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

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