180 Grams – Record Store Day 2018. A Photo Exhibition By Adam Prosser

180 Grams – Adam Prosser, Record Store Day 2018

An analogue photographic portrait series discovering the vinyl afficionados that line the streets overnight, in an effort to procure the coveted limited edition pressings offered by the contemporary vinyl revival.

What is it about vinyl that excites those that dig through the crates in search of their favourite music, preserved in sonic wax?

How does a once obsolete medium forge a physical and emotional connection to music in the digital age?

Around 80 photo’s displayed in store and available to view in store now. Were you with us for Record Store Day? Pop in and see if you can spot familiar faces

Big thanks to the amazing people who took part in this.

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Pie&Vinyl’s Favourite Record Releases of the Year 2018 Thus Far!

Here are some of the Pie&Vinyl teams favourite 11 records and pies released so far in the year 2018!

Of course, it’s in list form (artists/titles – standard) but how else can we do this?

We’ve used our actual names, so please ask us in the shop why we love them so much!

Many of these titles are available on indie only limited edition coloured variants.

 This July we’ll take 10% off any of the records on this list if you mention the staff members name who recommended it.

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The Pie&Vinyl Very Best of 2018 thus far ONLINE SALE!

Begins today and ends on Sunday.

Catch up with MANY releases you may have missed this year so far…

25% off all selected 2018 titles, and the remainder of our RSD 18 stock! (& earn the loyalty points from the original value of the record)

Click the image below to visit the site – Enjoy a virtual rummage in the crates.

Click to visit SALE! http://pieandvinylonline.co.uk/record-genre/sale/

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Pie&Vinyl and Honeymooner Presents… Amber Arcades & Support

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Pie & Vinyl Presents and BFFs Honeymooner are super excited to announce that the wonderful Amber Arcades will be playing for us on Friday 20th July as part of her UK tour.

Signed to HEAVENLY RECORDINGS – home to King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMark LaneganGwenno – she is due to release her second album ‘European Heartbreak’ on 28th September following this year’s singles ‘Simple Song’ and ‘Goodnight Europe’. We can’t wait to hear her showcase her new material in the intimate climes of The Loft.

Having written and recorded songs in a solo setting since her teenage years in her native Utrecht, Holland, Amber Arcades – real name Annelotte de Graaf – flew out to New York in 2015 and teamed up with producer Ben Greenberg of the Men to record her debut album ‘Fading Lines’ which she funded entirely by herself. The beautiful swooning songs she captured caught the ear of Heavenly who released the album the same year with the equally sublime ‘Cannonball’ EP following in 2017.

The ethereal shimmering nature of her music has been glowingly compared to Mazzy Star / Hope Sandoval and Broadcast and whilst these comparisons ring true they fail to also communicate the gently propulsive insistent nature of the music that gives movement to the dreamscapes created, reminiscent of peers such as ChastityBelt and Beach Fossils.

As well as being a supreme musical talent Annelotte also hold a masters degree in law and has worked as a legal aid in war crimes tribunals and as an immigration lawyer assessing refugee asylum claims in her native Holland.

‘One of the most quietly unassuming yet inherently beautiful records to grace our speakers in years. Motorik driven bliss.’ 10/10 – Drowned in Sound

‘One of the most infectious collections of pop songs written on an electric guitar this year.’ 8/10 – The Line of Best Fit

‘Ripe with subtle nuance, ‘Fading Lines’ is an exquisite debut. Seemingly simple yet running far deeper than cursory listens reveal, it’s a record that sticks with you long after the closing notes of the aptly titled ‘White Fuzz’ fade out.’ 8/10 – Clash Magazine

‘Wistful vocals drift across the album like a cool breeze on a sun-dappled afternoon.’ 7/10 – Loud & Quiet

‘Blissful, elegant records like this do not come about by chance.’ 5* – The Skinny

Support TBC.

Located above the Kings pub on Albert Road, Southsea our venue for the evening is The Loft which is strictly 18+ so please bring ID.

Tickets are £8 and can be bought in advance via www.seetickets.com or OTD subject to availability. We advise buying in advance for this one!

The Return of the Record Token!

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Coming 14th May 2018 and available in store at Pie&Vinyl #RecordTokens @recordtokens

For a new generation of vinyl lovers. The Record Token is back! #RecordTokens’

There are lots of reasons people love record shops. The experience of discovering something new, finding old gems hidden in the racks or simply connecting with the music you love. Now you can give someone the gift of record shopping as #RecordTokens make their comeback this May 14th!

Grab one in store soon! 

The Pie&Vinyl Summer Time (guaranteed no cr*p) SALE! (This weekend only June 1ST, 2ND & 3RD only)

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Summer ((o)) SALE vibes are here again!

MANY Bargains to be had – including BIG releases from this year – on indie only formats…along with LOADS of other treats for your ears. ENTICERS like:

Blossoms – Cool Like you, Bowie – Aladdin Sane (Silver Edition), Cabbage – Nihilistic glamour Shots, Cavern of Anti Matter – Hormone Lemonade, Frankie Cosmos – Vessel, George Ezra – Staying at Tamara’s, Goat Girl – Goat Girl, Preoccupations – New Material, Nathaniel Rateliff – Tearing at the Seams, Superorganism – Superorgansim, Suuns – Felt, UMO – Sex & Food, Yo La Tengo – There’s A Riot Going On, Arcade Fire – Neon Bible and plenty of other bangers!

all indies only coloured versions and all reduced by and approximately up to 60.32% – BEAUTIFUL!

We have also reduced the Record store Day leftovers…YUM! If you misssed anything on the big day, come for a rummage.

THE chance to catch up on some new releases you may have missed this year, and a chance to explore and expand your musical palette.

Also, for one weekend only – every immaculate reconditioned and new piece of hi-fidelity equipment found in Pie&HiFi will have 10% taken off the total price:) Yum.

Sale Starts this Friday 1st June at 11am and finishes on Sunday 3rd June at 5pm.

Record Adventurers gain priority access at 10:30am on Friday, and get an extra 10% off any sale and non sale records – just show your wristband:) – To join our Record adventure, have a look HERE

Summer Loving from the Pies&Vinyl team x