Husband and wife team Jonathan and Danielle Leder, founders of Brooklyn based, and independently owned, soft-erotic magazine Jacques.
Images of Red Hook with Tom Rupolo – a visual representation of the unique neighborhood in Brooklyn. Containing over 120 color images of industrial sites (some long-gone), urban mosaics, close-ups, panoramas, a sunset or two, and cranes, lots of cranes – this book provides an in-depth view of this fascinating and vibrant place.
The Boombox Project with Lyle Owerko. Street slang linguists pin the term down at 1981, and define the boombox as “a large portable radio and tape player with two attached speakers.” Initially, it became identifiable with certain segments of urban society; hence its adopting nicknames like ‘ghetto blaster,’ ‘beat box,’ and ‘jam box.’ But as soon as the masses began to embrace these gargantuan conglomerations of electronics lights and chrome-plated gadgetry, an inherent form of portable entertainment and expression was born.
Aliah Sheffield is the singer/songwriter also known as Nikkie Aliah. Her song, “Earth is Ghetto,” recently went viral and she chatted with Nikkiesha about what led her to her viral moment, her musical inspirations, and what she hopes and plans to do next… oh, and tequila. This podcast is… | listen
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
Whether you're a metalhead or not, this NYC trio will have you wrapped up in its soothing dark thrashers. | read