2009 Listening Trends: New York vs. The World


Because nothing dulls your sense of indie cool quite like spending a few days in your childhood bedroom staring at some old ‘N Sync posters, we’ve got Last.fm’s handy month-by-month chart of listening trends in New York City vs. the world. It explains why you might want to leave NYC the next time you’re looking to score tickets to see Animal Collective, Grizzly Bear, or Phoenix. It also reveals that New Yorkers are responsible for the year of the Gaga, intel which is either amazing or horrible depending on how you feel about her. After the jump, have your hipster superiority restored.

Click on the image above to open the PDF. [via BuzzFeed]