Watch the first music video ever produced for Sonic Youth, “Death Valley 69,” which is co-directed by Richard Kern, one of the leading figures of the Cinema of Transgression movement.
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Jack Sargeant and Linsey Gosper have co-curated a photography show that will have its opening at the ALASKA Projects gallery August 21 at 6:00 p.m.
Feb. 18 & 19: This 2-day event features films by Cinema of Transgression leaders Nick Zedd and Richard Kern, plus a live performance by Lydia Lunch.
Underground film scholar Jack Sargeant says his classic text on the Cinema of Transgression movement, Deathtripping, is coming out with a new edition.
The music documentary Punking Out by Ric Shore is a lost punk rock classic that features great footage caught at the legendary CBGB’s.
I had heard of the NYC “No Wave” scene of the late ’70s, but I didn’t know much about it so I was quite anxious to check out S.A. Crary’s Kill Your Idols. The actual scene was an extremely brief period of music (something like 8 to 18 months) practiced by only a handful of bands, most of whom are interviewed in the film.