"135 Grand Street, New York" (1979)
Documentation of the No Wave scene, by Ericka Beckman. This is a film about bands made up of painters, filmmakers, actors and occasionally musicians - thriving and thrashing in the pulsating, vibrant post-punk world of New York where high art met low culture.
00:20 - Theoretical Girls – Contrary Motion Glazened Eyes
06:37 - UT – Sharp’s Loose
11:04 - A Band – Sand And Sea
13:06 - A Band – Mirror, Mirror
15:52 - Rhys Chatham – Guitar Trio
22:37 - Chinese Puzzle – Great Wall Of Prague
26:22 - The Static – The Spectacular Commodity
31:53 - Morales – Gay Girl In A Gay Bar
37:01 - Youth In Asia – Talking Heads
39:05 - Youth In Asia – Amnesia
43:35 - Steve Piccolo – Superior Genese
47:34 - Jill Kroesen – Fay Shism Blues
Haven even heard of this documentary. Lots of no wave from outside the NO NY LP groups.