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Monocle pop-up at Citizen Vinyl.

Monocle: Live from Citizen Vinyl

May 5, 2023 9:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Over the last weekend in April, Citizen Vinyl had the pleasure of hosting Monocle — a Zurich-based round-the-clock global audio service featuring live shows and podcasts that cover news, entrepreneurship, culture, design, urbanism, media, and more. Monocle is also an international print publication, with an... View Article

Citizen Vinyl's tour guides line up for a photo.

Guided Tours + News from Citizen Studios

February 15, 2023 3:42 pm Published by 1 Comment

Take a tour of the Citizen Vinyl record pressing facility and historic building Want to learn more about Citizen Vinyl — from the history of the iconic Citizen Times building to the legendary musicians who performed at radio station WWNC on the building’s third floor?... View Article

Graphic design in red and gold of award for best music.

Stoobie award news

January 19, 2023 10:35 pm Published by 2 Comments

We’re thrilled to announce that Session Café and Bar won a Stoobie Award for Best Music. The high honor is bestowed by Stu Helm, the writer behind and Asheville Food Tours. “Alrighty, Y’all! It’s time for me to name the winners in every category... View Article

Tim Gormley, wearing a black cap and a button-down shirt, holds two album covers while standing in front of his record collection.

Local Collector Spotlight: Tim Gormley

December 20, 2022 8:16 am Published by 1 Comment

Tim Gormley is co-founder and co-owner of Burial Beer Co. and VISUALS Wine. In addition, he owns and operates Ceremony of Seasons, a small record label focused on releasing experimental music by Asheville artist. What little free time he has finds him enjoying quality time... View Article

Citizen Vinyl Floor

Citizen Vinyl Links Past And Present

September 27, 2022 9:52 am Published by 3 Comments

Your first steps inside Citizen Vinyl’s entryway are upon the surface of a colorful granite floor. The brass inlay outlines the counties of Western North Carolina that surround the mountain town of Asheville.  It’s a reminder of the building’s past, but that history still remains... View Article

Local Collector Spotlight: Annelise Kopp

July 19, 2022 8:06 am Published by 1 Comment

We’re kicking off our vinyl collector series with a local music lover who’s spun records at Citizen Vinyl and across town. Annelise Kopp, who also goes by DJ Lil Meow Meow, manages and does marketing for Harvest Records in West Asheville. She started collecting at... View Article

Sanni Aurich: Staff Profile

August 5, 2021 11:21 am Published by 5 Comments

 from the desk of Cassidy Ann, Citizen Vinyl Staff Producer In the vinyl pressing plant, not all machines are made of steel.   Susanne Aurich is a manual press operator at Citizen Vinyl. Her components include endless stories gathered from two decades of van life, a... View Article

REPOST: Citizen Vinyl on the Radio

September 28, 2020 10:38 am Published by 6 Comments

Gar recently caught up with radio hosts Paul Foster (WNCW) and Matt Peiken (Blue Ridge Public Radio) to discuss all things Citizen Vinyl on the airwaves. You can stream both conversations down below! Friday Feature: Asheville’s Vinyl-Record Pressing Facility (WNCW) This Friday Feature Interview of... View Article

Repost: A Pressing Project

July 1, 2020 4:38 pm Published by 3 Comments

In October 2019, Capital at Play – an monthly entrepreneurship and business magazine based here in Western North Carolina – covered the Citizen Vinyl project in its ‘Insight’ column. You can read the entire article here. “In 2018 the sale of a familiar downtown Asheville... View Article