One Nation Vinyl Distribution LTD
Unit 1 Deane House Studios
Tel: +44 207 267 3943
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ONE NATION VINYL DISTRIBUTION
One Nation Vinyl Distribution (previously One Nation Exports LTD) was formed in North London on January 4th 1994 by Barry Milligan and Caroline Cubbins in response to the huge international demand for 12” Dance Music Records released in the UK.
With the initial focus on the burgeoning DJ culture and the huge worldwide demand for 12” vinyl on Hip Hop and House releases from overseas Importers, and shops, One Nation was well placed as an Exporter to supply Customers with a fast, efficient and knowledgeable specialist sales service. Receiving pallets of 12” Vinyl records from all Major UK Record Companies, Labels and Independents on a daily basis and shipping via Freight Forwarders to Distributors, Wholesalers and Retailers from all over the World.
Today, as the UK’s most established independently owned physical music distribution company and with the customer base increasing significantly to include a large number of Internet and mail-order companies as well as a huge upsurge in UK shops and on-line traders, the service to Customers remains largely the same with approximately 300 records across all genres released every week.
After a brief lull the Vinyl renaissance has continued to gather pace and most album releases in 2015 will also be released on Vinyl. LP re-issues from the Majors are now a weekly feature as are re-packaged Rock and Pop albums as Box Sets. Limited and numbered editions are highly sought after as are 7” and 12” picture discs, coloured, dinked or Heavyweight vinyl. Musical genres ebb and flow in popularity but all areas of Dance music, the eternal favourite, Electronic, Rock and Pop are comprehensively covered. Compact Discs, Music associated Tee shirts, Books and Merchandise are also offered and One Nation’s weekly New Release and Current Stock list holds a mirror to all physical Music product available from the UK.
One Nation holds stock on all key vinyl releases at their North London warehouse, with many classic established sellers always available, the weekly Stock List is constantly updated as New Releases, re-stocks and re-presses come in and sell out. If it’s the new Mark Ronson 12”, DJ Shadow LP or re-issued Beatles back catalogue albums you’re looking for, they will be brought to your attention via emailed stock updates.
As the UK’s market leader for independent Vinyl Distribution, One Nation has formed excellent working relationships with suppliers, with many choosing to supply stock directly from pressing plants. Quick turnaround is essential in wholesaling and Distribution and with daily collections from Courier and freight companies, orders can be received and shipped by road, air or sea on the same day. Major Record Companies such as Universal, Warner and Sony continue to work closely with the Company, offering exclusive pressings on limited or previously deleted records. Likewise, key independent suppliers such as Above Board, PIAS UK, Essential, RoM and Kudos, are often proactive in pressing up limited runs on previously unavailable but in demand releases. Customers can also influence buying decisions with pre-order requests and enquiries often forming the basis of order placing with suppliers.