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GLENN MORROW STILL RECORDING AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

Glenn Morrow celebrates 30 Years of Signing New Bands
Morrow’s Band Cry for Help performs April 16  in JC

 

By Darren Paltrowitz

Glenn Morrow Bar None
Glenn Morrow of Bar/None Records (far left)
and his Cry for Help band-mates (clockwise from top)
Ron Metz, Mike Rosenberg, and Ric Sherman.

As the owner of the Hoboken-based record label Bar/None Records, Glenn Morrow has accomplished many amazing things in the music business. Not only the original label for They Might Be Giants, Freedy Johnston and Of Montreal, Bar/None has handled high-profile releases for Yo La Tengo, Puffy Amiyumi, Juliana Hatfield, and Alex Chilton. Founded in 1986, Bar/None celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, having recently moved back to Hoboken after a few years in Weehawken.

Morrow – whose band Glenn Morrow’s Cry for Help plays Jersey City’s Monty Hall on April 16 with The Waco Brothers – spoke to River View Observer about what’s ahead for both Bar/None and the local music scene as a whole. Immediately following the Q&A, Morrow headed to the recording studio of Elk City drummer Ray Ketchem in Montclair to work on the next Cry for Help album.

RVO: Bar/None recently moved back to Hoboken after some years in Weehawken, what is it that keeps you based in this area? Continue reading GLENN MORROW STILL RECORDING AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

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