Talking Tacos + Hip-Hop with Broad City’s Music Supervisor

Two things we can’t get enough of from Comedy Central’s Broad City: ‘YASS QUEEN’ and the tunes. For the tunes, we can thank Matt FX Feldman.

Currently based in New York City, Matt spends his days working as the music supervisor on shows like Broad City and Skins, and his nights and weekends DJing on rooftops or whipping up delicious eats around the city that never sleeps.

We sat down with Matt to learn how he balances so many awesome gigs, his thoughts on the next trends in music, and how we can recreate his famous tacos. Don’t forget to listen to his awesome music with a click on his Spotlight.

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Living the Music: Lissa Monet

Some people love music but Lissa Monet lives it.

It seems the Lissa has always been surrounded by music, even as a child. She recalls growing up with her parents from Trinidad & Tobago and Granada and there always being a huge Soca and Reggae presence in her home. Then, in elementary school her parents would set an alarm for her that turned on an 80’s radio station to wake her up. In high school she went to the Cardinal Academy for the Arts and studied Music. There she was introduced to classical and choral music as well as music theory and musical composition.

But her musical education didn’t stop in the classroom, she would listen to music in the shower, while studying for exams, before going to bed and on long subway rides. And so she began comparing music styles from the classical era to current music, noting the similarities and differences.

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An Educator and his Online Identity

On Monday, Kelli Marshall mentioned about.me in her article in The Chronicle of Higher Education entitled “How to Curate Your Digital Identity as an Academic“. In it she emphasized the importance to educators of managing their online reputations and identities and ways to do that.

Today we’re pleased to present our in depth interview with high school educator, E. Delfin. We are excited to have had the chance to speak with him about who he is and how he uses about.me to manage his personal and professional identity online.

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