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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 1: 100 - 81
27 Sep 2015 // 8:02 PM
Beginning today and continuing all week, we present one critic's best punk, post-punk, new wave, college rock, underground, modern rock, goth, industrial, new romantic, ska, power pop, hardcore, and indie rock of the '80s.
Are We Not New Wave?: Modern Pop at the Turn of the 1980s
21 Jul 2011 // 9:55 PM
In the early '80s, new wave’s most successful acts -- groups like the Cars, the Police, the Talking Heads, and newcomers the Go-Go’s -- had established themselves among the upper echelon of critically acclaimed and top-selling rock artists.
Dandy Pop Highwaymen: Adam and the Ants' "Stand and Deliver"
20 Oct 2010 // 3:00 AM
This riveting tune by the New Wave icons remains a potent reminder of the power of a well-written three-minute pop single.