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a brief introduction

Illustrations by Rivka Ravede

Illustrations by Rivka Ravede

In the last 5 years we, as artists and participants in the independent music industry, have witnessed the vinyl record industry grow in an unprecedented way.

From the 1980s until then, the industry relied solely on the sales made by independent artists across the US, to the point when only a few plants were left.

Since 2012, the industry has exploded and become so saturated, that the very customers that kept the industry alive, are being pushed out of queues at plants of all sizes who are monopolized by the major labels.

This bottleneck has presented an opportunity to create a plant designed to cater to the independent labels locally, throughout the country and the world.

 

MEET THE FOUNDERS

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FEDERICO R. CASANOVA

FOUNDER, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Ever since his move to Philadelphia 8 years ago, Mr. Casanova has been curating artist all across America and even overseas, bringing them in from Canada, South America and Europe. He has been a helping hand in several independent record labels based out of Philadelphia as well as in his hometown of Miami Beach.

Federico has also participated in several touring bands and traveled with his music seeing first hand how the production of vinyl seriously needs to make its way into Philadelphia and into the hands of independent artists.

MICHAEL J. WODNICKI

FOUNDER, CHIEF OPPERATING OFFICER

Now based in Silicon Valley, Michael lives for his crafts. As a mechanical design consultant by day, who spends nights in the corner bedroom studio in his apartment making music, helping other musicians make their art physical is only a natural mode.

Manufacturing, operations, and design run in his blood and he's made it his mission to take his experiences from the high-volume, high-tech, and product development engineering worlds and apply the lessons learned to helping artists spread their art and good vibes.