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    Life & Death On The New York Dance Floor Pt. 1Various ArtistsReappearing Records
    First part of a tribute to NYCs golden era of 1980-1983 as well as a musical companion piece to Tim Lawrence's 'Life & Death On The New York Dance Floor'...
    • Dinosaur L – Go Bang! (LP Version)
    • Tuxedomoon – Desire
    • Gray – Drum Mode
    • Alan Vega – Saturn Drive
    • David Byrne – Big Business (Dance Mix)
    • New York 88 – Jam Hot (Rhumba Rock)
    • Rammellzee vs K-Rob – Beat Bop (Original 12" Single)
    • 3 Teens Kill 4 – Hold Up
    LolaWax The VanGroovin Recordings
    Classic proto-house / disco-not-disco tune from Bob Blank and Arthur Russell! Another essential reissue via Groovin'!
    • Lola – Kenny’s Club Version
    • Lola – Cherry’s Club
    • Lola – Radio Edit
    • Lola – Jon’s Dub
    Peter GordonEighteenFOOM
    Post-punk / new-wave from Laurie Anderson and Arthur Russell affiliate, Peter Gordon. Features collaborative work and additional production from Gabe Gurnsey...
    • Peter Gordon – Gems
    • Peter Gordon – Septembers
    • Peter Gordon – Breakfast With Rhys
    • Peter Gordon – Victor's Dream
    • Peter Gordon – Owl
    Life & Death On A New York Dance Floor Pt. 2Various ArtistsReappearing Records
    Second part of a tribute to NYCs golden era of 1980-1983 as well as a musical companion piece to Tim Lawrence's 'Life & Death On The New York Dance Floor'...
      Arthur RussellCalling Out Of ContextRough Trade
      Rough Trade reissue this ESSENTIAL Arthur Russell compilation (originally via Audika), featuring 12 extraordinary tracks from the visionary genius of the...
      • Arthur Russell – The Deer In The Forest Part 1
      • Arthur Russell – The Platform On The Ocean
      • Arthur Russell – You And Me Both
      • Arthur Russell – Calling Out Of Context
      • Arthur Russell – Arms Around You
      • Arthur Russell – That's Us/Wild Combination
      • Arthur Russell – Make 1, 2
      • Arthur Russell – Hop On Down
      • Arthur Russell – Get Around To It
      • Arthur Russell – I Like You!
      • Arthur Russell – You Can Make Me Feel Bad
      • Arthur Russell – Calling All Kids (Walter Gibbons Remix)
      ESGCome Away With ESGFire Records
      100% UNBELIEVEABLY ESSENTIAL ESG 2nd album - KILLER! This is the second album by the Scroggins sisters, a/k/a ESG -Emerald, Sapphire and Gold - South...
      • ESG – Come Away
      • ESG – Dance
      • ESG – You Make No Sense
      • ESG – Parking Lot Blues
      • ESG – Chistelle
      • ESG – About You
      • ESG – It's Alright
      • ESG – Moody (Spaced Out)
      • ESG – Tiny Sticks
      • ESG – The Beat
      • ESG – My Love For You
      Bush TetrasTake The FallWharf Cat Records
      New York post punk group the Bush Tetras are back in full force with Take the Fall, their first offering of new music in over ten years and perhaps the...
      • Bush Tetras – True Blue
      • Bush Tetras – Red Heavy
      • Bush Tetras – Mouse
      • Bush Tetras – Don't Stop It
      • Bush Tetras – Out Again
      (Arthur Russell) Master MixRed Hot + Arthur RussellYep Roc Records
      w/ Joes Gonzalez, Hot Chip, Scissor Sisters & a squillion others showing their big-up respect for the music of Arthur Russell!
        Peter Gordon & Love Of Life OrchestraCondoFoom
        The brilliant Foom label focus in again on rare material from no-wave troupe, Love of Life Orchestra helmed by East Village avant-gardist, Peter Gordon....
