Tag Archives: New Wave

AUDIO: Xposed 4heads – “Watch Out”

Art rock band Xposed 4heads’ latest is a fun dance-pop tune about running around hiding from authority. The robotic-alien chorus repeatedly shouts for us to watch our backs because “they’re” setting traps and stopping at nothing. It’s delightfully vague yet vigilant. You can hear how much fun the band likely had with this one; Xposed 4heads has been running for

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VIDEO: Xposed 4Heads – “Slack It”

The music of Xposed 4Heads has, for decades, been found as delightfully weird. The band, which originally made their debut in 1982, and has revitalized itself in recent years, takes a heavy influence from the then contemporary new wave craze of the time, most notably synth/art/avante garde rock legends DEVO. “Slack It’, and it’s amusingly unique video, has another connection

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AUDIO: Loco Los Featuring Alexzander and Zach Williams – “New Wave”

There’s easing into a new year, and then there’s kicking down the door. DDH’s Loco Los, Alexzander, and Zach Williams did the latter, with a monster new track, “New Wave”. With a dark, huge sounding beat as their canvas, the DDH emcees absolutely kill it, making it well known that they’re not playing games anymore. We’ve been checking out what

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International Clash Day: The Best Of The Clash’s LPs

Today is, according to the Internet, International Clash Day; a celebration of one of punk’s most influential groups. More importantly, it’s an excuse for me to go through The Clash’s entire discography and pick out my favorite songs for you. These are, to me, the songs that make The Clash sound what it is. So let’s dissect the playlist in

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Allen’s Weird 80’s New Wave Playlist

*Disclaimer: I was born in 1990. If I get any cultural references wrong, don’t be mad at me. I’m trying. I have often said that if I grew up in the 80’s, I would’ve totally been a new wave kid. Complete with day-glo, Vision Street Wear, and hair that defied gravity in many ways. With that said, I have a

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AUDIO: Radio Ready: Wisconsin – Lost Power Pop Hits 1979​​-​​1982

For those of you that don’t know, part of my earliest exposure to the Milwaukee music scene came in the form of my dad’s limited collection of vinyl, video, and party flyers. I’m not exactly sure how it started, but he and his siblings hung out with Jerome Brisch, AKA Presley Haskel of The Haskels, one of Milwaukee’s premier punk

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