High density, natural cork and enables better sound quality. Adheres closely to the vinyl record which suppresses the arising resonances and creates a quiet background. Replace your traditional felt mat with this cork slipmat on your turntable to improve sound, reduce vibration and make for a stable, high-fidelity performance.
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There's a very good chance that Husker Du are one of those 'you had to be there' bands as often listening to them now it's very hard to work out what the fuss was about. They regularly had one great song out of every five, are pretty straight down the line compared to the soon-to-be-big Husker's influenced Pixies.......view item »
Fela Kuti released so many albums during his spectacular lifetime that it can be hard to know precisely where to go as a listener. But worry not, Knitting Factory and Erykah Badu have got you covered! Box Set #4 contains seven discs of carefully compiled classics (chosen by Badu...view item »
If you happen to be a fan of this album then here’s something you might want to get your mitts on. The whole album remastered plus the B sides from the singles of the time plus the holy grail for Radiohead fans, three unreleased and long sought after tracks dug out of the vaults. All formats have all the b...view item »
Sing a song of sixpence that goes… Radiiiiiioooooooheaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad” -- Thom Yorke.
At this point, Radiohead have exhausted being Radiohead. By their seventh album they were just making rock albums, man; by their eighth being inaccessible was no longer remarkable. The bi...view item »
40th anniversary edition of the Ramones third album Rocket to Russia. This one features many of their most classic songs such as 'Sheena Is A Punk Rocker' and 'Rockaway Beach'. This edition contains two dozen rare and unreleased tracks plus a never before heard recording of their show at the Apollo, Glasgow i...view item »
Disco motherload! Four whole LPs, containing Grace Jones’ first three albums (Portfolio, Fame, and Muse), and, crucially for disco music, the 12” extended versions of the singles. The quality is absolutely faultless, Grace herself and the genre of disco being right at the t...view item »
Sheer stacks of post-punk quality right here! Cherry Red seem to have picked out all the very finest slices of UK post-punk between the vintage years of 1977 and 1981, ending up with five full discs of magic! This Heat, Wire, The Pop Group, Josef K, Ultravox, ...view item »
20 years since this much loved album which spawned a handful of classic hits such as 'Bittersweet Symphony', 'The Drugs Don't Work' and 'Lucky Man' was issued and...you guessed it...it's time for the lavish remastered version in a series of formats including a super 6LP or 5CD box set with acres of live tracks and B sides. ...view item »
Touch are a label blessed with a wonderful roster of regular / irregular contributors, so any kind of compilation from them is well worthy of attention. Movements contains brand new and exclusive tracks from thirty-three artists, with weighty names like Jim O’Rourke, Mika Vainio, Chris Wat...view item »
Woaah there. A 6CD box set emanating from the type Mark E Smith and his merry troupe were signed to Fontana. This includes classic albums Extricate, Shiftwork and Code: Selfish plus all the singles, B sides and John Peel Sessions from the era which was one of the most creative and vital periods of their long...view item »
A pretty serious CD box-set here, put together for the fiftieth anniversary of Doctor Who in 2013 but previously only available through a special fan subscription program. One disc of Doctor Who soundtrack music for each of the eleven Doctors, including lots of Radiophonic Workshop magic. And guess what? The wh...view item »
Soul of a Woman by Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings is an album of songs that the band recorded in the year prior to her sad death in 2016. It’s always good to go out on top, and with this album, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings are in scintillating, soulful form. On vinyl LP with download code and CD....view item »
Rod Modell, who as DeepChord has been responsible for a colossal amount of quality dub techno over the years, here presents a book of photography for the first time. Dawn, Dusk, and Darkness...view item »
‘This Is Trojan’ serves as a wonderful introduction to the legendary heavyweight Jamaican music label. The set includes no fewer than sixty ska, rock steady and reggae classics across six 180 gram vinyl LPs housed in high quality card box, with hits from...view item »
Worth the admission price alone for the line "some wank the valet" that comes deep within this latest opus from songwriter in chief Stephin Merritt, '50 Song Memoir' has the feel of an idea emerging from a record company thinking....what do we do with him? He's already written '69 Love Songs', he's made a record in th...view item »
Following the hullabaloo about the 50th Anniversary edition of the Beatles 'Sgt Pepper's...' we now get a bespoke four disc re-vamp of their great rivals the Rolling Stones similarly ambitious Their Satanic Majesties Request. This was the album in which they experimented with psychedelia, sound effects ...view item »
