About Vibe On Records
Vibe On Records is an independent reissue label specializing in limited-run expanded editions of classic and forgotten pop records on CD. Our first release of 2015 was La Toya Jackson’s 1990 album Bad Girl (VIBE 101).
About John-Ryan Griggs
Passionate about preserving the integrity of seemingly overlooked albums, John-Ryan joins Vibe On with a background in design and art direction. Currently a creative director at one of the nations largest animal welfare organizations, John-Ryan’s passion for pop music began in 1988 when an 8-year-old John-Ryan purchased his first album, “Kylie” by Kylie Minogue. Since that time he has worked hard acquire what he describes as “The Most Extensive Kylie Collection in the Pacific Northwest.” Living in Portland, Oregon, John-Ryan enjoys spending much of his free time listening to pop music with his pit bull mix, and looks forward to a series of exciting re-issued albums with Vibe On.
About Matt Emrick
A Los Angeles resident and graduate of West Virginia University, Matt Emrick comes to Vibe On with a background in non-profit work. Matt’s love of music began during the ’90s post-grunge pop renaissance, with the Spice Girls’ “Spice,” Madonna’s “Ray of Light,” Mariah Carey’s “Daydream,” and “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” in regular rotation. Since then, his love for powerful female entertainers has only increased, with later obsessions Kylie Minogue and Janet Jackson joining the mix. In starting Vibe On, Matt wants to see classic and forgotten pop, disco and soul albums return to the forefront with exciting bonus material that the major labels just don’t seem to ‘get’.