Blondie and Florence, a dude named Jack White, and music festivals as a metaphor for how social media has sent our egos spiraling out of control

First, a disclaimer.

I am fully aware that any article with the type of headline you just read, and likely chortled over, is a blatant manifestation of my own spotted, bloated ego, and thus a rather stirring instance of irony…but still. I’ve spent a few months quietly observing events passing around me, most of it related to music. I’ve come out the other side of too many concerts to count…