The big dogs of Classic British Rock are getting some nice reissue treatment here: Queen’s 1977 album News of the World. This deluxe box set reissue features the original album of course, plus two whole discs of outtake and unheard alternative versions, one of which replicates the album’s tracklist with new ...view item »
Greatest hits comps of legendary and well-documented bands are rarely inspiring, but this double LP Velvets collection makes for a decent overview of their work. As well as the obvious highlights like Heroin and Venus in Furs, generous samplings of the first three albums include longer experimenta...view item »
The second volume of Strut’s compilation of Sun Ra’s many many singles gets a vinyl release. The Definitive 45s Collection includes a huge variety of Ra’s styles: he seemed to view singles (often pressed in very small runs) as opportunities to try things as strange as quasi-disco, spok...view item »
Gabi Delgado and Robert Görl fronted Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft (D.A.F.) were an experimental electronic/electro/industrial group active from 1979 until the late 80s, proclaiming they had fulfilled the concept. For fans of Kraftwerk, Laibach...view item »
Have you been practising your Expecto Turnrecordum spell? Otherwise you’ll have to trudge over to the record player and change sides nineteen times to get through this bulging 5 x 2LP box set. It’s only the first five Arry Porra film soundtracks, and all. From ‘Theme of Troll Bogies’ to ‘I Shouldn’t H...view item »
If making a sequel to the film Blade Runner wasn’t enough of a challenge already, how about composing the sequel to its Vangelis soundtrack? Hans Zimmer and Ben Wallfisch have answered that question with big booming bass throbs and snatches of Vangelis-esque synth...view item »
One of the most memorable scores of all time sees a respectfully vast vinyl release. Not any vinyl though. This has been hand etched and features 3D holograms on the record itself. There are also rare photos and a hardcover book featuring two essays on John Williams and his magnificent contribution to the Stars Wars adventure....view item »
Being There was the second album to be released by Wilco. 1996 was a fruitful time for Jeff Tweedy and Co. as they had enough high quality songs to fill a double album. The rich, creative period is borne out by this reissue which is spread over 5 CDs or 4 LPs and includes previously unreleased tracks, live stuff...view item »
Check it out, a new edition of the Buddha Machines! This edition is actually a reissue of the original 2005 model, the one that made a huge splash among sound fans and not-usually-sound-fans alike. All the original loops are her...view item »
Frank Turner has been making records for ten years now so it’s about time for a career retrospective. Songbook features Turner’s best loved songs along with a second disc of reworked classics. It also features a previously unreleased track, There She Is. Available as 2CD or 3LP sets on Polydor....view item »
The final live performance of Black Sabbath, recorded at the end of a triumphant Farewell Tour in (where else?) Birmingham. This documentation is available in a veritable cornucopia of formats, combining audio and video options across various combinations of ...view item »
Nina Simone was a genuinely groundbreaking artist. A musician, composer and arranger with great skill and an expressive voice that told of her woes as she sang her songs. As great creative people often are, Nina Simone was tightly wound and prone to explosive fits of rage, but this only made her music all the more passionate. Th...view item »
The original CD of this is currently getting bleached by the unseasonal sun on the dash of my Honda Civic. It looks great up there - it's commercial enough to show passers by that I'm not the indie obscurist I'm sometimes unfairly painted out to be, but also it's REM's most poetic and dark album that maybe once the dust settles will be see...view item »
Unearthed by Johnny Cash finally gets a vinyl release - a spectacular vinyl release at that. 9 LPs presented in a cloth-bound book along with another cloth-bound book containing all-encompassing liner notes by music journalist Sylvie Symons. The remaining music left over from Johnny Cash’s sessions with ...view item »
The Wu-Tang’s seventh full length. Eighth if you’re perverse enough to count the single-copy Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, and Lesson Learn’d makes a point of dissing that item’s purchaser, appropriately cartoonish supervillain Martin Shkreli. That string-driven track and single People Say a...view item »
You’ve been spending a few quid on vinyl, so you want to know how to look after it and what are the best pieces of kit for you to buy? Well, the Vinyl Manual by writer and DJ/event organiser/party guy Matt Anniss and journalist and vinyl enthusiast Patrick Fuller, published by Haynes - the same people who know how every car in the world wo...view item »
