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alt.vinyl for rare and deleted records & CDs - is a new space in Newcastle upon Tyne presenting international work at the intersection of visual art, music and sound. Based within alt.vinyl record shop it is the only gallery in the UK with a specific focus on this vibrant area of contemporary culture.

no-fi - very fine north-east music promoter and label, consitently bringing to the north-east the best and most challenging artists from around the globe.

star & shadow - wonderful independent cinema and one of newcastle's most exciting live music venues.

brainwashed - informative and informed online music magazine covering everything left of centre.

time-lag records - wonderful independent label specialising in just-plain-awesome limited leftfield releases.

spirit of orr - another of our favourite labels - limited runs of everything, hand-packaged, oddball freedom rock and heavy blasting noise splazz - yeah!

nero - the umbrella group for a whole raft of north-east record companies

wire magazine - covering the best in electronica, avant-garde, jazz, improv, dub, dubstep, alternative rock and all that lies betwixt.

rock-a-rolla - beautiful, cutting-edge music magazine covering everything alternative-rock, alternative-folk, alternative-alternative... you get the picture.


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keep your eyes peeled over the next few days. A very special alt.vinyl release will be announced...and you will NEED it!!!!

over the next 4 weeks we have a bunch of lovely wax coming your way. the 33 Chatsworth Rd EP by C.Joynes, Beasts in the Garden LP by Spires that in the sunset rise, Coma LP & Art box by Karl Bosmann, and Kaspian Black LP by nikos veliotis and xavier charles.

alt.vinyl is part of a new show at Baltic 39 called Curves of the Needle celebrating the intersection of art and vinyl..something we believe in here! we'll be exhibiting alongside zoviet*france, rhodri davies, christian marclay, graham dolphin, philip jeck, x-ray audio and loads more. Also check out the live gig by zoviet*france at the Baltic on monday 4th may

we are totally blown away by the great artists we will be working with next year. look out for releases by rhodri davies, daniel padden, aaron moore, blackblack, circle, voice of the seven woods, hapsburg braganza, brb>voicecoil and more..

if you are craving a little face to face action from alt.v then get yerself down to any of the above fests..we will have boxes of the usual sonic goodies for your eyes and ears to melt over..

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