Phil Barton


Name, where are you from?
Phil Barton, Sister Ray Soho.

What do you do?
I'm the owner, but there are ten of us that make it work.

Describe your style in three words:
Clash City Rocker.

What was the first song you played on repeat?
'Keep On Wombling'.

How long have you been working here?
On and off about 30 years.

What’s the best thing about your job?
No two days are the same, ever.

What releases are you most excited about for RSD?
'Drunken Songs'
By Julian Cope the man is a genius.

'Where In The World EP'
By The Chameleons, Mark Burgess is a hero, and we lost the original drummer John Lever this year RIP.

'White Man In The Hammersmith Palais EP'
It’s a brilliant idea combining four tunes by reggae's finest, Ken Boothe, Dillinger, Delroy Wilson and Leroy Smart. Ace!

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