Front Row

Front Row: The Cars

Soundwaves presents Front Row, a curated selection of awesome live shows presented in their entirety. Hey, don’t blame us if you don’t get anything done for the rest of the day! In 1984, the Cars weren’t just a veteran touring act that had survived the transition from the 70s to […]

Front Row: The Clash

Soundwaves presents Front Row, a curated selection of awesome live shows presented in their entirety. Hey, don’t blame us if you don’t get anything done for the rest of the day! The US Festival was a brief shining run of mega-concerts during the early 80s, and the scene of many […]

Front Row: Van Halen

Soundwaves presents Front Row, a curated selection of awesome live shows presented in their entirety. Hey, don’t blame us if you don’t get anything done for the rest of the day! Around these parts, there just isn’t any debating it. Van Halen means David Lee Roth. Period. And yet… It’s […]

Front Row: Stevie Nicks

Soundwaves presents Front Row, a curated selection of awesome live shows presented in their entirety. Hey, don’t blame us if you don’t get anything done for the rest of the day! These days, Stevie Nicks is known as a goddamned icon. But back in 1981, she had just released her […]

Front Row: Huey Lewis and the News

One of the bands that not only defined the ‘80s but SURVIVED the ‘80s is the unstoppable doo-wop machine that is Huey Lewis and the News. The gang is still packing them in these days and shows no signs of slowing down. This time around, Soundwaves: Front Row catches Huey […]

Front Row: Devo

This time around we go all the way back to August, 1980 to catch a live performance of Devo at the Phoenix Theatre in Petaluma California for their Freedom of Choice tour. Shot with three cameras by Joe Rees and his Target Video crew, this footage intimately captures the early […]

Front Row – Duran Duran

In celebration of Duran Duran’s current world tour in support of their newest album, Paper Gods, we’re sharing their 2004 Live From London tour. It was filmed during the course of the last two of five sold-out nights at Wembley Arena in April 2004, during the band’s first global tour […]

Front Row – Tears For Fears

Formed in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith, Tears for Fears was part of the Second British Invasion in the 1980s thanks, in large part, to MTV. Their album, “Songs from the Big Chair” was released in February 1985 and went on to hit Number 1 in the US, […]

Front Row: The Police – Tokyo Dome, 2007

Soundwaves presents Front Row, a curated selection of awesome live shows presented in their entirety. Hey, don’t blame us if you don’t get anything done for the rest of the day! —- If you never saw the Police when they were dominating the scene between 1978 and 1984, and still […]

Front Row: Rolling Stones: Live at the MAX

Soundwaves presents Front Row, a curated selection of awesome live shows presented in their entirety. Hey, don’t blame us if you don’t get anything done for the rest of the day! —- This edition of Front Row features the only movie big enough to contain the Rolling Stones: Live at […]

Front Row: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Soundwaves presents Front Row, a curated selection of awesome live shows presented in their entirety. Hey, don’t blame us if you don’t get anything done for the rest of the day! —- This edition of Front Row features The Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen with the E Street Band at the […]