Interview with The Catbirdseat (New York blogger)
New York blogger: The Catbirdseat
(His April podcast brought me right back to the nineties.)
- Name? Ryan Catbird
- Age? 33
- Occupation? Web/interaction designer.
- 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.
- Favorite NYC venue? Mercury Lounge.
- How long have you been blogging? Six years.
- How did you choose the name of your blog? I honestly have no idea.
- First concert? Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer–The Clash of the Titans Tour, 1991.
- Most recent concert? Fulton Lights at Union Hall, Brooklyn.
- 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.
- 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.
- Dream line-up? Destroyer touring to support his Streethawk album, 2001.