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.)”
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
Ecléctico Offers Music Recommendations, Connection From Around The World
- August 31, 2022 -
About three years ago, Armando Bellmas and his wife were partaking in a familiar, weeknight activity – cooking dinner, while listening to music on Spotify. But after playing a few songs recommended by the app, their passive listening session evolved into a critical conversation about… View Article
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
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