Alix Brown

Alix Brown

Occupation DJ, Musician, Music Director

Hometown Atlanta, Georgia

Current Residence East Village

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If you want to talk music, Alix Brown is your woman. She also knows more than a thing or two about fashion, especially where to find the best vintage in the city. She hails from Atlanta, Georgia, but is now a major player in the NYC music scene—spinning vinyl, playing live shows, and working as the Music Director for Soho Grand Hotel and Roxy Hotel.

WHAT WOULD THE TITLE OF YOUR AUTOBIOGRAPHY BE?
“Little Miss T&A.”

WHAT CAN’T YOU TRAVEL WITHOUT?
A silk scarf and a good book.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION?
I love Greece. The way the air smells and the way the ocean and the sun makes my skin and hair perfect. I could grow old there.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING TO DO ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN NYC?
Watch films in the Roxy Cinema.

IF YOU COULD CHOOSE ONE PERSON TO SHOW YOU “THEIR NEW YORK CITY,” WHO WOULD IT BE AND WHY? 
I’d love to walk around NYC with Leonard Cohen and have him give me a tour of the Chelsea Hotel.

WHO OR WHAT HAS INSPIRED YOU RECENTLY? 
Egon Schiele’s nudes at the Met Breuer.

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE NYC RESTAURANTS? WHAT DO YOU ORDER THERE? 
Omen for Uni and all things Japanese, Shun Lee for Hoisin duck and Chinese, Café Sabarsky for a real Austrian experience, Macao for ribs, Mogador for chicken tagine.

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE NYC BRUNCH SPOTS?
Roxy Hotel, Yves, and Petrossian.

DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE ARTIST?
I love Erte and Beardsley.

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE LATE-NIGHT HANGOUTS IN NYC?
Blue Ribbon Brasserie (they serve oysters til 4am), Paul’s Baby Grand, and sometimes you may see me eating a burger at Tompkins Square Bar.

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE NYC STORES?
Opening Ceremony, Ritual Vintage, What Goes Around Comes Around, and Tokio 7.

WHAT MUSIC ARE YOU LISTENING TO THESE DAYS? WHO ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE MUSICIANS?
These days I’ve been listening to a lot of Ethiopian groove, Nigerian funk, Italo Disco, and freak folk. My favorite musicians are my always my friends… Curtis Harding, Black Lips, and Surfbort!

WHAT ALBUM OR SONG WOULD YOU CONSIDER YOUR PERSONAL SOUNDTRACK TO NYC?
Lou Reed’s Street Hassle.

WHEN YOU THINK OF NYC, ARE THERE ANY PARTICULAR EMOTIONS OR MEMORIES THAT IMMEDIATELY COME TO MIND?
PIZZA.

Local Favorites

YVES

YVES

Favorite Brunch
385 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013
On the corner of Greenwich and North Moore sits Yvez, a classic American bistro.
BLUE RIBBON BRASSERIE

BLUE RIBBON BRASSERIE

Favorite Late-Night Hangout
97 Sullivan St, New York, NY 10012

Note "They serve oysters til 4am."

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

Favorite Store
351 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Home to over 100,000 pieces organized by theme and boasting one of the most impressive collections in the city, expect to see stunning pieces by YSL, Pucci, Alaia, and more.
Best Rate Promise
Soho Grand Hotel

310 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013

(212) 965-3000
The Roxy Hotel Tribeca

2 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10013

212.519.6600