YUNG BUGARRON
CARDAMAMI
CALLDETROIT
GINLA
UNPACKING WORLD
CY X
TRAVIS BROWN
GILOSSAL
EDWARD RIVERA
EDICA+
ZENAT BEGUM
BRYNDON COOK
AMORES
LITTLE KII
USHKA
CHRIS MOON
AGUAPANELA MAMI
CHAD MURDOCK
BUFU
BURNING WORLD
DINNER WITH US SERIES
FATBACKBASTARD
CHUZMA
GUANABANA
YUNG BUGARRON

Yung Bugarron is a 27 year old Dominican American artist born and raised in NYC.

As a multidisciplinary artist, his mixes explore a wide range of influences from the QTPOC NYC dance scene to the creative works he's synthesized mirroring his experiences growing up.

With Yung Bugarron no genre or feeling is off limits.
CARDAMAMI

DJ Cardamami is a Brooklyn based DJ. They draw inspiration from their Afro-Caribbean & South Asian roots.

They are the co-host of Yalla Yeehaw, a party featuring Arab pop, Bhangra, & other Southwest Asian, North African, & South Asian sounds and the host of Spicy Trax, a bi-weekly radio show for Playground Radio.
CALLDETROIT

By the people for the people.
GINLA

Toronto - Brooklyn connects.
UNPACKING WORLD

A raw conversation every episode, with voices from the service industries, health and wellness fields, local politics, and beyond.

Topics range from tipping culture, racism, equitable and living wage, to stories about the workers, caregivers, and regulars that make up New York City.

Hosted by Tinuade Oyelowo, with music by danymane. Produced by Tinuade Oyelowo, John Barrington, and Dany Brito.
CY X

Cy X is storyteller and cyber witch merging sound, video art, performance, and sonic-based research.

Their practice is grounded in the art of synthesis: truth generation and sound generation which is used to create portals to explore new possibilities.

Fusing art, sound, and technology with the practice of witchcraft, they are inspired to use spells, rituals, and alchemic practices to fundamentally alter the world around us.
TRAVIS BROWN

Travis Brown is a multidisciplinary creative from Largo, MD who's been involved with various radio platforms since 2010.

As a culmination of jazz training and a deep love for music, 'By Proxy' is Travis's vehicle to share musical and emotional exploration within varying genres.

Aside from radio, Travis hosts a vinyl show on Twitch ("Travis Plays"), freelances on work varying from graphic design to event planning, and enjoys conversations amongst friends old and new.
GILOSSAL

The Gilossal Experience features Mexican born DJ Gilossal.

Based in Brooklyn today, Gilossal mixes a range of eclectic and vibrant sounds to bring you a fun experience every show.
EDWARD RIVERA

Edward- 25 y/o Dominican-American kid raised between North Jersey and Santiago De los Caballeros.

Influenced by a range of genres; soul, D&B, breakbeat, floathouse, ukg revival, post disco and funk, among others, he's able to grapple with the seamlessness that might exist between these different sounds.

Based in Brooklyn, New York.
EDICA+

"DUB & EFFECTION" (D&E) is a radio show and online platform dedicated to Soundsystem Culture and Dub music, including its relative electronic subgenres (bass, grime, reggae, hip hop, ambient, downtempo, instrumental, remix, etc).

D&E also spotlights the art and profiles of creatives around the world whose work is influenced by the Caribbean's "heavyweight champion sound".

By educating listeners on the history of Dub and its deep roots in much of today's popular music, D&E is a "salute to the revolutionary foundation of modern sound."

D&E is hosted by its founder EDICA+, a Guyanese Brooklyn-based DJ, Sound Designer, Curator, and Dub Artist. In addition to her selections of eclectic global sounds, she goes far beyond as she takes her audience on trippy, otherworldly sonic journeys.

She was featured as a top 10 DJ to follow by ESSENCE Magazine and continuously evolves her artistry with new experimental audio+visual projects.

Her explorative sound trips are an experience to catch, as she dives deep into classic yet refreshing vibrations that simultaneously bump the body and massage the mind.
ZENAT BEGUM

Zenat, owner of Playground Coffee Shop and native New Yorker. Classically trained Clarinetist, Zenat is always seeking soundscapes.

Her sound is influenced by her Bangladeshi roots and the New York nightlife scene, every show is an ode to self and expression seeking higher ground.
BRYNDON COOK

Bryndon Cook is a multi disciplinary artist and vinyl enthusiast. He composes music as Starchild & The New Romantic since 2014.
AMORES

With a heavy emphasis on disco and cumbia, Amores has gone from Mexico to Texas to Brooklyn with love songs playing every step of the way.
LITTLE KII

Little Kii integrates meditation and melodies to bring you an eclectic mix of soundscapes.
USHKA

Thanushka Yakupitiyage is a Sri Lankan born, Thailand raised activist, cultural organizer, and DJ under the artist moniker "Ushka."

She deejays from the perspective of a dancer, blending a wide range of club music from soca to dancehall, hip hop to south asian rhythms, baltimore/jersey club to baile funk, vogue cuts to kuduro, azonto to afrobeats and more.
CHRIS MOON

Chris Moon is a Korean artist based in California. His passion for songwriting and film travel in tandem with his knack for storytelling. He is currently working on his debut EP.
AGUAPANELA MAMI

DJ Aguapanela Mami is a regular degular shmegular mamacita from queenz.
CHAD MURDOCK

Chad Murdock is a film director, writer, composer, editor, and cinematographer currently based in Brooklyn, New York.
BUFU

The 5 co-founders of this project (Jazmin Jones, Jiun Kwon, Tsige Tafesse, Katherine Tom, and Suhyun Choi) started BUFU in September 2015.

A project-based collective interested in building solidarity amongst Us, co-creating with You experimental models of organizing & making, generating prestige, and mining time as a resource.
BURNING WORLD

Burning World a book club hosted by Corpus Family and Playground Annex. Our brains are weapons. Thought and discussion is action.

Our goal is to practice reading and discussion as a means of self-defense while we navigate and reimagine our burning world.
DINNER WITH US SERIES

Dinner With Us Series - In the summer of 2019 Playground launched "Dinner With Us", a community dinner series.

We introduced the initiative through a three course meal (made by materials and produce donated by local food organizations, farms and CSAs) while highlighting the detrimental food climate that exists in Bed-Stuy.

The access to healthy and sufficient food sources are limited in our community. Our intention is to start a conversation and introduce practices in food security and solution based thinking.

For this iteration we will shift our focus to see how we produce high levels of food waste when the people in our community are food insecure. Our mission is to provide insight about food waste at a consumer and community level.
FATBACKBASTARD

Fatbackbastard (DJ Fat Fuck) is a rapper and producer from the IXY collective which is a P.G. County, Maryland (DMV) bred Hip-Hop group now residing in both Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Brooklyn, New York.
CHUZMA

Chuzma is a collective of first-gen Queens kids spinning everything from cumbia, salsa, dembow to jungle, dancehall, punk, & emo.

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GUANABANA

GuanĂ¡bana is a collective composed of and dedicated to Black folks of Antillean Ancestry. Their aim in doing so is to dismantle Latinidad and find newer ways to relate that work towards decolonial freedom. In GuanĂ¡bana Radio Hour they hope to utilize music as a tool of connection and rebellion.
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