Jack Broadbent, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Sunflower Bean, Van Morrison, Dubstar & Pre-Order The Smile

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New Arrivals...

Have you heard local hero Jack Broadbent's new album Ride? We're proud to call him a friend, with him coming from the Louth area, and are really excited to see how well he's doing. Now residing in Canada, Jack has been 'hailed as "The new master of the slide guitar" by the Montreux Jazz Festival and "The real thang" by the legendary Bootsy Collins.'

Ride is in stock now on vinyl £14.99 and CD £9.99.

Indie shoegazers Beach House release their 8th album titled Once Twice Melody. Once Twice Melody, the first album produced entirely by Beach House. We have the 'gold edition' (contact us direct for info on this format), 'silver' edition double black vinyl edition with poster, double CD and double cassette in stock now.

Arcade Fire - WE

WE paradoxically distills “the longest we’ve ever spent writing, uninterrupted, probably ever" (per the band’s Win Butler) into a concise 40 minute epic – one as much about the forces that threaten to pull us away from the people we love, as it is inspired by the urgent need to overcome them. Picture Disc version is in stock now.

Tony Allen (1940 – 2020) 'has long been acknowledged as Africa's finest drummer and one of the continent's most influential musicians. Together with Fela Kuti (with whom he played for 15 years) Allen co-created Afrobeat - the hard-driving, horns-rich, funk-infused, politically insurrectionary style which became such a dominant force in African music and such an influence worldwide.'

His 2009 album Secret Agent has been remastered on 180gm vinyl.

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever return in 2022 with Endless Rooms, the Melbourne quintet's third album proper.

'Still drawing from the canon of jangly, guitar-centric 1980s college rock, the Melbourne band's latest infuses the easygoing vibe with nuanced political songwriting. Most bands are distinguished by their frontperson; Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever are distinguished by the absence of one.' Pitchfork

'Loser' edition yellow vinyl and CD versions available now

Sunflower Bean - Headful of Sugar

One of our favs in recent years New York trio Sunflower Bean - vocalist and bassist Julia Cumming (she/her), guitarist and vocalist Nick Kivlen (he/him), and drummer Olive Faber (she/they) – rel'ease their long-awaited third album Headful of Sugar via Lucky Number.

A psychedelic headrush, fuelled by the agony and ecstasy of contemporary American life, Headful of Sugar is about outsiders disillusioned with the modern world who, despite their alienation, refuse to be subdued; buoyed by the relief found in interpersonal relationships that counteract the daily barrage of cheap entertainment and convenience.'

Limited edition transparent 'Orange/Blue Cornetto' vinyl.

Dubstar - Two 

'Two is the second album from Dubstar since Sarah Blackwood and Chris Wilkie reunited in the mid-2010s, and the first since their seminal 90s albums Disgraceful and Goodbye to be produced by New Order and Pet Shop Boys collaborator Stephen Hague.'


Contemporary electronic jazz band Ishmael Ensemble (led by saxophonist Pete Cunningham) have released their debut album A State of Flow. 'It touches on various styles of jazz, stirring ambient invocations, club-ready percussive workouts, spiralling grooves and hazy psychedelic electronica. ' Eco mix vinyl in stock.

Chester indie-pop trio Peaness release their long-awaited debut album World Full Of Worry through the band’s own label, Totally Snick Records. The album is a total joyous nugget of wholesome and charming indie pop with songs that stick in your head on first listen. For those that miss Allo Darlin, Heavenly and Girls At Our Best and need a new band to obsess about. 

'As part of an incredibly productive year by one of the world's most productive and cherished artists, Billy Childish releases a new The Baptiser by The William Loveday Intention as part of his attempt at “a career in a year”. LP in stock

'Ten ears ago, 'M83 released the outstanding Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, the sixth studio album by French electronic music outfit led by Anthony Gonzales, driven by the global hit 'Midnight City' (certified 4x diamond). For this 10th Anniversary, the album has been repressed on a double coloured limited edition vinyl, with a new alternative cover'

Van Morrison is back with his 43rd album! What's It Gonna Take? is a 14 track double album - in stock on limited dove grey vinyl now.

DJ Cam Quartet's Diggin is a classic Hip Hop Jazz album, hard to find on vinyl. A must have in every record collection. Limited edition blue.

Around The World Restored and Expanded follows The Police on their first world tour in 1979 and 1980, as they visit 6 continents building their fanbase show-by-show, country-by-country, song-by-song. CD+BluRay and CD+DVD and DVD+vinyl versions available.

BROWSE all these new titles HERE

We also have LOTS more new releases / arrivals in the shop from tomorrow (Friday 20 May) will be listing more on here as soon as we can!

New premises!

Our move to no. 8 Aswell Street is well underway, we're hard at work and we look forward to welcoming you to our new shop in June. We are open as usual in our current shop at 36 Aswell St. until the end of May. 


There will be a Drop on 18th June for those RSD releases delayed from Record Store Day in April. More news about these releases coming soon.

Pre-Order the debut album by The Smile...

Excited for this! It is sounding so good...The Smile is a new collaboration between Radiohead's Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and Son's of Kemet's Tom Skinner.

'The 13-track album was produced and mixed by Nigel Godrich and mastered by Bob Ludwig. Tracks feature strings by the London Contemporary Orchestra and a full brass section of contemporary UK jazz players including Byron Wallen, Theon and Nathaniel Cross, Chelsea Carmichael, Robert Stillman and Jason Yarde. Comes with artwork by Stanley Donwood and Thom Yorke.'

Pre order your copy on limited yellow coloured vinyl, black vinyl or CD today. Release date 17th June 

Coming soon is One Love - Kings & Queens of the Dancefloor - Sat 4th June

'Let's party like the dance floor royalty we are! Disco, house, rave, all the beats and grooves in between.'

At The Barre, 19A Queen St, Louth


Tickets are available from the shop.

Louth's Zero Degrees Festival is back with a programme of music, dance, art and comedy at venues around the town in June. More info here:


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