There’s been no shortage of Madness comps over the years, but none more comprehensive or revelatory than this up-to-date career-spanner. Almost evenly split between their initial chart-dominating 80s run and post-reunion highlights, it presents the (occasionally still) Nutty (former) Boys as a British institution of 40 yea...view item »
Thy lord cometh. John Carpenter’s themes to his genre spanning and defining films are defining in themselves, with countless contemporary artists taking influence from them. This collection takes basically all of his biggest themes from his films including Halloween, Big Trouble In Little China, Assau...view item »
Another magical example of when a single LP gets turned into a 5LP box set. The Smiths 4th best album finally gets the big set treatment with demos, b-sides live tracks and a DVD featuring Derek Jarman's short film made to accompany the original release. A must for all fans of this most special of bands. "Slip them into...view item »
Calling all very rich Bowie fans, you are in for a treat. This collection compiles all his albums between 1977 and 1982 which of course takes in his now classic 'Berlin Trilogy'. Not only that but 'Lodger' has been remixed by Tony Visconti and includes a bonus collection of single versions, non-album singles, b-sides and songs featured on soundt...view item »
A-Sides 1978-2016 is a career-spanning singles compilation by The Fall. Mark E. Smith’s revolving door collective have released 60-odd albums, if you include live albums and compilations, in their career. This is the first collection to bring together singles from a number o...view item »
The Doors were a kind of gloomy '70s version of INXS with a prowling tiger of a singer and some other blokes in tow. They are currently celebrating their 50th anniversary and this set compiles all their US singles and their B sides - even the ones they ill advisedly did after the death of Jim Morrison. Your only vinyl option is ...view item »
Like a mostly instrumental version of Runrig that you could bring home to meet your ma, Mogwai have been pleasantly creating soundscapes for so many years now that each album is like a freshly poured dram of whiskey to warm you as you return to Scotland after a long time away on bleak European roads. Opener 'Coolveri...view item »
Alan Moore (working with Mitch Jenkins) has been given the opportunity to produce a series of original short films, which are themselves a sub-set of a larger project / world named The Show. The Show Pieces set contains all five films on DVD, their mystic soundtracks on CD, and a book of ...view item »
If you didn’t snatch a ticket to one of Kraftwerk’s 3-D live shows this summer, you can make it up to yourself with this piece of documentation! 3-D: The Catalogue is available in five different formats, ranging from DVD and LP versions of highlights from the tour setlist to vinyl, CD and Blu-Ray bo...view item »
Limited to only 1000 pressings is this exclusive compilation of reggae classics is Spirit of 69: The Boss Reggae Sevens, which is compiled with a range artists including Lloyd Robinson, Drumbago & The Dynamites and Derrick Harriott. An absolute essential for fans of ...view item »
Has your vinyl ever got dirty or dusty? Well we have the solution: a magnificent vinyl cleaning cloth. Simply wipe the cloth on your vinyl and - hey presto! - dirt and grime will simply melt away, leaving you with a pristine slab of wax to enjoy. And it can be used again and again. Easily the most important cloth you'll ever buy...view item »
To celebrate the centennial of Alan Lomax, Mississippi Records have assembled this massive box-set, containing 100 of his recordings. Significantly, more than half of what appears here has never been released before, including recordings of Shirley Collins and Bob Dylan as well as unknown blues ...view item »
Damon Albarn and his Gorillaz return in full effect with their fifth album and follow up to 2010’s Plastic Beach. Boasting an incredible list of featured artists including Vince Staples, De La Soul, Danny Brown, Benjamin Clementine...view item »
I’d love to sit here and listen to ‘The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads’ back to front right now, but considering it takes about twenty days to listen to, I’d probably be fired for Norman malpractice. Back in 2001, Lift to Experience made alt-rock’s ultimate behemoth, a concept album about the second coming of Christ spr...view item »
Gather round lads, give your DM’s a spit-and-shine - oi, Dave, give me back my bondage pants! You know how this one goes. 40 years on from punk, Cherry Red (or should that be Oxblood?) Records follow up their comprehensive collections of shoegaze, indie and psych with over 100 cuts from punk OGs St...view item »
First of all the box looks amazing. Four slabs of vinyl in a super sturdy outer box and wonderfully lavish booklet with photos, lyrics and words on the events from Kate Bush herself. What is lovely about the booklet is it’s personal nature - she has taken some of the photos herself and writes comm...view item »
A brand new Metallica album appeared! Hardwired… To Self-Destruct is their first album in eight years. And because Metallica are a colossally big band, they have a broad plethora of formats for you to choose from,...view item »
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