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Lydia Lunch, Teenage Jesus & the Jerks: Teenage Jesus and the Jerks: Out To Lunch

Interview by Roy Trakin, New York Rocker, July 1978

A Dialogue between Roy Trakin and Lydia Lunch of Teenage Jesus and the Jerks ...

James Chance, D.N.A., Brian Eno, Mars, Teenage Jesus & the Jerks: Various Artists: No New York (Antilles Import)

Review by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, December 1978

I WAS wearing headphones. My teeth were aching again, and the lump behind my left ear was still as bad as ever. All 16 of ...

James Chance, James White and The Blacks: James White and The Blacks: Off White (ZE)

Review by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, June 1979

JAMES CHANCE, alias James White, leader of The Contortions aka The Blacks, has been making something of a name for himself this past year or ...

James Chance, James White and The Blacks: James White and the Reds

Interview by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, June 1979

A comparative study (sort of) of aggressive American nihilism and French anarchists with beer cans. IAN PENMAN adjudicates on matters moral and philosophical. ...

James Chance: The Contortions: Buy — The Contortions (ZE ZEA 33-002. U.S. import)

Review by Jon Savage, Melody Maker, January 1980

Let's twist ourselves ...

James Chance, James White and The Blacks: The Contortions: Buy The Contortions (Ze); James White And The Blacks: Off White (Ze)

Review by Richard Riegel, Creem, February 1980

SOME DAYS it's fun being a real Midwesterner trying to make it in the art rackets; the powers on the good-taste-is-timely Coasts already have you ...

Iggy Pop, James Chance, Lydia Lunch: Lydia Lunch: Queen of Siam; The Contortions: Buy the Contortions (Both Ze); Iggy Pop: Soldier (Arista)

Review by Kris Needs, ZigZag, March 1980

AMERICA TODAY: the old and the new. Play these in a row... ...

James Chance, Defunkt, The Raybeats, James White and The Blacks: Defunkt, the Raybeats, James Chance: Funky, Punky and Chic

Report and Interview by Roy Trakin, Melody Maker, March 1980

The Raybeats and Joe Bowie's Defunkt are working on New York's newest fusion: a post-No Wave music in which James Chance's punk meets George Clinton's ...

8-Eyed Spy, Lydia Lunch, Teenage Jesus & the Jerks: Way Out West With 8-Eyed Spy

Report by Byron Coley, New York Rocker, May 1980

IF LYDIA LUNCH'S Queen Of Siam hadn't come out when it did, I'd probably still be freezin' my butt off in Ketchum, Idaho, a town ...

The Bongos, The Bush Tetras, The dBs, The Fleshtones, Material, The Revelons, Secret Rocker: 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 ...

The Bush Tetras: Bush Tetras

Interview by Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, October 1980

PAT PLACE: Guitar. Age 26. Born and raised in Chicago. Arrived in New York in 1975. "I was a visual art student... I came here ...

The Bush Tetras: Outsiders in a Sexual Jungle

Interview by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, November 1980

Meet the Bush Tetras They're a New York rhythm and paranoia band. ...

James Chance: James White & the Contortions: Second Chance (PVC)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 1981

IT ALL depends how deranged you are to start with. James Chance – née White, née Black – makes impossibly futile, dead music, fit only ...

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. ...

James Chance: Save The Last Chance For Me!

Interview by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, June 1981

Sax and drugs and contorted soul – Ian Penman meets his hero in another instalment of conversations with James Chance. London 1981. ...

8-Eyed Spy, Lydia Lunch: Lydia Lunch: Out To Lydia

Interview by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, August 1981

Richard Grabel lays on the red carpet treatment for his Lunch date ...

James Blood Ulmer: Blood in the Grooves

Interview by Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, October 1981

1. A LOT OF different people are going to like Free-Lancing, the new album by James Blood Ulmer. ...

8-Eyed Spy, James Chance: James Chance & the Contortions: Live In New York (ROIR cassette); 8-Eyed Spy: Live (ROIR cassette)

Review by Roy Trakin, Musician, October 1981

LISTEN TO the cacaphonous cutting edge of no wave punk-jazz in the privacy of your very own SONY walk-man. Be-bop down the street snapping yer ...

Glenn Branca: The Ascension (99 Records 990011p — Import)*****

Review by Ralph Traitor, Sounds, January 1982

GLENN BRANCA has accomplished with this debut release what others often strive in vain for over many years, that is, to catch the listener entirely ...

James White and The Blacks: Danceteria, New York NY

Live Review by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, April 1982

FLINGING THE FUNK IN YOUR FACE ...

Kid Creole & The Coconuts: Lyceum, London

Live Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, October 1982

God's a Creole – No Kidding! ...

Cristina: Uptown Girl

Profile and Interview by Paul Rambali, Face, The, July 1984

How can one so rich, talented and beautiful be so weary of life? ...

Lydia Lunch: Daddy's Girl

Interview by Jack Barron, Sounds, June 1986

Defender of the Filth. Talking dirty or sex therapy? JACK BARRON gets his beret unscrewed by New York's first lady of sleaze, LYDIA LUNCH. ...

Lydia Lunch: ULU, London

Live Review by Julian Henry, Music Week, January 1988

Lunch Punch ...

Lydia Lunch: My Life As A Work In Progress

Interview by Alex Ogg, Quietus, The, October 2008

Alex Ogg sets the tape running and stands back in awed silence as New York no wave shit-kicker Lydia Lunch reflects on life as a ...

Lydia Lunch, Sonic Youth: No Wave: Histories Along The Bowery

Interview by Olly Beck, Garageland, November 2008

The New York No Wave Movement: More Punk than Punk. Olly Beck talks to Thurston Moore ...

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