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THE MACHIAVELLIS 16/6/17
Meg, Reuben, "Bassist" and "Drummer" did a fabulous acoustic set (despite some of them being a bit poorly) that really showcased the strength of their songs. They were launching their new EP She/ Grey Day Machine, available on cassette and CD.
TOM HICKOX 5/4/17
The supremely talented Mr Hickox (with guitarist Shez Sheridan) paid us a visit to sing songs from his brilliant album "Monsters of the Deep", tell some funny stories, and generally be very lovely. He asked us not to film it (to keep it an intimate and personal experience for the audience) , so you'll have to take our word for it that he was ace, and watch this video here instead:
JAKE QUINCEY AND THE BIG RAD WOLF 21/1/17
Jake and John got 2017 off to a start and rocked the shop with their own distinctive take on blues rock.
Jake Quincey and the Big Rad Wolf. Live instore.
Posted by Vinylstore Jr on Saturday, January 21, 2017
LAPIS LAZULI 12/11/16
Canterbury's finest exponents of magnificent jazzy prog swung by to promote new album "Wrong Meeting". There's only a short clip sadly...
First few mins of 'Phigyphe' during the in-store Lapis Lazuli Wrong Meeting Album Launch gig at Vinylstore Jr; new record shop in Canterbury; where the album will be on sale from now on in Vinyl or CD format (signed copies also available there for a limited time only!); as well a lots of great albums by both local artists (such as Syd Arthur's new album!) and classic albums of both well known and more obscure artists from further afield...Its great to have a record shop in Canterbury again, so please support them!To see Lapis perform the entire album live; come to the The crash of moons club at Bramleys Cocktail Bar on Wednesday the 16th, supported by Oneirhythm; £5 entry, 730 onwards!
Posted by Jules Madjar on Sunday, November 13, 2016
STEPHEN EVENS 9/4/17
Stephen is many things. He's a professional drummer (for Graham Coxon among many others), he runs a studio, he is the brother of a friend of a friend of the shop. But most importantly he is a stunningly original, slightly mad, singer-songwriter. His album "Bonjour Poulet" is a highlight of 2017 already. Anyway, he came in with guitars and keyboards and sung us some songs on his way to doing a gig at Ramsgate Music Hall.
Stephen Evens live at Vinylstore Jr
Posted by Vinylstore Jr on Sunday, April 9, 2017
LIL YEE BOYS 25/3/17
We are working a bit with exciting new local label Easter Island Records, so hosted this launch event for their debut cassette release by Lil Yee Boys. They were noisy and fab. You can watch them here:
lil yee boys live at Vinylstore Jr!
Posted by Vinylstore Jr on Saturday, March 25, 2017
LEONIE EVANS 13/11/16
Leonie is a travelling troubadour folk singer, beloved by the likes of Cerys Matthews, Syd Arthur and us. She did a fabulous albums of collaborations called "Collaborations" and popped in on a Sunday lunchtime to sing us songs from it, all solo and acoustic. And it was magical!
SYD ARTHUR 22/10/17
We were privileged (and kind of lucky) to have Canterbury's biggest and best band Syd Arthur instore on just our second trading Saturday. They did a small record shop tour (Vinylstore Jr, Smugglers in Deal, Gatefield Sounds in Whitstable, Rough Trade etc) to promote their Apricity LP . The band were fabulous and the shop was overflowing onto the street.