Dec 5, 2012

Nightclubbing with the Bush Tetras

By all reports, last week's Bush Tetras record release gig at Le Poisson Rouge was a huge success. Who would have thought that this band could or would last 30 years? With the recent release of their latest album, Happy, via ROIR, the Bush Tetras are on a roll. This week, Pat & Emily from Nightclubbing look back at the early days of the band - when "Too Many Creeps" was a New York radio staple, and a finding a fur coat might mean paying your rent for a month or two instead of having to work a straight job while pursuing your art. Plus, we get to see the band performing at Danceteria in 1980...
BT's live at Hurrah (1980) by Eugene Merinov

“You don’t need a million to look like a million!” So went the tagline touting Ritz Furs in a ubiquitous late night commercial that ran throughout the ’70s and ’80s. Ladies were urged to sell their skins or buy them second-hand at a fraction of the price because, like the man said, “Some women ski in St. Moritz; other women just look that way.” Continued here.

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