Articles tagged post-punk revival

Steady Dark Grooves: An Interview with the Horrors

Rhys Webb of the Horrors opens up about the process and direction behind their latest album, V, and how they've managed to thrive and stay together through their first decade.

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21 Sep 2017 // 2:30 AM

The Horrors: V

The Horrors get their mojo back with songs to match the swagger.

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The National: Sleep Well Beast

Sleep Well Beast, the National's best LP since Boxer, features some of the band's most raucous numbers to date, as well as a newfound use of electronics.

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4 Aug 2017 // 11:35 AM

The Horrors - “Machine” (Singles Going Steady)

The Horrors return in style like a band of nighttime buccaneers intent on crashing the party and laying siege to your hips.

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How the Strokes and Other Indie Bands Reignited Rock ‘n’ Roll in NYC and Beyond

Author Lizzy Goodman talks with PopMatters about "beautiful, accessible, sexy, dirty, pretty punk rock" and her new book, Meet Me in the Bathroom.

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Imaginary Interviews With !!! (Chk Chk Chk)

For the dance-rock titans, the grooves evolve but the dance remains the same. Rock's most consistent group hits another one out of the park.

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Maxïmo Park: Risk to Exist

On their sixth release, the Newcastle post-punk band lay out an impassioned cry of protest with a danceable disposition.

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“The Good Thing About Telling The Truth Is That You Can’t Get It Wrong”: A Chat With Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs have made a career of switching up styles, and now switch things up with their new album a fondness for Tom Hanks movies.

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Peter Doherty: Hamburg Demonstrations

Hamburg Demonstrations is exactly what we've come to expect from Doherty: tongue-in-cheek Brit-rock bristling with vernacular attitude and guitars reeking of booze and windowless bedrooms

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Dinowalrus - “Tides” (video) (premiere)

This is some seriously great psych music that proves Dinowalrus are very much masters of their domain.

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Tokyo Police Club: Melon Collie and the Infinite Radness (Part One)

Tokyo Police Club were a hype band in 2006. Ten years and multiple full-length releases later, Tokyo Police Club have continued to make pretty much the same music.

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6 Sep 2016 // 12:13 PM

Kaiser Chiefs - “Hole in My Soul” (Singles Going Steady)

Cheer up, Kaiser Chiefs! Melancholy and radio-ready, "Hole in My Soul" has a catchy chorus, but doesn't say anything new, lyrically or melodically.

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4 Aug 2016 // 2:15 AM

JPNSGRLS: Divorce

With Divorce, the Vancouver, BC-based JPNSGRLS maintain the energy of their debut record, Circulation, but lose out on some of its charms.

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25 Jul 2016 // 7:30 AM

The Strokes - “Threat of Joy” (Singles Going Steady)

The Strokes take a low key approach to the music, and it pays off handsomely.

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30 Jun 2016 // 10:09 AM

Editors - “All the Kings” (Singles Going Steady)

Editors returns to the synth-centric new wave revivalism they first introduced on 2009's In This Light and on This Evening.

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29 Jun 2016 // 9:30 AM

Kaiser Chiefs - “Parachute” (Singles Going Steady)

On "Parachute", the first single released from their upcoming LP Stay Together, Kaiser Chiefs scrap the punk-inspired edge that gave their earlier music grit and dynamism.

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Wolf Parade: Apologies to the Queen Mary (Deluxe Edition)

Recreating the magic of something like Apologies to the Queen Mary is no easy feat, yet it shines as a stunning example for those who might want to make music matter again.

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Moving Units: Damage With Care

Moving Units has always crafted eminently danceable, melodically infectious dance-punk. With Damage With Care, nothing changes.

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Holy Esque: At Hope’s Ravine

The buzz for '80s-indebted goth rockers Holy Esque is very much real, but with any luck, they'll convert all their UK adulation into an actual career.

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4 Mar 2016 // 12:10 PM

Parquet Courts - “Berlin Got Blurry” (Singles Going Steady)

Parquet Courts are continuing to prove themselves worthy.

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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