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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.

Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s
15 May 2014 // 8:10 PM

Mad World celebrates the New Wave music phenomenon of the ‘80s via new interviews with 35 of the most notable artists of the period including Duran Duran, New Order, the Smiths and here, OMD.


Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark: History of Modern
30 Sep 2010 // 4:00 PM

The British synthesizer veterans do their best to sabotage their own comeback album.

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark: Dazzle Ships
16 Apr 2008 // 5:02 PM

OMD's concept album about Cold War-era technology and tension was a flop upon its original release in 1983. But seen through modern eyes, it's a brilliant precursor to OK Computer.


OMD Will Release New Album, 'English Electric', in April
13 Jan 2013 // 11:11 PM

A sublime reason for early Monday happiness... a brand new OMD album is on the way April 9th that the duo describes as a "12-track letter to technology, space, love".

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - "History of Modern (Part I)" (video)
16 Feb 2011 // 1:00 AM

Here is the official video for OMD's latest single, one of the two title tracks for last year's History of Modern. It was directed by

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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