Art isn’t going away but how we approach it is going through an evolving sense of what it means to do it (as well as finding the market to sell it in). It’s more about how do we live our lives and make meaning through what we love to do. That’s what most of us are struggling with.
"[Soraya Rashid] is a guitarist and songwriter who has been performing since she was a young adult. She became entrenched in a truly important time in the Toronto music and arts scene which birthed prolific queer women punk groups like The Fifth Column, as well as alternative rock and indie acts like Cowboy Junkies, Change of Heart, mixed art and film directors like Canada's Bruce MacDonald... and more. She has also worked with members of NYC's Swans and Dinosaur Jr...."
I'm really excited to announce a partnership as a Bookseller with Libro.fm. Libro.fm is an alternative to sites like Audible (owned by Amazon) and partners with smaller businesses (like ours) in order to give back!
If you shop at Libro.fm within ourstore portal, a small portion of each sale made within our audiobook portal at Libro.fm will come back to us.
My name’s Carly, and I own the record store: Modern Soul Records! Thank you so much for checking us out. We’re an online-only, specialized, record and book store, based in New Jersey. In putting my ideas together for Modern Soul Records: I wanted to create a record and book store that focused the lens on women performing in music, the arts, and pop culture. It needed to span—and shoot an arrow—across the more linear boundaries in genre, gender, feminism, activism, intersection, culture, authorship, and musicianship. I wanted the shop to be a reflective, experimental, flexible, AND cohesive experience and a space...