Why Do I Collect Vinyl?:  DJ Rinaldo Silva

Country: Brazil Genres: Funk, Soul, R&B Collecting For 20 Years I’m a worshiper of the 70s, 80s and 90s … funk and oldies music especially anything  connected to Black Music. I consider myself a sincere, helpful, supportive, cheerful,  deejay. Music protagonists that I am, I must choose what I want to play and always present an unforgettable show! Listening … creates a beautiful musical show! In my opinion a world without the art of music, is an uninspired world and a world without emotions. Music in particular, makes the soul transcend to a perfect imaginary and a state of equilibrium. It makes … Continue reading Why Do I Collect Vinyl?:  DJ Rinaldo Silva

Why Do I Collect Vinyl?: Mehdi H.

Vinyl Collector: Mehdi H. blueingreenjazz on Instagram Country: Canada Birth Country: Morocco Genres: Jazz, Soul & Rock Collecting For 8 Years    That’s really a hard question. I don’t really know ‘’why’’, but I really think I couldn’t really decide and this was simply meant for me. I remember the very first record that was ever in my hand was a copy of Neil Young’s Harvest. I was looking through stuff in a flea market and came across it, I simply recognized the name because my father is a huge Neil Young fan. The copy was in bad shape so … Continue reading Why Do I Collect Vinyl?: Mehdi H.

Why Do I Collect Vinyl?: DJ Joao Carlos

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 … Continue reading Why Do I Collect Vinyl?: DJ Joao Carlos