Tag Archives: independent record shop

Carnival Records

Featured Store: Carnival Records

‘Record shop owners are a bit like BBC Radio 6 Music DJs’ – Chris Heard owner of Carnival Records Malvern. (pictured with store manager, Russ Brown) The ‘ageing record shop owner starter pack’ takedown is withering of its target – and savage in its accuracy. An office overrun with piles of dirty old records – […]

Reggie's Retro

Featured Store: Reggie’s Retro

Our latest featured store is written by Graham Jones, Sales Representative. I took a trip over to the Isle of Wight to call on the wonderfully quirky Reggie’s Retro owned by Sharon Holloway and supported by Michael Sumner. Both have amazing backgrounds, so I asked them how they ended up owning a record shop. Sharon: […]

Lucky's Record Bar

Featured Store: Lucky’s Record Bar

Lucky’s Record Bar opened on June 26th 2021 in a tiny space in the old Buttermarket in Redruth, Cornwall. Proper Music’s Graham Jones paid a visit and reckoned it is the smallest record shop in England. The smallest record shop in the UK is VOD Music in Mold, North Wales. He asked owner Kevin Downing […]

The Beat And Track

Featured Store: The Beat and Track

Graham Jones asks Paul Maskell, owner of The Beat And Track, “What was it like to open a record shop during Covid?” My anticipated first-day-of-trading apprehension dissolved just as soon as my first customer stepped through the door at 9.00am. ‘Mr Kingsmill’ as he was then known , Rich as he is now known, promptly […]

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