The New Wave Photos of Philippe Carly
February 17, 2005 1:28 PM   Subscribe

The New Wave Photos of Philippe Carly. The Belgian native photographed just about every punk, new wave, goth, etc., band that played in Europe in the late 1970s and through the 1980s. There is a veritable horn o' plenty of concert photos to ogle with supposedly more on the way.
posted by NoMich (14 comments total)
BEAUTIFUL pictures of Siouxsie and the Banshees and Sisters of Mercy. Wow.
posted by mrbill at 1:43 PM on February 17, 2005

mmmmm. tastes great with this.
posted by nequalsone at 1:49 PM on February 17, 2005

Wow, thanks for posting this NoMich!

It's great to see Carly's work collected in one spot. A few of these are like old friends, including the unflattering pic of Ian Curtis on the cover of Joy Division's Heart and Soul box set.
posted by njm at 1:51 PM on February 17, 2005

Any other member receiving the pop up window. It says along the line; If not paypal'd some steady revenue, I'm pulling the site?
posted by thomcatspike at 2:10 PM on February 17, 2005

Amazing -- proof that XTC really did play live at one point!
posted by scody at 2:37 PM on February 17, 2005

Nice collection, thanks!
posted by safetyfork at 2:41 PM on February 17, 2005

I swear I've seen this before (here?), but it's nice to see it again!
posted by shoepal at 3:22 PM on February 17, 2005

Holy crap, these are great pictures...I saw that Roxy Music tour in 1980 in Munich (on July 4!), and it was incredible...a backup band called The Original Mirrors for some reaon never made it at all, but they were marvelous...and I saw the Psychedelic Furs (for the first of 8 times) in the fall of 1981 in godawful College Park, Maryland...Duncan Kilburn on sax was still with the group, and Talk Talk Talk had just come out and had utterly electrified me...still think it's their best, although Mirror Moves is pretty damned good too...these pictures are causing a near-Proustian flood of memories...the Furs were a hideously under-appreciated group...great guitar work from John Ashton and fabulous lyrics and singing from Richard Butler, a true poet.
posted by 1016 at 4:29 PM on February 17, 2005

mmmmm. tastes great with this.

That thread is how I found this new wave pix site. I was about to complain that the mod music site had nothing about the Monochrome Set, so I did a GIS for them and I found this site. An hour or so later, this FPP was born.

And 1016, yeah, I nearly went into convulsions from the flood of memories.
posted by NoMich at 5:10 PM on February 17, 2005

Excellent. Thanks!
posted by googly at 6:27 PM on February 17, 2005

Nice to see the pix, but the only remarkabke aspect is just how many shows this Carly person went to.

The pix themselves are pretty boring.
posted by Ayn Marx at 7:09 PM on February 17, 2005

this is fantastic. ta.
posted by soi-disant at 8:49 PM on February 17, 2005

shoepal: Looks familiar to me as well.
posted by Eideteker at 8:58 PM on February 17, 2005

Nice, but could someone please tell this guy that these are not the Violent Femmes?
posted by klausness at 11:52 PM on February 17, 2005

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