'Hands On' was established through passion and love for electronic music in 1995 and has grown impressively over the period of 25 years since.
We have supplied over 50'000 DJs in every corner of the Globe during our years in the business and seen almost every worthy label and DJ in many styles since the late 80's. With over 30'000+ records in stock plus almost anything available to order.
Our DJ's have played all over the World for many years their experience and long term knowledge with the dance music industry has allowed them to be able to cater for any kind of dance music taste and event. As a record store, the shop stocks every type of dance music related 12" vinyl available and quite often before most high street stores.
Whether it is House, Progressive, Tech House, Techno, Break beat, Drum & Bass , Hardcore , Hardstyle , Hard house, Trance or Commercial Releases you are after, you will find it at ''Hands On' from the latest promos to the rarest deletion.
The store is packed to the brim with a whole range of 12" vinyl. There is a rack for each possible dance music style imaginable and caters for every taste. The staff are friendly and have an in-depth knowledge of each particular genre, to help you find exactly what you need whether you are a DJ, collector or just a fan of dance music.
Largely, 'Hands On' stocks quantity's of dance 12" vinyl of every kind, however, CD's are also available including the very best underground compilations, not available in most high street stores. There is also a selection of merchandise such as T-Shirts, Record Bags, Slipmatts, Needles and Headphones available, all at quality prices and from the best manufacturers.
'Hands On' are the largest independent stockists in the south of every possible label. If you do not see what you are after, the shop offers a quick and effective ordering service to make sure you get the vinyl you need and there are eight listening posts within the store, also to ensure you have the track you want before you buy it.
'Hands On' also offers a tutorial service to fans of dance music that are eager to become DJ's.Private lessons are available as well as group tutorials for students and young people, which are well advertised and take place all over the south coast.
Alongside running a performers and artists agency , events management , sound & lighting & décor , printing and design departments , CD & Vinyl pressing services , equipment repairs and pretty much anything dance music & promotion related. We can cater for any industry related service you require The 'Hands On' website also offers a simple and effective mail order way of ordering the tracks, equipment and merchandising you need. Which will also soon have a internet radio as well to help promote all the good talent around the areas.
Ideally, the store is an excellent option for anyone looking to further their dance or underground record collection and is largely visited by DJ's, collectors and fans of the latest dance music of all genres.
The store is also a perfect option if you are looking for a rare track, wanting to learn to DJ professionally or just interested in the whole dance music phenomenon and want more information on club nights, labels, DJ's and/or DJ related equipment such as turntables, mixers, speakers and needles they will beat any quote.
'Hands On Records' is a friendly, atmospheric place to find the very latest and rarest in dance music related vinyl and CD's.
The store is customer driven, offers effective service and has every corner of a customer's club culture needs covered through spending years researching the industry.
We are fairly priced, have experienced staff and take pride in being able to deal with a customer's musical needs quickly and effectively and through this have established a reputation for excellence not only on the south coast, but throughout the country and further afield around the world.
HANDS ON STUDIOS offer a rehearsal room for DJs , bands as well as qualified engineers. Rates so cheap you are able to record & practice on a small budget.