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Watch Parquet Courts take our £30 record shop challenge for Bands Buy Records episode 11

Andrew Savage and Austin Brown dive into Sister Ray records with our money

Bands Buy Records is back for three special episodes recorded in partnership with This Is Soho. It made sense, with Record Store Day 2018 coming on April 21st – the day that this month’s issue of Loud And Quiet arrives in stores.

We shot this first episode with Andrew Savage and Austin Brown of Parquet Courts at Sister Ray on Berwick Street, Soho, last week, just before they flew back to Brooklyn.

You know the rules by now – we give a band a modest amount of cash by today’s market standard (30 quid), push them into an independent record store and see what gold they can find for it. The answer to that question lies in the video evidence below.

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