Earworm in the Apple

"New York is what Paris was in the twenties...the center of the art world. And we want to be in the center. It's the greatest place on Earth..." - John Lennon
Arctic Monkeys at Madison Square Garden; February 9, 2014. Needless to say, the last time I saw Arctic Monkeys, it was in a much smaller venue.  One of the highlights: cover of The Beatles’ “All My Loving”

Arctic Monkeys at Madison Square Garden; February 9, 2014. Needless to say, the last time I saw Arctic Monkeys, it was in a much smaller venue.  One of the highlights: cover of The Beatles’ “All My Loving”

Broken Bells (James Mercer and Dangermouse) at Baby’s All Right; January 31, 2014.

Broken Bells (James Mercer and Dangermouse) at Baby’s All Right; January 31, 2014.

Rod Stewart and his skinny legs still put on an incredible live show!  Madison Square Garden, December 9, 2013

Caveman at Relix holiday party; December 17, 2013

Caveman at Relix holiday party; December 17, 2013

Blood Orange playing “Cupid Deluxe” in its entirety at their album release show. 285 Kent on November 15, 2013  (Opener: Le1F) I absolutely loved lead singer Devonte Hynes with the full band.

Blood Orange playing “Cupid Deluxe” in its entirety at their album release show. 285 Kent on November 15, 2013  (Opener: Le1F) I absolutely loved lead singer Devonte Hynes with the full band.

Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside at Mercury Lounge on November 2, 2013.  

Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside at Mercury Lounge on November 2, 2013.  

Arcade Fire (the Reflektors) at 299 Meserole on October 18, 2013. Despite a tricky last minute stage switch, it was great to hear the new album and partake in the post-show dance party. When in Bushwick… 

Arcade Fire (the Reflektors) at 299 Meserole on October 18, 2013. Despite a tricky last minute stage switch, it was great to hear the new album and partake in the post-show dance party. When in Bushwick… 

"Music is GREAT Britain" showcase with The British Consulate, New York; Ben Sherman; and Bulldog Gin on October 16, 2013 at The Box. The showcase featured three British bands: Prides from Glasgow; Duologue from London; and Morning Parade from Harlow, Essex.  Highlight for me was Duologue!

"Music is GREAT Britain" showcase with The British Consulate, New York; Ben Sherman; and Bulldog Gin on October 16, 2013 at The Box. The showcase featured three British bands: Prides from Glasgow; Duologue from London; and Morning Parade from Harlow, Essex.  Highlight for me was Duologue!

J. Roddy Walston and The Business at Brooktober Fest on the Williamsburg waterfront on September 21, 2013.  It doesn’t get much better than J. Roddy rocking back and forth on his stool with the Chrysler Building in the background. 

J. Roddy Walston and The Business at Brooktober Fest on the Williamsburg waterfront on September 21, 2013.  It doesn’t get much better than J. Roddy rocking back and forth on his stool with the Chrysler Building in the background. 

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ homecoming at Barclays Center on September 19, 2013. Highlight: Art Star

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ homecoming at Barclays Center on September 19, 2013. Highlight: Art Star