Elizabeth Pilar Ayala | Manager and Music Curator, VNYL

Meet Elizabeth Pilar Ayala, she works at VNYL a record subscription company, and has her hands in a little bit of everything there from acting as inventory manager to keep track of incoming records, to warehouse manager overseeing outgoing orders and making sure the warehouse staff has what they need, and in addition to these… Continue reading Elizabeth Pilar Ayala | Manager and Music Curator, VNYL

Ilka Erren Pardiñas | Founder of Fly PR

This week meet Ilka Erren Pardiñas, publicist and founder of Fly PR which has a roster of clients working in music, art, film, literature, visual arts and business, architecture and design who she creates and implements campaigns for. The team also represents select business and entrepreneurial creatives. Ilka is definitely a force to be reckoned with… Continue reading Ilka Erren Pardiñas | Founder of Fly PR

Blake Nolen | Co-Owner Indy Record Shop

Meet Blake, she's the co-owner of Indy Record Shop an independent, mail-order record shop located in Tampa, Florida.  They sell both new sealed releases and represses as well as used vinyl.  To shop here, you should also love dogs, but then who doesn't?!  Blake is a mom to a toddler whose name is Hendrix, as well as… Continue reading Blake Nolen | Co-Owner Indy Record Shop

Yoli Mara | Co-Owner, Welcome to 1979

As I'm preparing to head to Making Vinyl tomorrow, it was perfectly fitting to introduce you to Yoli Mara, co-owner of Welcome to 1979 a multi-faceted recording studio, as well as lacquer cutting / plating facility in Nashville. Yoli and her husband have owned the 13,000 square foot facility housed in a former record pressing… Continue reading Yoli Mara | Co-Owner, Welcome to 1979

Ara Casey & Robzie Trulove|This Could Go Boom

I was lucky to meet some of the women from This Could Go Boom! a local label focused on facilitating the musical careers of women, trans and non-binary people, through work with the band The OSYX. Today I'm introducing you to Ara and Robzie. Ara is the co-founder of This Could Go Boom! and a member… Continue reading Ara Casey & Robzie Trulove|This Could Go Boom