Garth Cartwright & Quintina Valero - London's Record Shops
Available: June 2021
The first hardback photobook celebrating London’s greatest record shops.
'London’s Record Shops' celebrates the city’s greatest music vendors. From Brixton dub shacks to Hackney vinyl boutiques, Camden’s rockabilly ravers to Ladbroke Grove's legendary Rough Trade and Honest Jon's emporiums, underground Peckham outlets to Soho’s legendary dance music hub, these brilliantly eccentric and engaging emporiums are documented with striking photographs and incisive interviews. For anyone who loves music and London this book will engage, inform and charm.
About the Author
Garth Cartwright is a freelance journalist and author of 5 books, including the 2018 title Going for a Song: a Chronicle of the UK Record Shop. His writing has appeared in all the leading UK broadsheets and many magazines and websites. He is a regular guest on BBC London and Radio 6 Music. He is an authority on all kinds of music, London history and record shops. He lives in Peckham. Quintina is an award-winning photojournalist whose photos have appeared in The Observer, Sunday Times and others.
245 x 190 mm
130 full colour Illustration