          Tom Tom ClubTom Tom Club (1981)Island
          SEMINAL NEW EDITION VINYL LP! Killer off-kilter disco rap disco-not-disco genius. This is their first and best album and includes the...
          • Tom Tom Club – Wordy Rappinghood
          • Tom Tom Club – Genius Of Love
          New York Noise 2016 EditionDance Music From The New York Underground 1977–1982Soul Jazz Records
          This is the new edition of Soul Jazz Records’ long out of print first New York Noise collection, Dance Music From The New York Underground 1978-82. This...
          • The Dance – Do Dada
          • The Contortions – Contort Yourself
          • Theoretical Girls – You Got Me
          • Konk – Elephant
          • Mars – Helen Fordsdale
          • Dinoaur L – Clean On Your Bean #1
          • Chain Gang – Son Of Sam
          • Arto / Neto – Pini, Pini
          • Bush Tetras – Too Many Creeps
          • Alan Vega – Bye Bye Bayou
          • Mars – 3E
          • Konk – Baby Dee
          • Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Wawa
          • Material – Reduction
          • Bush Tetras – Can't Be Funky
          • impLOG – Breakfast
          Y PantsBeat It DownWater Wing Records
          After the success of their debut EP, post-punk art rockers Y Pants performed regularly in NYC and other East Coast venues. In 1981 they toured...
            EdieFactory GirlpowerHouse Books
            Import USA Hardback edition bookExcellent Warhol/Factory book!! Bargain price!!! She was riveting to look at, a sprite of the zeitgeist, the living...
            Rhys ChathamPythagorean DreamFoom
            Avant-garde / minimalist composer and key figure in NYC's 'no-wave' scene, Rhys Chatham, returns with two extended, nebulous drone experiments employing...
            • Rhys Chatham – Part One
            • Rhys Chatham – Part Two
            VOLKER HINZ: AREA: PHOTOGRAPHSby Karl & Thomas Buchsteiner. SteinorthEdition Stemmle
            Large format original out-of-print paperback - excellent photos of New York's no wave/art music crossover 83-87 w/ Basquait, Haring, Warhol etc at...
            BasquiatThe Unknown NotebooksRizzoli International Publications
            Accompanying a major traveling exhibition, this first-ever survey of the rarely seen notebooks of Basquiat features the artist's handwritten notes, poems,...
            MapplethorpeLook At The PicturesA Film by Fenton Bailey & Randy BarbatoDogwoof Digital
            Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato direct this documentary on the life of controversial artist Robert Mapplethorpe who used photography to examine and explore...
            Talking HeadsStop Making SenseSecond Sight
            Jonathan Demme records Talking Heads performing live on their 1984 'Stop Making Sense' tour. Tracks include 'Psycho Killer', 'Heaven', 'Burning Down the...
            SuicideGhost RidersROIR (Reachout International Records)
            Mental live experimentation Suicide 1981 w/ download
            • Suicide – Rocket USA
            DevoHardcore Devo Live!MVD Audio
            Crazy shit  - performing very early material live in 2014.
              Peter GordonSymphony 5Foom
              Performed by Love Of Life Orchestra and recorded at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY, Symphony 5 is the first new album from Arthur Russell affiliate, Peter...
              • Peter Gordon – Exposition
              • Peter Gordon – Transgression
              • Peter Gordon – Juvenalia
              • Peter Gordon – Homeland Security
              • Peter Gordon – Chamber Disco
              Yoko OnoTalkingOmnibus Press
              She's the world's most famous widow, the often maligned, largely mysterious Japanese avant-garde artist whose relationship with John Lennon turned them...
              Talking HeadsOnce In A Lifetime - The Stories Behind Every SongHal Leonard
              Talking Heads were arguably the most significant band to emerge from the late seventies' New York punk scene. Critics were beguiled by Talking...
              Talking HeadsMore Songs About Buildings And Food (1978)Sire
              Their second album, from '78, produced for the first time by Brian Eno.
