Record Paradise – update

We are so excited to have moved our record store and salon to the amazing shop at 159 Sydney Rd, Brunswick and can’t wait to share it with you all! Record Paradise and Paradise Cutters will be closed until the lockdown ends. Please stay safe and listen to records!

Stiff Richards – instore

Stiff Richards
Stiff Richards launch their unashamedly rock’n’roll debut album at Record Paradise with support from fellow Peninsula rockers The Grogans. Pies, beers, skateboards and shenanigans while front man Wolfy dives into each tune and glides and writhes on the floor as he delivers some of the finest original oz pub rock tunes we have seen here at Record Paradise. A cosy tight bass and intense drum keep the rhythm on track allowing the lead guitar to squeal and soar. The album is recorded at Moorooduc Studios, mixed by Redro Rodriguez, mastered by Peninsula local Mikey Young and features artwork by Frenchy of another local, one legged seagull Stumpy… they hand stamped their plain recycled cardboard and sold t-shirts featuring a print of a note put under their practice room door by a neighbor. A great sense of humour, style and rock ethos abounds in these young rockers and the timing is right for a band like this to rouse the youth into a frenzy and give us more experienced folk something to get excited about!

“You are a bunch of inconsiderate assholes playing your tasteless music so bloody loud we can hear it 2 streets away. Get off the dope and show some consideration losers. We are sick of your bullshit so be very, very careful…..”

Digging Japan

Our second trip to Tokyo record stores proved very rewarding with some reasonably priced recycled gems in amazing condition hitting the crates today!

We thought we would share a few digs and tips for storing, carrying and transporting records. We travelled to Narita airport via Jetstar, taking two empty DJ travel cases with us and booking the maximum 40kgs luggage per person for the return trip, this with ‘special’ records carried on board allowed us the bring around 250 records back into Australia. TIP: make sure any travel bags can fit into the train station lockers which have a maximum storage time of 3 days. We used ‘Vinyl Hub’ to locate specific stores near where we were. The records are priced much the same as you would find them locally – but the selection is unbelievable and the condition is always ‘excellent’! Happy digging!


Black Friday RP2015

We are celebrating this years Black Friday at Record Paradise with 20% off all new and recycled records, CDs, cassettes and DVDs! Pop in this Friday 27th November between 12-9 and show your support for local music! 


Record Paradise Garage Sale

This weekend is the Record Paradise Garage Sale – with over 12000 records on offer priced at $1 each! There will also be a selection of posters, CDs, Tapes, DVDs, Videos and various music related stuff. This is a sale to recycle all our unwanted, damaged, overstock and is mainly Nostalgia, Classical, Soundtracks n Showtunes, Compilations and overly popular artists, priced at $1 for a reason! This said many records are in mint condition and there are gems to be found in the DIG. If you are looking for a bargain or keen to get your hands on some records to recycle this is your chance!

Royal Headache – HIGH

  Royal Headache have released an amazing new record on their own label Distant & Vague. It is called High and is a powerful connection of music and words delivered by the band in a soulful punk rock explosion. It’s ‘HIGH’s and lows shunt you along the journey to the top of the hill! This is an important record for our country and the people who love to live and rock amongst it! Royal Headache are currently touring the USA! Can’t wait to see some live versions of these great songs! 

Digging Tokyo

Paul and I recently spent a few days in Tokyo checking out a few of the hundreds of record stores with a view to return to buy some classic indie and new wave vinyl for Record Paradise. We were blown away by the quality, prices and number of records available and carried as many back as we could manage! They are available to browse and purchase NOW!