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.
Total word count of piece: 437