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(Staind voice) It’s bin a while… since we’ve done a website update and to be honest this not the way we’d want it to be but we’ve been too flat out process the stuff! So basically it’s a long-ass list of excellent independent music including new releases with some degree of organisation. More actual endorsements to come but we’ve been jamming Hygiene, Scab Eater, Nots, Triple Negative, Gate, Karen...

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Hey Folks, Here are our Easter opening hours: Good Friday – Closed Saturday – Open 10am to 6pm Easter Sunday - Closed Monday – Open 11am to 5pm   Some new stuff has arrived, including this slinky piece of warped R&B electronica from Honey 2 Honey, via the champs at Chapter Music.     ...

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Thanks for an excellent RSD 2019. Thanks for your support any day! It was a hectic day. We are open Sunday 11-5pm. Here is a left-over list. Some great stuff remaining.  6 String Drag - The Jag Sessions (Rare & Unreleased 1996-1998) Al Green - The Hi Records Singles Collection Angelo Badalamenti, David Lynch - Twin Peaks: Season Two Music And More (Vinyl) (Record Store Da...
  Yo! Here it is finally our extensive, pretty frickin' long list of Record Store Day Exclusives! Our precious Groundhogs and Television Personalities records just arrived hence the delay. See you 9am Saturday for the RSD festivities! Wait a minute... there's another HUGE event happening on the record store calendar this Friday. The UV Race - Made In China LP is out this Friday, and ready...

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Record Store Day 2019 at Repressed Records.  Saturday April 13. 9am - 6pm. Records, records, records! New records! Old records! Exclusive records! Non-exclusive records! Check our website Thursday evening for the full list of RSD items plus lots of other exciting new releases....
  Hello and welcome to our first non-retrospective newsletter of 2019. It’s long overdue as things frankly have been pretty psycho in-store! Generally January and February are a time where we get a nice influx of 2ndhand stock but pair that with the sensation that is Marie Kondo and her tidying adventures, we’ve got a great inventory of secondhand vinyl, books, CDs and DVDs that will hope...

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  Alright, here it is, here’s our Top Sellers of 2018 list! Why do we post this every year? Well because we’re proud of the records we sell and cause it looks unique to our store, customers and community. It’s in support of independent music culture (only one cheeky had the support of a major label. Can you guess which one?), and in the fight against monoculture. Stay tuned for staff pick...

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  Hope everyone has a happy holidays and thanks for the support in 2018. We were going to spruik some new stock but might leave it til the first week of January. Here’s our holiday opening hours and some Christmas cheer from Jacksonville, Florida’s finest The Quad City DJ’s   Christmas and Boxing Day CLOSED    Thursday 27th 10-6pm   Friday 28th ...
  Welcome back to our website! Firstly, in apparel news our classic Repressed Records logo tote bags are back, you know the person-with-record-instead-of-head logo. These totes are bigger, stronger and better printed than our previous ones. Great job by Fresh Tees in Marrickville!     Alright, now to music…. A couple of late contenders for best local 7”s of 2018...

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Hey music freaks, Hope you’re well. We’ve gone a little crazy with the ordering the last couple of weeks, so things have are bit of a mess in here. But it’s all part of our greater plan…. having a bigger, more interesting selection of records new and old!     New Releases:   Lucy Cliche - Cliche’s Principle 12” (Fleisch) Cliche, Lucy - Long Sleev...
  This update we’ve got the biggest names in marginal music, albums from geezers both angry and chill, two big DIY releases from Geelong’s Anti-Fade records (more on those later) and to be honest not that much more… but it’s all quality!    The record we’ve played the most in-store the last fortnight, is without a doubt Kev Carmody’s Pillars Of Society LP. A landmark pro...
    Firstly, coming very soon, maybe with us by the time you’re reading this is Terry - I’m Terry LP on Upset The Rhythm. Terry are Amy Hill (also of Constant Mongrel, School Of Radiant Living), Xanthe Waite (Primo), Zephyr Pavey (Eastlink, Total Control, Russell St Bombings) and Al Montfort (UV Race, Dick Diver, Total Control). We haven’t heard it yet but this promotional video...
  Another fortnight, another Repressed Records stock update!  Read on for a choice selection of local and international new releases and bunch of record we’re glad to have back in stock. A couple of Lumpy related releases, some great stuff from the ever reliable In The Red Records, a few intimate local releases, another great Alice Coltrane re-issue, we’ve re-stocked Nasho and Waak W...
  Interesting week here at Repressed Records, new-ish local bands making the jump from tape to LP, “side projects” become main events, dole-wave pioneers pivot to the motorik sound of the Durutti Column, Peace Punk, records with evil goats on the cover and more…    With little to no warning Nasho have hit us with their debut LP via No Patience Records! While it retains s...
  A week of box unpacking, recycling bin stuffing and heavy listening here at Repressed Records. A lot of new records came in, too many for us to adequately cover in this week's newsletter but we have to try. We’ve finally got more copies of the Buried Country Compilation of Aboriginal Australian country music back in stock.They flew out the door first time round, expecting the same again...
Just a short update this week of high quality (and mostly) local independent records as we await a couple of exciting shipments and big releases just over the horizon. Kamasi Washington is one of maybe 3 under 65 year old in our Jazz section and he’s back - Heaven And Earth 4 LP box set (psst I think there’s a 5th LP hidden in there?!). Arse’s Primitive Species EP has been ugraded from cassette to...
Welcome to our weekly update. Lubricated Goat ‘Play The Devil’s Music”, their debut album has been re-issued and is in stock now. Originally released in 1987, it’s a wild piece of Sydney post-punk, for fans of Butthole Surfers, Cramps and Birthday Party. Yep, it’s the guys that played nude on that Andrew Denton TV show on the ABC. We also have a sparkling re-issue of the classic Germs “Lexico...
  Thanks for coming to our Vivid show. It was great to see so many regulars there and we hope you all had a great night. Thanks to Nasho, Nun, Mick Turner, Knitted Abyss, Hurtsville and Toby, DIY sound guy extraordinaire. The excellent Opera House guys are always a pleasure to deal with. Hopefully we can do something again next year!     We’re back into it again, wi...
Come spend an Evening With Repressed Records, this Saturday night in the Utzon Room in the Sydney Opera House as part of Vivid Live. Performing on the night will be this truly diverse array of Australian independent musicians that we feel is a great representation of  what the shop is about. Look forward to seeing you all there. Tickets available here. Facebook Event Page is here. Be quick, n...
Busy times here at Repressed Records, it’s pretty much all systems go with our Vivid Live show happening at the Opera House next week (more on that later), stacks of new local releases and a couple of new import boxes making their way through the door. Heck, we also found time to bulk up our new Metal, Jazz and Hip Hop sections! Here’s a summary of this week in Repressed Records…. It’s taken ...