NO WAVE OUT | Jordan N. Mamone

At first blush, Lydia Lunch and Umar Bin Hassan make for strange bedfellows. She’s the matriarch of the short-lived no wave scene, having scandalized and negated punk-era Manhattan with the jarring dissonance and minimalist caterwaul of her late-’70s band Teenage Jesus and the Jerks. In a few eventful years, she evolved from an adolescent malcontent […]

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