This writer's hitting up the Big Apple Oct. 13-17, hoping to squeeze in some CMJ Music Marathon time while I'm there. New York City is one of the most musically rich areas in the world, blessing us with everyone from Bob Dylan (via Minnesota) to Blondie (oh, those heady CBGB days!) to the burgeoning hipster revolution in Williamsburg.
We've compiled a Spotify playlist in honor of Gotham's artists and iconic NYC-centric songs. Dig it here: http://open.spotify.com/user/bandcrab/playlist/7hyRSKZlfN1tega7ietBSn - Melissa Bobbitt