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Gary Wilson emerged from New York's DIY movement with 1977's proto-New Wave masterpiece You Think You Really Know Me, an extraordinary record which has been known to suck unprepared new listeners in like a drug and never let go. Shortly after its limited release its...

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Sofie's “Truth of the Matter“ with Gary Wilson

“Truth of the Matter” is the second single from Sofie, with a video directed by Ross Harris and Folerio Milano, starring Sofie with Gary Wilson.... Read More

Gary Wilson - Music for Piano, 1994 (Video)

Circa 1994 Video: Bernie Allen Music & Performance: Gary Wilson Read More

Gary Wilson Direct To Disc LP + Video

IN THE STORE: GARY WILSON DIRECT TO DISC Limited edition single LP, recorded live, directly to vinyl. Gary Wilson. Born Endicott NY 1953. Picks up... Read More

Stones Throw Direct-to-Disc #2: Gary Wilson, The Stepkids, May 28th in Los Angeles

Update: ticket giveaway has ended. In celebration of Stones Throw Records 15-year anniversary, we are mounting a series of shows with various Stones Throw artists... Read More

Something about Gary Wilson is different...

Something about Gary Wilson is different. Many photos show him wrapped in plastic wrap. “I have always wrapped myself up with something when performing,” he... Read More

Gary Wilson

Gary Wilson emerged from New York's DIY movement with 1977's proto-New Wave masterpiece You Think You Really Know Me, an extraordinary record which has been known to suck unprepared new listeners in like a drug and never let go. Shortly after its limited release its creator simply vanished. In the 25-year wake before he was found again, Gary's small-town opus had spread by word-of-mouth and indie radio to inspire a whole new generation of musicians and producers with his bizarre songs and personal musical vision. His cult following includes Beck, who shouts him out in "Where It's At (Two Turntables And A Microphone)", The Roots’ ?uestlove, Simpsons creator Matt Groening, and of course, Stones Throw’s Peanut Butter Wolf. The re-release You Think You Really Know Me in 2002 won him accolades in The New York Times and culminated in sold-out shows in New York and Los Angeles. Gary Wilson has continued making music in the years following his "disappearance." His re-emergence in the world coincided with his 2004 release on Stones Throw titled Mary Had Brown Hair.