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  You're new here! Welcome, please feel free to browse our store. Date: 23/04/2014 
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Long Division tickets on sale 10am Friday 18th April. (17/04/2014 @ 12:24:31)
This year's Long Division Festival takes place at various venues in Wakefield from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September. Tickets will go on sale over the counter only at 10am on Good Friday (we will not be making any available on our website). This year's festival has the newly refurbished Unity Hall as its main venue and it is there that The Cribs plus special guests will be playing on the Friday night. On Saturday various bands (including The Wedding Present, Toy, Gruff Rhys, iLiKETRAiNs plus many more) will perform in various venues around the city centre. There will then be a fringe festival on the Sunday with all sorts of interesting cultural activities taking place. Prices for the tickets are as follows: Friday (The Cribs) 33, Saturday 25 and Weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) 55. For more information and full details on the line-up please go to the Long Division website.

Easter/Record Store Day opening hours (15/04/2014 @ 15:44:59)
We have made a few adjustments to our opening hours for this weekend. The shop will open an hour earlier than normal for Record Store Day. We don't normally open on Easter Sunday, but as it's the day after Record Store Day when we always have people checking to see what we still have in stock, we decided to make an exception!
Thursday 17th April - 9:30am - 6:00pm
Good Friday - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Record Store Day - 8:30am - 6:00pm
Easter Sunday - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Easter Monday - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 22nd April - 9:30am - 6:00pm


Record Store Day 2014, all the information you need. (15/04/2014 @ 10:46:51)
Record Store Day is almost here, so we have put together a summary of all the information you need if you are planning to visit us on Saturday 19th April.
We will be opening at 8:30am, by which time there will probably be quite a large queue outside the shop. As with previous years we will give the first 60 people in the queue the opportunity to reserve one item from the list of releases available. Each of those 60 people will be given a ticket which guarantees the item they have reserved will be waiting for them when they get to the counter. Once inside the shop customers will then be able to purchase additional stock from the Record Store Day list. Please note, none of the RSD stock will be out in the racks, so please try and have a list of releases you wish to purchase. You can do this by either writing down your preferences from the list we have on our website, or we can send you a printable check list with prices. To get one of these send an email to us with Record Store Day in the subject header and we will attach the file to our reply.
People cannot pre-order any of the releases on the list, they are all sold on a strict first come first served basis. No customer can purchase more than one copy of any individual release. We are not allowed to accept telephone or website orders, it's over the counter sales only.
Please be aware that all Record Store Day stock is very limited and although we have tried to order as many as we can of the most popular and sought after titles, we will inevitably run out of many of the releases very quickly. It is certainly worth thinking of alternative titles on the list as well as your first choices.
Unfortunately, we will not be having any free live entertainment in the shop, this year. But, we do have a few plans for some live music later in the year. We will update on here once we have more information.
We look forward to seeing some of you on Saturday 19th April for the worldwide celebration that is Record Store Day.


Pre-order new Embrace album for the chance to win a signed drum skin (10/04/2014 @ 11:07:41)
The long awaited new Embrace album is released on Monday 28th April and to celebrate this fact, we have a very special prize of a fully signed Embrace drum skin that we will be giving away to one lucky customer who pre-orders the album with us. The album is being released as a standard CD, CD with bonus DVD and a 180 gram vinyl LP. Customers can pre-order online, or in the shop. At 10am on Monday 28th April we will draw out one of those names and that customer will win signed drum skin. You can view an image of the drum skin by clicking on any of the formats above.

Record Store Day Saturday 19th April. (09/04/2014 @ 17:30:25)
Further to previous posts on the news section, we will once again be taking part in Record Store Day. This year's event takes place on Saturday 19th April and we will be opening an hour early at 8:30am on the day. We now have a list available of all the special releases and limited editions that we will be stocking. Please click on this link to view the list. There is also a printable check list with prices that we have managed to fit on to 2 pages. If you require one of these please send us an email and put Record Store Day price list in the subject header.  As with previous years the rules are as follows: None of the stock goes on sale until the morning of Saturday 19th April and purchases can only be made over the counter. People cannot pre-order or reserve any of the releases on the list, they are all sold on a strict first come first served basis. No customer can purchase more than one copy of any individual release. We are not allowed to accept telephone or website orders.

Record Store Day update, plus list of stock we have ordered (06/04/2014 @ 12:21:55)
We now have a list of stock that we have ordered for Record Store Day on our website. Please follow this link to view details of the releases we will have in on Saturday 19th April. A checklist with prices will be made available very soon which we be able to email out to customers who can then print it off. Further details will follow when we have them. We are unable to give any indication of how much stock we are going to get on each of the individual Record Store Day titles. Orders have been placed, but they then get scaled back due to the limited availability of the releases and the number of shops who take part in Record Store Day.

Kaiser Chiefs prize winners list (02/04/2014 @ 10:44:45)
We have now drawn 11 names out of the hat for the Kaiser Chiefs prizes that were supplied to us by the record company. The first prize of a signed flag has been won by June Wheatley. The 10 runner up prizes of signed A4 prints have gone to the following people: Helen Bettley, Sally Smith, Edward Spencer, Jane Beer, Donna Hardy, Simon Dorgan, David Winder, Chris Ditchfield, Tara Bate and Victoria Shiel. Congratulations to you all. If you pre-ordered the album in the shop you will need to call in to collect your prize. If you chose to have your CD or LP delivered, we will posting out to you. Thanks to everyone for pre-ordering from us and to Fiction Records for providing the prizes.

