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Y Pants

Y Pants were an all-female No Wave band from New York City active from 1979 to 1982. [1]

26 relations: Art museum, Art rock, Barbara Ess, Bass guitar, Bertolt Brecht, Casio CZ synthesizers, CBGB, Drum kit, Ecstatic Peace!, Glenn Branca, Lynne Tillman, Mickey Mouse, Neutral Records, New York City, No wave, Photographer, Post-punk, Punk rock, Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine, The Manhattans, The Raincoats, The Threepenny Opera, Theoretical Girls, Toy piano, Ukulele, 99 Records.

Art museum

An art museum or art gallery is a building or space for the exhibition of art, usually visual art.

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Art rock

Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that originated in the 1960s with influences from art (avant-garde and classical) music.

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Barbara Ess

Barbara Ess (born 1948) is an American photographer who often uses a pinhole camera.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb, by plucking, slapping, popping, (rarely) strumming, tapping, thumping, or picking with a plectrum, often known as a pick.

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Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (born Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht; 10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956) was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director of the 20th century.

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Casio CZ synthesizers

The CZ series were a family of low-cost Phase distortion synthesizers produced by Casio mid-1980s.

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CBGB

CBGB was a music club opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal at 315 Bowery, intersecting Bleecker Street, in the East Village.

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Drum kit

A drum kit, drum set, trap set, or just drums is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played/struck by a single player.

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Ecstatic Peace!

Ecstatic Peace! is a record label based in Easthampton, Massachusetts, founded in 1981 by Sonic Youth member Thurston Moore.

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Glenn Branca

Glenn Branca (born October 6, 1948) is an American avant-garde composer and guitarist known for his use of volume, alternative guitar tunings, repetition, droning, and the harmonic series.

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Lynne Tillman

Lynne Tillman (born 1947) is a novelist, short story writer, and cultural critic.

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Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the official mascot of The Walt Disney Company.

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Neutral Records

Neutral Records is an independent record label.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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No wave

No wave was an underground music, Super 8 film, performance art, video art, and contemporary art scene that had its beginnings during the late 1970s through the mid-1980s in downtown New York City.

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Photographer

A photographer (the Greek φῶς (phos), meaning "light", and γραφή (graphê), meaning "drawing, writing", together meaning "drawing with light") is a person who takes photographs.

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Post-punk

Post-punk is a type of rock music that paralleled and emerged from the punk rock movement of the 1970s.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or simply punk) is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine

Launched from the Lower East Side, Manhattan, in 1983 as a subscription only bimonthly publication, the Tellus cassette series took full advantage of the popular cassette medium to promote cutting-edge downtown music, documenting the New York scene and advancing experimental composers of the time – the first 2 issues being devoted to NY artists from the downtown no wave scene.

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The Manhattans

The Manhattans are an American popular R&B vocal group.

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The Raincoats

The Raincoats are a British post-punk band.

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The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera is a "play with music", translated by German dramatist Elisabeth Hauptmann from John Gay's 18th-century English ballad opera, The Beggar's Opera, with music by Kurt Weill, and insertion ballads by François Villon and Rudyard Kipling as adapted by Bertolt Brecht.

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Theoretical Girls

Theoretical Girls were a New York no wave band formed by Glenn Branca and Jeff Lohn (a conceptual artist and composer) that existed from 1977 to 1981.

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Toy piano

The toy piano, also known as the kinderklavier (child's keyboard), is a small piano-like musical instrument.

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Ukulele

The ukulele (from ukulele; British English: ukelele) sometimes abbreviated to uke, is a member of the lute family of instruments; it generally employs four nylon or gut strings or four courses of strings.

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99 Records

99 Records (pronounced Nine Nine) was an American independent record label, active from 1980 to 1984.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y_Pants

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