team | Citizen Vinyl

May 30, 2023

May 30, 2023



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.

Bob Trimble – Iron Curtain Innocence

Crystal Castles – S/T

David Bowie – Station To Station

Liza Allen she/they

Barista // Bar

Darrell Scott – Crooked Road
Alexi Murdoch – Time Without Consequence
Dodie – Build a Problem

Millie Palmer (she/her)

Line // Prep

Grace Jones – Nightclubbing

Younger Lovers – Sugar In My Pocket

Peach Kelli Pop – II


Christina Granillo (she/her)

Barista // Bar // Caterer

Depeche Mode – Music For The Masses

Colter Wall – Imaginary Appalachia

Death Cab For Cutie – Transatlanticism

Nigel Esser (he/him)

Kitchen Lead // Prep

Palace – So Long Forever

Typhoon – White Lighter

WHY? – Elephant Eyelash

Amelia Dalton (she/they)

Line Cook // Prep

Homeshake – Midnight Snack

Badbadnotgood – IV

Parquet Courts – Light Up Gold

Maddie Kendrick (she/her)

Coda // Session // Events

Underoath – Define The Great Line

Defeater – Abandoned

My Epic – Yet

Blake Whitaker (he/him)

Press Operator // Shift Lead

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

Justin Rabuck (he/him)

Proprietor // Coda

Love & Rockets – Express
The Flaming Lips – In A Priest Driven Ambulance
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


Coda Manager // Tour Guide // Packaging

Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell
Elvis Presley – ’68 Comeback Special
Eagles – Greatest Hits

Jen Russ (she/her)

Tours Manager

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)

Co-GM // Bar Manager

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

Eric Robbins (he/him)

Co-GM // 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

Ryuichi Sakamoto – Async
Carmen Villain – Only Love From Now On
Cocteau Twins – Head Over Heels

Colby Caldwell (he/him)

Director, Non-Manufacturing Segments

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

Gar Ragland (he/him)

CEO // Founder

The Doors Waiting for the Sun
Faith No More – Angel Dust
Saul Williams The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust

Kris Johnson (he/him)

Packaging // Tour Guide

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

John Puryear (he/him)

Packaging Lead

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

Kassie (she/her)

Events Director // Logistics Coordinator // Merch Program

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)


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

Blonde Redhead – Misery Is A Butterfly
The Pixies – Doolittle
David Bowie – Hunky Dory

Annie McCaffery (she/her)

Coda Staff // Production Bookkeeping

Tom Waits – Rain Dogs
Funkadelic – Maggot Brain</i
King Gizzard And Lizard Wizard – Paper-Mache Dream Balloon

Kevin Fuller (he/him)

Press Operator

Bill Evans Trio – Waltz For Debbie
American Football – LP1
Explosions In The Sky – The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place

Mark Sint (he/him)

Barista // Bar

Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp – We’re Ok. But We’re Lost Anyway.
Neutral Milk Hotel – Aeroplane Over The Sea
Temporar – Temporar

Nye Taylor (she/her)

Barista // Bar


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