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Raybeats, The

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Defunkt, the Raybeats, James Chance: Funky, Punky and Chic

Report and Interview by Roy Trakin, Melody Maker, 15 March 1980

The Raybeats and Joe Bowie's Defunkt are working on New York's newest fusion: a post-No Wave music in which James Chance's punk meets George Clinton's ...

Sons and Daughters of No New York: The Raybeats

Profile and Interview by Byron Coley, New York Rocker, October 1980

THE TRADITION of white instrumental rock in America is not a particularly strong one. Indeed, most of the young 'uns I know consider the white ...

Eight Eyed Spy: George Scott (1953-1980)

Obituary by Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, 8 October 1980

ON AUGUST 6, N.Y. Rocker received the following press release from Bob Singerman, the booking agent and acting manager of Eight Eyed Spy: ...

The Raybeats: Danceteria, New York NY

Live Review by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, 11 October 1980

Smooth surfers of the dance floor ...

The Raybeats: Taking Liberties from New York, Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 28 February 1981

THE RAYBEATS, uniformed and partly choreographed, the second on. Greeted by a small crowd huddled at the front of the seatless stalls, they are brave, ...

Raybeats rock with a twist

Interview by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 16 October 1981


The Raybeats Go On

Interview by Julie Panebianco, Boston Rock, 21 January 1982

IT REMINDS you of a movie. Doris Day goes, by accident of course, probably after a fight with Rock Hudson, to a party. In the ...

The Raybeats, The Mosquitos: Irving Plaza, New York NY

Live Review by Jeff Tamarkin, Billboard, 16 March 1985

THE RAYBEATS have been a New York club favorite for about five years now, but it was obvious from the ovation for the openers that ...

see also 8-Eyed Spy

see also James Chance & the Contortions


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