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#1 critzelsworth

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 07:11 AM

This shit sucks.

http://ninjatune.net...-warehouse-fire

A fire on Monday night in London wiped out the entire stock in the primary warehouse of 165 Independent record labels. The best way to help in the immediate future is to buy an album from one of these labels from a UK digital store, local record shop whilst stocks last or direct from the label. This will enable them to remanufacture CDs and vinyl more quickly, to resupply the record shops who are also affected by the riots. For Ninja Tune it means we have had to put Toddla T album release back to August 22nd and spend a lot of money repressing other titles. It's very sad to know some of our wonderful and more obscure back catalogue titles may never get to be repressed.

Alison Wenham, Chairman and CEO of AIM, the UK's Trade Association for the Independent Music Industry, has also commented: "This is a disaster for the music community, but with the fans' help, labels and artists will survive. Please show your support for the music community by buying a digital album from an independent label today."

Although we despise the many gross inequalities and immoral profiteering in our country, it's emblematic of the riots' futility that a warehouse storing millions of units of the unusual, interesting and less commercially minded albums on indie labels was torched. We wish all the other affected labels and our excellent distributor the best of luck. And thanks to all our supporters! The full list of record labels is here: http://www.pias.com/uk/pias-distributed-labels-list/



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Posted 11 August 2011 - 07:37 AM

Looks like Lex, Warp, and even G-Unit was affected by the fire.

Crazy how things can just end like that.

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 08:02 AM

uh guys you are aware what has been going on in london since saturday yeah?

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 08:46 AM

& Brainfeeder & Brownswood & Soul Jazz & Young Turks & ...

This really sucks, the whole london situation is pretty fucked right now. Just read an interview with some youngsters who're just rioting for free booze...

#5 critzelsworth

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 09:00 AM

uh guys you are aware what has been going on in london since saturday yeah?

Oh, I've been paying attention. I just felt this one was relevant to the boards.

Hope you stayed safe and sound man over there.

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 12:07 PM

Time to cash in with my collection >_>

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 12:49 PM

Ridiculous. Warp made a post about it today: http://warp.net/reco...re-london-riots

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 03:34 PM

crazy, there's a tonne of great record labels in there; brainfeeder, lex records, kitsune, southern fried records just to name a few

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 04:57 PM

I saw it on ninja tune first and didnt even really get through the whole thing before posting it. Felt it was pretty big news to all djs and producers.

I would change the topic if i could.

Havent seen bot around in a min tho. Hrmmm. <_<

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 05:02 PM

digital?

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Posted 12 August 2011 - 02:02 PM

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Posted 12 August 2011 - 02:09 PM

Oh yeh & we're all fine thanks...

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Posted 13 August 2011 - 09:03 AM

Oh yeh & we're all fine thanks...


hah yeah kinda wonderd why no one had made a thread about all that shit, riots probably wernt big enough to be deemed a talking point :huh:

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Posted 13 August 2011 - 09:07 AM

oh and yeah git i met jerry dammers from the specials in liverpool at the love music hate racism mini day festival, he was doing a short dj set i saw him walk past me unrecognised about 3 times caught up with him looking confused trying to find the toilets, what a lovely guy one of the nicest people in music ive ever met! 'ghost town' is still relevant in 2012 so it seems

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 04:55 AM

'ghost town' is still relevant in 2012 so it seems


damn straight...

he's an all round good guy.. heard him play out a few times but never had the chance to chat properly...

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 06:14 PM

There's chatter that some of the small labels who were caught in this may not survive. As such they're asking fans who might have bought vinyl from these labels to go ahead and buy the digital to inject some capital in these small labels who operate w/ this thinnest of margins.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 09:55 AM

Warp is having a sale on digital formats until Aug 30th.

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Posted 18 August 2011 - 02:51 PM

damn shame... when i think of ninja tune i think of Coldcut

They made a compilation cd, with their own tracks but also samples.
i think it's from '91 or '92. this cd came with a music magazine.
this was the shiznit, now i'm still looking for it. anyone who knows what i'm talking about holler pls.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 05:25 AM

I'll have a dig, might still have it somewhere...

Shakey.. Coincidentally Jerry Dammers is playing at a pub close to me this saturday.. Thinking I'll pop down for a pint and a chat.. I'll try to avoid any questions including 'being kicked out of your own band' content..




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