Please note our new location and new hours:
Mon-Sat 12-8 pm
Sunday 12-5 pm

2243 S. Lambert St, Philadelphia. PA 19145
On the corner of Lambert and West Passyunk Avenue, between 20th and 21st.

If you are selling records, visit or call anytime. We are available for home visits and will travel for collections large or small. When calling please have the records near you so we can get an idea of what you have. The types of music we are mainly interested in are: all types of Punk, Heavy Metal, Hardcore, Rock, Psyche, Jazz, Blues and so much more. Small list of things we don't buy; 78's, Classical, Big Band, Swing, Broadway and 50's pop vocalist. Get in touch and turn those records into cash!

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Record Store Day leftovers

If you skipped out on Record Store Day but saw some titles you wanted, it's not too late.  A few titles sold out, however we have a limited number of copies still available for many of the RSD titles that we stocked.

  • Megadeth "Killing is My Business..." 12" (1 left)
  • Mayhem "De Mysteries Dom Sathanas" 12" (3 left)
  • Venom "Black Metal" 2x12" (2 left)
  • Witchfinder General "Death Penalty" 12" (1 left)
  • Bolt Thrower "In Battle There is No Law" 12" (2 left)
  • Ilsa/Seven Sisters of Sleep - split 7" (3 left)
  • Like Rats - s/t 7" (4 left)
  • T.S.O.L. "You Don't Have to Die EP" 7" (1 left)
  • The Scientists - s/t 12" (3 left)
  • Sense Field - s/t 12" (3 left)
  • Slipknot - s/t 7" (1 left)
  • Witch In Her Tomb "Maleficus Maleficarum" 7" (2 left)
  • Out Minds "Behind the Mirror" 12" TEST PRESS (3 left)
  • Spent Flesh - s/t 10" TEST PRESS (2 left)
  • Crusaders of Love "Take it Easy, But Take It" 12" TEST PRESS (2 left)
  • Digital Leather "Modern Problems" 12" TEST PRESS (3 left)
  • Ratface "Dead Rats Blood EP" 7" TEST PRESS (1 left)
  • Thulsa Doom "Desensitized EP" TEST PRESS (1 left)
  • Thulsa Doom/Distraught - split 7" TEST PRESS (1 left)

And don't forget to check our New Arrivals list often to see what's new at Sit & Spin.
When used collections come in we post teaser photos on Instagram and updates on Facebook so be sure to follow us to stay informed.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Record Store Day 2013: Complete list of available RSD releases

They're all here!!!! 
We've been receiving deliveries all day and expect the last order to be hand-delivered tomorrow so here they are, all the limited RSD releases that we will have available to you at 10am Saturday morning (4/20).  Remember, RSD titles will be 10% off between 10am and 12pm
  • Megadeth "Killing is My Business..." (12" reissue) (transparent blue vinyl with yellow & red specks)
  • Mayhem "De Mysteries Dom Sathanas" (12" reissue) (transparent purple vinyl with white & black specks)
  • Venom "Black Metal" (2x12" reissue) (white vinyl with black & gray specks; 180g  gatefold)
  • Witchfinder General "Death Penalty" (12" reissue) (red vinyl with black & white specks)
  • Bolt Thrower "In Battle There is No Law" (12" reissue) (white vinyl with black & gray specks)
  • Ilsa/Seven Sisters of Sleep - split (7")
  • Like Rats - s/t (7")
  • Ringworm "1991 Demo" (7")
  • T.S.O.L. "You Don't Have to Die EP" (7")
  • The Scientist - s/t (12")
  • Nobunny "Love Visions Box Set" (6x7")
  • Poison Idea "Filthkick" (7")
  • Sense Field - s/t (12")
  • Slipknot - s/t (7")
These titles are limited so get here early!  Limit one per customer and no reservations, first-come-first-serve.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Record Store Day 2013 UPDATE

