When no wave emerged in New York City in the late 1970s, noise musician, art critic and artist Joseph Nechvatal was already there. Drawing on music of the time, he and Paul Paulun discuss aspects of the movement that opposed the commodification of music and art with radical, often multimedia works.
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Tellus – New York City’s Art Scene on Tape (1983-93)
When sound became portable with the Walkman in the early eighties, the subscription-only Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine begins to feature New York City’s expansive Downtown art scene on tape. 41-minute mix with Gretchen Bender, Jonathan Borofsky, Live Skull, Marjorie Van Halteren, and others.