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Various Artists: Yes New York/New York Noise/Post Punk 01

Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, 2003

AH MANHATTAN, so much to answer for – and so in vogue as a rock metropolis after decades as a Hip Hop Mecca. Yes New York (Wolfgang Morden) is the perfect title for an anthology of contemporary Gotham noise, a timely riposte to Brian Eno's notorious No New York compilation of post-punk "No Wave" acts released back in 1979.

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