In this feature, award-winning fashion designer, musician, and author Keanan Duffty brings to the Wythe Hotel a live taping of his influential Rebel Rebel radio show on Little Water Radio. Joined by NYC radio nightlife mainstay Delphine Blue of Little Water Radio and poet Max Blagg, Duffty leads a discussion on the rebirth of radio and NYC counter culture then and now. Bonus: enjoy live readings of Max Blagg’s poetry and a selection of rare music cuts.
Born in Britain, Duffty is the founding member of the British Punk band Sordid Details and the New Romantic group Wonder Stories. Today, in addition to his music, Duffty is a fashion designer hailed by the CDFA, whose work has been carried at premium retailers like Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdales and Fred Segal. In 2007, Duffty had the honor of collaborating with David Bowie to create a limited-edition Bowie inspired collection for Target stores nationwide. Max Blagg is a British-born poet, writer, and performer who has been inspiring NYC audiences since 1971. He is currently a visiting lecturer in poetry at The New School in NYC. Delphine Blue is the Programming Director of Little Water Radio and the creator of Shocking Blue, one of the most pivotal counter-culture NYC radio shows of the 80s.