Alaska Wolfgang | Press Operator, Clampdown Record Pressing

The day after Black Friday Record Store Day seems like a perfect time to introduce you to a woman behind the scenes working to create some of those beautiful releases. Alaska, Press Operator and Production Supervisor at Clampdown Records in Vancouver BC Canada. She came a s recommendation through the wonderful, and talented Robyn of… Continue reading Alaska Wolfgang | Press Operator, Clampdown Record Pressing

Jennie Zakrzewski | Co-Owner, Specific Recordings

Jennie in front of her and husband Flo's collection Meet Jennie Zakrzewski who starts by saying, "I won’t be pissed if you don’t even attempt to pronounce my last name" a sentiment I understand. Jennie wears a lot of hats as it relates to music and vinyl and someone to definitely keep an eye on.… Continue reading Jennie Zakrzewski | Co-Owner, Specific Recordings

Jessa Graves | Founder of Illumin Records

Jessa (right) and her mom Annie (left) at the 1994 Illumin Record Release Party I'm happy to be able to introduce you to Jessa Graves, founder of Illumin Records, a record label that's goal is to lighting the path for women in music, using a disruptive roadmap, a defiant rejection of the status quo, while… Continue reading Jessa Graves | Founder of Illumin Records

Kaitlyn Brown | QC and Packaging, Blue Sprocket Pressing

Photo by Finn Raso Meet Kaitlyn Brown, a 2019 graduate from James Madison University with a degree in Music Industry. She is one of four team members, as well as the only woman employee, at Blue Sprocket Pressing in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Her focus there is on QC and packaging as well as social media. Blue… Continue reading Kaitlyn Brown | QC and Packaging, Blue Sprocket Pressing

Emily Nobumoto | Director of Operations, Leesta Vall Sound Recordings

Meet Emily Nobumoto, the talented and passionate Director of Operations at Leesta Vall Sound Recordings; a niche record label in Brooklyn NY that has an exclusive focus on late cut vinyl releases.  The label holds Direct-To-Vinyl Live Sessions which are live performances at the studio, mixed & mastered on the fly, and cut directly to… Continue reading Emily Nobumoto | Director of Operations, Leesta Vall Sound Recordings