If your from Richmond, Virginia, you may be familiar with the record store, Vinyl Conflict. For the past 9 years, it has been owned by today’s guest, Bobby Egger. Bobby is a fan of punk and hardcore music, who as you will hear today, has taken the skills hes honed over the years, to help make an impact in the culture of punk rock and independent music, either with the store itself, it’s record label, or his labels, Head Count, and his hip-hop imprint, Fantastic Damage. In this interview we go over Bobby’s path through hardcore and labels, his experiences of running Vinyl Conflict, and some thoughts on both bands and business, in the current covid-19 pandemic.
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Various Things is a podcast exploring culture through the people who contribute to it, with a focus on Richmond, VA.
The show is hosted by Gary Llama.