The Listening Habits of New Yorkers in 2009, Revealed


According to, anyway. No real surprises–we listened to way more Grizzly Bear, Animal Collective, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Jay-Z, etc. than did the rest of the world. Plus we basically stole Phoenix from France and Girls from California. For a kind of smug satisfaction, watch as music crops up as popular in NYC and then spreads belatedly, a month or two later, to the rest of the universe, at which point we’ve already moved on. How’s that for cultural superiority? [ (PDF) via Gothamist]

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