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Theo & the Skyscrapers

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Theo & The Skyscrapers
Theo & the Skyscrapers live December 16, 2005.
Theo & the Skyscrapers live December 16, 2005.
Background information
OriginNew York City, USA
LabelsDark Daddy Records
  • Theo Kogan
  • Sean Pierce
  • Chris Kling
  • Dimitry Makhnosky

Theo & the Skyscrapers are an experimental electronic band from New York City consisting of Theo Kogan (formerly of the band Lunachicks, and also a model and actress),[1][2][3] Sean Pierce (of Toilet Böys), Chris Kling and Dimitry Makhnosky. Their sound has also been described as "a cross breed of new wave and metal".[4] and a "gloriously trashy technicolor electro-clash disco cabaret, with quirky art-punk and metallic overtones."[5]

In the fall of 2003, Theo and her husband, Sean, met Chris and Dimitry and Theo & the Skyscrapers was formed.[6] The band released Theo and the Skyscrapers in 2006 and So Many Ways to Die in 2007 on their record label, Dark Daddy Records.[7]

The band are involved in a video installation/rock performance called Screen Test by Rob Roth, who also did several of their music videos.[8][9]




  1. ^ Sanneh, Kelefa (August 20, 2006). "THE WEEK AHEAD: Aug. 20 - 26; POP/JAZZ". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "New York Cool - Feature - Theo Kogan". newyorkcool.com. Archived from the original on 2007-02-05.
  3. ^ http://www.prickmag.net/theoskyscrapersfeature.html New York Cool
  4. ^ http://www.ink19.com/issues/july2006/eventReviews/theoSkyscrapers.html Ink19
  5. ^ http://www.scenepointblank.com/reviews/2105 Scenepointblank
  6. ^ http://www.gothictheatre.com/artists/detail/theo-and-the-skyscrapers Gothic Theatre
  7. ^ http://www.cduniverse.com/search/xx/music/artist/Theo%20&%20The%20Skyscrapers/a/Theo%20&%20The%20Skyscrapers.htm CDuniverse
  8. ^ http://brooklynrocks.blogspot.com/2008/01/screen-test-interview-w-rob-roth-theo.html Brooklynrocks blog
  9. ^ http://www.onewaymagazine.com/owrecommends_19-1289.html