Tag: new wave

Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “New Wave: Dare to Be Different”

It’s a little difficult to be completely objective after watching New Wave:  Dare To Be Different, the story of WLIR radio, from...

Music, What's THAT Supposed to Mean?

What’s THAT Supposed to Mean?: Blondie, “Long Time”

Some people get crankier when they get older. They drift off and sit in front of whatever TV shows best reinforce their stereotypes and...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Butch Vig of Garbage

"We're like three nerdy brothers and their geeky sister!" ...

Book Reviews, Books, Music, Popdose

BOOK REVIEW: “Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists & Songs That Defined The 1980’s” by Lori Majewski & Jonathan Bernstein

  This book is a proverbial “Top Of The Pops” greatest hits – most of which can be looked upon with a warm nostalgic...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 10

We’re letting the music do the talking for the most part, this week — because this stretch of Disc Three is all killer, no filler! Or,...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 1

Welcome to OMG!, our brand-new roundtable series, where a gathering of your favorite Popdose writers (and, um, Jack Feerick) come together...

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 10 Colin Moulding XTC Songs

Let's take a look back at the 10 finest moments from XTC's catalog as written by Colin Moulding....


Here’s Something Else!: Talking Heads’ essential weirdness made perfect sense

The Talking Heads emerged weird, polished that weirdness, and let the world catch up....

Be Bop Deluxe

Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Be Bop Deluxe

Chris Holmes provides an overview of '70s rock band Be Bop Deluxe. Led by guitarist extraordinaire Bill Nelson, Be Bop Deluxe produced...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “1981 (Part Two)”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last week we hung out with the rocker crowd from 1981, and this week it’s time to see what the new wave kids...

Wall of Voodoo

Music, Popdose Guides

Wall of Voodoo: An Appreciation

The pop music landscape is littered with bands whose time in the limelight was cruelly short. And let’s be honest, most of them...


Future Retro, Music

Future Retro: Blue Angel with Cyndi Lauper

The early musical output of popular artists is the stuff of semi-legend and fan obsession — Aretha Franklin’s Columbia...