R.kane band history: Young Hegelians, 1979, New York City Lobots, 1980, NYC Ugligens, 1980, NYC Fakir, 1981, NYC White Harlem, 1982, NYC Sonic Youth, sub. Drummer, Mudd Club, July 1982, NYC Inhalants, 1992-94, Austin r.kane, solo project, 2006-2007, Austin notes from an r.kane companion: In grad school, I fell in with the wrong crowd. Well, it wasn't exactly a crowd--let's say, the wrong tiny little group of misfits. Cockroach-fashion, we made minimal appearances during daylight but prowled around endlessly all night. And no matter where we went--CBGB aka Your Band Plays for Beer, Mudd Club aka David Byrne's Place, Tier 3 with it's tiny dance floor, Hurrah where my videos first made money, Max's Kansas City, Pyramid, Irving Plaza, Palladium, Studio--it required changing trains several times before we'd arrive back at the dorm. The clock would chime 2 a.m., maybe 3...then like black-leather-encased Cinderellas, we'd hurry to the platform...if we'd stayed too late, then it would be an hour or more wait as the endless squealing garbage trains crawled uptown before we would finally, gratefully, step into a broiling hot, graffiti-covered mugger express that would often break down before reaching 23rd Street.