Tupac - 2pocalypse

Record Shopping with Maverik SabreWithout hearing Tupac and being inspired by him I wouldn’t be the artist I am. When I first heard ‘Trapped’, I was in straight away. I could feel his passion. PAC brought me into his world and taught me through his expression. This was his debut album and for me, it sums up all that he is about. From the gripping story in ‘Brenda’s got a baby’ to the up-banging vibes on ‘Rebel of the Underground’.

Otis Redding - Good To Me - Live At The Whisky A Go Go

Record Shopping with Maverik SabreOtis’ voice on record is one thing. But live recordings of him are my favourite. ‘I’ve Been Loving You Too Long’ and ‘Hard Day’s Night’ were the first tunes I’ve heard from this album. He will forever be one of my favourite voices of all time. This album is just another brilliant recording of that timeless tone.

Oasis - What’s the Story Morning Glory

Record Shopping with Maverik SabreThis album is just a classic from start to finish. A lesson in songwriting and rock and roll. A must-have in your collection, from 'Wonderwall' - 'Champagne Supernova' - 'Don’t Look Back In Anger'. This album captured a time in everyone who connected with it.

The Streets - Original Pirate Material

Record Shopping with Maverik SabreHard beats, raw rough vocals with mike skinners poetic stories pulling you from ‘Don’t Mug Yourself’ to ‘Stay Positive’. ‘Weak Become Heroes’ makes you feel like you’re on the night out with him. ‘Push Things Gorward’ will bang in any situation. Another classic from start to finish no skips.

Amy Winehouse - Frank

Record Shopping with Maverik SabreThis will be an album I will hand down to my kids. An introduction to a voice that has and will always strike a chord emotionally for me. ‘You send me flying/cherry’ when cherry cuts in this mix it’s hit so hard you can’t help but be sucked it. From ‘In My bed’ - ‘No Greater Love’, Amy’s debut of tales of pain and love are honest, vulnerable and have always inspired the music I make.

Kamasi Washington - Heaven and Earth

Record Shopping with Maverik SabreI heard ‘Street Fighter Mas’ and was won over by the album. Go home and stick it on start to finish. A blend of beautiful jazz with heavy grooves that even if you’re not a jazz fan you will appreciate. This is the latest record I’ve been listening to. ‘Fists Of Fury’ is already a classic.

Rory Gallagher - Deuce

Record Shopping with Maverik SabreMy dad brought me up on a lot of blues from Woody Guthrie - Leadbelly and Rory Gallagher’s music is the child from that era so he always connected with me. Irish blues at its finest.

Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

Record Shopping with Maverik SabreI was pretty late to listening to Fleetwood Mac. Only listened to this album in full last year and fell in love with it. The melodies and feeling of this album made re-listen to their catalogue. This is a must-have album in the collection. Songwriting at its best! ‘Dreams’ and ‘Go Your Own Way’ are my stand out songs.

Dancehall - The Rise of Jamaican Dancehall Culture

Record Shopping with Maverik SabreOne of the best albums I own. There was a couple in this series. All with bangers on them. If you want a great introduction to dancehall and want to see where your current favourite acts got their inspiration, listen to this. Dancehall and reggae has impacted every corner of the world of music. From Chaka Demus and Pliers ‘Murder She Wrote’ to Super Cat and Gregory Issacs. Too many classics on this! And the Part 2 LP is just as good a listen and filled with timeless records so check that one out now.

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Check out more photos from the shoot below, along with the video for 'Drifing'. A huge shoutout to Rough Trade for their genrous hospitality.

Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre
Record Shopping with Maverik Sabre