Heela Naqshband | Co-Owner, GC Records

Since 1999 Heela Naqshband has been bringing punk rock to your record collection. She is the co-owner of indie punk label GC Records, with her husband, Shahab based in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Geykido Comet Records, or GC Records for short, launched officially in January 1999 with the release of the Intro5pect debut 7-inch vinyl record,… Continue reading Heela Naqshband | Co-Owner, GC Records

Michele Kaufman | Operations Manager, Enjoy The Ride Records + Enjoy The Toons Records

True Romance, Ninja Turtles, Mortal Kombat what do these classics have in common except being awesome? Enjoy the Ride Records and Enjoy the Toons Records released them on vinyl! Enjoy the Ride Records is a Long Island record label, specializing in cult following reissues throughout a variety of genres. Michele Kaufman is their operations manager… Continue reading Michele Kaufman | Operations Manager, Enjoy The Ride Records + Enjoy The Toons Records

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

Jamie Radu | Owner, Reta Records

Meet Jamie, owner of Reta Records a DIY rock n' roll, vinyl only record label based out of Saskatoon and Montreal.  She is also a bass player in a band called Pale Lips, described as drippy mascara slopped rock n roll with sprinkles.  I was introduced to Jamie by owner of Red Spade Records, and… Continue reading Jamie Radu | Owner, Reta Records

Elizabeth Varvaro | Production, Bonsound

I was fortunate to get a few minutes to meet Elizabeth Varvaro during the virtual Making Vinyl conference this year. Elizabeth handles production for Bonsound an artist management company, record label, booking agency, concert promoter and a promotion & publicity agency founded in 2004 and based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. When she isn't at work… Continue reading Elizabeth Varvaro | Production, Bonsound