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Hot Salvation, Records -

I compiled this quickly and without too much over thought. I guess if they stuck, they make the cut, right? Absolutely putting honourable mention to Ben Frost, The Drink, Hookworms, Wharves, not to mention that I haven't even sat and played a Soused by Sunn 0)) and Scott Walker yet.  That aside, these ones really stuck. I played them countless times, and they are certainly the soundtrack to the end of my teaching career and the beginning of Hot Salvation. So I guess they're quite resonant with me. I've had the pleasure of seeing, putting on or playing alongside some...

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Folkestone, HiFi, Hot Salvation, Record Player, Records -

We're proud to be stocking the iconic RP1 from Rega. Handmade in Essex, this beautiful deck is to hifi what the 1210 is to DJing or the Telecaster is to guitar. It is a benchmark in quality, reliabilty and affordability enjoyed all over the world.  Here's what Rega say: "This multi-award winning turntable is designed and engineered to achieve outstanding performance way beyond the expectations of a product at this price point. The minimalist design of the RP1 and the use of extremely high quality components throughout ensure this amazing product will deliver unrivalled performance for the price. Excellent build...

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Coffee, Folkestone, Hot Salvation, Records -

After taking the plunge in July to leave teaching and make a go of Hot Salvation as a record shop, brew bar and record label full time, Natalie and I are happy to be finally opening a store in our hometown, Folkestone, Kent.    After a a couple of near misses with some lovely spots in both Canterbury and Folkestone, we have settled on an incredible place in Rendezvous Street:   The old Prince Albert Hotel has been a bit of a local landmark for years, and something of a fallen hero. It's been empty for years, it was in...

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Hot Salvation, Jazz, New Stock, Punk, Records, Shoegaze, Staff Picks, Used Stock -

X-Ray Spex - Germfree Adolescents Incredible debut record form one of the forebears of modern alternative music. This records has influenced countless artists and entire genres over the last 35 years, not least the most clear cut lineage, Bikini Kill and the Riot Grrrl movement.  This copy is in absolutely beautiful condition and plays as well as they day it was pressed, get it now in the store!   Ride - Nowhere Ride's debut record came after a plethora of excellent 12" Eps, and this, thankfully lived up to it. They may have lived in the shadow of My Bloody...

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