As usual, Record Store Day (Saturday 20th April) will be a mix of exclusive, mostly vinyl releases and some great acoustic live music in the shop. This year we have acoustic sets from Newport bands The Lash (midday) and The Vestals (1pm) and a return for ever more famous Diverse favourites, Paper Aeroplanes (2pm). They’ll [...]
Friend of the shop, creator of this very website, Science Bastard guitarist and all round popular hermit Jonny Janiero is in the Argus! Apparently he’s started a record label alongside Jamie Young. Keep an eye on it, it’s bound to be good.
I’ve just been alerted to this rather nifty little festival in Cardiff’s Gwdihw. The Vestals will be flying the flag for Newport but there’s loads of other great bands on the bill too. I’ve nicked the info below from the Facebook even page but to keep up to date, check the real thing HERE. Gwdihŵ [...]
Working in a record shop is cool but we don’t currently have any vacancies. The second coolest job would obviously be to work in a brewery. An awesome brewery at that. Our friends at Tiny Rebel are recruiting. Read what they have to say… We are growing fast. We have managed to hit our 3 [...]
The guys at ArcTanGent have announced a load of new bands, Friday night headliners 65daysofstatic will be joined by the experimental electronic duo Fuck Buttons along with Future of the Left, And So I Watch You From Afar, Islet, Bo Ningen, Gallops, Turbowolf, Arcane Roots, Blacklisters, You Slut! and Talons. You can buy tickets BY [...]
OK, this is a bit odd but I’ve developed a mild obsession with Travelodge towel rails. They’re all disconnected for your own safety. I’ve started taking photos. I just wonder how many people met their fate before the good people at my favourite budget hotel chain stepped in and saved us all. I want to [...]
The rather brilliant Newport band The Vestals released an actual, physical 7″ single yesterday. The tracks included are Perfect Pain and Seventeen. We have them in stock and one can be yours to own forever for just £4.90. Probably best to buy 2 so you can ebay one when they’re really famous.
Canadian and I already know it’s awesome because I’ve got a promo. Alt.folky type brilliance. via Diverse Vinyl Mail Order
They’re on Chemikal Underground AND from Portland. It’s bound to be good. via Diverse Vinyl Mail Order
This one is a new Mogwai soundtrack album. This is also bound to be good! via Diverse Vinyl Mail Order