BARF: How long has Vacant Stare been in existence for?
VACANT STARE: 2 years.
BARF: What inspired you to start your own independent label?
VACANT STARE: The music scene in Oakland.
BARF: What’s the label’s most recent release?
VACANT STARE: Beekeepers - Varroa Mites LP
BARF: Contrary to not so popular belief, the Bay Area’s music scene is alive and well; currently, who’s your favorite local artist/band?
VACANT STARE: Marbled Eye
BARF: What’s the most prized record you own?
VACANT STARE: WWF - The Wrestling Album (Epic, 1985)
BARF: What are some other labels you admire (and why?)
VACANT STARE: Mt.St.Mtn., Slumberland, and Crime On The Moon cause they consistently put out records I like.
BARF: Anything else that you’d like to share (music or non-music related!)?
VACANT STARE: I'll probably be hungover at this event so, apologies in advance if I'm a little grumpy.