This summer is flying by and we’re still looking for that perfect summer jam. So, we’re already on to new music with our latest edition of #NP at Ticketfly HQ, our blog series that brings you all the sounds playing around the ‘fly. If you hadn’t had a chance to soak up the sun, blast these tunes and prepare for a serious heatwave of summer music.
Now playing: Myself! Sh00ey live from BottleRock 2015
Best concert experience: National at The Greek Theatre
Next upcoming concert in July or beyond: PEX Summer Festival
Most recent album purchase: ODESZA – “In Return”
Favorite lyrics or random fact (or both): I wish I was a little bit taller!
Now playing: Mourn – “S/T”
Best concert experience: This is like asking me to pick between children! Of all time, I’d have to say Daft Punk at Lollapalooza in 2007. Of recent years, Future Islands at The Chapel last year.
Next upcoming concert in July or beyond: Pitchfork Music Festival (7/17-19). This will be my 10 year anniversary of attending Pitchfork.
Most recent album purchase: Mitski – “Bury Me at Makeout Creek”
Random fact: I once spotted Lady Gaga shopping in the frozen foods section of a Whole Foods in Chicago.
Now playing: Calibro 35 – “Summertime Killer”
Best concert experience: The closing party at Amnesia 2011 in Ibiza. I literally had an epiphany.
Next upcoming concert in July or beyond: Fu Manchu
Most recent album purchase: Jaco Pastorius – “Broadway Blues & Teresa”
Favorite lyrics: “Then as it was, then again it will be/ Though the course may change sometimes/ Rivers always reach the sea”
-Led Zeppelin – “Ten Years Gone”
Department: Service Operations
Now playing: Hiatus Kaiyote – “Choose Your Weapon”
Best concert experience: Greyboy Allstars at High Sierra Music Festival 2013
Next upcoming concert in July or beyond: The many anticipated life-changing musical experiences at High Sierra Music Festival 2015!
Most recent album purchase: Monophonics – “Sound of Sinning”
Favorite lyrics: “Hammer of the gods
Will drive our ships to new lands
To fight the horde, to sing and cry
Valhalla, I am coming”
-Led Zeppelin – “Immigrant Song”
“I don’t know karate, but I know ka-razy”
-James Brown – “The Big Payback”
Now playing: The Jesus and Mary Chain – “April Skies”
Best concert experience: Surprise appearance by David Byrne during an Arcade Fire show at Irving Plaza (years ago0 and running into David Bowie watching from the balcony
Next upcoming concert in July or beyond: Xponential Music Festival
Most recent album purchase: Heal – “Strand of Oaks”
Random fact: My first concert was Jefferson Starship and Cutting Crew at Jones Beach in the 80’s with my parents. I spent over an hour teasing my hair to get ready.
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