lado c

I started collecting records at the age of 15 and by the age 17 I started playing in several nightclubs in the North Zone of São Paulo.  I have a collection of some 1,500 records with almost 25 years of experience running a record store.  I am currently owner of the store Lado C Discos, which opened November of 2006 located in Rua barão de Itapetininga, 37 – store 05 !! – having as a specialty in Black Music, Jazz, Mpb.  Vinyl collecting has brought me something very precious in life, which are the friends I made through music. It is a pleasure to be able to work with vinyl, with music and the contact with other music people.

Music Is Life!

Posted by International_Kat

My name is Maurice Edwards and I’m an avid vinyl collector, music historian and novice DJ. My music background consist of 20 years of music retail and promotion and independent artist consulting. I had the fortune of working for two of the largest music retail outlets; Tower Records and Virgin Megastore. After my tenure with major record stores in 2004, I founded a web-based self-funded start-up company called Evolution of Media (EOM) which focused on the needs of independent and major artists in the music industry. Evolution of Media (EOM) grew from 27 unique visitors to over 50,000 unique visitors per month within the first year of going live. What set EOM apart from other competitors was that we limiting site reviews and recommendations to only outstanding emerging artists and major artist that were not visible within the mainstream. Besides working with independent artist from around the globe I established working relationships with the promotion departments of Sony, Interscope and Shanachie records assisting them with extra promotion for artist such as; Al Jarreau, Sky Edwards (Morcheeba), Miki Howard, Vesta Williams, Phil Perry and many more.