Minimalist New Wave Punk Tunes Bridged the Gap

There was a bridge between the New Wave of the early 80’s and the Punk Rock of the late 70’s and it was minimalist: a tongue in cheek melancholy with a hard edge, and it came from artists and bands like Joe Jackson, Stray Cats, Elvis Costello, the Pretenders, Squeeze, the Boomtown Rats, the Police, […]