Posts Tagged: No Wave

Label Spotlight: ZE Records

Imagine New York in the late 1970s: the post-punk era, smoky underground clubs. There is where the terms ‘Mutant Disco’ and ‘No Wave’ were forged and brought to live by an élite group of artists: musicians, poets and painters willing to break with the past, exploring and exacerbating old habits. ZE Records, founded in 1978 in New… Read more »

Teenage Jesus Superstar

(image from Pitchfork‘s photo stream ) This past Friday, nearly three decades after playing their last show as a “group,” seminal No Wave provocateurs Teenage Jesus & The Jerks played 2 packed-to-the-rafters sets at New York’s Knitting Factory. This unlikely “one-night only reunion” occurred in conjunction with the release of the book No Wave: Post-Punk…. Read more »