Claudia Mendiola-Durán | Owner, Sonidos! Music & More

We recently shared a list of women owned record stores, and thankfully another local record store told us about the gem that is Sonidos! Music & More in Beltsville, Maryland.  Meet Claudia Mendiola-Durán founder of Sonidos! which opened in 2019 on her love and passion for music and its ability to bring people together. ​… Continue reading Claudia Mendiola-Durán | Owner, Sonidos! Music & More

Jada Pfarr | Owner, Longshot Vinyl

So many of us have gone to various record stores throughout our lives and thought about opening our own; taking pieces of each shop and storing them away for the dream that someday maybe we'd open up just the perfect place. Jada Pfarr the owner of Longshot Vinyl in Downtown Racine, Wisconsin did just that… Continue reading Jada Pfarr | Owner, Longshot Vinyl

Lisa Trevino | Vinyl DJ – DJ Devil Woman

With more vaccines rolling out, and soft re-openings of live music happening in the US, vinyl DJs are also finding themselves getting back into the ...spin of things.  This week, we meet Lisa Trevino by day and DJ DevilWoman by night.  Lisa is an all vinyl DJ in Austin, Texas primarily spinning 80s hair metal,… Continue reading Lisa Trevino | Vinyl DJ – DJ Devil Woman

Zhihe Peng (Shika) | Puppy Fat Records

I love getting to know women in this industry so willing to take chances and build their community from the ground up.  That is the case with Zhihe Peng (Shika) the owner of Puppy Fat Records ,an indie record shop and label based in Shenzhen, China. I am also happy to continue to expand the… Continue reading Zhihe Peng (Shika) | Puppy Fat Records

Devyn Marzuola | Voltage Records, Radio Host and Vinyl DJ

Meet Devyn Marzuola, a 'Jill of all trades' and master of them too. She works at Voltage Records in Asheville, NC, is a radio show host, and all vinyl DJ.  Whether she's making fliers for local shows, DJing gigs, curating her radio show, or slinging records at the record store, she keeps fully immersed in… Continue reading Devyn Marzuola | Voltage Records, Radio Host and Vinyl DJ