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Sound It Out Doc Gets TV Premiere
Laurie Tuffrey , November 15th, 2012 09:32

Brilliant record shop film to be screened on BBC 4 on Friday night

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Our favourite documentary of last year, Sound It Out, is getting shown on BBC 4 tomorrow night, November 16, at 10.55pm.

The film was the official documentary of Record Store Day 2011 and is an entirely-crowdfunded, heartfelt look into the sole remaining independent record shop in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham. Last year, we talked to Jeanie Finlay, the documentary's director, who gave us a bit of background into what makes Sound It Out unique: "Tom [Butchart, owner] is passionately and whole heartedly addicted to music. The classic albums, the well loved (aka knackered) ones, the hard to find records, even the Makina. He says when he looks at a record 'he can hear every single tune in his head, it's all memories - records hold memories'. His gentle passion is infectious and his customers really value it. I think it's what kept him going while the other record shops of my Teesside youth closed long ago. He's the last man standing."

Be sure to tune in tomorrow, and in the meantime have a watch of the trailer below: