Well here we are, safely on the other side! Record Store Day 2017 was a huge success yet again with 3 days of fun, unbelievable sales and some great music! With the first people in the queue arriving at 2:30 AM a new record was set, these hardy souls were soon joined by fellow music lovers who eagerly anticipated our 8AM opening! You can read more in this nice piece in the Oxford Mail/Times…
While the eager customers waited we set them a fiendishly fun RSD quiz, which you can tackle, just for fun, here
As the day progressed and the queue got bigger we went into Record Store Day frenzy and had our busiest ever day! Into the afternoon we welcomed DJ’s Count Skylarkin, Tiger Mendoza, Charlie Livingston and our very own Carlos (the one-day-only comeback of DJ Reasonable!) onto the decks.
Sunday saw a somewhat shellshocked staff-force re-build the store in time for live sets from the delectable Vienna Ditto and the dreamy Kid Kin, both of whom sounded as good as they did thanks to the skills of Ian De Quadros, thanks Ian!
As if that wasn’t enough fun and games, Monday 24th saw the mighty Maximo Park hit the store for an intimate acoustic gig. With over 70 people in the shop Paul Smith and Duncan Lloyd of the band played tracks from the new album ‘Risk to Exist’ as-well as some old favourites.
We sold out of many of the titles this year however we still have some Record Store Day titles available. We have managed to get a few restocks in from the record companies as-well as transferring titles between our 2 stores.
Below you’ll find a list of what is left in-store which will initially be available to buy over the counter only. We will endeavour to generate a new list as often as possible as inevitably due to many of these being the last copy things will sell out fast, feel free to drop us a line if you have a question about any of the titles