Articles tagged post-punk

Morning Smoke - “Unknown” (video) (Premiere)

The rising United Kingdom group Morning Smoke marry classic post-punk with '90s alternative in their latest single, "Unknown".

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Translator: Sometimes People Forget

However much Translator came to represent the new vitality of the '80s, the shining embrace of the '60s and early '70s was never far behind.

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‘Mudbird Shivers’ Is the Ex’s Propaganda of the Deed

The Ex confer elegance onto a wall of sound that often comes close to the sound of bombing raid alarms and the subsequent bombs themselves.

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An Artist Living in an Edgeland: An Interview With LoneLady

"If you've been shaped by a brutish environment," Manchester artist LoneLady tells PopMatters, "You don't have the luxury of making 'soft' music."

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28 Apr 2015 // 1:02 AM

The Soft Moon: Deeper

If the Soft Moon's techno-mope isn't exactly authentic, it's certainly genuine and most definitely consistent on Deeper.

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Palma Violets - “English Tongue” (video)

The UK's own Palma Violets have a new video in lead-up to their forthcoming LP, Danger in the Club: the dingy rock 'n' roll of "English Tongue".

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22 Apr 2015 // 1:05 AM

Wire: WIRE

Eponymous albums aren't for amateurs, and Wire's 13th chunk of full-length steel proves it.

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21 Apr 2015 // 1:10 AM

Burning Bridges With Wire

Colin Newman is a rock legend. Wire have been churning out great self-released LPs for years, and their new one is no exception.

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Talking “Method” Recording and Youthful Delusions with the Manic Street Preachers

For the first time in the band's history, Manic Street Preachers will bring the politically charged post-punk of their 1994 LP The Holy Bible in its entirety to American audiences.

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Knifight - “Young Lovers” (video) (Premiere)

To the seizure-prone, be wary of the latest track by the Austin, Texas band Knifight, "Young Lovers". If the relentless groove of the song's fretless bass riff doesn't get you, the flashy visuals of the lyric video will.

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27 Oct 2014 // 1:05 AM

The Church: Further/Deeper

An album that moves the band onward and upward, further and deeper – a journey begun a long time ago in a 1980s galaxy far, far away.

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Walter Salas-Humara: Curve and Shake

Another collection of evocative songs, deceptive in their carefully woven simplicity.

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21 Oct 2014 // 1:05 AM

Thurston Moore: The Best Day

Thurston Moore's most ambitious solo album and possibly the best Sonic Youth-related release since 2004's Sonic Nurse.

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Rowland S Howard: Pop Crimes

Reissue of the final solo album by the hugely overlooked Australian post-punk hero, Rowland S Howard.

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Iceage: Plowing Into the Field of Love

Iceage are on to something, even if that “something” feels intangible and hard to put into descriptive feeling.

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Godflesh: A World Lit Only By Fire

This album's title may suggest that the world is lit only by fire, but Godflesh celebrates the darkness of today to confounding effect.

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Cabaret Voltaire: #7885 (Technopunk to Electropop 1978-1985)

For the first time, both sides of the post-punk/industrial/techno pioneers are collected in one place.

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Iska Dhaaf - ‘Even the Sun Will Burn’ (album stream) (Premiere)

On Iska Dhaaf's debut Even the Sun Will Burn, the bittersweet hints of '60s psychedelia lend depth and texture to catchy indie-pop melodies.

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Counterbalance No. 145: Gang of Four’s ‘Entertainment!’

Remember Lot's wife. Renounce all sin and vice. Dream of the perfect life. And listen to Gang of Four’s 1979 debut album. It’s the 145th most acclaimed album of all time. This heaven gives me migraine.

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31 Jul 2013 // 10:06 PM

Weekend: Jinx

This deserves a hearing by newer listeners finding out about New Order, the Cure, Joy Division, or My Bloody Valentine for the first (or hundredth) time. Weekend follows in venerable footsteps. Jinx avoids whatever sophomore slump its title may suggest.

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"Bloodborne wants to catch us off guard, even as it teaches us to always be on guard.

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