Record Store Day Drops list 29/8/20

The rearranged Store Day is nearly upon us, and it's a different look this year. Originally planned for April as usual, it has now been moved to three days - Saturday 29th August, Saturday 26th September and Saturday 24th October - with releases split over the three. We'll be publishing our list below as soon […]

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Reopening 15-8-20

We're happy to be reopening on Saturday 15th August after being closed since March. Obviously with the ongoing situation there's lots of changes, but we should all be used to this by now. All we ask is that you pay attention to these, and we can all work together to progress back to normality. The […]

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Record Store Day 2020 news

Hello again! Whilst we can't give you news about the bar reopening just yet, we can give you news of this year's rescheduled Record Store Day, by which time we will be open again. Record Store Day will now take place across 3 dates: Aug 29th, Sept 26th and Oct 24th. The releases (available to view […]

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The inevitable Corona virus blog part 3

As of Sunday 22nd March 2020 we are on temporary shutdown until the current corona virus situation is resolved.

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The inevitable Corona virus blog part 2.

So, things have ramped up, and this is the current situation as of 1pm 18/3/20 Opening responsibly As it stands, we are open as normal. However, we will more than likely be implementing reduced hours as of the next few days. Stay tuned to social media and the website for details. It’s not been an […]

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The inevitable Corona virus blog

Well, it’s come to this. A blog. About Corona virus and the knock-on effects. Firstly. Don’t worry. It’s business as usual here at Record Café towers. Events (bar the ones mentioned below) will go ahead as normal and we’ll continue to carefully select the very finest new records, beers and the tastiest charcuterie and cheese […]

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28th February: Bob Stanley, Pete Wiggs Album Launch: The Tears of Technology

We're chuffed to host DJ Sets from Bob Stanley, Pete Wiggs and Shipley's The Record Club to celebrate the launch of their new LP The Tears of Technology. Friday 28th February at 8pm. And it's free entry! At the turn of the 80s, a new generation of musicians appeared who saw synthesisers not as dehumanizing […]

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Live music: Friday 21st February - Astles

We're chuffed to be hosting Liverpool's Astles on Friday 21st February at 8pm. And what's more, it's free entry! An artist that is unafraid to chart new musical waters, Astles has been praised for his dynamic vocal style, captivating melodies, artistic boldness and a delicate rawness to his sounds. After wowing judges and winning 2016’s Merseyrail Sound Station, […]

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2020 Sporting Lunchtime Lectures

Record Cafe Sporting Lunchtime Lectures 2020‘When I came to Bradford I didn’t expect to end up eating Serrano ham and listening to a bloke talking about Hungarian brutalist architecture before the match’.  A quote from a Newport County fan who wandered into The Record Cafe and was met by the odd mix of education, entertainment […]

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