The Record Sweep: Watch Mogwai try and spend £100 on vinyl in just 10 minutes

The Record Sweep: Watch Mogwai try and spend £100 on vinyl in just 10 minutes

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£100 to spend. Ten minutes to spend it. One wall of vinyl to spend it on. This is the Record Sweep.

Our crate digging game-show gives contestants ten minutes to spend one hundred pounds at the monster record emporium Vinyl Pimp.

Up next we have our first ever joint effort, courtesy of Stuart Braithwaite and Dominic Aitchison from Mogwai. Since 1995, the Glaswegian post-rockers have managed to record a very respectable eight albums, four soundtrack (including their collaboration with Clint Mansell on The Fountain), two remix records, two EP collections, two live albums and one crushing collection of session work. But how would they get with £100 and just 10 minutes in the Vinyl Pimp cave?


Mogwai’s shopping basket

Autechre ‎– EP7.1
Panasonic / Alan Vega ‎– Medal
The Shamen ‎– Omega Amigo
N.W.A ‎– Appetite For Destruction
Aphex Twin ‎– On
Jan & Dean ‎– The Very Best Of Jan & Dean
Orb ‎– The Peel Sessions

Total: £98.95
Change: £0.05


Previous contestants on The Record Sweep include: T.E.E.DLuke VibertJen LongAndrésGilles PetersonEats EverythingFatimaMCDE, Rita Maia and Jonny Trunk.

The Record Sweep was filmed at Vinyl Pimp, 14 Felstead St, London E9 5LT. Re-selling records for some of the biggest DJs and collectors around, you can find out more about Vinyl Pimp on their website.

Big thank you to Hon – Vinyl Pimp owner, challenge master and Record Sweep cashier supreme.