Glancing at one of the trashy, national rags and observing the strapline ‘Rock icon dies aged 69’ conjures up feelings of real, raw emotion. It’s an understatement to pronounce David Bowie as simply an iconic musical figure. Bowie was a genius – a modern cultural legend – and will be sorely
Our ethos at Madame Soho is about the representation of people, place and culture across space and time. Our vision is to capture the spirit of Soho both past and present, filter it through our lens and connect to the other Sohos of the world that encompass a similar aesthetic.
Soho is about expression, poetry, evocation, style, diversity, rebellion, freedom… Her modernity is a fusion of history, revolution and tradition weaved together to create something new. We are not talking about modernity as a symbol of globalization; not the type that enslaves culture and commodifies the human spirit. Nor are we
Phil Barton, owner of independent record store, Sister ray sat down to talk to Madame Soho recently about the shop’s historic roots, Soho’s changing landscape and the future of the physical music format. Sister ray is synonymous with Soho as it reflects the area’s primitive history of underground music scenes, its