How long have you been in your job? A year and four months.
Describe the space you work in. I work in a cool brick loft surrounded
by windows that extend around the entire office. There are only two
other people in my company who occupy this wing, so we all have a
tremendous amount of personal space. My desk is a long stainless steel
commercial restaurant prep table with shortened legs. I love it, and
wouldn't mind having one in my house.
Do you socialize with your colleagues? I love my co-workers but I don't
go out with them after work very often. It's my fault, because there's
plenty of opportunity. Most of the employees are musicians or DJs who
work in clubs around the city. I don't go out nearly as much as I did
when I lived in New York.
How comfortable are your offices? We have a great office. Two of Music
Buddha's co-founders have both worked in the music industry for over 25
years, so our walls are covered with gold and platinum albums. We are
completely enthralled by our large salt-water tank located in the lobby.
I never get enough of those little, needy, co-dependent clown fish.
How often are you still there when the cleaners come round? Too
What is the best thing about working there? The people. I couldn't ask
to work with smarter, more creative and down-to-earth people. Also, we
can wear whatever we want and listen to incredibly loud music.
And your luckiest break? The luckiest break that I've had in my career
was working for Prince. Forget VH1, I was really "behind the music." I
have also met some great people who continue to be among my closest
friends. I would never have met band members Kat Dyson or Rhonda Smith
if I hadn't taken that job.
What is the biggest thing to hit your office in the past year? Two
completely unsuspecting people in the office were dating for months
before they went public. That shocked a lot of people - we have a small
Number of people in PR department: 1
Address: 410 Jessie Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 972-6803
Senior manager: Eric Basha
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