Sunday, September 30, 2012

thank-you !!


Thanks to everyone who joined us for The Drift
Arts Festival over the weekend, it was wonderful
to see the community support !!  The Drift is an
event that brings artists, businesses and the Main
Street community together, we're happy it's back.
Thanks to all the volunteers and organizers who
made it happen this year !! We will continue to
show the work of  Rennie Knowlton  through
the week to October 5th.


Saturday, September 29, 2012

picks of the week !



jeff's pick :
agitation free - malesch reissue
(1972 / 2012 - vertigo / HiD)


laura's pick :
rodriguez - cold fact
(1970 / 2012 -  sussex / light in the attic)



tim the mute's pick :
cooly g - playin' me
(2012 - hyperdub)

Friday, September 28, 2012

come drift with us this weekend !!




The Drift Arts Festival is happening this weekend
Sept 28 - 30th. Showcasing local artists in shops,
cafes, galleries and open studios all along Main
Street, with an Opening Reception Friday night
at Cambrian Hall.  At Dandelion we are thrilled
to be showing the paintings of Rennie Knowlton.
To learn about the artist and see more of his
work please visit  rennieknowlton.blogspot.com
For more Drift information visit www.thedrift.ca
We will be open 11 - 6 on Saturday & Sunday.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

tonnes of vinyl just arrived !






many many amazing albums have arrived at the
emporium. including at long last an agitation free
reissue. an amazing krautrock album that deserves
to be better known and loved.  also just in...
augustus pablo / jay dee / charanjhit singh / wiley /
jp mirouze / tully / king tubby / sic alps / oh no /
genesis p orridge / gary higgins / pharcyde /
john carpenter / ghostface killah / ol' dirty b /
brain police / simone white / actress /  loscii /
las malas amistades / rocket juice & the moon /
emmanuel parrenin / r. stevie moore / soft pack /
daedelus / oppenheimer analysis / bunalim /
my solid ground / va glimpses / sandy bull /
michael yonkers / fac. dance / biz markie / loop /
souls of mischief / beatnuts / future islands /
main attraktionz / reeves+guti / andre popp /
woods / aphex twin / allo darlin' / asobi seksu /
black keys / dock boggs / anne briggs / carlton
melton / elizabeth cotten / kevin coyne / crystal
siphon / karen dalton / reverend gary davis /
deerhoof / evans the death / emerson donnie & joe /
entourage music /serge gainsbourg / guided by voices /
roscoe holcomb / make up / maria minerva /
robert pollard / rippers / rodriguez / cha cha shaw /
shop assistants / sslyby / sonic youth / spacin' /
swans / talk talk / scott walker / bukka white /
wild nothing / yoga and more !!!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

5th avenue throw


The ultimate indulgence, this lightweight throw 
is one of the most luxurious throws the Pendleton
mill has ever produced. Superfine merino wool is
softly brushed, producing a fleecy, velvet texture
that must be touched to be believed.  Ideal for
anyone who is looking for an unforgettable gift.
100% merino wool. Dry clean. Made in USA. 
54 x 72" with 3" fringe.  Just in time for fall !!
(PS. we have more Pendleton blankets to
choose from in the shop... come and see !!)

Sunday, September 23, 2012

great collection just in !





lots of great titles : zombies / kinks / smiths /
television / yardbirds / sonic youth / big star /
talk talk / talking heads just to name a few !!!

Friday, September 21, 2012

Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of...



Cast from a gorgeous 1940's rum bottle 
this amazing candle is extra large and
will burn for 100's of hours emitting 
a sweet scented glow. This and many
other beautiful beeswax candles cast
from antique bottles have just landed
in the shop...  come and see !!


Sunday, September 16, 2012

Record Fair Today !!


Join us Sunday Sept 16th from 11 - 5 pm at the
Croatian Cultural Centre 3250 Commercial Drive
for the 2012 Record Convention... $3 per person
The store is also open today from 12 - 6 pm
It's a good day to buy some records !!

Saturday, September 15, 2012

just in at the emporium !



Just a few of the wonderful new things we have
coming to the emporium this fall.  Now in stock
and more to come... stay tuned !!

more picks !!


jeff's pick :
sic alps - st
( 2012 - drag city )


laura's pick :
thee oh sees - putrifiers II
( 2012 -  in the red )


tim the mute's pick :
woods - bend beyond
( 2012 - woodsist )

today...the autumn shift festival !


Join us for the last festival of the summer today
from 12 - 6 pm !! Main Street is closed from
Broadway to 12th Ave but don't forget to stop
by our store on the way to say hi.  A day of
fun, food and sunshine...  what better way to 
welcome the new season - see ya there !!


Sunday, September 9, 2012

record boxes


Made by hand from reclaimed wood right here in
Vancouver BC by Steidle Woodworking Company.
2 sizes available to hold your 7" or LP records...
this LP box holds up to 25 albums but a larger
version is available to order that holds up to 50.
Please contact us or come in for more info.


Saturday, September 8, 2012

tim adam bags






Handcrafted in Portland, Oregon these roll top 
backpacks are the ideal everyday carrier. The bag
consists of two layers: a treated canvas shell and
waterproof liner, double stitched seams, reinforced
bottom and padded straps for extra comfort. An
exterior pocket provides easy access to essentials.
Measures 23" x 9" x 5" so there's lots of room for
a laptop plus other accessories... Now in stock !!


Friday, September 7, 2012

lots of amazing records just in !





soft moon + john foxx / wild nothing / alt. tv /
cluster & eno / dead c / matthew dear / death /
dirty beaches / eddy current uv race split /
fresh & onlys / girls names / heavenly beat /
gary higgins / jawbreaker / king blood /
liminanas / lower dens / thee oh sees / pastels /
olivia tremor control / ann peebles / plates /
rotomagus / ty segall / nina simone /
spacement 3 / wendy rene / tv personalities /
these trails / why ? / wire / young guv and more !

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

The Goodbook...




The Goodbook is a leather wallet, iPhone case &
sketchbook all in one. Designed to consolidate
the many items we carry around with us every
day. Comes with 2 replacement sketchbooks.
Handcrafted in Portland, Oregon. Now in !!


Saturday, September 1, 2012

labour day weekend


happy long weekend everyone...
holiday hours are: Saturday 12 - 6
Sunday and Monday 12 - 5 pm
enjoy !!