The Beat, The Scene, The Sound

Fri. Jun 23, 2023 at 5:30pm EDT
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7 Stories Up presents

The Beat, The Scene, The Sound...

A DJ's Journey through the Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of House Music in New York City 

Join authors DJ Disciple and Henry Kronk in conversation with New York-based DJ and Producer Herb Martin of NYPL as they discuss The Beat, The Scene, The Sound. This newly released book chronicles the emergence, decline & rebirth of the NY House Music as seen & experienced by Legendary Brooklyn DJ Disciple! 


About the Authors

DJ Disciple is a Brooklyn-based Black artist, DJ, radio host, producer, and community advocate and has toured the world over a forty-year career, playing venues such as Studio 54 in New York, Ministry of Sound in London, and Cream in Ibiza. His GRAMMY-nominated track “Caught Up” reached #1 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart in 2002 and was later featured in the Showtime series Queer as Folk. He won an ARIA music award for his remix of Steven Allkins’ “The Bass Has Got Me Movin.’”

Henry Kronk is a freelance journalist who has covered a range of subjects over the course of his career. His non-fiction work has appeared in Exclaim!, the Burlington Free Press, International DJ, Vallum: Contemporary Poetry, and more. In 2018, he produced the investigative radio program and podcast Code Burst. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.


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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), 7th Floor Event Center 455 5th Ave
New York, NY 10016