The Record Store
Born and dragged up proper in south London where from the age of 3 -5 I would be woken by my older brothers returning from a night in the pub, they would come home with friends, get me out of bed, sit me on the floor in front of the record player and spread the singles on the floor. They would ask guest to name a single from the floor, they’d tell me the name and I’d get the record with 100 % accuracy much to their amazement as all of this was before I could read. So that’s when my love of music started and it continued as I grew up, luck...
To be honest, I never expected to be running a record shop! As a teenager, I started working at the local comic shop, Chaos City Comics, and spent the next 11 years there. This was definitely where I developed my musical taste, with all the staff contributing to the soundtrack...Shop Profile
Black Star Records
We (Sue and Fran) have always loved the arts and music – mainly from a standing in a field and nodding our heads for the last few years. But Sue had an early career in the West End managing The London Palladium and The Lyric. Fran, not as lucky. A cliched very long stint in th...Shop Profile
A Slice of Vinyl
Give us the background... when and why did you decide to open a record shop? Music has always been a part of my life. I started playing drums in secondary school and then went on to study popular music in college, drumming in cover bands and spending weekends playing in grubb...Shop Profile