NEW YORK — On one side of the large room, a dark-furred dog follows an adorable toddler as she waddles around like an astronaut walking on the moon. The dog’s trying to lick her face. A few office employees mull around the space laughing quietly.

On the other side of the room, in a corner, sits a trove of rare indie music objects: a Parquet Courts foosball table, an arcade-sized Kaytranada Pacman game, a bicycle with Ratatat painted on the frame.

There’s a lot to be distracted by in this moment, on a chilly January evening (that feels like years…

Gabe Friedman

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