Andy Battaglia writes about arts and culture and food, among other things, from a home base in New York. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Wire, The National, SPIN, New York, Artforum, Bookforum, Resident Advisor, Slate, eMusic, Washington Post, Salon, McSweeney's, Pitchfork, and The Onion A.V. Club, for which he worked as an editor from 2001 to 2010. He also worked on three anthology books, including Inventory: ...Obsessively Specific Pop-Culture Lists, The Pitchfork 500, and Tenacity of the Cockroach: Conversations with Entertainment's Most Enduring Outsiders. Since 2010, he has also worked as a co-organizer and co-curator for Unsound New York, the group behind a festival for music & sound-art that features concerts, discussions, and presentations all over the city as well as Poland and points beyond. Every other week, he also writes the "Pop Scene" column of New York concert/event picks for The Wall Street Journal.