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Favo*u*rite Records Shops OUTSIDE of London

Discussion in 'music' started by davidavdavid, Aug 25, 2017.

  1. blossomchris

    blossomchris I am not searching, I know what I am looking for.

    I just had to post, not visited him in a while and withdrawal symptons kicking in.

  2. forester

    forester pfm Member

    Amoeba Music, Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles. Lemmy used to shop there too.
  3. dsg

    dsg Bearded fellow

    I like Rise in Worcester, my local city. Rise is a smallish shop but they manage to squeeze in a lot of vinyl and I'm often surprised at their eclectic selection. A decent range of CDs and a few books as well. The staff are friendly and approachable and the shop is family-friendly - it's in a shopping centre so I can quickly "pop in" during family shopping trips, plus it's clean and tidy unlike some record shops... It's a little brother to their store in Bristol which often has live bands. There's also one in Cheltenham although I've never visited that one.

    Rise is 5 mins walk from Worcester Foregate Street station, which is 45 minutes from Birmingham.

  4. JensenHealey

    JensenHealey pfm Member

    Cobb Records in North Wales?

    Not as big as it used to be but still larger selection than most..
  5. JensenHealey

    JensenHealey pfm Member

    Rise is mostly new stuff - although I picked up a couple of Japanese issues of jazz recently that are excellent.

    There is another record store in Worcester, 2nd hand dealers - Market Hall Records, upstairs in the Gallery, off the Shambles. Excellent cheese shop on the same complex.
  6. HydeLea

    HydeLea pfm Member

    'Expanded? They must be doing well either that or they are very brave in these grim times...

    Grim times ... says who !

    Vinyl purchases are the highest they've been for years ... FTSE at record high and the UK about to leave that dreaded institution the EU !

    Like a dog of a lead - like a prisoner let out of jail !!!

    The UK is only moving one way and that is up.
  7. Snufkin

    Snufkin pfm Member

    isn't it interesting how we all perceive the same thing.....
  8. uncl_nigel

    uncl_nigel pfm Member

    quite :)
  9. uncl_nigel

    uncl_nigel pfm Member

    This morning The Guardian online announced FTSE as being at a record low... something to do with North Korea and a hurricane...
  10. Sich

    Sich pfm Member

    Hello from another Worcester resident! Nick @ Market Hall is a nice guy. Have you ever been to Carnival in Malvern? Good second hand and new store for both vinyl & CD.
  11. antinchip

    antinchip pfm Member

  12. vince rocker

    vince rocker pfm Member

    Piccadilly Records in Manchester gets most of my cash. It's too tempting working in the city centre.
    Today: Chris Forsyth and the Solar Motel Band "Dreaming in the Non-Dream" new and sounding good on vinyl.
  13. wylton

    wylton pfm Member

    I'm visiting Manchester this weekend, and Piccadilly Records and the True Faith Exhibition at the Manchester Art gallery are high on my list of visits!
  14. mercalia

    mercalia pfm Member

    can people post adresses/post codes for the places? Maybe you know where they are but I dont
  15. wylton

    wylton pfm Member

    Resident Records
    28 Kensington Gardens,
    BN1 4AL

    01273 606312

    Piccadilly Records,
    53 Oldham St,
    M1 1JR

    0161 839 8008
  16. JensenHealey

    JensenHealey pfm Member

    Friend of mine keeps telling me about it, but I rarely get to Malvern!
  17. Yomanze

    Yomanze pfm Member

    Grey 'n Pink Records in Chester on Brook Street: http://greynpinkrecords.com/

    "We stock everything from 1950s rock n’ roll to indie and rap, but no easy listening, classical or dance." ;)
  18. Sich

    Sich pfm Member

    Had a 'diggers dream moment in there this weekend where someone had sold a ton of 90's electronic stuff - heaven!

  19. blossomchris

    blossomchris I am not searching, I know what I am looking for.

    Deco audio, Aylesbury. HP19 8UQ

    Mainly used, good quality, most genres.

  20. JustJohn

    JustJohn pfm Member

    I spent some time in Carnival during a holiday in the Malverns a couple of years ago. Excellent shop.

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