Ren Harcar | Quality Assurance, Gotta Groove Records

We have our first double feature!  A blog interview, and podcast release to follow (next week) with Ren Harcar, Quality Assurance (QA) at Gotta Groove Records in Cleveland, Ohio.  From our first exchange I knew Ren was an immediate sister, she also had great insight to share after three years working in QA. She is… Continue reading Ren Harcar | Quality Assurance, Gotta Groove Records

Brianna Orozco | Lead Press Operator, Memphis Record Pressing

I've only been to Memphis once even though I lived in Nashville, and I loved it there!  So much history and the STAX museum was an experience I'll never forget.  That said at the time I had no idea about what Memphis Record Pressing (MRP) was up to, and since then they've seemed to explode… Continue reading Brianna Orozco | Lead Press Operator, Memphis Record Pressing

Callie Stroby | Lead Builder, VPI Industries

I've been looking forward to interviewing someone on the equipment side of the vinyl industry and thankfully Callie Stroby of VPI Industries in Cliffwood, NJ was up for it.  I absolutely love VPI.  Their products are beautiful, perform amazingly well, and the family story of the company makes them easy to love and want to… Continue reading Callie Stroby | Lead Builder, VPI Industries

Sarah Snyder | Lead Press Operator at Gotta Groove Records

Sarah is a lead press operator at Gotta Groove Records, a vinyl manufacturing plant in Cleveland, Ohio. Her job is to oversee production by helping a crew run and maintain each of their 7" presses, handling the influx of various parts for each job, and delegating tasks in order to get as much done as… Continue reading Sarah Snyder | Lead Press Operator at Gotta Groove Records