Photo by Marta Xochilt Perez In 2015, Sweat Records celebrates a decade of selling music and supporting the Miami scene.
Sweat Records was founded in 2005 by best friends Lauren "Lolo" Reskin and Sara Yousuf, who had worked as DJs together on WVUM radio while attending the U.
After graduating, they set up shop on NE Second Avenue near 24th Street. This was back when crack was still a hotter product on the streets of Wynwood than art. Furthermore, they opened in the year of the greatest slump in vinyl sales since the format's invention.
Lolo says, "We started at the lowest point of vinyl sales. But beginning in 2006, they've gone up over 25 percent a year. So thankfully the vinyl boom grew along with us."
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