Record Store Day 2104 product list announced today (20/03/2014 @ 15:12:35)
We will once again be taking part in Record Store Day. This worldwide celebration of vinyl and independent record shops takes place on Easter Saturday 19th April. The full list of UK releases has now been announced and you can view it here. We will be stocking most of the titles listed. We will make a check list with prices available to customers nearer the date. As with previous years the rules are as follows: None of the stock goes on sale until the morning of Saturday 19th April and purchases can only be made over the counter. People cannot pre-order or reserve any of the releases on the list, they are all sold on a strict first come first served basis. No customer can purchase more than one copy of any individual release. We are not allowed to accept telephone or website orders. We look forward to seeing some of you on Record Store Day 2014.

Leeds Festival tickets on sale from 7pm on Monday 10th March (08/03/2014 @ 12:20:48)
This year's Leeds Festival takes place at Bramham Park from Friday 22nd August until Sunday 24th August and we will once again be an official ticket agent. More acts are being announced at 7pm on Monday 10th March and that is when we will be going on sale with a limited amount of weekend and day tickets at pre-sale prices. We are expecting the pre-sale tickets to sell out quickly. We will then go back on sale with the increased price tickets on Monday 31st March. The pre-sale weekend tickets will be 210 cash and the day tickets 99.50 cash. There will be a small extra charge when paying by card. The shop will be staying open on Monday 10th March when tickets go on sale at 7pm. We will also be making them available on our website once we have served the customers who come to the shop. Please note we will not be taking any telephone orders on the evening of Monday 10th March.

The Crash Records Top 30 Albums Of 2013 (18/12/2013 @ 10:08:50)
It's a little later than planned due to circumstances very much beyond our control, but here it is, our Top 30 albums chart for 2013. The chart is based on what has sold well in the shop during the year and what we, the staff, have enjoyed listening to the most. Some of you will nod in agreement whist others will be outraged at what we have or have not included. But that's music for you!
1) HOOKWORMS - Pearl Mystic
2) PARQUET COURTS - Light Up Gold
3) DAVID BOWIE - The Next Day
4) DANIEL AVERY - Drone Logic
5) KURT VILE - Wakin' On A Pretty Daze
6) JONATHAN WILSON - Fanfare
7) PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING - Inform Educate Entertain
8) ARCTIC MONKEYS - AM
9) UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA - II
10) ARCADE FIRE - Reflektor
11) GHOST - Infestissumam
12) THE NATIONAL - Trouble Will Find Me
13) QUEENS OF THE STONEAGE - Like Clockwork
14) BOARDS OF CANADA - Tomorrow's Harvest
15) IN SOLITUDE - Sister
16) JAGWAR MA - Howlin
17) FACTORY FLOOR - S/T
18) FUCK BUTTONS - Slow Focus
19) KAVINSKY - Outrun
20) NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS - Push The Sky Away
21) FUZZ - S/T
22) DAFT PUNK - Random Access Memories
23) FOALS - Holy Fire
24) CARCASS - Surgical Steel
25) DISCLOSURE - Settle
26) MY BLOODY VALENTINE - MBV
27) EELS - Wonderful, Glorious
28) JOHN GRANT - Pale Green Ghosts
29) PRIMAL SCREAM - More Light
30) YEAH YEAH YEAHS - Mosquito


Crash Records gift vouchers on sale now. (05/12/2011 @ 11:53:46)
We sell gift vouchers in the shop which can be used to purchase anything on the ground floor (CDs, vinyl, tickets, t shirts etc.) They are available as 5, 10, and 20 vouchers and make perfect Christmas presents.

Ordering gig tickets from Crash Records. (24/09/2009 @ 13:05:10)
It's that time of year where there are quite a few new people that have moved to Leeds, so here are a some helpful bits of information about buying gig/event tickets from us: All tickets include a booking fee (usually about 10%). Tickets can be bought in our shop at 35 The Headrow (opposite Primark) or online. Paying cash in the shop is the cheapest way as there is a small additional charge for paying by card. We almost always have the tickets that we sell in stock, which means that you get them straight away. When ordering online you can choose the first class post option, special delivery, collect at Crash, or collect at the venue (not available for all venues). If you collect from the shop please bring the card with you that was used for the transaction. We constantly update our site with new gigs, and information about forthcoming concerts and events, and we also have a printable sheet of the tickets we sell on the left hand side of this page. We are always happy to help with any customer enquiries by email or over the phone (0113 243 6743). Opening hours for the shop are Monday - Saturday 9:30am - 6:00pm, Sunday 11:00am - 4:00pm. The website, of course, never closes!

Tickets ordered on the website. Important please read. (19/10/2006 @ 13:37:56)
Please be aware that unless the registered post option is used we cannot be held responsible for non delivery of tickets by the Royal Mail, and we are not able to issue refunds or replacement tickets if they fail to be delivered. If you have any concerns about postal deliveries at your address please either use the registered post option, or collect your tickets from the shop or the venue. Also, please ensure that you give us an email address that you check regularly. If there are any problems with your order that is how we will be contacting you.WE DO RECOMMEND THE COLLECT AT CRASH OPTION AS THE BEST WAY TO BUY TICKETS ON THE WEBSITE. EVEN IF YOU HAVE USED THE REGISTERED POST OPTION THERE IS ALWAYS THE POSSIBILITY THAT THE PROMOTER WILL NOT BE ABLE TO REPLACE TICKETS THAT HAVE GONE MISSING IN THE POST.

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