Women owned and operated, safe space, record store... check, check, and check. We were thrilled to learn of a new shop checking all those boxes from Erica Rosa who reached out about Bird City Records in LaPlata, Maryland. Bird City opened this past April and is owned by Shannon Wang and Mona Wise. Erica is… Continue reading Erica Rosa | Shop Manager, Bird City Records
This week we get the pleasure to introduce you to a woman blazing vinyl trails in the Newfoundland region of Canada. Meet Melisa Penney-Jones who co-owns Flip Side Music & More with her husband Doug, out of Conception Bay South, Newfoundland. Flip Side just turned four years old in April 2022 and is a primarily… Continue reading Melisa Penney-Jones | Co-Owner, Flip Side Music & More and Co-organizer, Record Fair NL
These days the online vinyl community is so supportive and intertwined that it can feel like you actually know people you've never met. Part of what we all love about record stores is that sense of community, but in some cases opening a record store online can have the same affect, and a brick and… Continue reading Zoe Taylor | Co-Owner, Peppermintstore Records
Crateism and Fatima have been on our radar for awhile now, so we're thrilled to be able to pin her down for an interview. Fatima Chantel is the owner of Crateism an online and pop up record store, as well as Blush Music Co. an additional online record shop where they sell artist / band… Continue reading Fatima Chantel | Owner, Crateism and Blush Music Co.
Since we're still in Record Store Day mode we're continuing to share women owned record store features this month! If you haven't checked out our full list, peep it here. One of the many things we love about the vinyl community is the want to lift others up and we couldn't feature as many women… Continue reading Kathy Dunn | Owner, Music and More Records