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Staff Selections: Ellis Iyomahan

From The Toronto Review of Books 

Ellis IyomahanIntroducing Staff Selections, a new series of interviews from The Toronto Review of Books with the people that run Toronto’s record stores, book stores and art galleries.

The first interview is with Ellis Iyomahan, Play de record IT expert and owner of Studizzy Productions. Born in Oslo, Norway, to Nigerian parents, he’s been living in Toronto for the past four years, and has produced tracks for the likes of Susie KylieJhyve, and the late Camille Douglas.

Read it here: Staff Selections: Ellis Iyomahan.

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Record Store Roundup: Play de Record

From The Toronto Review of Books

Play de Record marqueePlay de Record, at 357 Yonge Street, is a paragon of adaptation. Opened in 1990, behind a convenience store and with only records and tapes for sale, it has since taken over the front of the building and gone on to become the primo destination for seasoned DJs in need of the latest equipment, as well as upstarts looking to pick up new skills at Play de Academy. Play also sells new and used electronic/dance music you can’t find anywhere else in the city, concert tickets (minus the murderous Ticketmaster convenience fees), printed t-shirts, designer headphones, and rare merchandise.

Read the full review here: Play de Record.

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