Spoke Records – It’s the real thing
Spoke Records started up officially in September 2010 but the groundwork had begun long before that. Three friends linked by a love of obscure vinyl and an obsession with digging out little-known music from all genres started talking about the idea of setting up their own record label way back when but as with all these things it took a bit of time to get the whole thing together. This is a labour of love and as anyone who has been involved with music knows, you do not do this to make money – you do it to share great music you’ve found with like minded people.
The three friends – Neil Suddes (a.k.a. Towny), Col Wolfe and Ian Townsend all share a love of vinyl and in-particular a love of obscure vinyl. Through the record collecting forum ‘VG+’ they realized they had all thought at some point about setting up a record label but had never quite got round to it. With three people sharing the same vision the label began to take shape.
The initial aims of Spoke Records were to:Create high quality 7″ vinyl 45rpm records for DJs who love the format, Reissue great songs that are either expensive on original or hard to find, Reissue great songs that have been overlooked, Convert LP only songs to create great double-sided 45s and release brand new material or previously unissued songs.
After much discussion and collaboration these aims were distilled down further into one sole aim: To release great music regardless of Genre
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