Lisa Foster

Lisa Foster is the co-owner of Guestroom Records in Louisville, Kentucky.
Articles by Lisa Foster

We Should Be Talking About Women in the Record Store Business

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I am feeling pretty grateful right now. We’re exercising caution, we’re still masked up and social distancing, but we are finally seeing some light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. We are welcoming back local customers, some of whom haven’t stepped inside our store in over a year. We’re selling more vinyl. We’ve expanded […]

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We Should Be Talking About Women in the Record Store Business

record store vinyl lp shopping hand

I am feeling pretty grateful right now. We’re exercising caution, we’re still masked up and social distancing, but we are finally seeing some light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. We are welcoming back local customers, some of whom haven’t stepped inside our store in over a year. We’re selling more vinyl. We’ve expanded […]

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Tips For Opening Your Record Store During COVID-19 From a Shop Owner

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Open. Close. Stay closed. Re-open. Deciding what to do in relation to opening or reopening a brick-and-mortar record store during the COVID-19 pandemic feels a bit like being trapped in a maze. You finally round one corner, you feel mostly assured you are heading safely in the right direction, and somehow you wind up in […]

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Imperfect Yet Liberated, Hulu’s High Fidelity Is Worth The Watch

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A few weeks ago, I returned to my record store after a busy morning of very unsexy but totally essential record store errands. Change from the bank, shoring up a plumber to fix the broken toilet, shifting bought records to another area for processing, and picking up lunch. My life and business partner Travis looked […]

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