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Al Margolis

Al MARGOLIS has performed and recorded for the past twenty-two years as sound-artist If, Bwana.

A Pre-History of Live Experimental Music in Brooklyn

The New York Times has just published a piece about the renaissance of rock clubs in New York City in the post-CBGB era, citing Brooklyn as “the biggest growth area.” Well, twenty years ago there may have been musicians living in Brooklyn, but you certainly couldn’t get anyone to come into Brooklyn to see music. How do I know? We tried.


The Brooklyn Rail

MARCH 2023

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