Category Archives: Richard Hell

Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore Talks Poetry with Daniel Kane

The musician Thurston Moore — one of the founders of the groundbreaking experimental rock band Sonic Youth — has deep and long-standing ties to the New York School of poets, and to avant-garde poetics more broadly.  After all, he did recently record a song called “Frank O’Hara … Continue reading

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Richard Hell, reading at the University of Sussex in the UK (2/4/14)

For those of you in, or passing through, England, the poet and musician Richard Hell (who I’ve posted about before) will be reading at the University of Sussex in Brighton on February 4, 2014. Here is some information about the … Continue reading

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Richard Hell and the Vanishing East Village

Via Harriet, here is an interesting little piece from the Wall Street Journal on the East Village apartment where poet and musician Richard Hell has lived since the 1970s.  One of the founders of the iconic 70s New York band Television and … Continue reading

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