LISTENER OF THE WEEK: JAY IGNACIO
I live in … Jeffersonville IN (suburb of Louisville KY).
I work as … a stroke and trauma nurse, studying to be nurse practitioner.
My favorite episodes were … Replacements countdown.
My favorite artists are … Jesus & Mary Chain, Morrissey/Smiths, Replacements, Sonic Youth, Bonnie Prince Billy, My Morning Jacket, Slint.
The first record I ever bought was … J. Geils Band, Freeze Frame.
The first concert I went to was … Jets and Miami Sound Machine. I wanted to do the conga.
The last concert I went to was … Cut Copy at Headliners Louisville (FYI it’s for sale if anyone is interested).
The best concert I saw was … Sigur Ros, 2003, Brown Theatre, Louisville. Pin-drop silence to majestic symphony.
My favorite song is … “Just Like Heaven.” That’s my go-to answer; my current fave changes every week.
I used to play … the violin up until college, but I was terrible. I took Violin 101 at IU, thinking it would be an easy A, and my teacher advised me to quit.
I have never met a rock star … but I met Dennis Rodman at 24-7 Spyz concert.
I am drinking … Makers Mark. I’ve been an ambassador since 2006.
My favorite basketball teams are … Indiana Hoosiers and Indiana Pacers [ed. note: a good man].
My favorite soccer teams are … Real Madrid and LouCity.
My philosophy of life is … Mabuhay. That’s ttagalog for “long live …/welcome.”