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  • Lockdown MkII

    Well, nobody wanted to be here, but here we are - that pesky Delta Covid variant is just so transmissible and so virulent that we were pleased and ...
  • RSD - gracias, all!!

    Crikey, another Record Store Day (two of 'em, no less!) done and dusted for another year, just wanted to offer a massive Slow Boat CHEERS to everyo...
  • RECORD STORE DAY DROP #2

      Greetings, comrades - hope everyone is keeping warm and dry now that Winter has properly arrived! Thought we'd better give you a reminder that R...
  • The third coming of our Lorde!

    Well, looky - some splendid news to receive upon opening up this morning - the third album from global pop supernova Lorde is to be released on the...
  • Record Store Day 2021 at Slow Boat!!

    We are thrilled to share with you our plans for Record Store Day 2021! Slow Boat has, of course, been with the event since its inception in 2007...
  • Welcome to the new Slow Boat website

    Well, after the old one had become as outdated as bootcut/ skinny/ acidwash (take your pick) jeans, we have taken the opportunity to freshen up and...
  • March 2021

    Howdy, all - well, crikey - the rest of NZ back in Covid alert level 2, while our Auckland chums are at level 3 - appreciate it must be tough for ...
  • 2020!!!

    Just wanted to offer a huge Slow Boat CHEERS to everyone who has supported us this year; it has certainly been one of the strangest I can recall -...
  • The Beths live instore at Slow Boat!!

    Those splendid folks from Tamaki Makaurau, The Beths, on top of their THREE sold out shows at San Fran, have generously agreed to perform ...
  • RSD Drop 2!!

    After a couple of false starts(!!), and with the dropping of the nationwide covid alert levels, Slow Boat is thrilled to finally be able to br...
  • RECORD STORE DAY 2020

    Well, best laid plans of mice and men, etc - we had some really fun stuff lined up for RSD 2020, a day dear to our hearts - and yours, as it happe...
  • August, almost!!

    Crikey, and just when it seemed like it was only February, suddenly it was blimmin' AUGUST, already - almost like we lost a couple of months there...