It was Friday, a couple of looseners in and, having just moved them to decorate, my records were all over the place. Putting them back on their shelves I started picking some out at random, playing them while hitting record. This happened.
This is a charming little documentary – part recent social history, part extended episode of the Aardman-animated Creature Comforts made flesh.
As the extended title suggests, it charts the life and times of the British independent record store through interviews with rock classicists and vinyl junkies such as Paul Weller, Johnny Marr and Richard Hawley and around two dozen shop-keepers.
Lander Lenaerts has made a film about the birth of a musical movement and it’s a beautiful thing. The music is called popcorn and it’s a Belgian original – soul, funk, ska, rhythm ‘n’ blues and latin tracks slowed down to create a softer sound, characterised by its afterbeat.