Lisa Foster | Guestroom Records

Today would have been Record Store Day 2020.  Due to current times that has been postponed and even in June will it be safe? ...We just don't yet know.  Now more than ever it is critical to support independent record stores; and why this week I wanted to introduce you to Lisa Foster of Guestroom… Continue reading Lisa Foster | Guestroom Records

Natalie Martinez | Store Manager, Radio-Active Records

Meet Natalie Martinez a musician, and the shop manager at Fort Lauderdale's community record store staple Radio Active Records where she's worked for over 10 years this month!  Most people know Natalie as Nat Smallish, her stage and nick name she's carried with her throughout the years since high school.  She mainly plays bass but… Continue reading Natalie Martinez | Store Manager, Radio-Active 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

Kristin Anderson | General Manager, Forced Exposure

Meet Kristen Anderson, the fun and creative yet camera elusive general manger of Forced Exposure, an independent music distributor in the Greater Boston area. Forced Exposure distributes records from thousands of labels and artists from around the world, representing most genres and especially the genres between the genres. As General Manager, I do “general things",… Continue reading Kristin Anderson | General Manager, Forced Exposure