Category Archives: New Wave

The Suburbs : Don’t Do Me Any Favors

As I have posted before, The Suburbs have been one of my favorite bands of all time. So, when they originally broke up in 1987, it killed me. This was the last song that they released and was only released … Continue reading

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The Wallets : Totally Nude

Today’s post comes with sadness in my heart. Late last night, I found out that Steve Kramer of The Wallets passed away while at the Sundance Festival. Steve was the founder of the Wallets, who were a quirky, art band … Continue reading

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Wang Chung : Dance Hall Days

My second concert ever was The Cars at The Met Center. Now, The Cars were great, and anyone who was at that show during the Heartbeat City tour can attest, it was a great, theatrical show, even if the The … Continue reading

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General Public : Tenderness

Well, after Transmission last friday, I have slipped into my retro mode again. And I was really surprised that I never posted this song before, as it has always been one of my favorites! I was a big fan of … Continue reading

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The Suburbs : Rattle My Bones

Today is a band, who I have posted before, but was also influenced by yesterday’s band, the Suicide Commandos. The Suburbs had to be one of my favorite bands growing up, they were amazing live, and I must have seen … Continue reading

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Depeche Mode : Enjoy the Silence

As a big fan of 80’s new wave, there’s no way that I could not be a fan of Depeche Mode. But the thing is, everyone knows them because of People are People, and they are just so much more … Continue reading

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Oingo Boingo : Who Do You Want To Be

With Halloween coming up, I have to post about one of my favorite bands that was always associated with Halloween, in that they did an annual Halloween show. They were always fascinated by death, and the mexican traditions that surround … Continue reading

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