Articles by David K. Moseder

Benjamin Cartel Incorporates Diverse Influences in His Music

November 14, 2017 by

As a child, Benjamin Cartel watched his aunts and uncles “singing and playing joyfully” at family gatherings, which “had profound influence on me. I thought every family was musical,” he tells Brooklyn Roads. Cartel — a long-time Brooklyn resident, who has deep family roots here and currently calls Ditmas Park home — grew up listening to everything from pop and... read article