Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever

Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever

Will Hermes


Punk rock and hip-hop. Disco and salsa. The loft jazz scene and the downtown composers often called Minimalists. within the mid-1970s, ny urban was once a laboratory the place all of the significant forms of glossy track have been reinvented―block by means of block, via musicians who knew, sought after, and borrowed from each other. Crime was once in every single place, the govt. used to be broke, and the infrastructure was once collapsing. yet hire was once affordable, and the probabilities for musical exploration have been limitless.
Love is going to structures on hearth is the 1st ebook to inform the whole tale of the era's song scenes and the exceptional and amazing methods they intersected. From New Year's Day 1973 to New Year's Eve 1977, the e-book strikes panoramically from post-Dylan Greenwich Village, to the arson-scarred South Bronx barrios the place salsa and hip-hop have been created, to the reduce new york lofts the place jazz and classical tune have been reimagined, to ramshackle golf equipment like CBGB and the Gallery, the place rock and dance tune have been hot-wired for a brand new generation.

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