New York Said-logo

New York Said

Media & Entertainment Podcasts

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

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

Abrons Arts Center: Past and Present with Craig T. Peterson

4/23/2021
In this episode we converse with Craig T. Peterson about the multidisciplinary arts, performances, exhibitions, residencies, classes/workshops and school-based programs at the Abrons Arts Center. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/abrons-arts-center-past-and-present-with-craig-t-peterson

Duration:00:35:39

Selina Miles: Hustlin' to Martha

3/18/2021
Join us this week as Amon chops it up with Selina Miles about her debut film “Martha: A Picture Story” which documents the notable contributions of veteran graffiti and street art photographer Martha Cooper. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/selina-miles-hustlin-to-martha/

Duration:00:50:12

The DJ Doggtime Origin Story

3/8/2021
As we return to the Galaxy of Queens, we converse with another staple of the community: Eric Brown, but if you grew up listening to mixtapes in the late 80s and 90s, you probably know him as DJ Doggtime, one of the pioneers of the Blend Tape. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/the-dj-doggtime-origin-story/

Duration:00:22:10

2020 Year End Wrap Up

12/28/2020
It's that time again, Juan and Amon talk about their Top 3's of 2020 while doing their best to skip over the turn of the decade foolishness. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/2020-year-end-wrap-up/

Duration:01:39:22

Episode Two Hundred: The New York Said EP

12/22/2020
This particular episode is extremely special because it's by Vinny Alfano, a session guitarist, composer and mix engineer where he created an audible experience entitled, the New York Said EP. I asked him if it was cool to publish the EP on NYS and he said, "Hell yeah!” And here we are. Enjoy, Amon Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/episode-number-200-the-new-york-said-ep

Duration:00:29:03

Exploring the Mindscapes of Ryan McGinness

12/15/2020
Ryan McGinness talks showing your work, exploiting the analog glitches, pure geometry and the burden of communication. https://www.newyorksaid.com/ Notes from the Conversation Prolific | Approaching Fifty | Creating an Immersive Environment | Miles McEnery Gallery | Make a Statement | One Grand Singular Statement | Street Signs | One Grand Painting | The Black Holes | Narrative Elements | A System Started to Emerge | Systematic Approach to the Work | Why 72? | Site Specific |Easily...

Duration:00:43:10

Sophie Bramly talks Luck, Intuition and Following your Instincts

12/9/2020
Covered in this Conversation Rarely Nervous | YO! MTV Raps Europe | That Ice - T Episode | Never a Script | Morris Day | Started Rather Well in Paris | Got Bored and Moved to New York | Too Much is Never Enough | Taking Pictures Slowly but Surely | Fab 5 Freddy | New York City Breakers | That Club in Union Square | DJs, Rappers and Graffiti Artists | Hip Hop Story Book from '84 | RUN DMC | Profile Records | A Singles Market | Beastie Boys - Cookie Pus | Meeting Rick Rubin at NYU | The Roxy...

Duration:01:08:30

The Obligated Selflessness of Viceroy Troy

11/30/2020
Viceroy Troy talks about the only two reasons to have a serious relationship, bringing fun to the party, putting skin in the game and more. The Cliff Notes https://www.newyorksaid.com/the-obligated-selflessness-of-viceroy-troy

Duration:00:53:54

Robert "ROB-O" McCallum shares his Journey to Roots and Rooftops

11/19/2020
Robert "ROB-O" McCallum is the founder of the causal menswear brand, Roots and Rooftops. In this episode we talk about pinnacle moments, comfort, structure, barnstorming, controlling our narrative as well as his experiences designing for Nike and Adidas. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/robert-rob-o-mccallum-shares-his-journey-to-roots-and-rooftops

Duration:00:41:19

The Philosophy of JoDo the Bee

11/10/2020
Today's guest on the show is the artist JoDo. In this episode we talk about making an army of bees, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, ink on paper, rules of graffiti and being invisible. It took a minute but I tracked down JoDo to recorded an episode but with one caveat, they did not want their voice known so I had to modify it. Truth be told, I’ve been wanting to do an anonymous type of an episode for a few years now and I just recently figured out how to do it. This episode was recorded back in...

Duration:00:32:16

Natural Soundscape of Niagara Falls

11/3/2020
Not too long ago I visited Niagara Falls State Park. It was a very cool experience but what truly moved me were the sounds I heard as I walked the campus. Listening to the falls, helicopters, the murmurings of passersby, birds and insects putting my spirit into a state of relaxation. This orchestration of nature clashing subtle notes of urban presences moved me so much that I thought it would be a cool idea to record these sounds and share them with you. Episodes like this one are good to...

Duration:00:41:42

Vinny Alfano talks Sound Design, Ice Cream and Anonymous Hair Salon

10/27/2020
Today’s guest on the show is Vinny Alfano. In this episode Vinny shares his experiences in sound design for television, radio and film. We also go off course to converse about ice cream, key lime pie, our New York Said EP and the Anonymous Hair Salon. Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/vinny-alfano-talks-sound-design-ice-cream-and-anonymous-hair-salon

Duration:00:46:36