These should help you choose…all in stock and ready to ship.
- Box Sets, Gift Ideas, Special Things....
- A selection of timeless Classic Albums.
- Hand-picked Norman Records Favourites.
- Don’t forget there’s also the Gift Voucher option.
Things are getting tight now so just as a reminder today is the last posting date for Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA, tomorrow for all the rest of Europe and Monday for the UK. Don’t dither!
Other fairly exciting stuff still going on….
- Nothing is less Christmassy than Sleaford Mods. Pre-order their forthcoming ‘English Tapas’ LP.
- Pre-order the vinyl re-press of Pye Corner Audio’s ‘Stasis’.
- Loads of other future records….
- Record of the Week! 10% off ‘til midnight tonight.
- Oh and if you’ve not had enough lists yet here’s The Quietus’ Reissues Etc Of 2016, in association with um...us.
Romping through the drizzle…and up our wet stairs.
- My Morning Jacket pyjama guy Jim James does the second album jig.
- Robin-approved songstress Dawn.
- “Extremely uptight post-punk band” Flasher.
- Resident oddballs Makeness and Adult Jazz collaborate to try to be even weirder.
- Half of Skaters Spencer Clark makes his grainy field recordings.
- Very Scottish sounding man Lomond Campbell makes lovely King Creosote style folk pop.
- Aidan Knight gets really sparse. Like the back of a Christmas tree.
- Christmas heartwarmer: Whyte Horses re-did their psych pop album ‘Pop or Not’ but this time with school children singing. One for grandma.
- Really innovative weird pop from Glad Hand for fans of Wild Beasts/Scott Walker.
- Leonard Charles re-did J Dilla’s ‘Donuts’
- Devonshire folk in a lovely package from Dean McPhee/Mary Arches.
- Tape of an improvised show by Xam Duo at the wonderfully named Refreshment Centre.
Known quantities. No nasty surprises.
- Terrifying doom jazz lot Bohren and Der Club.
- A whole bunch of picture disc re-issues from scary 80s troupe Killing Joke.
- Classic the Fall albums now out on vinyl. We know Mark loves Christmas.
- Duets from sad country dude Townes Van Zandt.
- The album where Lydia Lunch collaborated with the Birthday Party and Thurston Moore. Mmmm...lunch.
- Mike Watt. What? Mike Watt. What? Mike Watt.
- Steve Davis-approved post-Cardiacs prog-poppers Knifeworld.
Ant’s Electronic Roundup:
“More sub bass!” he yells at the carol singers.
- Fabulous, darkside gear from Basic House at the intersection of chilling dark ambient, drone, techno, musique concrète and power electronics. Recommended.
- Jim Haynes corrodes field recordings from a post-Soviet era industrial landscape.
- Epic Relay for Death 2CD - like a train ride through bleak urban decay and apocalyptic wastelands.
- Weird, intriguing, acousmatic sound from Carers. 12” edition of 150 copies with artwork by EVOL’s Roc Jiménez.
- Marta De Pascalis utilises tape loops and synths on Touch’s cassette sister label The Tapeworm.
- Extreme computer music from Maria W Horn.
- Live coded brutalist techno LP from Kindohm on Conditional.
- Mystery artists Macmillan Cancer Support benefit, electronica/IDM ‘Covert’ compilation CD.
- Bunch of Basic Channel, Maurizio and Rhythm & Sound represses + Mark Ernestus Vs. Obadikah 10” on Honest Jon’s.
- Freshly cooked batch of Opal Tapes from Facialmess, German Army and XCDVR. Plus a pair of Disk Jockey plates from sister label Black Opal from DJ S aka DJ Slyngshot and Annanan.
- Rectum ripping Harsh Noise, wax extravaganza with The Rita, Dead Body Love / Atrax Morgue and Edwige making racket on Urashima.
- Limited Daddy Long Legs electro/synth-pop 7” on Central Processing Unit.
- Dream Catalogue Hardvapour/vapourwave triple vinyl assault from t e l e p a t h, DJ ALINA, and wosX.
- Coupla bits on The Trilogy Tapes from Stockholm’s Baba Stiltz, keeping “It Lit” like Sean Paul and Elmo Crumb aka Call Super/ Ondo Fudd.
- Taso ‘New Start’ footworkin’ LP on Teklife in the area.
- Seekers International & MX7 mashin’ up the dancehall.
- Paco Sala deal with how the female soul travels via hazy, lo-fi electronic pop on Denovali.
- Pessimistic cold wave flavoured gear from Gross Net aka Phillip Quinn of Girls Names.
- Techno 12” corner: Blue Hour, Sunil Sharpe, Laksa on Time Dance, Makaton and R.A.S.P on Blueprint, Scalameriya on Perc Trax, John Teja
Small enough to stick up a stocking.
- Split 7” between two up and coming ska-pop groups the Selecter and the Beat. Actually what year is it?
- Dramatic seasonal weep balladry from Bat For Lashes.
- Little White Things are grandiose indie-poppers from London and one of them has a man bun.
That’s it from us. We are back next week for the final trudge. Remember we close on Thursday 22nd December so this time next week we’ll be fairly excitable. Here’s all details of our festive opening hours.
Good Vibes: Robin
Your Norman Records people this week were: Kim, Phil, Jamie, Nathon, Laurie and ‘santa’ Ian.
Customer Compliment of the Week:
“A bit like that shop from 'Open All Hours' but they don't sell jam”.
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