NME tries to make themselves important again… they push for the Ryan Adams Strokes thing. Coldplay are done recording. Yay. I went to the Mooney Suzuki thing at Virgin Megastore, bringing along my camera. Sadly I forgot to bring my battery as well. I also forgot earplugs, only later realizing that I had a pair …

The April 16, 2002 issue of New York has an article on the music scene in New York and “hot new acts.” Features Yeah Yeah Yeahs and The Walkmen. Also name-drops The Strokes, French Kicks, Longwave, Radio 4, Moldy Peaches, etc. Very bizarre. It hurts to write about them right now because I so zoned …

BYE BYE WHITE STRIPES! … THE FINAL BOWERY BALLROOM SHOW. *BLIND ITEMS* The guy standing behind me at the show shouted out “I LIKE YOUR ASS!” to Jack about 3 times. Hahahah. 😉 What shaggy-haired movie sidekick was very drunk and very stoned tonight? Blank stare. What old skool songstress was dancing like a crazy …