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Greetings from NYC: My Week As A Worm In The Big Apple

Report by Max Bell, New Musical Express, September 1980

AS LUCK would have it, my plane ticket to New York City's JFK Airport is open and coincides with the two major jawing topics obsessing ...

Material: When Is A Band Not A Band?

Interview by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, April 1981

When it's Material, who are sort of several New York bands who are always sort of coming and going in all sorts of wonderful ways. ...

Nona Hendryx: Labelle-d By The Funk

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, Melody Maker, January 1982

Paolo Hewitt sees eye-to-eye with NONA HENDRYX ...

Nona Hendryx: Nona (RCA)

Review by Roy Trakin, Creem, August 1983

YOU KNOW Nona. Along with Patti LaBelle and Sarah Dash, she was part of LaBelle. ...

Material: Secret Life (Jungle)

Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, August 1986

STRANGE TIMING for this double album retrospective, considering how totally the alternative scene has renounced the ambitions of 1979-82, all the rhetoric about Eurofunkactivism, Sex, ...

No Barriers. Tags. Frontiers. Trends. Jean Karakos' Celluloid Label Is Truly Independent

Interview by Gene Santoro, Pulse!, May 1987

SMALL RECORD labels usually concentrate on one particular musical style, or a related set of styles. Not Celluloid Records, which has sought from the beginning ...

Material: Hallucination Engine (Axiom/Island)

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, March 1994

BE READY to take a passive role listening to this album, unless you're good enough to recognize Vikku Vinayakram playing the ghatam when you hear ...

see also Nona Hendryx

see also Bill Laswell

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