Tag : Vinyl

Peer to Peer with Ben Bell of Lion Vibes Record Shop

  In music, we spotlight musicians, singers and producers; today we spotlight a stalwart in the record store field, and that is Ben Bell of Lion Vibes Records. VP:  How did you get your start in the business? BB:  Buying records initially, then selling a few to buy other records! Also starting my own label Horus Records in 2013. My first job in a record shop was with Simon at…

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Industry Focus: Uwe Adelfang

Germany is passionate about Reggae and one of the primary people to document the genre, its artists and the goings-on is Uwe Adelfang. We spoke to him about how he started and his plans for the future….   VP:  How did you get your start in the music business? (I would say business of Entertainment? UA:  In late 1979 I left my hometown Engers-Neuwied at the river Rhine for the…

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Reggae For The Global Vinyl Holiday!

(repost from Vision Newspaper) Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1,400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. VP Records has participated annually since 2015 at its flagship retail store in Jamaica, New York at its Miramar, Florida…

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