Theodore Cateforis's Are We Not New Wave?: Modern Pop at the Turn of the 1980s PDF

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By Theodore Cateforis

ISBN-10: 0472034707

ISBN-13: 9780472034703

ISBN-10: 0472115553

ISBN-13: 9780472115556

“Are We no longer New Wave? is destined to develop into the definitive examine of recent wave music.”

—Mark Spicer, coeditor of Sounding Out Pop

New wave emerged on the flip of the Eighties as a pop track move forged within the snapshot of punk rock’s sneering demeanor, but rendered extra obtainable and complex. Artists reminiscent of the autos, Devo, the speaking Heads, and the Human League leapt into the head forty with a unique sound that broke with the staid rock clichés of the Seventies and pointed the right way to a extra smooth pop style.

In Are We no longer New Wave? Theo Cateforis offers the 1st musical and cultural heritage of the hot wave flow, charting its upward push out of mid-1970s punk to its ubiquitous early Nineteen Eighties MTV presence and downfall within the mid-1980s. The ebook additionally explores the meanings in the back of the music’s designated traits—its attribute whiteness and anxiousness; its playful irony, digital melodies, and crossover experimentations. Cateforis strains new wave’s smooth sensibilities again to the space-age patron tradition of the overdue 1950s/early 1960s.

Three many years after its upward thrust and fall, new wave’s effect looms huge over the modern pop scene, recycled and celebrated not just in reunion excursions,  VH1 nostalgia specials, and “80s evening” dance golf equipment yet within the song of artists as various as Rihanna, girl Gaga, Miley Cyrus, and the Killers.

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