Our Story

An introduction to Vinyl Revolution from founders Simon Parker and Rachel Lowe

Vinyl Revolution was inspired by our love of music, passion for vinyl and belief that it was the right time for a different type of record shop.  Vinyl Revolution came into being after a wine fuelled night in June 2016 when we agreed to stop talking and start doing.  Our first shop – a pop up in Tunbridge Wells – opened in October 2016 and we have just opened our first permanent shop in Brighton (July 2017).

Vinyl Revolution is a very personal labour of love built with an enormous amount of help from friends and family.   They are still helping us man the shop, lug boxes around, frame prints, create treasures from recycled records and encouraging us when we wonder what the hell we have taken on (retail is not for the faint hearted!!!)

Our dream for Vinyl Revolution was to create shop that:

We’re being told that we’ve achieved our dream and this is only the beginning!

Please come and visit us - we’ve got something for everyone!