Hey there,

I was reared in Panama City Beach, FL, and I lived in Nashville and Atlanta before moving to Brooklyn in 2014. Those years included, cumulatively: Youth baseball, church camp, punk rock, college, music tours, DJ gigs, and initial forays into journalism.

My features and criticism have appeared in The New York Times, Pitchfork, The AtlanticThe Boston Globe, New York ObserverInterviewThe FADERPasteNashville Scene, and other publications. From March 2016 to May 2017, I worked in the newsroom of The New York Times. Prior to the Times I worked on Vogue's research team, and, in December 2015, I finished a Master's in Journalism at NYU.

This site mostly features published stories and music, though more is on its way.

Stay tuned and be well,
RB