New York Said

New York Said

Teacher, sales associate, officer, tobacconist, rebel, MTA worker, artist, drifter - who? These are the people in your neighborhood. Hosted by Amon Focus, the New York Said podcast features in-depth artful conversations with people you don't often hear from, to hear things that aren't often shared (said), spotlighting life in New York. This is what New York Said. New episodes available on Tuesdays.

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March 23, 2023 74 min

Discover the story of Joffy Top Tiger, a rising powerhouse in the hip hop world. Learn about his origin story, collaborations, and innovative projects, and find out why he's becoming one of the most sought-after artists in the industry.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/joffy-top-tiger-overcoming-adversity-and-building-a-legacy-through-music

 

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It's another exciting day on the podcast as we welcome back Comfort Crusade. With his signature blend of chilled hip hop, lo-fi, and Rhodes-filled house music, Comfort Crusade's unique sound has gained recognition worldwide, captivating audiences with its ability to transport them to far-off musical destinations. Don't miss out on what he has in store for us today - it's no surprise why Comfort Crusade has become a favorite among o...

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In his latest project, Violet Skies: Volume I, Jahan Nostra combines modern content and concepts with a vintage, raw hip-hop sound. The eclectic collection of production and featured artists create a well-rounded project with no wasted space. Nostra's slick lyricism and thought-provoking content are elevated by powerful sonic backdrops, taking listeners on a journey through sound and feeling. The respec...

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Home. It’s where the heart is, where we feel safe and secure. And in New York City, home takes on a whole new meaning. The Museum of the City of New York is launching its new contemporary photography triennial, New York Now: Home, on March 10th. This inaugural exhibition explores the different ways in which we make homes in and around the five boroughs. Co-curated by Thea Quiray Tagle and Sean Corcoran, this event marks the beginni...

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Paola Zamudio is an award-winning interior designer and creative director based in New York, known for her innovative and unique approach to design that seamlessly blends art, culture, and functionality. She is the founder of npz studio+ and has worked on a variety of projects ranging from commercial spaces to residential homes, with clients that include Bell Works, Somerset Development, and Quantum Investments. Paola is passionate...

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December 31, 2022 116 min

Juan and Amon are back to pontificate, philosophize and reminisce on the year 2022

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/2022-year-end-wrap-up/

 

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December 1, 2022 111 min

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/

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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: https://ww...

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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/

 

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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

 

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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

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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...

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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

 

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February 28, 2022 57 min

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/

 

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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/

 

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January 28, 2022 26 min
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 whol...

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December 30, 2021 127 min
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/

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December 26, 2021 58 min

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/

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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

 

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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/

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