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

The Record Sweep: Watch Rita Maia 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.

Previous contestants include T.E.E.DLuke VibertJen LongAndrésGilles PetersonEats EverythingFatima and Motor City Drum Ensemble

Our next contestant is Lisbon-born London-based rhythm oracle Rita Maia. A Resonance FM resident, Rita’s weekly radio show “Sine Of The Times” tracks everything from downtempo and broken beat to Brazilian and African sounds. Here’s what she picked up with £100 in just 10 minutes.

Rita Maia’s shopping basket

Marlena Shaw – Sweet Beginnings Price: £6.49
Teena Marie – It Must Be Magic Price: £1.99
Eric B. & Rakim – What’s On Your Mind (House Party II Rap Theme) Price: £3.49
Aretha Franklin – Who’s Zoomin’ Who? Price: £1.49
Naughty By Nature – Everything’s Gonna Be Alright  Price: £1.99
Dennis Brown – No Man Is An Island  Price: £9.99
Dreddy Kruger – Think Differently Music: Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Culture Price:  £29.99
Theo Parrish – Footwork  Price: £11.50
Z.Z. Hill – Acappella Vocal Riffs For DJs Price: £19.99
De La Soul – AOI: Bionix Price: £10.00

Total: £96.92
Change: £3.08


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.