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Meet me in the bathroom : rebirth and rock and roll in New York City, 2001-2011 / Lizzy Goodman.

By: Goodman, Elizabeth, 1980- [author.].
Publisher: New York, NY : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Edition: First edition.Description: xvii, 621 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062233097; 0062233092.Other title: Rebirth and rock and roll in New York City, 2001-2011.Subject(s): Rock music -- New York (State) -- New York -- 2001-2010 -- History and criticism | Rock musicians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews | New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 21st century | Yeah Yeah Yeahs (Musical group) | Strokes (Musical group) | White Stripes (Musical group)Additional physical formats: Online version:: Meet me in the bathroom.
Contents:
Nostalgia for an hour ago -- The class of 2001 -- The new global underground -- Birth of Brooklyn -- "New York, I love you but you're bringing me down."
Summary: "Meet Me in the Bathroom charts the transformation of the New York music scene in the first decade of the 2000s, the bands behind it--including The Strokes, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem, Interpol, and Vampire Weekend-- and the cultural forces that shaped it, from the Internet to a booming real estate market that forced artists out of the Lower East Side to Williamsburg. Drawing on 200 original interviews with James Murphy, Julian Casablancas, Karen O, Ezra Koenig, and many others musicians, artists, journalists, bloggers, photographers, managers, music executives, groupies, models, movie stars, and DJs who lived through this explosive time, journalist Lizzy Goodman offers a fascinating portrait of a time and a place that gave birth to a new era in modern rock-and-roll."--Amazon.com
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Includes index.

Nostalgia for an hour ago -- The class of 2001 -- The new global underground -- Birth of Brooklyn -- "New York, I love you but you're bringing me down."

"Meet Me in the Bathroom charts the transformation of the New York music scene in the first decade of the 2000s, the bands behind it--including The Strokes, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem, Interpol, and Vampire Weekend-- and the cultural forces that shaped it, from the Internet to a booming real estate market that forced artists out of the Lower East Side to Williamsburg. Drawing on 200 original interviews with James Murphy, Julian Casablancas, Karen O, Ezra Koenig, and many others musicians, artists, journalists, bloggers, photographers, managers, music executives, groupies, models, movie stars, and DJs who lived through this explosive time, journalist Lizzy Goodman offers a fascinating portrait of a time and a place that gave birth to a new era in modern rock-and-roll."--Amazon.com

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