May 6, 2015
£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.D, Luke Vibert, Jen Long, Andrés, Gilles Peterson, Eats Everything, Fatima 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
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.