#NP April 2016

Our latest #NP at Ticketfly HQ, the blog series that brings you all the beats playing around the ‘fly, is anything but an April Fools’ joke. We’re pretty serious about our tunes, so we wouldn’t do you like that. Skip the April showers and ring in the start of spring with us and our picks for music and shows this month.

 

NPJonName: Jon
Department: Client Success
Now playing: David Bowie – Pinups
Best concert experience: Skinny Puppy – Too Dark Park in Atlanta on November 25, 1990 (throwback). Incredible surround sound and stage sets!
Next upcoming concert in April or beyond: Lush at The Warfield on 4/17 and Savages at The Fillmore on 4/19
Most recent album purchase: Lush – Chorus (box set)
Random fact: On the Sugarcubes first US tour, I showed the band where to go for good thrift and vintage shops in Atlanta. Bjork had her first child with her in an old fashioned baby carriage. Continue reading

#NP March 2016

The ides of March have certainly not gotten us down. We just launched our new iOS app and we’re celebrating the only way we know how—new tunes and new shows baked right into our latest #NP at Ticketfly HQ, the blog series that brings you all the beats playing around the ‘fly. Also, we recently discovered that Lauren, a flyer on our Marketing team, is slightly obsessed with Beyoncé. You read it here first. Here’s to vibing out to some classics and new jams on our playlist below.

 

NP MelissaName: Melissa
Department: G&A
Now playing: DJ Snake – Middle; Alessia Cara – Here
Best concert experience: Goo Goo Dolls & Maxwell. Both performed at the Mountain Winery in 2014. Also, honorable mention goes to the E-40 surprise performance back at Wild Jam 2011.
Next upcoming concert in March or beyond: Bottlerock Napa 2016
Most recent album purchase: Adele and I will admit here … the one and only … Bieber. Shh!
Random fact: I’m really afraid of Ferris Wheels (especially the one at Disneyland).
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#NP February 2016

We’ve done a lot in a very short 2016, and the best way to celebrate is with some great tunes curated by our very Flyers. We’re leaping into the February edition of #NP at Ticketfly HQ, our blog series that brings you all the beats playing around the ‘fly, with the likes of Modest Mouse, The Strokes, and even a little Snoop Dogg (what ever happened to Snoop Lion?). Speaking of animals, since yesterday was Groundhog Day, go ahead and spin this playlist again, and again, and again.

NPLawrenceFebName: Lawrence
Department: Customer Support
Now playing: Chvrches – The Bones of What You Believe
Best concert experience: Best? Hard to say. Most infamous would definitely be Darkest Hour at The Pound SF in 2006.
Next upcoming concert in February or beyond: Godspeed You! Black Emperor on 2/3 at The Fox Theatre in Oakland, CA
Most recent album purchase: I don’t really purchase physical albums anymore, but I did get an INCREDIBLE album for my birthday. Mo-Do – Was ist Das? Just listen and feel the party!
Random fact: Evan Brewer of Entheos/The Faceless/ex-Animosity used to apparently play and train with the Wooten brothers. Explains why he’s as good as he is on bass!
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#NP at Ticketfly HQ

We’re back with the last 2015 entry of #NP at Ticketfly HQ, our blog series that brings you all the beats playing around the ‘fly. Sit back, grab a hot toddy, and cap off a stellar year of music with holiday songs from our family to yours.

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Name: Spenser
Department: Client Support
Now playing: Silent Era (on repeat for the entirety of 2015)
Favorite holiday song: James Brown – Soulful Christmas
Favorite holiday food: Mom’s homemade applesauce
Favorite holiday tradition: Setting off illegal fireworks on New Years
Best show you ever saw around the holidays: I’ve never seen a specific holiday-themed show, but the past couple Ticketfly holiday parties have been ragers, for sure!
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#NP at Ticketfly HQ

We’ve been a little busy celebrating our latest news (ICYMI, we’re joining forces with Pandora), but the music has not stopped pouring out of Ticketfly HQ’s speakers. Here’s what’s been on tap – a mix of celebratory, cerebral, and chill jams that will have you feeling like a million bucks.

 

NPSandyName: Sandy
Department: Client Support
Now playing: Blacklisted – “When People Grow, People Go”
Best concert experience: One of my most treasured experiences was crowd-surfing at my very first concert (New Found Glory, H2O & RX Bandits) in 2001 at The Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles
Next upcoming concert: Stocked to see Failure, Hum & Torche on 10/11 at House of Blues Orlando
Most recent album purchase: Dads – “I’ll Be The Tornado”
Favorite lyrics and random fact: “The hardest fight is standing on my own two feet. It is living my life for my hopes and for my dreams.” – Love is Red (This quote is the reason I have “The Hardest Fight” tattooed on my right forearm.)

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#NP at Ticketfly HQ

Ticketfly employees are always looking for new music and the next show to attend. We’re a bunch of music freaks and geeks, and we love to share our favorites. Here’s some of the music we’re enjoying, from Maya Jane Coles to M.I.A.. Listen up!

