Angela, owner of New Lifeshark Records - Baron Mag

Angela, owner of New Lifeshark Records

Baedeker Str. 15, 45128 Essen | Germany
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Who are you and y our current job : 

 I am Angela, the owner of New Lifeshark Records in 45128 Essen, Germany opened in Sep. 1995 - started with a mailorder and label in 91, it's all 'cause we love music and people (also, can you tell us about your journey in opening the record store? and why?) : 

In which city are you located? 

Essen; Germany

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What musical styles do you specialize in? 

Rock, Progressive, Indie; Metal, punk and wave, Psychedelic; Jazz, Psychedelic etc. 

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Can you give a small tour of the music scene in your town? 

we have lots clubs and venues and a lot of musicians are from our area. for Clubs: Cafe Nord and Turock in Essen for metal, Freakshow in Essen for Punk and Hardcore and metal, Trompete in Bochum for gothic and Electronic Music ----- Bands like Kreator and Sodom are from Essen and lots of small Indie bands, its a big scene.

What's it like working in a record shop? 

it's always fun, to listen to music and to talk about records and music to the people. You put all your effort and love into this

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What mind-blowing album are you listing right now? 

White light, White heat from the Social Distortion - it wakes me up, makes me smile (reminds me of the tour they did) and its good for dancing, it just kicks you and brings you in a good mood !!!! 

What does it take for an indie record shop to survive? 

you have to love it and have to be there for your customers always

 5 local musician to check out! 

Kreator, Lokalmatadore, Birth Control, Vibravoid, Sodom

  www.newlifeshark.de  | https://www.facebook.com/NewLifeshark/ 

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Essen [Germany] city guide x Angela

Café  + Restaurant | Seitenblick

Nice for café and they have great vegan drinks  | restaurant-seitenblick.de | image: eventinc.de

Nice for café and they have great vegan drinks  | restaurant-seitenblick.de image: eventinc.de

Grocery | Denns Biomarkt

denn's Biomarkt Essen: Rüttenscheider Straße 49 | They have everything in walking distance to my store and they have plenty of veggie stuff | facebook.com/DennsBiomarkt |  denns-biomarkt.de

denn's Biomarkt Essen: Rüttenscheider Straße 49 | They have everything in walking distance to my store and they have plenty of veggie stuff | facebook.com/DennsBiomarkt denns-biomarkt.de