We’re proud to present a new recurring edition of BreakThruTV, spotlighting organizations and people who help others. The first of these episodes features the New York chapter of Open Architecture Collaborative. Open Architecture New York describes themselves as “a volunteer-run collective that actualizes the potential of local communities in New York City through creative design and development solutions.” We spoke with Director of Outreach Drew Miller and Managing Director Shannon Beck and visited one of their “design charrettes,” in which design professionals and anyone interested in helping can offer their insight on an upcoming project for the community.
Songs featured in this episode: “A Moment Allowed” by The Real Tuesday Weld // “Panoramic” by Lusine
Sanya N'Kanta is a Jamaican-born musician currently based in Charlotte, NC who writes, performs, and produces songs with a wide range of musical influences and styles. Here, he shares an exclusive, stripped-down performance of a song from his new EP. These Are The Days will be released February… | watch
Delilia Black is a queer Haitian musician and performance artist originally from Port Au Prince, but now based in London. While hopping among genres, the music could be called Alt-Americana or as Delila puts it: “Electro-Mountain, Country-Noire, Punk-Country, Afro-Billy,… | listen
Inside Voices Records is a new Seattle-based record label founded by Bobby Granfelt, and featuring an eclectic roster of musicians stemming from a strong collective. In this episode, we're premiering a ton of great new music from the label along with their handful of previously-released tracks from… | listen
Stephen detais his experience of contracting the coronavirus back in late February/early March of 2020, before lockdowns shut NYC down. He also shares how the busy Brooklyn music scene he’s a part of may have helped to spread it among his friends before people knew how serious the pandemic would… | watch