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New York - Hosted by Amon Focus, the New York Said podcast features in-depth conversations with people you don't often hear from, to hear things that aren't often shared (said), spotlighting life in New York.

New York - Hosted by Amon Focus, the New York Said podcast features in-depth conversations with people you don't often hear from, to hear things that aren't often shared (said), spotlighting life in New York.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

New York - Hosted by Amon Focus, the New York Said podcast features in-depth conversations with people you don't often hear from, to hear things that aren't often shared (said), spotlighting life in New York.

Twitter:

@newyorksaid

Language:

English


Episodes

Walking to Stay Sain

12/1/2022
On a walk through Central Park, Stay Sain talks growing up in Philly, his experiences in West Africa and chess strategies. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/walking-to-stay-sain/

Duration:01:51:41

Shantell Martin Shares how she Fused her Signature Lines with HOEK's Transformable Furniture

10/19/2022
Artist Shantell Martin’s signature black and white lines have led her to exciting and very successful collaborations that highlight both her work and those of the brands she loves. In her newest collab - Shantell x HOEK - Shantell designed super fun pieces with her iconic pen, from coasters to coffee tables to wall art, to spread throughout any eco-conscious home. Show Notes: ...

Duration:00:16:49

Vikki Tobak Unlocks Her New Book, Ice Cold: A Hip-Hop Jewelry History

9/26/2022
Vikki Tobak explores the intricate dialogue between culture, adornment, and identity in her latest book, Ice Cold: A Hip-Hop Jewelry History. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/vikki-tobak-ice-cold-interview/

Duration:00:45:50

TTK is Educating and Inspiring the Next Generation of Black Creatives

8/25/2022
TTK is educating and inspiring the next generation of black creatives with his new documentary film, JUST LIKE ME. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/ttk-harris-is-educating-and-inspiring-the-next-generation-of-black-creatives

Duration:01:24:17

2022 Whitney Biennial talk with Art Critic, Ricky Amadour

4/26/2022
Listen to a short but in-depth conversation with Artist and Art Critic, Ricky Amadour about the 2022 Whitney Biennial. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/2022-whitney-biennial-talk-with-art-critic-ricky-amadour

Duration:00:26:15

Larry and Sonia Wright Perform a Masterpiece in the Union Square Subway Station

4/19/2022
Larry and Sonia Wright Perform a Masterpiece in the Union Square Subway Station Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/larry-and-sonia-wright-perform-a-masterpiece-in-the-union-square-subway-station

Duration:00:08:12

Director Jay Rosenblatt on his Oscar-Nominated Short Documentary, ‘When We Were Bullies’

3/11/2022
Director Jay Rosenblatt shares some insight on creating his Oscar-Nominated Short Documentary, ‘When We Were Bullies’ with Amon Focus. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/director-jay-rosenblatt-on-his-oscar-nominated-short-documentary-when-we-were-bullies

Duration:00:25:19

Born with HIV: Savannah's Story

2/27/2022
From being a Make A Wish kid to growing up to have twins of her own, Savannah doesn't look at being born HIV+ as a curse bestowed upon her. In this talk Savannah shares her journey and what she has learned along the way. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/born-with-hiv-savannahs-story/

Duration:00:41:54

How On Air Fest is Advancing the Culture of Audio with Scott Newman

2/20/2022
An in-depth conversation about the importance of On Air Fest advancing the culture of audio with founder, Scott Newman. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/how-on-air-fest-is-advancing-the-culture-of-audio-with-scott-newman/

Duration:00:19:22

Fireworks in the Hood

1/28/2022
It's been a minute. Happy New Year. It's snowing outside. It's cold in New York. So you know what that means, it's time to release another new episode of "Sounds of the City". This summer I went back to my old neighborhood in Southside Jamaica, Queens to record the fireworks. I recorded about four hours of the festivities that night, and then edited it down into a nice 25. It's not boom, boom, boom consecutively throughout the whole episode but it is s an orchestration. If you really want...

