Sharon Steel

Sharon Steel


Apparently some drunk fans in the front row were throwing things at him and started a mosh pit, which distracted him and caused the freak out.
Mike, this is a fantastic History of The Strokes, and the way you unpacked the Strokes' cultural influence was great -- but one thing I wish you went into even more was their effect on the New York music scene, beyond being THE sound of a post 9/11 NYC. Weren't they a huge reason why Williamsburg became what it is now? Also, once the band left NYC as a collective and dispersed to LA etc (how many of them live here anymore?), they failed to match the pinnacle of This Is It. Do you think not being here had something to do with it? Or is it more about RCA and all of them getting older and sober?


Deconstructing: Ben Gibbard And Why We Want Him To Be Miserable

Ben Gibbard

Fiona Apple’s Freak Appeal