New York New Rock

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

New York New Rock TV, a popular TV show on Manhattan Cable, 1990-2000.

New York New Rock TV
New York City Rock Live Music Scene
from 1990 until 2000.
Producer, director Wolfgang Busch.

Youtube link to all the bands.

New York New Rock TV
was a very popular 
TV show on New York City's Manhattan Cable TV from 1990 until 2000.

With a rock band archive of over 600 bands videotaped in clubs like Limelight, Cat Club, CBGB's, China Club, Danceteria, Beowolf, The Grand, The Bitter End, Hot Rod, Zone dk, The Marquee, Tilt, Hard Rock Cafe, Tattoo, New Music Cafe, The Fez, Roadhouse, Cafe AGOGO, The Ritz, Irving Plaza, Continental Divide, Birdlands, Central Park, Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park, Wetlands, The Cooler, The Supper Club, L'Amour East, Time Cafe, Kenny's Castaways, The Vault, The Pyramid, The Rock Ridge Saloon, Wetlands.

In 1987, while Wolfgang Busch was working at the America’s largest musicians union, the Local 802, he created a non-profit organization New York New Rock, producing and directing New York New Rock TV, a 10 years long public access TV show in Manhattan, reaching 250,000 households weekly.

Its mission was to give exposure, educate and showcase the local un-signed talents of up-coming Rock, R&B and Dance bands to industry leaders and to promote bands on independent and major record labels. Wolfgang showcased  musicians connected to grass root organizations such as the Black Rock Coalition, Christian Musicians United, Women in Music, The Gay & Lesbian American Music Awards (GLAMA), OutMusic and the Staten Island Rock Coalition.  

During this 10 year time period Wolfgang was gaining hands on experience in the entertainment business, videotaping over 600 bands live, and produced over 400 TV shows for New York New Rock TV. 

Some of the TV highlights include local icons Skin & Bones, Phoebe L├ęgere, Carboy, TM Stevens, Jon Dunmore, Larry Mitchell, Sweet Convulsions, Sunshine Blind, Loretta's Doll, Darryl Hell, Bile, Sister Machine Gun, EBN, The Ancestors, the Ancients, Shoot the Doctor, arena rock bands UFO, Robin Trower, Bay City Rollers, Ned’s Atomic Dustbin and Nina Hagen.  Interviews with GWAR, Hilly Crystal from CBGB's, Shriekback, Gods Child, Ronnie Montrose and R&B band Ian Neville, Latin music superstar Mambo King Tito Puente, Joe Cuba, Jose Feliciano and Willie Villegas.

The dedicated volunteers behind the scene of New York New Rock: 
Zecca, Ivy Markety, Jordyn Thiessen from WBAI, Sharon Lee Caddick, Patrick Inzetta, Steve Shrebernick, John Culkin from Citirock and ELA Studios, Donna Eckhardt, Jack Pavlik from Sweet Convulsions and the East Coast Rocker, Marc Scarpa, Steve, Marylin from the Black Rock Coalition, Sal Baldino from the Christian Musicians United, Clair O'Conner from Limelight, Gabriel Rotello, Michael T, Gaye Carleton, Willie Villegas, John Tolve, Eddie Fuentez, George.

GWAR interview by Wolfgang Busch at L'Amour East in Brooklyn NY.
Special thanks to Steve Shrebernick.

Local Heroes

Music by Larry Mitchell, featuring video clips by: 
Phoebe Legere, Skin & Bones, Adam Bomb, TM Stevens, Karen Black, Broomhilda, Ryo Kawasaki, Carboy, Hilly Kristal, Steve Stevens, EBN, John Kelly, Von Lmo, Darryl Hell, The Gift, Zecca, Michael T., World Bang, Sweet Convulsions, Changing Bodies, Gluegun, Loretta's Doll, Michael Brighton, Baby Strange, The 4 Horseman, The Bogmen, Thom Jack, Women in Music, Jo Jo, Oomph, Denn Vetta, The Ancesters, Tolve, The Ex-Idols, Ivy Markety, The Eye Camera, Sister Machine Gun, God's Child, Lucy's Fur Coat, Vampire In The Sun, Barbara Powell, Page, Gerrard, The Prayer, Ronnie Montrose, Steve Stevens, Robin Trower, Ian Neville, Nina Hagen.

The Gay & Lesbian American Music Awards
Ani DiFranco, B 52's, Deborah Harry, Lipsynca, 
hosted by Darryl Hell and Wolfgang Busch.

Over 500 bands performing live in New York City during the 89's and 90's.

Original Demo Cassettes from bands who performed live in New York City during the 80's and 90's.

To all the Band
please contact Wolfgang if you would like to be included in the New York New Rock documentary or any questions you may have. Thank you.

New York New Rock TV
Wolfgang Busch