Articles tagged no wave

Finding the Image: Michael Gira Talks Swans’ Creative Process

Michael Gira discusses the mistake that led to a critical part of the latest Swans album, building a collective mind, and the art of Francis Bacon.

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Rhys Chatham: Pythagorean Dream

Despite Chatham's history of working with hundreds of musicians for a single project, the complex and curious Pythagorean Dream is all about Chatham and his guitar.

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Street Roving in ‘Downtown 81’ and ‘Wild Style’

These two films speak earnestly to the nature of creativity and the sense of urgency one often experiences in producing a work of art – especially when faced with little to no means during the creative process.

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Various Artists: New York Noise: Dance Music From the New York Underground 1977-1982

New York Noise is a comprehensive look at the post-punk and no wave era, a short period in time whose influence is still immeasurable and sensed today.

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Lizzy Mercier Descloux: Mambo Nassau / Zulu Rock / One For the Soul / Suspense

These post-Press Color records from Descloux show her as a world traveler, recording each record in a different location and genre-hopping in her music at every turn.

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Swans: White Light From the Mouth of Infinity / Love of Life

Though these early '90s records have a bright transcendence that makes them feel like outliers, they fit perfectly into the Swans canon.

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Lizzy Mercier Descloux: Press Color

A new reissue of an idiosyncratic post-punk classic reminds us of the fragmented creative space that thrived in underground music in the late '70s.

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Swans - “I’ll Cry for You” (audio) (Premiere)

You can now hear a long-lost Swans tune from the Filth era, that didn't see a proper release at first -- because someone's parents said no.

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21 Oct 2014 // 2:05 AM

Thurston Moore: The Best Day

Thurston Moore's most ambitious solo album and possibly the best Sonic Youth-related release since 2004's Sonic Nurse.

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1 Feb 2010 // 10:00 PM

Talk Normal: Sugarland

An album by any other name would sound as sweet…

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The Specter of Multiplayer Hangs Over 'Door Kickers'

// Moving Pixels

"Door Kickers is not a multiplayer game, but for a while there, I couldn’t tell the difference.

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