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September 23, 2023

Sep 23, 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.

Led Zeppelin – II

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Chronicle

Buddy Holly – The Complete Buddy Holly

Paul Tolley (he/him)

Vinyl Recycling

j.cole – born sinner

tyler childers – purgatory 

drake – thank me later 

Ruthie McMullens (they/them)

Packaging Crew

Sublime – Jah Won’t Pay The Bills

Of Montreal – Cherry Peel

TV Girl – Who Really Cares

Sophia Wood (she/her)

Packaging Crew

Lauryn Hill Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly

Michael Jackson –Thriller 

Ty Besses (he/him)

Packaging Crew

Pink Floyd – Meddle

Cocteau Twins and Harold Budd – The Moon and the Melodies

Black Country, New Road – Ants From Up There

Mary Bolch (she/they)

Packaging Crew

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

Depeche Mode – Music For The Masses

Colter Wall – Imaginary Appalachia

Death Cab For Cutie – Transatlanticism

Nigel Esser (he/him)

Kitchen Lead // Prep

Homeshake – The Homeshake Cassette

Slaughter Beach, Dog – Birdie

Horse Jumper Of Love – S/T

Maddie Kendrick (she/her)

Packaging Supervisor

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

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)

Logistics Specialist

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)

Pressing Supervisor

Ryuichi Sakamoto – Async

Carmen Villain – Only Love From Now On

Cocteau Twins – Head Over Heels

Colby Caldwell (he/him)

Main Floor Staff

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)

Tour Guide

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

The Mars Volta – Frances The Mute

Everything Everything –Get To Heaven

Oneohtrix Point Never – Garden Of Delete

Jasper Lesly (they/them)

Quality Control Inspector

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 (he/him)

Coda Consultant

Blonde Redhead – Misery Is A Butterfly

The Pixies – Doolittle

David Bowie – Hunky Dory

Annie McCaffery (she/her)

Administrative Assistant

Tom Waits – Rain Dogs

Funkadelic – Maggot Brain

King Gizzard And Lizard WizardPaper-Mache Dream Balloon

Kevin Fuller (he/him)

Press Operator

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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