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RECORD STORE DAY 2012

This year I was in the USA for Record Store Day and I shopped at two stores; Burger Records in Orange County and Amoeba Records in Hollywood. It’s a completely different situation in the USA to what it is here … Continue reading

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RECORD STORE DAY 2011

Woke up early, but not by default, just that this new job I have has me waking up early every day. I just can’t seem to stay asleep… but that’s not important right now… records are. And here we are … Continue reading

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A STORM OF LIGHT and NADJA

A STORM OF LIGHT / NADJA – “Primitive North” 2xLP, Robotic Empire, 2008 When this arrived in the mail, I was amazed at the packaging found within. A lot of care and love has gone in to making this record … Continue reading

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STUPIDS and HARD-ONS

STUPIDS and HARD-ONS – “No Cheese” EP, Waterfront Records, 1988 Back in 1988, UK skate punk band, The Stupids, decided to tour around Oz with fellow power pop punk band and Australia’s very own, The Hard-Ons. I wasn’t old enough to … Continue reading

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ELVIRA’S MOVIE MACABRE THEME SONG 7″

This arrived today in the mail and I am pretty darn stoked on it. For those not in the know, Elvira has started up her Movie Macabre series again which, if you were a horror fan in the late 80′s, … Continue reading

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TEGAN AND SARA – “The Official Vinyl Collection” Boxset

Tegan and Sara, for those who don’t know, are a female duo who play pretty little acoustic pop rock songs. Their vinyl sells for big bucks now on eBay as they are hard to come by but thanks to the … Continue reading

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KISS – ”Alive II”

I found this beauty in a second record / radio / stereo equipment store in Cleveland, Ohio. It cost me $2 which to me is a total bargain. This store had reasonable prices on anything and I bought a bunch of … Continue reading

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PIG DESTROYER

PIG DESTROYER – “Phantom limb” LP, Relapse Records, 2007 Has it really been that long? I guess it has. It appears they were only just tearing Melbourne apart yesterday. For those not hip, Pig Destroyer are one of the most … Continue reading

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THE HELLACOPTERS

THE HELLACOPTERS – “Payin’ The Dues” LP, White Jazz Records, 1997 I still remember the day I bought this. I was in Melbourne seeing my girlfriend at the time and we went to the city to do the usual; buy … Continue reading

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Blondie covers and a new Baroness single

THE MR. T EXPERIENCE – “Sex Offender” single, Vital Music Records, 1990 Blondie covers have always been fun to hear and for the most part, it’s usually girl power pop bands that do them. Makes sense really seeing as Blondie … Continue reading

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