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It’s been…. one week

by | Jun 24, 2018

Well Chorlton it’s been a whole week, and it’s flown by! The feedback we’ve had has been bloody fantastic and how complimentary you have all been on social media has blown us away. From the bottom of our hearts – Thank you, you are awesome. It was also wonderful of Carl from Dig Records Liverpool to pop in and show his support, if you are Liverpool based go check them out!

We are going to do a weekly blog that will give you what’s new, any news and some of our recommendations here at VF. Many of you have asked for a mailing list which we will get round to over time, for now though these updates will be shared via all of our social media platforms.



We are VERY excited to confirm that as of the next couple of weeks we will be a Pro-Ject partner. Many customers have been asking us if we will sell turntables and we have always admired the simplistic and stylish understated beauty that is Pro-Ject. Aside from the many awards they have won and top rated reviews there hardware receives they are just out-right slick. The vinyl format offers such a rich sound quality that can only be heard when played on good kit, there is a place for an all in-one speaker turntable unit if you are on a tight budget or just getting started, but the difference in sound quality is a no brainer with some quality kit. We will also carry some accessories from cleaning gear to mats in the next few weeks too. Watch this space or ask us in store for more details.

Pro-Ject Juke Box E  

Pro-Ject Juke Box E  - white

Nick Cave... hurrah to the order we have put in today that will hopefully meet the demand of requests for Mr Cave vinyl is expected in towards the end of next week. We can’t promise what we will get our hands on but the second it arrives in store we will share what we have on social media ending the “South Manchester Cave drought” as it’s been described!

Record Store Day 2019, wow that feels like a long way off eh? but just a heads up we will be registered and as far as we are aware will be participating in RSD19. Date for the diary 20th April 2019

Opening hours

(still playing with what works best!)

  • 11:00 am – 17:00 Tuesday – Saturday
  • 11:00am – 15:00 Sunday
  • Closed Monday


Orders – Many of you have placed orders with us for books and vinyl – If we can get our hands on it, it’s yours! All orders can be sent to or on one of our social media channels. We will get back to you ASAP if it is something we can get for you.

Upcoming – books

28th June How to be Famous – Caitlin Moran

Best sellers this week

It’s a draw this week and we were wiped out of:

  • Outline – Rachel Cusk
  • Don’t Read This Book – Time Management for Creative People – Donald Roos
  • Gruff Rhys – Babelsberg
  • Goat Girl – Goat Girl

All now back in stock or on reorder expected in this week.

Won’t be around long

We still have some of the below so come get your paws on them

  • Goat – Burn 7inch limited edition orange
  • Radiohead – OK not Ok
  • Kate Mosse – Burning Chambers – limited signed for indies

What an awesome week Chorlton you little beauts, and we didn’t even get time to mention a pop in from Mr Ian Brown. Mad!