New Wave Articles
Remembering Andy Rourke: The Smiths bassist has passed away aged 59
Remembering the brilliant Andy Rourke, bassist of Manchester legends The Smiths after his passing on 19th May 2023
Live review: Belinda Carlisle at Manchester Academy
Belinda Carlisle turned Manchester Academy into Heaven with an electrifying setlist made up of nonstop hits – supported by The Christians
Blondie en-Rapture their Manchester audience with a spectacular set
Blondie bring a whirlwind of greatest hits to Manchester cementing their star status. Sarah Taylor reviews.
Hook present new single, ‘I Want to See You Tonight’
Alex Cooper reviews latest single ‘I Want to See You Tonight’ by Dublin Trio Hook.
Live Review: The Psychedelic Furs at Manchester Academy 2
A review of The Psychedelic Furs’ show at Manchester Academy 2 by Jessica Bagley.
In conversation with Blondie’s Clem Burke
Ahead of their Spring UK tour, the iconic Blondie drummer discusses the legacy of Heart of Glass, playing with the Ramones, and his upcoming memoir.
INTERNATIONAL FILM: Japanese New Wave – An introduction
Exploring the facets and films that made up the Japanese New Wave, Jason Fox introduces one of the most exciting movements of cinematic history
Film History: New Wave
When we think of Paris now, we think of thin women, baguettes and the Eiffel Tower. Rewind several decades to the 1940s and we begin to see it wasn’t all that. From 1946 to 1958, the Fourth Republic of France was in its post-war operation (the Nazis had left and American films were once again allowed to be shown).