Occupation DJ, Musician, Music Director
Hometown Atlanta, Georgia
Current Residence East Village
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 make 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 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?