March 24, 2023
Mar 24, 2023
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 building, located at 14 O. Henry Avenue, was announced. Dating to 1939 and designed by architect Tony Lord, it’s home to the Asheville Citizen-Times. Sold for $5.25 million to David and Nathan Brown, of O. Henry Investments LLC and Leverette Investments LLC, a complete renovation was soon underway. The Citizen-Times continues to operate from the second floor, but some ambitious plans are afoot for the first floor. The AVL VINYL Press & Café (not the official project name just yet) will be, according to studio producer and head of NewSong Music Group, Gar Ragland, “a dynamic, magnetic project sure to become an enduring, must-see spot in Asheville.” (Ragland was profiled in our October 2018 issue.)”
You can read the entire article here.
Citizen Studios is a professional recording studio, and the creative hub of Citizen Vinyl. It is located in the historic WWNC radio station studio in the Citizen Times building in downtown Asheville. A timeless space for classic and modern sounds, the historic studio space (built in 1939) consists of Studio A – a… View Article
Citizen Vinyl was recently featured on a CNN segment. We’re thrilled to share our thoughtfully curated space with a wider community. Watch Citizen Vinyl on CNN “Citizen Vinyl is a celebration of music and community,” says founder Gar Ragland. The feature also shares the inspiration… View Article
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