July 13, 2018

In the season finale of Summer Beat, I sat down with one of the most enthusiastic people I have ever met. Kyra and I were supposed to have done this months ago but I am so happy it worked out like this in the end. The 19-year-old singer-songwriter and producer from Nya...

July 7, 2018

 Photo by Sofia Perez (@sofiatpa)

In the midst of a vacation from Summer vacation, I headed East to Boston, Massachusetts to talk to Autumn Jones in the comfort of her apartment - untouched by the 90-degree-scorching-sun we faced that day. I met Autumn last summer and a...

June 23, 2018

Photography by Aly Kula

This season continues with an artist recently signed to the Ithaca-student-based-startup, Collegetown Records. Suzannah Belle and I spoke about her classic rock, blues inspiration and where  she sees her music going in this new world of technolog...

June 16, 2018

 Photography by Aly Kula

Welcome to the first episode in the second volume of Summer Beat. In this episode, host Kylee Roberts (aka, me) sits down with the founders of Butter, a Funk band that works to incorporate loving sounds to all of it's listeners starting in...

July 22, 2017

Ava Knew is a brooklyn born rapper about to start her senior year at Ithaca College. The Cinema and Photography major is also the Creative Director of Malaika Apparel Co. which aims to celebrate all people of color. In this last (and longest) episode of Summer Beat 201...

July 17, 2017

Jumpseut is a musician, photographer and all around creative mind going to school for a degree in music business. Kylee met Jumpseut in high school but her mother has known his father since dinosaurs roamed the earth/the eighties.

After growing up in Texas and a short h...

July 8, 2017

Photography by Olivia Montalto 

On Thursday, June 22, Kylee went to Muchmore's in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to watch Beeyotch perform. The self-proclaimed "post-pop-punk/shitbird" band is composed of a first-time bassist, 16-year-old guitar player, a manic drummer and a so...

June 26, 2017

Welcome to Summer Beat: The miniseries podcast in which Kylee will be talking to young musicians in the New York City area about their craft.

Why is music important to us?

Kylee Roberts is a East Village native and creative director of Passion Project. As a morning-perso...

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