No Wave: Post-Punk. Underground. New York. 1976-1980. is an oral account of Manhattan's mid-1970s No Wave music scene. Moore, a founding member of the band Sonic Youth, and Coley, a music writer and editor, identify the likes of Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, DNA, Contortions and Mars as the "core bands" that built No Wave as well as the lesser known acts such as The Gynecologists, Theoretical Girls and Boris Policeband. The book features extensive interviews and a trove of black and white photography.