Soundtrack for New York City

27 Jan
I’ve lately been missing New York City a lot. In class today, we talked about Arkette’s idea of audio enclaves, where it is different per location (ie: In LA, you sort of want people to hear the bass you’re pumping through your car, where as in NYC, your audio enclave extends to your own ears buried in headsets or earphones).

There are certain songs that I listened to incessantly when I was living in NYC – and listened to particularly while walking around the city or on the subway. Some are standalone songs, some are albums of artists I like. One is even the Jersey Boys album.
In any case, two artists I particularly associate with NYC are Alfa ( and Jennifer Lee Snowden ( I’m listening to her song “Drowning in Bright Lights” as I’m blogging this.

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Posted by on January 27, 2011 in Uncategorized


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