Ian Dury And The Blockheads

10 Songs: What rock nyc Is Listening To 1-28-14

By Iman Lababedi | January 28, 2014

Gender bending sexual confusion reached a height on this proto-type for the Smiths and huge huge huge influence on generations of pop singers still to come, there is a sweet twist to its emotional destituteness thoroughly original and completely fascinating – A

Essential New Wave Tracks, Part I

By Steve Crawford | January 19, 2014

As punk music croaked commercially in the U.S. in the late ‘70s, its safer kid sister, “new wave,” was introduced as an alternative marketing term. What exactly was “new wave”? Everything that had a beat and wasn’t metal was thrown into that category at one point