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RORY ROLLINS
THE PEOPLE OF BACKGROOVE

MEET THE CO-FOUNDERS

Rob Sheeley

Co-Founder


Rob is a serial entrepreneur who started out his career as a sound guy and ended up
founding many successful public and private audio & video companies throughout his career. He holds numerous patents in Camera control technology, Video display, Bluetooth communications & software IP. In 2014 he started Mill City Sound, a record & electronics store in beautiful downtown Hopkins Minnesota. Mill City Sound is considered one of the premiere record shops in the Twin Cities and people from across the country will come to this shop to find some very rare gems you may only come across once in a lifetime.

Put a record on with some balls will ya?!

- Rob Sheeley

Ric Menck

Co-Founder

 

Ric has been involved in making music for 45 years.  His band Velvet Crush released the classic Teenage Symphonies To God album on Creation Records, and he has played drums for Matthew Sweet, Shoes, Liz Phair, Aimee Mann, the Pernice Brothers, Marianne Faithfull, the Tyde, and countless other bands.  He has written a book called Notorious Byrd Brothers, which is part of the highly acclaimed 33 1/3 series.  When he is not been busy playing music or writing about it he has helped to manage record stores like Freakbeat Records in Los Angeles, California, In Your Ear in Providence, Rhode Island, and Mill City Sound in Hopkins, Minnesota. He is an avid record collector and animal lover.