Paul Tschinkel's "Innertube - New York Music New York" was a public access video show that ran from 1979-1984 in Manhattan. He shot some incredible performances by the likes of DNA, the Contortions, the Cramps, the Waitresses, and many more. A short bio about Paul can be read here. His longest running project, ART/New York, a video series on contemporary New York-based artists can be seen here.
James Chance & the Contortions, Max's Kansas City, 1979
Klaus Nomi interview, 1982
New York New Wave at P.S. 1 - "The Armory Show of the 80s," 1981
Eight Eyed Spy with Lydia Lunch, Nick Zedd's film "They Eat Scum" (1979) and Howie Zowie, 1983
Johnny Thunders, Klaus Nomi and Jayne County, 1982
The Waitresses (Irving Plaza) & the Cramps (Mudd Club), 1981