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The Story Of Food Records

In this new three part podcast, we talked to Andy Ross about his life in music. From working in a record store, writing for Sounds Magazine & running Food Records enjoying hits with Blur, Jesus Jones & many others.
Duration: 60 minutes
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Episodes
Series 1
Episode 4: The Story Of Food Records (Episode 3)
In this final episode Andy tells us about signing a band called Seymour who then changed their name to Blur. And how he found himself at the centre of a race between Blur and Oasis to become number one at height of Britpop, and the proxy war between Food and Creation and Sony and EMI.
Series 1
Episode 3: The Story Of Food Records (Episode 2)
In this second episode Andy tells us about early releases on Food, doing a label deal with EMI which set the template for other Indies to follow and receiving a demo from a little known band called Jesus Jones and their subsequent storming of the US charts
Series 1
Episode 2: The Story Of Food Records (Episode 1)
In this first episode we talk to Andy Ross about growing up in south London during the 1960's & 1970's, his first gigs and how working in a record shop, a bookies and then the civil service, plus writing for Sounds was the perfect training for Food Records.
Series 1
Episode 1: The Story Of Food Records (Trailer 1)
Andy Ross (Food Records) tells us an hilarious tale of the time he reviewed Guns N' Roses' first UK gig for Sounds Magazine!
Series Synopsis:
In this new three part podcast, Andy Macleod talked to Andy Ross about his life working in music. From running a record store in Peckham during the seventies, writing for Sounds Magazine during the eighties and then running Food Records with ex-Teardrop Explodes keyboardist David Balfe enjoying hits with Blur, Jesus Jones and many others.  Includes a hilarious tale of the time Andy reviewed Guns & Roses first UK gig. You will never think of post-it notes in the same way again.
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