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Greetings from NYC: My Week As A Worm In The Big Apple

Report by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 6 September 1980

AS LUCK would have it, my plane ticket to New York City's JFK Airport is open and coincides with the two major jawing topics obsessing ...

Material: When Is A Band Not A Band?

Interview by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, 4 April 1981

When it's Material, who are sort of several New York bands who are always sort of coming and going in all sorts of wonderful ways. ...

Nona Hendryx: Labelle-d By The Funk

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, Melody Maker, 16 January 1982

Paolo Hewitt sees eye-to-eye with NONA HENDRYX ...

1982 Black Music Report

Overview by Paul Yamada, Coolest Retard, March 1983

THE PAST FEW years have brought much that is new or at least different to contemporary black music, and though both white and black tastes ...

Material: One Down (Elektra 60206)

Review by Sam Sutherland, High Fidelity, March 1983

CHARACTERIZING MATERIAL'S work as "new music" could be somewhat misleading, since synthetic pop proponents have recently begun to use the term in lieu of "new ...

Nona Hendryx: Nona (RCA)

Review by Roy Trakin, Creem, August 1983

YOU KNOW Nona. Along with Patti LaBelle and Sarah Dash, she was part of LaBelle. ...

Herbie Hancock: Future Shock (CBS 25540)

Review by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 20 August 1983

AS IT is written on the single, so it shall be on the album... and Herb shows enough courage of his convictions to 'Rockit' right ...

Herbie Hancock: Comeback Scratch

Interview by Roy Trakin, Musician, December 1983

"I DIDN'T JUMP on anybody's bandwagon with this record," insists Herbie Hancock, who has climbed aboard more than a few in a career which has ...

Material: Secret Life (Jungle)

Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 23 August 1986

STRANGE TIMING for this double album retrospective, considering how totally the alternative scene has renounced the ambitions of 1979-82, all the rhetoric about Eurofunkactivism, Sex, ...

No Barriers. Tags. Frontiers. Trends. Jean Karakos' Celluloid Label Is Truly Independent

Interview by Gene Santoro, Pulse!, May 1987

SMALL RECORD labels usually concentrate on one particular musical style, or a related set of styles. Not Celluloid Records, which has sought from the beginning ...

Material: Hallucination Engine (Axiom/Island)

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, March 1994

BE READY to take a passive role listening to this album, unless you're good enough to recognize Vikku Vinayakram playing the ghatam when you hear ...

see also Nona Hendryx

see also Bill Laswell

see also Fred Maher


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