Andy Battaglia writes about art and culture from a home base in New York. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Frieze, The National, The Paris Review, Rolling Stone, NPR, New York/Vulture, Bandcamp, The New Yorker, The Wire, Flash Art, Spin, 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 an organizer and curator for Unsound, a project devoted to music and sound-art that presents concerts, discussions, and presentations in New York as well as Krakow, 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.