Musical Guest for October 17: The Narrative

It’s confirmed: the musical guest for our October 17 show will be The Narrative, a New York-based duo that has begun to make a splash on both radio and TV. The band will play an acoustic set here for us in our studio — we will provide video of the performance after the show.

In the meantime, check out some of The Narrative’s music and get as excited as we are to have them on our first show of the season:

 

Coney Island Extra: Williams Candy

An Audiofiles crew ventured out to Coney Island to record some audio for the first show and and came back with this.

Williams Candy has been a fixture of Coney Island for 75 years. We met the current owner, Peter Agrapides, and discovered how he keeps his business open all year.

Website Launch October 3!

Welcome to AudioFiles, a podcast produced by students at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. We will be happy to bring you a weekly hour of stories from New York City and beyond — from news and current events to people and culture. Make sure to check this site regularly for extra material and, of course, our podcasts. Visit the section with videos of our musical guests, or the special section that delves into the legacy of Allan Lomax, the legendary audio recorder extraordinaire. There is a lot to explore. So kick back and immerse yourself in what AudioFiles has to offer, and please don’t hesitate to let us know what you think.

-The AudioFiles Team

Ajai Raj – Antarctica