Ransom Note opens record shop in East London

Posted on 24 November 2017
By Khyle Deen
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“For some reason, we thought it would be a good idea to open a record shop. So here we are.”

In the latest instalment of a never-ending quest to send itself under for good, Ransom Note has taken the stupid brave decision to dive headfirst into the murky world of the ‘record shop’.

Teaming up with long-term collaborator Aiden d’Araujo – author of the cult House Hunting column and purveyor of the finest wax crack known toman – the Ransom Note Records shop is ready to fling open its doors in East London with a launch party from 12pm on 2nd December 2017.

Drawing on d’Araujo’s extensive knowledge of electronic history – honestly, what this man doesn’t know about dance music isn’t worth knowing – the shop will feature a lovingly curated supply of second-hand House, Techno, Hi-NRG, Italo, New Wave, Synth, Boogie, Disco, Funk and Soul.

You’ll also be able to find all new releases from the Ransom Note Records imprint – home to the likes of Bawrut, C.A.R. and Marlon Hoffstadt – plus constantly updated stock from a carefully selected batch of their favourite labels.

Situated in a brand new railway arch space in Forest Gate across from Wanstead Park, the shop will also be home to resident Turntable Technician Neil Macey, the man for all your deck surgery needs. Hugely experienced in the field, Macey has set up and designed systems across the globe, has been Ransom Note’s resident audio technician, and bought and sold more records than we’ve ever seen.