Tag Archives: independent record shop

Soul Brother Records

Featured Store: Soul Brother

Taken from the book ‘The Vinyl Revival and the Shops That Made it Happen’ Laurence and Malcolm Prangell were brought up in the 1960s in a large house in Watford. Laurence’s first memory of music was courtesy of the next-door neighbours, a West Indian family, who played their reggae music very loud and into the […]

South Record Shop

Featured Store: South Record Shop

Canvey born Richard Onslow could not believe that a town such as Southend did not have an independent record shop. After working with the biggest names in music, such as the White Stripes and Katy Perry, during stints acting as s PR for major record labels EMI and XL Records he decided to rectify the […]

Action Records

Featured Store: Action Records

So many long-established record shops opened during the punk and post punk periods. One of these was Action Records owned by Gordon Gibson who originally started selling second-hand vinyl in a Blackpool market. At first it was tough going and he pondered about if he had made the right decision. One day he only took […]