Lucky 7 is a page reserved for the legends, the true heroes and demi-gods of the scene we love so very much. And they don't come much more highly qualified to be here than Kenny Glasgow. Hailing from Toronto and living part-time in East London, he was one half of Art Department with Jonny White until earlier this year.
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It opened on East London's iconic Brick Lane twenty years ago, but now London's Vibe Bar has closed its doors for the final time last night. In its time it brought big names and new talents alike to its Shoreditch location — Vibe Bar played a huge role in developing nightlife within the area.
Opening a vinyl-only store in Soho just over 10 years ago was seen as a risky move. The area was, and still is, saturated with independent record shops and at the time, record shops were fighting for survival. But Phonica Records has proven resilient to music industry vagaries, changing formats and consumption habits, and a recession.