Episode 53 - Dr. Rene Wiedner, University of Warwick
The Women in Vinyl Podcast
by Women in Vinyl
6d ago
As Henry Rollins says, “knowledge without mileage, is B.S.” and so we’re pausing our world tour to have a more academic conversation with Dr Rene Wiedner.  Dr Wiedner is an associate professor of organization theory, at the University of Warwick - Coventry, and has been studying developments in vinyl record manufacturing for some time, with a particular interest in what happened between 1990 and 2015, a time when vinyl records were considered obsolete, and before the recent ‘vinyl revival’. He is currently writing an academic paper and a book on the topic, and joins us to discuss the imp ..read more
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Episode 52 - Joe K, Owner HoldFast Records
The Women in Vinyl Podcast
by Women in Vinyl
1M ago
All aboard! This week we head to Jamaica by way of Asbury Park New Jersey, joined by our friend and guide Joe K. Not only is he a great story teller, but the founder and owner of HoldFast Records.  We learn how Joe and his wife got started in the industry, the production work he cut his teeth on that gave him the tough skin, yet love for community that he takes with him on his trips to Jamaica. Joe has spent years cultivating relationships in Kingston, away from the safety of the resorts. While not for the faint of heart, with a tumultuous religious and government history, there is also ..read more
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Episode 51 - Kinjal Gosar, Owner Drocer Records
The Women in Vinyl Podcast
by Women in Vinyl
2M ago
Women in Vinyl Airlines, now arriving in Mumbai! This week we are joined by our new friend, Kinjal Gosar, founder, owner, operator and the vinyl lover behind Drocer Records, India’s up and coming online record store. We had such an amazing time getting to know Kinjal, her cats, and to find out that even though we’re on another continent record collecting is one thing that connects us all. Drocer Records has new and “pre-loved” vinyl, and hosts many community minded events with other local record stores, DJs and other local businesses. She also stocks and sells turntables and other gear, and i ..read more
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Episode 50 - Kathy Wilson, Co-Owner Suitcase Records
The Women in Vinyl Podcast
by Women in Vinyl
3M ago
G’Day! Pack your bags and head down under with us! In our 50th episode we're taking a virtual trip to Australia, joined by Kathy Wilson the co-ower of Suitcase Records in Brisbane!  We chat about the differences in the vinyl market in Australia vs North America, and what it was like to leave a stable and fun corporate communications career to open a new pressing plant! What lessons have been learned, and how excited they are for the future, and that some people still really like it when you call them on the phone!  Check out:https://suitcaserecords.com.au/ https://womeninvinyl.com/2 ..read more
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Episode 49 - The Vinyl Community, with Collectors Carol and Matthew
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by Women in Vinyl
4M ago
In this episode we sat down with a couple of collectors and friends, Carol and Matthew, whom you may recognize better as @carolsvinyl and @harma808 on Instagram. We talk about the vinyl community that has emerged over the years on social media, how it has created strong bonds between music and record lovers, but has also come with its own set of diversity and inclusion issues. It's Women's History Month, so what better time to talk about the vinyl community then now. Check out: Carol's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolsvinyl Matt's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/harma808 Huge t ..read more
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Episode 48 - Forever a Music Store, the Coalition with Nina Smith
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by Women in Vinyl
5M ago
On this Valentine’s Day edition of the Women in Vinyl Podcast, we’re celebrating Black History Month and the thing we love most records. We are fortunate to be joined by the incredible Nina Smith, liason for the F.A.M.S Coalition (Forever a Music Store). Nina tells us about how FAMS is supporting and nurturing Black entrepreneurs in opening new record stores, sustaining Black owned record stores and giving back to the communities around those stores with their unique and socially conscious campaigns and programs. We want to shine a light on FAMS and the amazing work they are doing. Follow, sha ..read more
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Episode 46 - Dr. Veronica Skrimsjö, Author and Researcher
The Women in Vinyl Podcast
by Women in Vinyl
6M ago
It’s our final episode of the year, and we are closing it out on the thoughtful topic of diversification of vinyl. We’re looking at the topic not only from an employment, but collector view. We sat down with Women in Vinyl Advisory Board member, educator, author and researcher Dr Veronica Skrimsjö to discuss what she has uncovered on the topic, why certain generalizations and stereotypes happen and what we can do to break them down. Learn more on this topic and more in her upcoming publication: “The Vinyl Revival, Gender and Collecting Aesthetics” and in the meantime check out her first releas ..read more
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Episode 47 - The Vinyl Tea with Jenn and Robyn
The Women in Vinyl Podcast
by Women in Vinyl
6M ago
Happy new year and welcome back to the Women in Vinyl Podcast! New year, new full episode, and in this one you’ll join Jenn and Robyn as we spill the tea about some overarching topics that arose at the end of the year from vinyl prices, to an oversaturated market and the upheaval over Luminate’s reporting. We also talk about some exciting things coming up, where we hope to have an opportunity to see and hear from you more. Don’t miss it! Check out: Goldmine Article: https://www.goldminemag.com/news/new-record-store-vinyl-sales-chart-announced Future of Vinyl Magnetic Mag: https://www.magneti ..read more
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Episode 46 - Dr. Veronica Skrimsjö, Author and Researcher
The Women in Vinyl Podcast
by Women in Vinyl
6M ago
It’s our final episode of the year, and we are closing it out on the thoughtful topic of diversification of vinyl. We’re looking at the topic not only from an employment, but collector view. We sat down with Women in Vinyl Advisory Board member, educator, author and researcher Dr Veronica Skrimsjö to discuss what she has uncovered on the topic, why certain generalizations and stereotypes happen and what we can do to break them down. Learn more on this topic and more in her upcoming publication: “The Vinyl Revival, Gender and Collecting Aesthetics” and in the meantime check out her first releas ..read more
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Episode 45 - Pierre van Dongen, Green Vinyl
The Women in Vinyl Podcast
by Women in Vinyl
6M ago
In this episode we are sitting down with Pierre van Dongen from Green Vinyl, a conversation we’ve wanted to have and share with our listeners for quite some time. Green Vinyl is working to innovate the vinyl manufacturing process by developing an environmentally friendly and alternative production process for vinyl records, replacing traditional plastics for eco-friendly materials. Learn more about their innovation in record pressing, where things stand now, and ways in which we can help advance a more eco-friendly product that we all will still enjoy in the same way for years to come. Check ..read more
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