GoNightclubbing website: www.gonightclubbing.com
Songs used in the episode: Various clips from the GoNightclubbing Archive (performances by Richard Hell, Bad Brains, The Cramps, Tish and Snooky with Stiletto Fads)"Blank Generation" by Richard Hell"Judy is a Punk" by the RamonesMTV theme song
"The Gonightclubbing Archive is the definitive visual record of the New York punk scene from 1977-1981. It is an unparalleled collection of 82 bands videotaped during 112 performances, as well as 27 on-camera interviews, video art installations and thousands of photographs and pages of ephemera that chronicle the era. It is housed at New York University’s Fales Library/Downtown collection."
Today we talk with Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers, the creators of Gonightclubbing, about New York City in the 1970s and today, music videos before MTV, and punk as a modern "Renaissance".