Duration:00:26:00

2021 Year End Wrap Up

12/30/2021
Time is clearly riding on a bullet train because Juan and I are here yet again to sum up another beautiful year of ups and down. Can you believe we've been doing these wrap up episodes for 5 years now? Crazy. Thank you for rocking with us and supporting NEW YORK SAID. Happy New Year! Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/2021-year-end-wrap-up/

Duration:02:07:54

Step Inside the Mind of Suckybat

12/26/2021
On a super brick New York night in December, I took an anonymous zoom call from the Suckybat. For about an hour we talked about learning things the hard way, sobriety, graffiti, feeding demons and making bad decisions. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/step-inside-the-mind-of-suckybat/

Duration:00:58:46

Julie Grahame talks aCurator, Photography Consulting and the Yousuf Karsh Archive

11/17/2021
In this episode Julie Grahame talks curating photography, editing, legacy, provenance, audience engagement and photo agency life. Show Notes https://www.newyorksaid.com/julie-grahame-talks-acurator-photography-consulting-and-the-yousuf-karsh-archive

Duration:01:05:30

Des Rocs: A Real Good Person In A Real Bad Place

10/25/2021
Join us as we take a wonderful walk through the sound and mind of Des Rocs. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/des-rocs-a-real-good-person-in-a-real-bad-place/

Duration:00:34:28

Wild Style, The Origin Story with Filmmaker Charlie Ahearn

9/17/2021
On a blisteringly hot summer day in Tribeca, Amon Focus talks to director Charlie Ahearn about the Origin Story of his film Wild Style. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/wild-style-the-origin-story-with-filmmaker-charlie-ahearn

Duration:01:14:02

Inside the Mind of DJ Dirty Harry

7/16/2021
DJ Dirty Harry talks music production, creating his early mixtapes, working with Alicia Keys and winning a Grammy. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/inside-the-mind-of-dj-dirty-harry/

Duration:01:21:59

Janette Beckman talks Witnessing History and Capturing it for Future Generations

7/2/2021
On a hot summer day in Manhattan, I had a chance to kick it with Janette Beckman for a few hours. In this episode we talk about thinking on your feet, the skeleton key of politeness, giving back and the wonderful stories behind Janette's documentary portrait photography. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/janette-beckman-talks-witnessing-history-and-capturing-it-for-future-generations

Duration:01:23:59

New York, New Music with Sean Corcoran

6/15/2021
Museum of the City of New York, the city’s storyteller for almost 100 years, today shared details for New York, New Music: 1980-1986, a new exhibition that revisits the music scene of early 1980s New York City. The exhibition examines this transformative era through the lens of emerging pivotal music genres and the influence they played on New York’s broader cultural landscape. Opening on June 11, in advance of MTV’s 40th anniversary in August, the exhibition highlights diverse musical...

Duration:00:09:28

Cannabis Exponential with Dylan "Doc" DeBusk

6/14/2021
This week's guest on the show is Dylan "Doc" DeBusk. This episode is called Cannabis Exponential because if you ask Doc the right questions, he's going to give you a full spectrum tour on the subject. That is why it was a no brainer to have him as a guest on the show. In this conversation about cannabis, Doc talks extractions, stigmas, genetics, hybrid vigor, hype-strains, crude hash, as well as the work ethic of producers, processors and retail stores. Show Notes:...

Duration:01:07:28

The Art of Capturing Moments with T. Eric Monroe

6/4/2021
Recorded from The Trops Gallery down in the Lower East Side, Eric and Amon vibe out on beautiful sunny day in New York City. In this episode they talk about Capturing a Moment vs Influencing a Moment, The Immortalization of Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Being a Spectator to the Smallest Details, Giving Back in an Impactful Way, Owning All of Your Intellectual Property and Letting Go. Eric also shares a ton of great stories of when he used to capture Nas, Biggie, Tupac, RZA, ODB and other entertainers...

Duration:01:34:17