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This was open in the 1990s and owned by Paul Drake (aka Drakey) who I think ran the Symphony Sound and Purple Heart labels. Tony Collins (DJ Loftgroover) also worked in the shop. They were underground dance music specialists.

DJ Timeless


29 Jun 2023 at 11:19
I used to get served by Loft Groover (who later went on to work at Croydon's SWAG, if memory serves me correctly). He recognised that I was into Detroit Techno, and I bought quite a few early Transmat / Metroplex etc. records off him. I was very young, but he was approachable and friendly, which was more than I could say about some stores! Top shop, run by pro people. Much missed!
martin drake
17 Dec 2023 at 09:42
Was actually owned by Martin Drake & Peter Arnaud, Paul worked there with us.He had the label Symphony Sounds and i had Purple Heart, along with releases under the names 2 da core, fruit veg,



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