Theoretical Girls were a major group in New York no wave, but their reputation mainly rests on one small-run 45 containing two songs that was issued on their own Theoretical Records imprint in 1978.
The 19 selections heard on this disc, the first release from Acute Records, vastly improves Theoretical Girls' fortunes, albeit more than 20 years late.
It constitutes a treasure trove of classic New York no wave that anyone interested in this genre will want.Theoretical Girls were led by guitarist, keyboardist, and singer Jeffrey Lohn and featured future legendary New York producer Wharton Tiers on drums, Glenn Branca on guitar, and avant-garde composer Margaret De Wys on keyboards and bass. Millie," the track included from the single, is an acknowledged classic of the genre and makes its bow on CD here.Some may believe, if they are aware of the late-'70s New York no wave scene at all, that the genre begins and ends with the Brian Eno-produced compilation No New York.But only four bands are found on that album, and in truth there were dozens of New York-based groups that fell into the no wave category represented only by a single or two, a ROIR cassette, or nothing.While we will cover reissues here, our focus will be on music that’s not being pushed by a PR firm.
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Theoretical Girls was a New York band formed by Glenn Branca and Jeff Lohn that existed from 1977 to early 1979.
Glenn Branca and Jeffrey Lohn were both songwriters for this band.
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It released one single which had some attention in E…
Hopefully, the Acute release will help to improve matters all around.