One exceptional record featured every month, sent right to your door.

Memberships starting at 28€/mo (shipping included)



Why That Special Record?


Discover essential albums and build your record collection

That Special Record is a record of the month club for fans of electronic, experimental and instrumental music like you. We pick one incredible vinyl record every month and send a limited edition pressing of it right to your door. Our selections include mainly ambient, drone, electronica, experimental, free jazz, house music, techno, post-rock and everything in between. 

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You’ll love That Special Record if you like 

Christina Vantzou, Grouper, Stars of the Lid, Tim Hecker, Julianna Barwick, Windy & Carl, Tiny Vipers, Steve Roach, William Basinski, Lawrence English, Ildefonso Aguilar, Imaginary Softwoods, Gigi Masin, Fred P, Vakula, Kyle Hall, Omar S, Theo Parrish, Hieroglyphic Being, Donato Dozzy, Jakob, This Will Destroy You, Tropic of Cancer, Kamasi Washington. Imagine experiencing one of these artists on vinyl before anyone knew them. That’s That Special Record. See some of the previous artists featured by us.

Surely you have questions


When will I receive my box?


TSR packages are usually shipped between the 15th and 20th of each month. The exact arrival dates will vary depending on where you live. Please understand that we're based in Europe (Lisbon, Portugal) and delivery times are longer for Rest of World orders. Subscriptions purchased after the 19th, start the following month

Do you ship worldwide?

Yes, we ship worldwide. We have members all over the World, from countries like USA, Canada, UK, France, Sweden, South Korea, Australia, just to name a few.

How much is shipping & handling?

Shipping is included in the price of all Memberships. 

What types of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards. All payments are securely handled by Cratejoy.

Do I have to sign a long-term contract?

There’s no contract. For members convenience, all plans auto-renew and all renewals occur on the 1st of each month, until cancelled. Subscriptions purchased after the 19th, start the following month (for example, if you sign up on Jan 21st , you'll receive a shipment only in February, and then the monthly renewal charge will occur on March 1st).  If you wish to cancel or skip your subscription, just login to your That Special Record account and cancel or skip anytime.

Will I always know exactly what I will get?

We like to keep some element of surprise, however about a month before we ship our TSR packs we reveal some of the contents so you can get excited about the records we'll send you.


What people are saying

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A limited-edition pressing of that month’s chosen LP. There are no bells and whistles on this one - That Special Record sends you one 12in each month along the lines of ambient, drone, electronica, house and post-rock. It’s music for the music, if you like. - What Hi-Fi


"That Special Record will fill your shelves with a new limited edition album every month (usually from someone not well known) that will help you broaden your musical horizons" - London Evening Standard

"These records are a bit danceable, but try and give you that “WTF is this!” feeling." - Drowned in sound

"TSR’s mission is to help you discover “under-the-radar ambient, drone, house, and techno” records. You get a surprise vinyl every month" - American Way