Articles tagged post-punk revival

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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29 Feb 2016 // 11:45 AM

Moving Units - “Opposite of Rhyming” (audio) (premiere)

Moving Units is set to release their fourth album Damage With Care on April 8th and we've got a supercharged banger to share with you in "Opposite of Rhyming".

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28 May 2015 // 3:10 AM

The Wombats: Glitterbug

The Wombats have moved on from their exuberant indie past. Sadly their new identity as purveyors of retro dance/pop doesn't cut it on account of the lacklustre tunes.

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The Fictional Life of the Wombats

Arguing with your label about Vicodin. Creating a fictional life to write songs about. Embracing "weird crystal-worship party lovers." Just another day in the life of the Wombats.

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The Twilight Sad: Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave

The Scottish band reconcile their previous modes by pulling back on the electronic drive of their last album, while continuing to elevate tension gradually rather than release it for maximum devastation.

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Julian Casablancas + The Voidz: Tyranny

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz get weird on Tyranny, but weird doesn't automatically mean quality.

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The Afterparty: An Interview with Bloc Party’s Kele

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke talks his new solo album, Trick, and explains how the album pushed him to make music in an entirely fresh way.

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30 Jan 2011 // 10:00 PM

White Lies: Ritual

Indie gloom mimics cash in on pop success with more portentous ready-mades, proving that ritual relies on repetition.

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Hot Hot Heat: Future Breeds

Even with some seriously lame moments on major labels, returning to an independent doesn't help HHH at all. In fact, they produce the worst album of their career.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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