Some of the Record Store Day titles we ordered are still in transit and we hope to have them in time.  As of now, the ones that we will certainly have are:

  • Seven Sisters of Sleep/Ilsa split 7" (A389 Records) SEE MORE INFO HERE
  • Poison Idea "Filthkick EP" 7" (TKO Records)
  • Sense Field s/t LP (Revelation Records) 
  • Slipknot s/t 7" (Revelation Records)

FDH Records has generously added a few more TEST PRESS copies, however these records have not been released yet!  Very limited and very exclusive:
Primitive Hearts "High & Tight" LP

"Primitive Hearts finally bring their first full length album to the table, following up their recent 7″ on the band’s own No Rules Records. This Oakland, CA based power trio have undoubtedly mastered the brass-knuckled, bubblegum garage-pop sound. Blasting through 12 three chord power pop hits in under 25 minutes, Primitive Hearts have learned to channel the aspects of all of your current west coast favorites. They somehow capture the vintage R&B hooks of Shannon and the Clams, the sloppy rawness of Nobunny, the pop sensibility of Hunx, all with the energy of Mean Jeans. This record is a perfect, feel-good anthem for the upcoming 2013 summer. Co-released between 3 labels: FDH (Philly), Resurrection (CA), & P.Trash (Germany).” This record is scheduled for release June 2013.

“Have you ever chewed a big wad of bubblegum on the beach and gotten sand blown in your mouth? That sugary crunchiness, crackle and pop sensation is similar to the sound of POPPETS, a drum machine based garage-pop duo from Sweden. The group consists of Lina and Magnus, whose crazy pop hooks will instantly make you fall head over heels in love.” This is the bands first LP since 2009 that FDH co-released with P.Trash. Scheduled for release in June 2013.

Early Bird Special 10am-12pm

Make Sit & Spin Records your first stop on Record Store Day.  If you purchase any RSD special releases between 10am and 12pm you will receive 10% OFF those records.

Buy Local

In support of our local music scene, SAS Records and FDH Records have donated (4) TEST PRESS copies of their split-label release with P.Trash Records, the Spent Flesh "self titled" 10".  These will be free for customers that spend $30 or more in our local vinyl section.  We offer lots of great titles from Bad Doctors to Plague Dogs and more.

Concert Ticket Raffle

This is a great last-minute addition to our Record Store Day celebration; we have two pairs of tickets for some great upcoming shows at The Trocadero Theater.

Raffle entries are free with vinyl purchase but limited to one per customer.  There will be two drawings, winners will be notified by phone Sunday April 21st.  The tickets will be available for pick-up at our store.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Record Store Day titles EXCLUSIVE to Sit & Spin Records

There are many awesome titles scheduled for release on Record Store Day, but these will only be available at Sit & Spin Records.  These titles are first-come-first-serve, so make sure you're there early, we open at 10am on April 20th.

Woe "Withdrawal" LP
The newest album from Philadelphia's black metal masters. This Candlelight Records release is coming to us three days before the official street date.  We will have a limited number of copies available on colored vinyl and a few CDs as well.
At 2pm we invite you all to join us for a Woe listening party.  Be the first to listen to "Withdrawal" in it's entirety.


Witch in Her Tomb "Maleficus Maleficarum" 7"
This split label release with Philadelphia's new metal label TYR Records and Crippled Sound Records was recently released and is nearly sold out.  Out of a pressing of 300, 100 of those where made on glow-in-the-dark vinyl. In celebration of our first Record Store Day, TYR has designed an alternate cover just for us, limited to 10 with the glow vinyl.


FDH Records

FDH Records is a local independent record label that has released and co-released more than 100 records, CDs and cassette tapes over the past 10 years.  In support of our first Record Store Day, FDH has released to us very limited TEST PRESS copies of some of their more recent releases.

