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Cheers for an amazing RECORD STORE DAY 2017 !!

Posted on April 23, 2017 by Irene Hundleby

Cheers for an amazing RECORD STORE DAY 2017 !!

Great seeing so many happy faces at Relics!
We love sharing music with you all !
 
If you missed out, don't worry... there's always next year

Until then...
 
All new LIMITED RELEASES and RSD SPECIAL ITEMS
are now ONLINE - check out the NEW ARRIVALS !! 

(Sneak peak of our new arrivals for RSD : Relics RSD 2017 Instagram Vid)

Thanks! Dave & Irene xx

 

Posted in Record Store Day 2017, RSD, RSD2017, Special RSD Releases

Our Last and Most Curious List ~ Epic Album Scores of 2016

Posted on January 04, 2017 by Irene Hundleby

Epic Album Scores of 2016

Our Last and Most Curious List

Not every epic album score is a new release! This list pays homage to all those albums we've rediscovered - managed to score copies of - ole'timers that are new to our ears...

Albums we just couldn't stop listening to in 2016...

DAVE

JIMMY SMITH - The Sermon

 

MASTERS OF REALITY - Masters of Reality

DAVE LIEBMAN - Lookout Farm

HERBIE HANCOCK - Mwandishi

ELEPHANT9 - Walk The Nile

 

IRENE

HERBIE HANCOCK - Head Hunters

FELA KUTI - Vinyl Box Set 2

PIERCED ARROWS - Straight To The Heart

VARIOUS ARTISTS - Revolucion: The Chicano's Spirit

ELLA FITZGERALD & LOUIS ARMSTRONG - Ella & Louie Box Set

JANE'S ADDICTION - Ritual De Lo Habitual

 

BEBE

THE CURE - Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me

TINY RUINS - Some Were Meant For Sea

 

ARLO

 

RUN THE JEWELS - Run The Jewels 

NWA - "Straight Outta Compton"

PANIC! AT THE DISCO - Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!

 

ANDREW

BILL EVANS - Interplay

ETTA JAMES - Tuff Lover

HIGH DEPENDENCY UNIT (HDU) - Fire Works

The MAX BLOCK - Max Block

EYELESS IN GAZA - Photographs As Memories

MEDIEVAL - Medieval Kills!

 

Until next year...

 

2016 Relics New Release Favourites

2016 Relics LP Best Sellers

2016 Relics CD Best Sellers

 

Posted in 2016 epic album scores, 2nd hand cd, 2nd hand vinyl, Andrew, Arlo, Bebe, CDs, Dave James, epic albums, Irene Hundleby, vinyl

2016 Relics Faves !! The NEW RELEASES we loved the most...

Posted on January 03, 2017 by Irene Hundleby

2016 Relics Faves !! 

The NEW RELEASES we loved the most...

Every year all the Relics crew offer up their favourite new release albums... here are our WONDEROUS pickings of 2016 !! 

Andrew

MYSTERY LIGHTS - Mystery Lights

LUCINDA WILLIAMS - Ghosts of Highway 20

THE VEILS - Total Depravity

SWANS - The Glowing Man

AGNES OBEL - Citizen Of Glass

GHOLD - Pyr

BLACK RAINBOWS - Stellar Prophecy

HOLY GROVE - Holy Grove

MUTUAL BENEFIT - Skip A Sinking Stone

CAVEMEN - Born To Hate

 

Arlo

THE 1975 - I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It

PANIC! AT THE DISCO - Death Of A Bachelor

MELANIE MARTINEZ - Cry Baby

RADIOHEAD - A Moon Shaped Pool

MR. HANKEY'S CHRISTMAS CLASSICS - RSD Special Release

 

Bebe

DEVANDRA BANHART - Ape in Pink Marble

 

DRAKE - Views

LAMBCHOP - Flotus

DIIV - The Is The Are

ERYKAH BADU - But You Caint Use My Phone

BON IVER - 22, A Million

 

Irene

KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD - Nonagon Infinity

MOGWAI - Atomic (Soundtrack)

RADIOHEAD - A Moon Shaped Pool

THEE OH SEES - A Weird Exits

A TRIBE CALLED QUEST - We Got It From Here... Thank You For Your Service

NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS - Skeleton Tree

DAVID BOWIE - Blackstar

OLAFUR ARNALDS AND NILS FRAHM - Collaborative Works

 

Dave

VARIOUS ARTISTS - Day Of The Dead Boxset (Grateful Dead Tribute)

