The East Village ain’t what it used to be. Less punk rock and fewer dirty needles, more hipster cafes and vape bars. Fortunately, Public Access T.V., one of the few rock groups to come out of the Village in recent years, are committed students of the old school.
Living in morbid, fly-and-rat infested filth? Check. Making the rock star's transition from hard drugs to macrobiotic dieting? Check.
Having your East Village apartment explode while you're on tour? Wait...yep, check. Such is the life of Public Access T.V. — the break out indie group, composed of Jon Eatherly, Xan Aird, Pete Star, and Max Peebles— they're leading the rock n' roll lifestyle of yesteryear. CONVICTS caught up with the group to chat crafting larger-than-life myths, the changing character of the Village, and how the darkest hours often yield the brightest results.