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    Tom Tom ClubTom Tom Club (1981)Island
    Killer off-kilter disco rap disco-not-disco genius. This is their first and best album and includes the hits "Wordy Rappinghood" and "Genius Of Love"....
    • Tom Tom Club – Wordy Rappinghood
    • Tom Tom Club – Genius Of Love
    • LP£29.99
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    • Original LP£25.00
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    Max's Kansas City Volume II (1977)Various ArtistsRam Records
    New wave compilation of bands from the legendary New York venue "Max's". This is much harder to find than volume one which included Wayne County, Pere...
      • Original LP£10.00
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      Seize The Beat (Dance Ze Dance) Seize The Beat (Dance Ze Dance) (1981)Ze Records
      Excellent Ze Records compilation
        • Original LP£12.00
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        Keith HaringThe World Of Keith HaringSoul Jazz Records
        In collaboration with Tate Liverpool, Soul Jazz Records are releasing this stunning new collection entitled The World of Keith Haring featuring music influential...
        • B Beat Girls – For The Same Man
        • Damon Harris – It's Music
        • Pylon – Danger
        • The Jonzun Crew – Pak Man (Look Out For The OVC)
        • Funk Masters – Love Money
        • John Sex – Bump and Grind It
        • Sylvester – Over And Over (12" Disco Mix)
        • The Girls – Jeffrey I Hear You
        • Johnny Dynell and New York 88 – Jam Hot (Rhumba Rock)
        • Talking Heads – I Zimbra (on CD version only)
        • Art Zoyd – Sortie 134 (Part 2)
        • Class Action – Weekend (Larry Levan Mix)
        • Adiche – Chuka-Ja (Get Ready)
        • The Girls – The Elephant Man
        • The Golden Flamingo Orchestra – The Guardian Angel Is Watching Over Us
        • Gray – Cut It Up High Priest
        • Extra T’s – E.T. Boogie
        • Convertion – Let's Do It
        • Yoko Ono – Walking On Thin Ice
        • Fab 5 Freddy – Change The Beat
        • 3×LP + Download Code £24.00
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        • LTD. EDITION 3×LP + BONUS 7" + DOWNLOAD£26.00
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        • 2×CD£12.00
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        Martin RevCheyenneBureau B
        Although it was not released until 1991, Martin Rev's third solo album features a wealth of material from the year 1980. For 'Cheyenne', Rev created instrumental...
          Martin RevClouds Of GloryBureau B
          Martin Rev - one half of the seminal no-wave duo, Suicide - recorded this album in the mid 80s for French label, New Rose. 'Clouds Of Glory' is Rev in...
            Art MastersBasquiatSelf Made Hero
            The dazzling, provocative work of Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988) would come to define the vibrant New York art scene of the late ’70s and early ’80s....
            BasquiatBoom for RealPrestel
            Basquiat first came to prominence when he collaborated with Al Diaz to spray-paint enigmatic statements under the pseudonym SAMO. He went on to work on...
            Dennis YoungPrimitive SubstanceAthens Of The North
            Woah - we didn't see this one coming! Athens Of The North focus on some unissued material from Dennis Young of no-wave / post punk legends from NYC, Liquid...
            • Dennis Young – Primitive Substance
            • Dennis Young – Berlin
            • Dennis Young – Safari Western
            • Dennis Young – Somerset Hill
            • Dennis Young – Big Mouth
            • Dennis Young – Tarzan Meets Jane
            • Dennis Young – Feels Good
            • Dennis Young – Forgiveness
            • Dennis Young – Montezuma
            • Dennis Young – Journey To Ixtlan
            • Dennis Young – You Turn Me On
            • Dennis Young – Volcano Cathedral
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            UTConvictionOut Records
            Reissue of UT's first studio album, 'Conviction', originally released in 1986. Radical rock group UT was founded by Nina Canal, Jacqui Ham and Sally Young...
            • UT – Confidential
            • UT – Sick
            • UT – Phoenix
            • UT – Absent Farmer
            • UT – Stain
            • UT – Prehistory
            • UT – Bedouin
            • UT – Kcahsmahs (Spare Coconut)
            • UT – Mouse Sleep
            White Trash UncutBy Christopher MakosGlitterati Incorporated
            DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK - OVER 60% OFF!!!New York, East Village. punky, edgy, grooviness - seminal 1977 book, "uptown" and...
            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
            Keith HaringBy Jeffrey Deitch, Suzanne Geiss and Julia GruenRizzoli New York
            Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the artist's birth, this book is the intended to be a faithful posthumous execution of the project. Containing a...
            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
            Jean-Michel BasquiatThe NotebooksJean-Michel Basquiat
            Brooklyn-born Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-88) was one of the most important artists of the 1980s. A key figure in the New York art scene, he inventively...
            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...
              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...
              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...
              SuicideSuicideSuperior Viaduct
              Superior Viaduct reissue this deliriously unique and truly-ahead-of-its-time no-wave classic from Alan Vega and Martin Rev's Suicide. Their self...
              • Suicide – Ghost Rider
              • Suicide – Rocket U.S.A.
              • Suicide – Cheree
              • Suicide – Johnny
              • Suicide – Girl
              • Suicide – Frankie Teardrop
              • Suicide – Che
              • LP£21.99
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              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...
              SuicideSuicideBlast First
              Seminal first album by electronic avant-punksters Suicide featuring the classic Cheree. Baby,baby,baby. Essential album comes with bonus album live at...
                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".
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                    Dinosaur L / Arthur Russell24 24 Music (1981)Sleeping Bag
                    C-L-A-S-S-I-C Arthur Russell album! This is a superb and HUGELY sought after album of weird and wonderful post punk/leftfield disco not disco from the...
                    • Dinosaur L / Arthur Russell – You're Gonna Be Clean On Your Bean
                    • Dinosaur L / Arthur Russell – Go Bang!
                    • Dinosaur L / Arthur Russell – No Thank You
                    • Dinosaur L / Arthur Russell – 7
                    • Dinosaur L / Arthur Russell – In the Corn Belt
                    • Dinosaur L / Arthur Russell – Get Set
                    • Dinosaur L / Arthur Russell – Go Bang! (Francois Kevorkian Mix)
                    • Dinosaur L / Arthur Russell – Go Bang! (Thank You Arthur Edit)
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                    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
                    • CD£7.99
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                    Glass, A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts (2009)A Film By Scott HicksLace Digital Media
                    Scott Hicks directs this biographical film about the life and work of composer Philip Glass. Breaking his life down into 12 distinct stages, the film explores...
                    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...