Interview with The Catbirdseat (New York blogger)

New York blogger: The Catbirdseat
(His April podcast brought me right back to the nineties.)


  1. Name? Ryan Catbird
  2. Age? 33
  3. Occupation? Web/interaction designer.
  4. How long have you lived in NYC? I moved to NYC in December of ’06, but had been coming here regularly for some time before that.
  5. Favorite NYC venue? Mercury Lounge.
  6. How long have you been blogging? Six years.
  7. How did you choose the name of your blog? I honestly have no idea.
  8. First concert? Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer–The Clash of the Titans Tour, 1991.
  9. Most recent concert? Fulton Lights at Union Hall, Brooklyn.
  10. Most memorable concert? Destroyer backed by Frog Eyes, SXSW, 2004. It was the first time I finally, actually got Destroyer, and have never been the same since.
  11. Most disappointing concert? It’s hard to remember because I have absolutely no qualms about walking out the moment I stop enjoying something. And I’ve done that quite a few times.
  12. Dream line-up? Destroyer touring to support his Streethawk album, 2001.


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