NO GUTS, NO GALAXY is a weekly series of artist-curated slideshows that expand upon the diverse subjects addressed in RAMMΣLLZΣΣ: Racing for Thunder, such as, the Downtown scene, early hip-hop and performance, Afrofuturism and cosmology, the mythology of Gothic Futurism, and the coercive power of language.
Event Description: An evening of musical memories, stories, mad scratching and '80's cross genre ambience, with rare photographs from Noyuri Tokiwa and members of DCC (Founder Stuart Argabright and DJ Nick Taylor aka DJ High Priest), spanning their iconic early 80s shows at Danceteria to the late aughts in Japan and Europe.
Photos by Noyuri Tokiwa, Timothy Saccenti, Michael Diekmann, and Stuart Argabright.
Music multiverse provided special by Nick Taylor & Stuart Argabright.
Stuart Argabright is a producer and director who has been working in music and multimedias in NYC since 1978. Stuart has created The Futants, Ike Yard, Dominatrix (with their infamous cult club track Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight), DCC aka Death Comet Crew, The Voodooists, Black Rain and more.
Since the late 1970’s and early 1980’s up to the present, Nick Taylor has been an original member of two New York City musical bands; Gray and Death Comet Crew. Respectively Jean-Michel Basquiat and The Rammellzee were featured in both. Taylor has produced many tracks for film and in April 2018, produced music live in a concert at the Modern Museum of Art in New York City.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Timothy Saccenti.