Team stage | Citizen Vinyl

June 19, 2024



Citizen Vinyl’s mission is to preserve and carry forward the enduring practices of listening, hospitality, and innovation.

That work is essential to our staff and company culture. We seek solutions through listening, collaboration and tireless creativity.

We’re also united by our love of music. Here’s our team, and their top three records.

Radiohead - In Rainbows
David Bowie - Space Oddity
Various - Hair, The Musical

Sunni Aurich (she/her)

Press Operator // Production

Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues
Pixies -Surfer Rosa
Michael Hedges - Aerial Boundaries

Justin Rabuck (he/him)

Proprietor // Coda

Beach House -Teen Dream
Bob Dylan - Bringing it all Back Home
Crispin Glover - The Big Problem ≠ The Solution. The Solution = Let It Be

Marnie (she/her)

Barista // Session

Love & Rockets - Express
The Flaming Lips - In A Priest Driven Automobile
Jane’s Addiction - Nothing’s Shocking

Mark Schmitt (he/him)

Chef // Session

The Incredible String Band - The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter
The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Robbie Basho - Visions Of The Country


Customer Service // Coda

Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell
Elvis Presley - '68 Comeback Special
Eagles - Greatest Hits

Jen Russ (she/her)

Tours Manager

Slothrust - Parallel Timeline
Rainbow Kitten Surprise - How to: Friend, Love, Freefall
Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes

Julia Adams (she/her)

Press Operator // Shift Lead

The Beatles - Abbey Road
Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense

Robert Koney (he/him)


Amyl & The Sniffers - Comfort To Me
Grizzly Bear - 4 Shields
Allah-Las - Laits

Clare Cameron (she/her)

Bar Manager

Tom Petty - Wildflowers
Peter Gabriel - So
Sylvan Esso - Sylvan Esso

Eric Robbins (he/him)

Coffee Manager

Discovery - Daft Punk
I Am Hollywood - He Is Legend
Freddie - Freddie Gibbs

Garrett Greene (they/them)

Warehouse Shipping // Receiving Clerk

Junip - Fields
The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle

Seth Alder (he/him)

Production Manager

Harriet the Spy — God Gave Us Music and the Courage to Sing
Team Dresch — Personal Best
Talking Heads — Stop Making Sense

Greg Lofaro (he/him)

Lead Press Operator

Nils Frahm - All Melody
Carmen Villain - Only Love From Now On
David Sylvian - Secrets Of The Beehive

Colby Caldwell (he/him)

Director (General Manager), Non-Manufacturing Segments

Luke Lalonde - The Perpetual Optimist
Jonathan Richmond - I, Jonathan
Cottonwood Firing Squad - Wyoming (And Other Songs To Kill Yourself To)

Danie Patten (they/them)


Duke Ellington - Black, Beige, & Brown
Jeff Beck - Wired
Joni Mitchell - Court & Spark

Gar Ragland (he/him)

CEO // Founder

Minor Threat -Out Of Step
Faith No More - Angel Dust
Beastie Boys - Ill Communication

Kris Johnson (he/him)

Press Operator // Tour Guide

Anna Von Hausswolff - Live At Montreux Jazz Festival
Pink Floyd - Animals
Sonic Youth -Goo

John Puryear (he/him)

Packaging Lead

Soda Stereo - Soda Stereo
My Morning Jacket -Z
Buena Vista Social Club -Buena Vista Social Club

Cass Herrington (she/her)

Content Director

Tyler The Creator - Scum Fuck Flower Boy
of Montreal - Skeletal Lamping
N.E.R.D. - No_One Ever Really Dies

Kassie Guimapang (she/her)

Coda Manager

Daughter - If You Leave
alt-J - An Awesome Wave
Gorillaz - Demon Days

Forrest Mills

Quality Control Inspector

The Mars Volta - Frances The Mute
Everything Everything -Get To Heaven
Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden Of Delete

Jasper Lesly (they/them)

Packaging // Shift Lead

Sade - Lovers Rock
Underworld -dubnobasswithmyheadman
Gza - Liquid Swords

Jon Dutton

Press Operator

Bishop Briggs - Church Of Scars
Zayde Wølf -Golden Age
Marian Hill - Sway

Désirée Watterson (she/her)

HR Consultant

Khruangbin - Mordechai
The Cramps -Gravest Hits
John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman - S/T

Joe Sasfy

Coda Consultant

Black Sabbath - Sabotage
Judas Priest - Sin After Sin
Joe Satriani - Surfing With the Alien

Brian Hall

Recycling Lead

Battles - Mirrored
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity
Polo & Pan - Caravelle

Sam Goode (he/him)

Line Cook // Prep


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