ICYMI: A roundup of the song of the week features from the past month.
For Red Spade Records founder Robyn Raymond, vinyl is all about the community. "I love how vinyl crisscrosses the world so effortlessly, and brings a whole bunch of people together [that] I wouldn't have had the occasion to meet otherwise." Through her lathe cutting work and co-hosting the Women in Vinyl podcast, Robyn's mission has been to engage with the community to create a more inclusive space for women and non-binary record lovers. For this entry in the Vinyl Vault, we talked with Robyn about the her lathe work and a favorite record in her collection from a fellow Canadian, City in Colour.
Global Rhythm Radio is a show hosted by DJ Parisa Eshrati, featuring both traditional and contemporary music from around the globe. This episode showcases all new releases from within the last year, featuring cumbia dance hits, Korean avant-garde compositions, Iranian experimental music, and so much more.
Ronny's Record Party is for lovers of the music pantheon. Originally streaming monthly on Oakland's Lower Grand Radio, this all-vinyl, all-genre show explores the threads weaving together the world’s sounds, from classical, jazz, and r&b to disco, punk, and poetry. With the Bay Area largely vaccinated and people actually partying for the first time in over a year, this show leans into the moment with disco, house, funk, hip hop, and a couple surprises in between.