Ashli Todd

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Name, where are you from?
Ashli Todd, Caerdydd.

What do you do?
All round gaffer at Spillers Records, Est. 1894.

Describe your style in three words:
Functional. No Fuss.

What was the first song you played on repeat?
MC Hammer, Let's Make it Smooth.

How long have you been working here?
I just survived my twentieth Christmas here, but my seventh as the custodian.

What’s the best thing about your job?
The people. Over the counter, behind the counter and within the industry: 99.999999% amazing people.

What releases are you most excited about for RSD?
Creation Rebel - Starship Africa reissue, from On-U Sound which is "the greatest sci-fi dub soundtrack never put to film".
Jason Isbell - Live From Welcome to 1979, which is all live cover versions.
And all three Colleen album reissues that the Leaf label are putting out, every one of them is an essential example of singular creative finesse.

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