Welcome to Hundred Records

VINYL • CDs • T-SHIRTS • BOOKS

One of Hampshire’s finest independent record shops

47 The Hundred, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8GE

Dedicated to and obsessed with great music!

 

Open 10am–5pm Monday to Friday

and 9am–5pm on Saturdays

 

Flyte live in-store!

We are delighted and excited to announce that we have Flyte playing in-store at 6pm on 25 August, the release date of their debut album with Island Records. It’s free, so come along on and be in on the ground floor of something special.

 

Monthly music quiz

The latest edition of our monthly music quiz will take place on 24 August starting at 7:30pm, hosted by our good friends at The Tipsy Pig.

Find out more on our diary of events. Look forward to seeing you there!

Special pre-sale offers

Low prices which won’t be available after release, so get in early and get a great deal!

Pre-sale of the week is Luciferian Towers by Godspeed You! Black Emperor, out on 22 September.

Special pre-sale offer: The Killers – Wonderful WonderfulSpecial pre-sale offer: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Luciferian TowersSpecial pre-sale offer: David Gilmour – Live At PompeiiSpecial pre-sale offer: Queens Of The Stone Age – VillainsSpecial pre-sale offer: Mogwai – Every Country’s SunSpecial pre-sale offer: Wolf Alice – Visions Of A LifeSpecial pre-sale offer: Foo Fighters – Concrete And GoldSpecial pre-sale offer: Liam Gallagher – As You WereSpecial pre-sale offer: The National – Sleep Well BeastSpecial pre-sale offer: The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead (2017 remaster)

Nadine Shah  |  War On Drugs  |  Cymbals  |  EMA  |  Jonny Lang  |  Queens Of The Stone Age  |  The National  |  Mogwai  |  Micah P. Hinson  |  OMD  |  Foo Fighters  |  Wolf Alice  |  The Rails  |  Roddy Woomble  |  Martin Simpson  |  Starsailor  |  David Ramirez  |  The Dream Syndicate  |  Nick Mulvey  |  Nothing But Thieves  |  Son Little  |  The Texas Gentlemen  |  Gary Numan  |  Caligula’s Horse  |  Ariel Pink  |  Deer Tick  |  Arcane Roots  |  Fall Out Boy  |  Reverend And The Makers  |  The Horrors  |  Kitty Daisy & Lewis  |  David Gilmour  |  The Killers  |  Godspeed You! Black Emperor  |  Seán McGowan  |  Liam Gallagher  |  The Smiths

 


 

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Latest new releases

Kicking off 25 August’s releases we have Villains, the seventh album from Josh Homme’s band Queens Of The Stone Age, who have managed the tricky feat of producing an album that moves their sound forward but still sounds like the Queens. Even if you can’t make it to their in-store album launch, The Loved Ones by Flyte is well worth checking out for its intricate indie-pop songwriting and plethora of harmonies. Iron & Wine’s new album, Beast Epic, is a series of vignettes, observations and regular songs that redeem through joy and a certain expectation of grace. On Holiday Destination, her brilliant and compelling third album, Nadine Shah widens her focus from complicated relationships to the world at large. Exile In The Outer Ring is a portrait in which EMA renders Middle American poverty and resentment with frightening realism and deep empathy. Light In Your Mind is Cymbals’ first album in 2 years: guitar-flecked electro at its most hypnotic and sublime; its unfettered adrenaline rush is fun with a capital ‘F’. Oh Sees return with their umpteenth album, Orcs, and they are in gut-pleasingly heavy form, nimbly mixing dashes of abandon and menace on this fresh batch of brooders and bruisers. Susanne Sundfør’s dark heart gets more introspective on Music For People In Trouble; to deceptively sparse accompaniment of slide and acoustic guitar and piano, she struggles to contextualise a world that continues as normal despite relentless internal and external conflict.

Release of the week is A Deeper Understanding, the culmination of 3 and a half years’ work by War On Drugs since the release of the epic Lost In The Dream, and that rarest of things – a true band album which shines with an unbridled exuberance and a real sense of exploration. Highly recommended.

Click on a release for more details and to pre-order a copy. Look out for our special low pre-sale prices in red – order early so you don’t miss them!

The summer break for new releases has ended, and it was a bit of a struggle to condense the offerings for 18 August down to 8!

First up, modern prog maestro Steven Wilson finally debuts on a major label with the sonically and melodically stunning To The Bone, a high-definition snapshot of the disconcerting times we live in. The Duke Spirit follow up 2016’s marvellous Kin with a poignant new album, Sky Is Mine, on which each song looks for humanity on a global scale: beautiful dream pop. Judy Dyble, original vocalist of Fairport Convention, has produced Summer Dancing with Andy Lewis, a work of the essence of British psychedelia, emerging from somewhere between Broadcast and Stereolab, which is a very good thing indeed. If you like your indie music huge, anthemic and stuffed full of driving synth riffs but with a real pop sensibility, This Life, Vol.1 from The Coasts is right up your alley! James Lavelle says of UNKLE’s fifth studio album, The Road, Part 1: “I wanted to make an album that goes back to the roots of where I came from, but with a foot in modern London,” and he has. Wildwood Kin’s debut album, Turning Tides, borrows heavily from the folk tradition while delving into other genres with an inventive use of electronics that creates a spectral atmosphere. With bouncy percussion and swaggering guitar riffs married to sneeringly irresistible vocals, The SherlocksLive For The Moment is an upbeat indie gem.

Album of the week is the latest from Grizzly Bear. While 2012’s Shields dealt with the interpersonal barriers we construct and hide behind, Painted Ruins focuses on what happens when these facades crumble and reveal our vulnerabilities, exploring the inner conflicts we experience when our best-laid plans fall apart.

Click here for more details and to order your copy.

Click here to reserve other recent releases. Also check out some of the great reissues of classic albums.

 


 

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Forthcoming events

We hold regular in-store events, with live performances and more. Have a look at our diary of events for more details, and join our mailing list to make sure you don’t miss out!

Don’t miss our next monthly music quiz night, hosted by the Tipsy Pig in Romsey. Click here to find out more.

Moulettes album launch, 27 May 2016

Moulettes performing to a packed-out Hundred Records

We had a full afternoon of live music during the Beggars Fair, featuring Head South By Weaving, Kinesis 4, Nick Tann Trio and A Formal Horse, plus recent visits from Hattie Briggs and Emily Barker.

 


 

If you want something that we haven’t got in stock at the moment, we can order it for you!

Call Mark on 01794 518655 or email us if you want to order something or if you’ve got any other questions.

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Come and browse in our shop! We’ve got a great stock of music on vinyl and CD, covering rock, jazz, soul, country, dance and electronic, classical and much more! We also stock music-related T-shirts and books.

Our shop is conveniently situated for Southampton, Winchester, Salisbury, Alton, Basingstoke, Fareham, Portsmouth and many other towns and cities. Click here for details of how to find us.

 

 

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