I’ve lived in Hoboken since 2000. A few years later, I wanted to move to Manhattan or Brooklyn. Interpol, The Walkmen, The Strokes, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and other exciting new bands were forming there.
I first crowd surfed at a They Might Be Giants concert during my freshman year at Syracuse University in 1992.
I can’t remember the last time I actually saw crowd surfing and stage diving at a show. Maybe it’s because I’m pushing 40 and am really into NPR type wine-and-cheese bands like The National.