Name: Jamie
Department: Customer Support
Now Playing: Maya Jane Coles – “Everything” (feat. Karin Park)
Next upcoming show: RuPaul at The Regency Ballroom (2/9)
Most recent album purchase: Phantogram – Voices (comes out on 2/18)
Favorite lyrics or random fact: I love cozy socks and going out to breakfast.

 

Name: Eddie
Department: Marketing
Now Playing:  Against Me! – Transgender Dysphoria Blues
Next upcoming show: The Pizza Underground @ Neck of the Woods
Most recent album purchase: M.I.A. – Matangi
Favorite lyrics or random fact: I just wanna do hoodrat stuff with my friends.

 

Name: Jon
Department: Client Services
Now Playing:  Frankie Rose – Herein Wild
Next upcoming show: Viva Phoenix FestivalMarch 7th
Most recent album purchase: Frankie Rose Interstellar & Herein Wild on vinyl!
Favorite lyrics or random fact: I was in an elevator once that got stuck between floors backstage at a concert comprised of Sisters of Mercy, Public Enemy, and Gang of Four. Chuck D from PE was pounding on the doors to get help because they had to go on stage in a few minutes. They lowered a chair into the elevator so we could climb up and out onto the floor right outside PE’s dressing room.

Name: Gene “Bean” Bae
Department: Customer Support
Now Playing: Henry Rollins show on KCRW, Solid Gold Hell on WFMU, pledge breaks on KQED
Next upcoming show: Rocket From The Crypt 3/28 at the Independent is my next big one. But hey! Free RSVP tix to Bl’ast 2/18 at the Chapel is pretty awesome.
Most recent album purchase: I think it was field recordings of racecars at the 24 Hours of LeMans from the ’60s. That or the Boomtown Rats – The Fine Art of Surfacing
Favorite lyrics or random fact: I once heard Johnny Rotten say in an interview: “I don’t go around lecturing, I just do it.” There’s a philosophy for life right there.

 

Full-time Ticketfly employees benefit from a yearly “Shows on Us” fund to reimburse the cost of buying tickets to events. Enjoy the show, guys!


#NP at Ticketfly HQ

We listen to a lot of music and go to shows every week. It’s just what Ticketfly employees do, so every month we share our current tastes and upcoming shows on our calendars. Right now we’re loving STS9, Café Tacvba, My Jerusalem, Sun Glitters … and Christmas music of course!

Name: Pili
Department: Engineering
Now Playing:  Café Tacvba – “Espuma”
Next upcoming show: STS9 @ The Fox Theatre
Most recent album purchase: Daughter – If You Leave
Favorite lyrics or random fact: “OOH OOOH AHHH AAAAAH AAAH” – Pink Floyd, The Great Gig In The Sky

 

 

 

Name: Chip
Department: Sales
Now playing: Nat King Cole – “The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)”
Next upcoming show: Lettuce at Brooklyn Bowl
Most recent album purchase: Still listening to Arcade Fire’s “Reflektor”
Favorite lyrics or random fact: Bowie sat in on the “Reflektor” recording session and said he wanted to steal the song. Arcade Fire asked him to sing background vocals instead.

 

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#NowPlaying at Ticketfly HQ

We listen to a lot of music and go to shows every week. It’s just what Ticketfly employees do, so every month we share our current tastes and upcoming shows on our calendars. Right now we’re loving Midlake, FIDLAR, Deltron 3030, and many more. Listen up!

Name: James
Department: Sales
Now Playing: Midlake – Antiphon, Fidlar, Emitt Rhodes
Next Upcoming Show: Midlake @ Bottom of The Hill 12/16/13
Favorite Lyrics or Random Fact: “These idiot hearts” – A.A. Bondy

 

 

 

Name: Jenz
Department: Customer Support
Now Playing: Deltron 3030 – Event 2
Next Upcoming Show: Club NSSN with Portugal. The Man, CHVRCHES, NONONO, The Colourist @ Mezzanine
Most Recent Album Purchase: Keep Shelly In Athens – At Home
Favorite Lyrics or Random Fact: I won a New Kids On The Block meet and greet package this summer, and got to show Joey McIntyre my NKOTB tattoo. It was glorious.

 

Name: Mickey
Department: Sales
Now Playing: FIDLAR – “Max Can’t Surf”
Next Upcoming Show: Nightmares On Wax @ Mezzanine 11/29
Favorite Lyrics or Random Fact: “Let’s get it on…” – Marvin Gaye, from Let’s Get It On

 

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Now Playing at Ticketfly HQ

At Ticketfly we listen to a lot of music and go to shows every week. It’s just what we do, so every month we spill our current tastes and disclose the upcoming shows on our calendars. This month, we’re enjoying music from Phantogram, CHVRCHES, Best Coast, and many more amazing artists. Listen up!

 

Name: Jamie
Department: Customer Support
Now playing: Phantogram – “Black Out Days”
Best concert experience: No Doubt at the HP Pavilion in 5th grade
Next upcoming concert: CHVRCHES at the Fox Theatre
Most recent album purchase: Best Coast – Fade Away EP
Favorite lyrics or random fact: “I’ll never look back, never give up.” Haim – “Falling”

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