Something about me (short)
Currently at Google Play Music, formerly Songza, MTV Hive, Stereogum, Pitchfork.
Something about me (long)
I started in music editorial — writing, assigning, and editing pieces for Pitchfork, Stereogum, MTV Hive, Paper Thin Walls. I also wrote music pieces for Spin, NPR, Thirteen, Nylon, The Fader, and a bunch of websites and magazine that have since closed.
Now I work at Google, where I was making playlists and managing US content until I became a product specialist. If you’d like to listen to some playlists I’ve curated, I recommend Rich Girl Pop, Every Summer Dance Party, and Girl Hold My Earrings.
Outside of music I’m interested in the Knicks, Harry Potter, funeral customs, and religious cults. I love my Fujifilm xt100 and watching movies.
2086: My blood sensors detect first body death, the machine learning model that identifies as “Jessica” LOLs.
2016: Switched from managing content to working on product ideas
2014: Google buys Songza, I started working at Google.
2013: Left MTV Hive for Songza.
2011: Left Stereogum, moved to MTV Hive.
2010: Started working at Stereogum and VH1.
2008: PTW closed shop, freelanced full time.
2007: Quit Pitchfork staff job, started working at Paper Thin Walls.
2006: Quit CMJ, started working at Pitchfork full-time.
2005: Moved to New York. Started working at CMJ.
2004: Graduated college. Started writing news for Pitchfork.
2001: Got a tattoo. Adopted Tobey.
2000: Moved into my first apartment.
1999: Graduated High School.
1994: My brother Jai was born. Moved to Tucson, Arizona.
1992: Moved to Hampton Roads, Virginia. Adopted a dog.
1987: Moved from New Jersey to Panama City, Florida
1981: Born in New Jersey.