New York Rocker was a punk rock new wave magazine founded by Alan Betrock in 1976. Betrock left the magazine in 1978, and Andy Schwartz took over as editor until 1982. In 1979, it had a circulation of 20,000.
Ira Kaplan, guitarist and singer for Yo La Tengo, was a critic for the magazine. The dB's wrote and recorded the song, "I Read New York Rocker" in tribute to the magazine and recorded several demos in the magazine's offices.
This is the cover of the 39th issue of the magazine.
*Each sign is handcrafted individually, so keep in mind that the final result may vary slightly.
To be technical...
- Size: 29x36cm
- Thickness: 7mm
- Material: Recycled Wood (MDF)