Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong began restoration of their GoNightclubbing Archive in the spring of 2012. Most of the video recording in the archive had remained unseen since the early 1980’s. The original video recordings were made on ½” reel-to-reel, ¾” cassette, Betamax, mini-DV, beta SP, and VHS.
Ivers and Armstrong blogged the restoration process first for the NY Times online site, The Local East Village and then for New York Magazine’s Bowery to Bedford. Their posts are a rich multimedia mix of stories, interviews, videos, photographs and ephemera that establish the artists as the premier historians of the NY punk rock scene.