Articles tagged post-punk

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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Guides - “Pictures on Pictures” (audio) (premiere)

The LA trio tinker with post-punk to the brink of goth on their new track.

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12 Aug 2015 // 2:20 AM

Georgia: Georgia

Like other musical omnivores before her, Georgia is distilling the essence of music of the period.

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The Jesus and Mary Chain: Live at Barrowlands

Live at Barrowlands is as much a kick to the groin as Psychocandy was on its release three decades ago.

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Sleaford Mods: Key Markets

Sleaford Mods continue to not give a single flying f**k, to grand results.

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Mission of Burma: Signals, Calls, and Marches / Vs.

Thirty years later, Mission of Burma still sounds like the future.

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29 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

Cold Cave: Full Cold Moon

This vinyl reissue of a year’s worth of singles serves as an ideal introduction to Cold Cave’s icy aesthetic.

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Odd Hours — “SWTS” (video) (Premiere) (interview)

Detroit art-rock quartet Odd Hours unveil captivating video to coincide with release of new EP.

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Jet Trash - ‘Jet Trash’ (EP stream) (premiere)

This raucous debut is a reminder that there are still young indie rock bands that still remember how to rock.

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Twin River - “Secret in a Séance” (video) (premiere)

Shoegaze and classic gothic rock coalesce on this track by the Vancouver band.

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6 Jul 2015 // 2:15 AM

In Camera: Era

The short-lived East London band captured the pessimism and angst of late '70s Britain.

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - “Rare Anger”

Phantasmagorical stories, startling screams, and a visceral combustion of tension comprise Kill the Lights' penultimate tune, "Rare Anger".

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The Vaccines: English Graffiti

Once touted as the Next Big Thing, the English band have done even better and become their own thing.

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - “Stairways”

"Stairways" is a curious little instrumental that nonetheless feels comfortable in Kill the Lights -- that is, as "comfortable" as a song by lowercase could sound.

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The Fall: Sub-Lingual Tablet

Long in the tooth but not without vitality, Mark E. Smith and the Fall are predictable, but satisfactory, on their new album

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The Mothmen: Pay Attention!

This music is not pretty. It’s definitely not pop. But we're paying attention.

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - “Neurasthenia”

"Neurasthenia" sinks into bed, going to sleep listless and defeated as Kill the Lights reaches its low ebb in the very middle.

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Slow Riot - “City of Culture” (audio) (Premiere)

In 2014, Limerick, Ireland was named the country's national City of Culture. Irish post-punks Slow Riot have their own take on the city's designation.

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - “Severance Denied”

"Severance Denied" is possibly the most straightforward and uptempo track on the slowcore of Kill the Lights -- although "uptempo" is here a relative term.

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3 Jun 2015 // 3:20 AM

Algiers: Algiers

The debut album from the post-punk/gospel trio Algiers is provocative, challenging, and nothing short of a triumph.

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