Articles tagged post-punk

17 Nov 2015 // 2:20 AM

Killing Joke: Pylon

Pylon reminds us that no one can make a soundtrack for the apocalypse quite like Killing Joke.

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Krisp - “167” (audio) (premiere)

Dark post-punk and propulsive new wave find a happy medium on this new track by the Miami band.

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We Are Wolves - “Feed Them” (audio) (premiere)

The Montreal post-punks return with a bubbly new single, and a scorching b-side as well.

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Victories at Sea - ‘Everything Forever’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Birmingham band bridges post-punk and dance on their energetic debut album.

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Part Past Part Fiction: A Conversation with the Chills’ Martin Phillipps

Martin Phillipps discusses his struggles as well as his creative reawakening and his newest album, Silver Bullets, a record that's been in the works some form or another for nearly two decades.

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Shopping: Why Choose

The East London trio's knack for punk repetition with a funk sensibility isn’t novel, though what makes them stand out is their poised, joyful interplay.

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Stick Against Stone - “Grace” (audio) (premiere)

The cult faves have finished their debut album, which has been only 30 years in the making.

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Gláss - “Glass(-accent)” (audio) (premiere)

Gothic post-punk meets surf rock on this searing new track.

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Nervous Curtains - ‘Con’ (album stream) (premiere)

With a post-punk album as powerful as this one, who needs guitars?

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25 Sep 2015 // 1:15 AM

Ought: Sun Coming Down

The Canadian post-punk band's second album is just the same, but brand new. The excitement the band generated is still very much present.

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Pere Ubu: Elitism for the People 1975-1978

Featuring the highly influential Ohio group’s first two albums, singles and early live performance, Elitism for the People is nothing short of essential for those who consider themselves fans of the underground.

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The Harrow - “Love Like Shadows” (video) (premiere)

Beautiful visuals complement wonderfully dark music in the latest video by the Brooklyn post-punks.

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Lizzy Mercier Descloux: Press Color

A new reissue of an idiosyncratic post-punk classic reminds us of the fragmented creative space that thrived in underground music in the late '70s.

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Heat Dust - “I Warm My Hands” (audio) (premiere)

Metal meets the darker side of post-punk on this brooding new track by the New Orleans band.

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Craig Finn: Faith in the Future

Craig Finn’s second solo album Faith in the Future perseveres in hard times, thanks to Finn’s dark humor.

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GOLD - “Shapeless” (audio) (premiere)

The Dutch upstarts tweak their sound -- and image -- with stirring results.

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The Rest Is Senseless: A Conversation With Citizen John Lydon

With a new PiL album and an autobiography out, the former Johnny Rotten looks back on his 59 years, calling them "strange" with "a serious learning curve" in his earliest days.

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Public Image Ltd.: What the World Needs Now…

What the World Needs Now... is the sound of a band not really caring too hard about their current stature. Luckily for the listener, the pros outweigh the cons.

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2 Sep 2015 // 1:05 AM

DTCV: Uptime!

Lead singer Vivarock is DTCV's biggest asset, but is sometimes let down by unexciting songwriting.

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Mr. Divisadero - “Dreams” (audio) (premiere)

A chance discovery has led to the release of an obscure mid-2000s indie rock album.

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