New York Noise Producer Shirley "Beans" Braha Is Still Going to Parties, Documenting Them, Joking about How Animal Collective's Manager Is Endowed With a Baby Leg
Party-A-Day Shirley, left, at a Crown Heights party: "OMGDZZZ its PEGGY FROM THE PAINS. also mark monnone (from the lucksmiths doy!) havent seen this bro in ages."
Shirley Braha is the producer of NY-TV's reliably stellar local-music-video show New York Noise. But since last fall, she's also been preoccupied with updating her blog Party-A-Day, which you'd be forgiven for mistaking as a big-box store chain that trafficks in noiseblowers and paper doilies. Not so, Party-A-Day is tongue-and-cheek project born of autumnal boredom that has Braha documenting all the convivial (and some not so) gatherings she's attended since this past September, including the Beggars/Matador holiday soiree to the Fever Ray post-show shindig, and Todd P's Punkin' Carvin' Party. But NYC's "Best local music groupie" has also reliably ventured outside her own wheelhouse, like say, to a dog-costume celebration, a "big gay house party," and a Canal Street rooftop fete with directions on where to do coke:More »