RAY LAMONTAGNE - Ouroboros

MOGWAI - Atomic (Soundtrack)

DAVID BOWIE - Blackstar

BLACK MOUNTAIN - IV

ERYKAH BADU - But You Caint Use My Phone

DIIV - Is The Is Are

CAR SEAT HEADREST - Teens Of Denial

RADIOHEAD - A Moon Shaped Pool

PUSCIFER - Money Shot

 It is worth noting here, that posts like this are SUPER difficult because (as always) we all revisited a number of amazing YEARS GONE PAST albums this year and explored many 2nd hand ones that were NEW to our ears too...

 we'll probably make a list of those another day...

 

2016 Relics LP Best Sellers 

2016 Relics CD Best Sellers

Posted in 2016 Relics Favourites, Andrew, Arlo, Bebe, Dave James, Irene Hundleby, new cds, new vinyl

2016 Relics LP Best Sellers !!

Posted on January 03, 2017 by Irene Hundleby

2016 Relics LP Best Sellers !!

Following on from our 2016 Relics CD Best Sellers post...

Here are the LP releases that were most popular in Relics (best sellers) during 2016...

10 Most popular LPs


10. PIXIES - Surfer Rosa
 
  
9. ARCTIC MONKEYS - AM
 
 
8. SUFJAN STEVENS - Carrie & Lowell
 
  
7. KENDRICK LAMAR - To Pimp A Butterfly
 
  
6. BLACK SABBATH - Black Sabbath
 
  
5. FAT FREDDY'S DROP - Based On A True Story

 

 
4. TAME IMPALA - Currents

 

  
3. NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS - Skeleton Tree
 
 
2. DAVID BOWIE - Blackstar

 

1. RADIOHEAD - A Moon Shaped Pool
 

 Next... our 2016 personal favourites

Posted in new releases 2016, new vinyl 2016, Relics Best Sellers 2016, Relics popular LPs 2016

2016 Relics CD Best Sellers !!

Posted on January 03, 2017 by Irene Hundleby

2016 Relics CD Best Sellers !!

Certainly in 2016 we lost many music greats RIP... here at Relics we feel grateful that their music lives on!

Despite the super sad lows.. grief, death and the life cycle were themes that spurred on 2016 creations and some incredible music was released this year.

Here are the CD releases that were most popular in Relics (best sellers) during 2016...

10 Most Popular CDs


10. CASE/LANG/VEIRS - Case / Lang / Veirs
 
  
9. MARLON WILLIAMS - Marlon Williams
 
  
8. THE CHILLS - Silver Bullets
 
  
7. LUCINDA WILLIAMS - The Ghosts of Highway 20
 
  
6. SHAYNE P CARTER - Offsider
 
  
5. NADIA REID - Listen to Formation Look for the Signs
 
  
4. NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS - Skeleton Tree
 
  
3. RADIOHEAD - A Moon Shaped Pool
 
 
2. DAVID BOWIE - Blackstar
 
LEONARD COHEN - You Want It Darker
1. LEONARD COHEN - You Want It Darker

 

Most popular vinyl of 2016 - see our 2016 Relics LP Best Sellers list...

Posted in new cd 2016, new releases 2016, Relics Best Sellers 2016, Relics popular CDs 2016

SOPHIE MORRIS CD LAUNCH @ RELICS

Posted on December 10, 2016 by Irene Hundleby

SOPHIE MORRIS DEBUT CD LAUNCH !

On Friday 9th December Dunedin soprano artist SOPHIE MORRIS launched her debut CD 'Songs From The Stage' in store at Relics. Congratulations SOPHIE!!

CD copies now available in store and online just in time for Christmas!!

Here are a few pics from the night...

 

 

 

 

 

Posted in CD launch, Classical, Relics in store, Sophie Morris, Sophie Morris Soprano

BUY the NEW BON IVER VINYL & BE IN TO WIN !!

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Irene Hundleby

BUY the NEW BON IVER vinyl & BE IN TO WIN !!

Buy the new Bon Iver vinyl record & be in to WIN!! We have one 12" single to give away. This 12" will not be released in NZ & contains extended versions of 2 songs from 22, A Million. They are random red, white or black vinyl. Gotta be in it to WIN IT!

We will announce the winner FRIDAY 7th OCTOBER!

7/10/16 The WINNER is KATE! Congrats ~ and enjoy your epic 12" !

Posted in Bon Iver, Giveaway

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