In his studio in Dumbo, Aaron Tyler Kuffner creates a robotic ensemble of traditional Indonesian Gamelan instruments.
He made a guitar from a toothbrush, machine gun and chandelier. He built a piano that creates music by combining sound from various radiostations. Ken Butler is a artist and a musician from Greenpoint who makes instruments out of NYC’s garbage. Hybrid visions of Ken Butler from The Brooklyn Ink on Vimeo.
Fresh from their victory at Brooklyn’s Battle of the Boroughs, Victor V. Gurbo & Co. reflect the area’s diversity.
This week in Brooklyn, New Yorkers will get the chance to attend live performances of musicians who play a significant role in the ongoing political revolutions in the Middle East and in North Africa.
Gospel singer, Petula Beckles, discusses her experience finding acceptance for jazz in the church world.
In its’ short existence hip-hop music has found a way to captivate people of all cultures. Now Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn has bred a Bengali rapper named Brooklyn Shanti. Although he’s gained the respect of his hip-hop peers, his family has not been as open to the idea of him becoming a hip-hop superstar.
A dance studio in Fort Greene, Brooklyn aims to keep African culture and tradition alive through unique dance and music classes.
Brooklynites gather at the Denim Lounge to pay tribute to the life of legendary popstar Whitney Houston.
The Brooklyn Lens weekly webcast for the week of February 10, 2012. With anchor Jessica Hartogs.