                Talking HeadsRemain In Light (1980)Sire
                1980 Brian Eno produced seminal funked up post-punk classic! Essential for open-minded DJs worldwide! Includes the massive 'Once In A Lifetime' and 'Crosseyed...
                • Talking Heads – Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
                • Talking Heads – Once In A Lifetime
                Talking Heads77 (1977)Sire
                Seminal New York punk featuring the classic track "Psycho Killer".
                  Talking HeadsFear Of Music (1979)Sire
                  Seminal album of crossover post-punk meets dance aesthetic. Every track a killer. Produced by Brian Eno.
                  • Talking Heads – I Zimbra
                  DefunktIn America (1988)Island
                  New York avant funk from Joe Bowie and co.
                  • Defunkt – In America
                  Was (Not Was)Out Come The Freaks (1988)Phonogram
                  Seminal no wave meets disco classic New York style.
                  • Was (Not Was) – Out Come The Freaks (Again)
                  135 Grand Street, New York, 1979DVD - Dir. by Ericka BeckmanSoul Jazz Records
                  Available now on DVD (and separate bargain-priced CD soundtrack with bonus tracks). “135 Grand Street, New York, 1979 is invaluable. No Wave music...
                  • Theoretical Girls – Glazened Eyes
                  • Theoretical Girls – Contrary Motion
                  • Ut – Sharp's Loose
                  • A Band – Sand and Sea
                  • A Band – Mirror, Mirror
                  • Rhys Chatham – Guitar Trio
                  • Chinese Puzzle – Great Wall Of Prague
                  • The Static – Spectacular Commodity
                  • The Static – My Relationship (CD only bonus track)
                  • Morales – Gay Girl In a Gay Bar
                  • Youth in Asia – Talking Heads pt.1
                  • Youth in Asia – Amnesia
                  • Steve Piccolo – Superior Genes
                  • Steve Piccolo – It's Hard to Be in Love in Times Like These (CD only bonus track)
                  • Jill Kroesen – Fay Shism Blues (CD only bonus track)
                  MaterialREACTEDTiger Bay
                  KILLER New York punk/funk dance from Material - 'Reduction' is on Soul Jazz Records New York Noise. Early 80s sound of New York ESSENTIAL!A compilation...
                  • Material – Memories
                  • Material – Square Dance
                  • Material – Reduction
                  • Material – For A Few Dollars More
                  • Material – Busting Out
                  • Material – Over And Over
                  Incredible collection of punk/dance from Snatch originally released on Brian Eno's EG Records in the 1980s. THIS IS AN ESSENTIAL AND GROOVY COLLECTION!...
                  • Snatch – All I Want
                  • Snatch – R.A.F.
                  135 Grand Street, New York, 1979CD AlbumSoul Jazz Records
                  This is the soundtrack to 135 Grand Street, New York, 1979 also released by Soul Jazz Records on DVD. The CD includes all the bands featured in the film...
                  • Theoretical Girls – Glazened Eyes
                  • UT – Sharp's Loose
                  • A Band – Sand and Sea
                  • A Band – Mirror Mirror
                  • Rhys Chatham – Guitar Trio
                  • Chinese Puzzle – Great Wall Of Prague
                  • The Static – The Spectacular Commodity
                  • Morales – Gay Girl In A Gay Bar
                  • Youth In Asia – Talking Heads (Part 1)
                  • Youth In Asia – Amnesia
                  • Steve Piccolo – Superior Genes
                  • Chinese Puzzle – Chinese Funk (CD bonus track)
                  • Jill Kroesen – Fay Shism Blues (CD bonus track)
                  • Steve Piccolo – It's Hard To Be In Love In Times Like These (CD bonus track)
                  • The Static – My Relationship (CD bonus track)
                  • Theoretical Girls – Contrary Motion
                  New York Noise BookArt and Music from the New York Underground 1978-88Soul Jazz Books
                  SORRY, OUT OF PRINT!For anyone in the slightest bit interested in New York's vibrant art and music scenes in the 1980s, this is an essential book...