We are now getting towards the end of our allocation of this year’s Rega Record Store Day turntables and will stop taking pre-orders at 6pm on Friday 13th April. Although there is a strong possibility the last few will have already gone by then. If you wish to reserve one either follow this link, visit the shop with a minimum £100 deposit or call us on 0113 243 6743. All orders can be collected any time on or after Saturday 21st April.
News has now just come in about who has signed some of the turntables this year and these will be distributed at random to shops that have ordered them. All the boxes are sealed and customers will not know until they open the package if they have an extra special edition. Please see the press release below regarding the signed Rega Record Store Day turntables.
Signed decks to be hidden at random in record shops around the UK.
To celebrate this year’s Record Store Day, a limited number of official 2018 turntables have been signed by RSD artists and sent to independent record shops at random.
The signees include some of the biggest RSD artists of the year, including Baxter Dury, Jake Bugg, Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Fatboy Slim and our UK ambassador Rag n Bone Man. (There will also be one surprise deck announced closer to the time.)
As part of this year’s festivities, we have created 500 one-off, limited edition turntables with our long-term hifi and audio partner, Rega Research. The RSD turntable is a unique hybrid of Rega’s most popular award winning Planar 1 & 2 turntables. They will be available to buy only in independent record shops and hifi retailers from the 21st April. But customers will have to wait and see if their local record shop has received one of the exclusive signed versions as they make their way to shops completely anonymously.
Simon Webster of Rega Research said “We are extremely excited to see this new turntable rolling out for Record Store Day UK 2018 – a turntable designed to bring the best out of those fantastic new releases.”
Rega Research was formed in 1973, and now employs over 135 people in a purpose-built facility in Southend on Sea. Performance, reliability, value for money and incorporating advanced and often unique engineering solutions are all keystones of Rega designs. In 2015 Rega were awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of their outstanding growth in the market over the last few years.