CVC 007: Vinyl Dealers
Miyagi Records (Chicago)
Miyagi Records is a Chicago-based record dealer since 2002. They specialize in the obscure and classic - Soul, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Rock, Blues, World Music, New Wave / Industrial, Hip-Hop, Disco, House in LP, 12inch single, & 45rpm formats. Influenced by the hyper-curated, hidden away vinyl shops of Tokyo, Japan, their goal is to become your 'secret spot.'
Conservatory Vintage & Vinyl (Chicago)
Conservatory Vintage & Vinyl is a destination, specializing in rare and pre-owned vinyl records, plus premium Midcentury furniture and home decor. They are the only boutique of this kind located South of Chicago and neighboring South Suburbs. A unique shop for vinyl record and home décor collectors/enthusiasts.
Del Pueblo Records (Chicago)
Del Pueblo Barbers & Records, located in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago, was founded by friends Jon & Leo during the Summer of 2020. This unique project on the Southside combines their passion for hair cuts & rare deep cuts in all physical formats. Del Pueblo Records carries an array of genres but prides itself on its heavy Latin American catalog ranging from scarce tropical rhythms to regional Norteño & Tejano gems. "El Disco es Cultura".
Greg Dalphond (Chicago)
Holding down a powerful stance of anonymity he has still managed to keep a global clientele happy. Bedroom djs to well known producers, djs & label owners. From first meetings in the street to second visits in his home Greg D has accommodated E Da Boss, Adrian Young, Peanut Butter Wolf, Natasha Diggs, Akalepse, Supreme La Rock, Monk One, John Cardiel, J Roc, Rambo Salinas…and the likes.
Imperial Records (Chicago)
Fueled by a strong love for music and audio quality Jack Johnson has been collecting for the majority of his life and is now taking steps into the world of vending. After selling privately for a few years, Jack is working on developing his brand by the name of Imperial Records specializing in jazz, blues, metal, and rock of all kinds.
No Requests (Chicago)
No Requests is the off-shoot record shop of the Feeltrip record label and artist collective based in Chicago IL. They specialize in local music, screen printed apparel, 'zines, posters, and anything DIY. They hold monthly events throughout the city and work / collaborate within Chicago's vast DIY scene.
Rampage Records (Chicago)
Rampage Records is run by Eddie Rampage a Chicago Based DJ & Record Collector since 1995. His music passions as a DJ are centered on Classic Chicago House, Hard Techno, Funk, Soul, Disco, Everything 80s & Horror Movie Soundtracks. And that’s exactly what he will be selling at this month's CVC!
CVC 007: DJs / Live Performers
After rifling through the record collections of his parents, his friend's parents, and his family, Grant knew at an early age he had an odd obsession with vinyl. This passion led him to begin South Rhodes Records but before he even sold his first record, you could find him placed squarely behind a set of 1200s. Expect soulful tunes of all eras with a focus on the classic and modern era New Jack Sound.
As a co-founder of Del Pueblo Records, Leo's DJ sets reflect the vibe of the shop. So you can expect a hefty dose of Latin American styles of all kinds, rare finds, and timeless classics!
DJ ZZZosma started spinning records in 2015. Her focus is playing music created and popularized by Black people from all over the world; soul, disco, funk, house, and hip hop.
Elijah, also known as St. Ignatius Julius Caesar, is a Chicago native with an obsession for music. Though he didn’t start collecting records of his own until just a couple years ago, his appreciation for vinyl dates back to his father introducing him to the soulful sounds of the 60s & 70s as a child. R&B, disco, funk, house, jazz, minimal, hip-hop, et al. If it feels right and it sounds good..he’ll play it!