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Month: May 2016

GILLIAN MCCAIN REFLECTS ON NYU AND HER ARTISTIC PASSIONS! (NYU ALUMNI BLOG)

We recently chatted with Gillian McCain, author of two poetry books, Tilt and Religion, co-author (with Legs McNeil) of Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, and co-editor of Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose (also with Legs McNeil). She is also a collector and exhibitor of found photography. She spoke about her time at NYU and her eclectic artistic pursuits....

ONE PRAYER ONE SIN RESURRECTS OLD GHOSTS!

Listening to One Prayer One Sin erupts symbiotic visual reels of 70's city's streets and Travis Bickle wearing a bloody smile. Watching singer Johnny Scuotto flail his arms around hysterically while taunting the audience with a devilish grin pronounced by bare brows as he shouts and jerks around- can only properly be described as a "psychopathic Ian Curtis" dance. OPOS is a dynamic combination of the Birthday Party, the Pop Group, Brian Eno, and a distinct influence from Iggy Pop's albums of 1977, The Idiot and Lust For Life....
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GILLIAN MCCAIN AND LEGS MCNEIL AT HOUSE OF INDEPENDENTS!

To celebrate the the release of the 20th anniversary Edition of Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil will be reading and signing books at the House of Independents in Asbury Park, NJ at on May 6th! The 20th Anniversary Edition of Please Kill Me will be released in May 2016 with new chapters, photos and Afterword by the authors....