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  • Type: Band
  • Hometown: New York, NY
  • Active: Unknown - Unknown
  • Number of gigs played: 1
  • Number of other acts played with: 3
Sceneroller, Health Hen, Hazel Archer Ginsberg, Frank Settembrini
About This Act

From NY Times, August 1, 1984:

Health Hen, one of many struggling Lower East Side bands, put out their first record, a four-song EP, themselves. ''. . . It's Obvious'' (Twist- O-Flex Records, 647 East 11th Street, N2, New York City 10009) has some rough edges, but at its best, this band is creating a pungently individual style, with the bassist Frank Settembrini playing almost like a jazz bassist, plucking koto-like high harmonies that blend interestingly with Philip Armetta's aggressively dissonant guitar chording. These musicians have been influenced, particularly rhythmically, by the wave- rhythms of free-jazz, whether directly or from other electric bands.

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From Brooklyn Rail:

"... ome band called Health Hen that spray-painted stencils of chicken tracks and old-style black dial telephones."

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