Yuri has too many records … and it’s a beautiful thing. An avid record collector, Yuri is the co-founder Dead Vinyl Society, which celebrates vinyl culture by hosting fun events for collectors, selectors, diggers and deejays. This includes the monthly Bring Out Your Dead! swap meets and the annual Super Mega Records Garage Sale.

Yuri has been a longtime supporter of Edmonton’s arts and electronic music communities. As a communicator, he has worked as an arts reporter for publications and websites in Edmonton and around the world. He continues to support the province’s vibrant arts community in his current role as a Public Affairs Officer with Alberta Culture and Tourism.