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THE COPYCATS CRÜE

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ALEXIS POLITZ

DESIGN

ALEXIS POLITZ

DESIGN

BEFORE COPYCATS
- Minneapolis College of Art & Design graduate
- Apparel screen printing shop design & customer service
- Artist/Promoter/General involvement in local DIY music


6 GREATEST BANDS RIGHT NOW
Modest Mouse, Alex G, Hop Along, Grizzly Bear, Big Thief, Godspeed You! Black Emperor


BAILEY MURPHY

DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER

BAILEY MURPHY

DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER

BEFORE COPYCATS
- Writer
- Comedian/Actor/Improvisor
- Freelance marketing director for several local theatre groups


6 GREATEST BANDS RIGHT NOW
In the Heights soundtrack, Drop Kick Murphys, anything by Carol King, The Eagles, Cher, Hamilton soundtrack


BRAD GUNNARSON

SALES REP

BRAD GUNNARSON

SALES REP

BEFORE COPYCATS
- Artist management & development
- Worldwide street marketing coordinator
- Retail management & merchandising


6 GREATEST BANDS RIGHT NOW
Thursday, Copeland, Anberlin, Beach Slang, Shadows Fall, Taking Back Sunday, Skid Row


CARRIE SZWAJA

PROJECT MANAGER

CARRIE SZWAJA

PROJECT MANAGER

BEFORE COPYCATS
- Graphic Artist
- Sandwich Artist Manager
- Customer Service Expert


6 GREATEST BANDS RIGHT NOW
Macklemore, Rascal Flatts, Drew Baldridge, Ellie Goulding, Mitchell Tenpenny, Thomas Rhett


GEOFFREY MAKOUSKY

PRE-PRESS / DESIGN

GEOFFREY MAKOUSKY

PRE-PRESS / DESIGN

BEFORE COPYCATS
- 20+ years in the design/print world
- Musician
- Producer and performer


6 GREATEST BANDS RIGHT NOW
Dead Kennedy’s, Marilyn Manson, Tenacious D, Pantera, Zombie, HIM.


JAKE SCHAEFER

SALES REP

JAKE SCHAEFER

SALES REP

BEFORE COPYCATS
- 10 years of marketing and PR work on the label side
- Booked and promoted live events while in college
- College radio DJ at KUMM 89.7


6 GREATEST BANDS RIGHT NOW
Goon, Ages and Ages, BEAK, Explosions in the Sky, Underworld, Talking Heads


JUSTIN KRISTAL

PRESIDENT

JUSTIN KRISTAL

PRESIDENT

BEFORE COPYCATS
- Record store manager
- Concert venue promotions
- Sony Music label rep


6 GREATEST BANDS RIGHT NOW
Jimmy Eat World, Tegan & Sara, Every Time I Die, Oasis, City and Colour, Thrice


LESLIE MOZA

PROJECT MANAGER

LESLIE MOZA

PROJECT MANAGER

BEFORE COPYCATS
- Customer service rep
- Administrative assistant
- Margarita Mixologist


6 GREATEST BANDS RIGHT NOW
Lana Del Ray, Amy Winehouse, Adele, The Lumineers, Vance Joy, Disney


RODNEY TAYLOR

SALES REP

RODNEY TAYLOR

SALES REP

BEFORE COPYCATS
- Music Tech/McNally Smith College
- Record Stores, Skate shops and fashion retail Managers
- Rental Property Owner & Manager


6 GREATEST BANDS RIGHT NOW
Tom Waits, At The Drive-in, Modest Mouse, ELO, QOTSA, Prince