Outer Minds "Behind the Mirror" LP
A split label release with Resurrection Records and Red Lounge Records, this ten track LP is tripped out.  This is the first LP from Chicago based garage-psych band and one that we play in our store often.
3 TEST PRESS copies available


Spent Flesh - self titled 10"
Sit & Spin Records is proud to be a part of this split label release with FDH and P.Trash Records.  This is the first record from one of Philly's weirdest punk bands.  High energy, creative guitar work and a theremin?  These guys make it work and we love them!
4 TEST PRESS copies available


Crusaders of Love "Take it Easy, But Take it" LP
This is the second LP from this French power-pop 4-piece, packed with 11 catchy tunes about love and rock'n'roll.  This independent FDH release is great for fans of The Exploding Hearts and Pointed Sticks.
3 TEST PRESS copies available


Digital Leather "Modern Problems" LP
Synth-pop from Arizona, kicking out the jams since 2003, Digital Leather is dance-inspiring, perky pop for lovers of electronics in their punk.
3 TEST PRESS copies available


Sit & Spin Records

We dug up a couple of TEST PRESS copies from our own label releases to have available on Record Store Day.  These are limited to only ONE of each title:

SAS#09 - Ratface "Dead Rats Blood EP" 7"
SAS#10 - Ga$h "We Are Fuck You" 7"

Doomed Records (1998-1999)

Anxious to release their music on vinyl, Thulsa Doom would not wait for a label to notice them.  They released their 7"s independently on their own band label, Doomed Records.  The band has donated ONE TEST PRESS from each of their only two releases.
Doomed#001 Thulsa Doom "Desensitized EP" 7"

Doomed#002 Thulsa Doom/Distraught split 7"

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Record Store Day 2013 at Sit & Spin Records Philadelphia

Sit & Spin Records will be participating in our first Record Store Day on Saturday April 20th, 2013.  Record Store Day is a National event celebrating the survival of vinyl in a digital world.  In addition to the limited releases offered by record labels around the world, SAS will be carrying a couple of releases exclusive to our store. 

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Since we opened in January, we have experienced overwhelming support from the Philly Metal community including area labels such as Relapse Records, Season of Mist, TYR Records and Candlelight Records.   Record Store Day is no exception and we thank Candlelight and TYR for the opportunity to feature their newest releases.  From Candlelight we have the new Woe album, "Withdrawal," scheduled for release on April 23rd.   Listen to the record here first, on Record Store Day at 2pm and purchase your copy three days before anyone else.  TYR Records has recently released a new 7" from Witch in Her Tomb and have nearly sold out of this limited pressing of 300 copies with only 100 of those in glow-in-the-dark vinyl.  TYR has designed an alternate cover for this 7" that highlights SAS and Record Store Day, limited to 10 copies with the limited glow vinyl.

SAS will also be participating in a cross promotion with the documentary, "Last Shop Standing," The official film of Record Store Day 2013.  The film will be premiering at the Trocadero on April 17th, 8:30pm.  There are limited free passes for this screening available now at the shop.  All those that attend the screening will receive a $5 couple good toward a purchase of $50 or more on Record Store Day.

Other RSD special offers from Sit & Spin Records

  • 20% off used LPs from our mixed genre section (excludes punk and metal records)
  • 20% off ALL used 7" records
  • all $1 records will be 2 for $1
  • spend $50-$100 and receive a free SAS t-shirt (while supplies last)
  • spend over $100 and receive a free SAS record tote (while supplies last); every time you reuse your tote you will receive 10% off your used vinyl purchase for the life of the bag

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Monday, April 1, 2013

ABSU at Sit & Spin Records North American Connexus Conjuration Tour Kick-off

ABSU will be starting their North American Tour in Philly on Friday April 5, 2013 at The Millcreek Tavern in West Philadelphia.  

Come into Sit & Spin Records before their show and meet the members of Absu.  They will be signing free posters limited to the first 50 customers.  Absu will be in-store between 6:30 and 7:30pm, then join them at The Millcreek Tavern at 8pm for face-splitting black metal.

FB event page for show
FB event page for in-store