DC: State of Vinyl, a spotlight and showcase on vinyl records in the District of Columbia. Join OCTMFE and Songbyrd Music House for a lively discussion and celebration of vinyl records in the District! We will get you hip to the state of vinyl production, distribution, retailing and listening in the District with a short film from Vincent Brown, a great panel of vinyl experts and a vinyl DJ after party with some of the city's best!
- Neal Becton, Owner of Som Records and Vinyl DJ
- Kevin Coombe, Manager of DC Soul Recordings, a project dedicated to Preserving the History of DC & MD Funk, Soul and R&B Music, and Vinyl DJ
- Moderated by Joe Lapan, Owner of Songbyrd Music
- Eric Astor, President/CEO of Furnace Record Pressing, the DC area's only record pressing plant that is primed for a 50,000 sq. foot expansion
- Jon Meyers, Founder of The Vinyl District, a media outlet and event producer for all things indie vinyl
- Todd Hyman, Founder of Carpark Records