Transcending Reality with Cende, Japanese Breakfast, and (Sandy) Alex G

July 7, 2017: It’s dusk on a Friday night and the streets of New York’s Lower East Side are full of people dressed to the nines heading to the numerous destinations for entertainment there for the taking. Graffiti lines brick walls of smoke-filled clubs. I was on my way to an indie rock concert at the Bowery Ballroom. The Bowery Ballroom is a hole in … Continue reading Transcending Reality with Cende, Japanese Breakfast, and (Sandy) Alex G

Listening to “How to Disappear Completely” on the PATH Train

It was March of my sophomore year of high school, the sun was out and I was on my way to the local coffee shop, Common Grounds, to meet a friend. I had taken the CAPT exam that morning. You know, those exams they give public school students to assess the school’s competence? That was the CAPT. It doesn’t exist anymore. Kid A had sat … Continue reading Listening to “How to Disappear Completely” on the PATH Train