, Joy Division, Television, The Fall, Brian Eno, Pere Ubu etc.
3) Toru has been buying tonnes of great Roots Reggae including loads of Greensleeves 12"s, Jah Shaka 12"s, Studio One, Barrington Levy, Fred Locks, The Heptones etc as well as loads of Dancehall and Riddim compilations.
4) A good friend of mine brought in an amazing pile of Punk and Psych records with some heavy hitter originals from The Scrotum Poles, Soft Drinks, Inertia, The Gizmos etc. Also included were loads of Minimal Synth comps, the Brain Records CD Box and a massive 13th Floor Elevators CD box set.
5) Tom and Kris went to a massive Jazz CD collection and ended up buying 5000 Jazz CDs. I believe the collection covers the birth of modern Jazz right up to Improv and modern day ECM!). Lots of Blue Nots, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Pharaoh Sanders, Charlie Parker, Ornette Coleman etc.
6) Some great 60's and 70s vinyl off one seller including Scott Walker, Genesis, King Crimson, Gryphon, Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan etc,
7) Lots of cool records from Toru including LPs and 12"s from Ron Trent, Minnie Ripperton, Ramadanman, Kerri Chandler, Boyd Jarvis, George Duke etc.
8) A nice selection of great CDs from The Kinks, The Shangri-Las, Hawkwind, Grateful Dead, Motorhead, Them, Soft Machine etc.
9) A nice classic selection of LPs from another including The Beatles, Tower Of Power, NWA, Marvin Gaye, George Harrison, Led Zeppelin etc.
10) More Classic LPs from Velvet Underground, The Who (including some Malaysian pressings!), Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones, Milk From Cheltenham etc.
11) A small selection of LPs and 45s including Dusty Springfield (a fairly pricey 45), Black Sabbath, The Rolling Stones, Creedence Clearwater Revival etc.
12) Big stack of Rock, Metal and Indie LPs including titles from Husker Du, The Long Ryders, Pretty Things, Hawkwind, Atomic Rooster, Judas Priest, UFO, Steppenwolf etc.
Whats gone out this week?
Reggae 45s, 12"s and LPs (theres a rare box of Reggae 45s behind the counter)
Classic Rock LPs
Classic albums on CD
Disco and Soul LPs and 12"s
Industrial and Avant Garde LPs
Jazz (including some pretty rare titles)
Loads of recent releases and sealed reissues