This Video Takes You Inside Detroit’s Forgotten ’80s New Wave Club Scene
We were just as surprised.
Despite sounding slightly weird, the Motor City had a pretty vibrant new wave movement in the ’80s. Emerging from from the city’s punk scene, new wavers would congregate around clubs like Asylum and Liedernacht to leave their mild-mannered corporate day jobs behind. This side of Detroit’s club culture heritage is less documented these days. Fortunately a TV program called “Good Afternoon Detroit” managed to capture some of it on film.
Check it out here.