Mark Murphy moving on from Spank! Records

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In sad news for Sydney’s DJs (and would-be DJs), Spank! Records’ long-serving guru Mark Murphy is moving on. After eight and a half years behind the counter, the hometown hero has “decided to hang up my records and head out into the world”. His welcoming attitude and all-round expertise is sure to be missed, as are his interviews on the store’s blog. However, Murphy’s life as a DJ is still set to carry on as normal…

Here’s what the man himself had to say. “My fellow co-owners, Chris Lo and Leanne Clegg, will take ownership of Spank! and continue to grow what I believe is the best all-round DJ shop in Australia,” he wrote in this week’s newsletter. “The store will continue to push vinyl and continue to expand on its growing hardware/software & digital DJ business.

“I wish Chris & Leanne all the best with Spank! and I hope it further cements itself as a leader in the industry. I’d like to thank everyone that I’ve ever sold a record to or sold a pair of Technics to or even told a silly joke to. It’s been great. Anyway, my last day will be Friday, November 26. Thanks for everything and see you around the traps.”

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Henry Johnstone

Henry Johnstone said on the 15th Nov, 2010

Farewell Mr Murphy. Thanks for the 1200s and all the vinyl!

Oli-G

Oli-G said on the 15th Nov, 2010

Indeed. Mark is a legend, great guy, great dj.. I wish him the best of luck in his future endeavours.

nafey m

nafey m said on the 15th Nov, 2010

Sold me my first ever record many years ago. All the best Mark

libby

libby said on the 15th Nov, 2010

Mark's a legend! I just wish I could remember those silly jokes...

Subsonic Music

Subsonic Music said on the 16th Nov, 2010

Still haven't started using that Traktor you sold me, but thanks anyway ;) All the best brother!

mags

mags said on the 23rd Nov, 2010

Will be missed for hot record tips, silly dancing behind the counter and general ridiculousness. ;) Hijack: We're celebrating Mark's last day at JACK this Friday 26th if you wanted to wish him well in person. /hijack.