Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged post-punk

Tuesday, October 21 2014

Thurston Moore: The Best Day

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


Rowland S Howard: Pop Crimes

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


Wednesday, October 8 2014

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.


Tuesday, October 7 2014

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.


Friday, October 3 2014

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.


Thursday, March 6 2014

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.


Friday, September 27 2013

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.


Wednesday, July 31 2013

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.


Monday, July 1 2013

Rip Rig & Panic - “Sunken Love” (song review)

The fun-loving, anarchic jazz-punkers projected their sumptiously cool slice of post-punk pop into the future with 1983's "Sunken Love", a number that was jaw-droppingly far ahead of its time.


Wednesday, May 15 2013

Disappears: Kone EP

Chicago indie rockers top last year's solid Pre Language with the most suffocating, prickliest post-punk they can manage.


Parquet Courts: Light Up Gold (Reviews) [1.Apr.13]
Wire: Change Becomes Us (Reviews) [27.Mar.13]
Virgin Islands: Ernie Chambers V. God (Capsule Reviews) [11.May.11]
My Disco: Little Joy (Reviews) [20.Feb.11]
Thank You: Golden Worry (Reviews) [26.Jan.11]
The Futureheads: The Chaos (Reviews) [31.May.10]
Univox: Univox (Capsule Reviews) [10.May.10]
DD/MM/YYYY: Black Circle (Reviews) [12.Nov.09]
Pink Flag by Wilson Neate (Reviews) [17.Sep.09]
Arctic Monkeys: Humbug (Reviews) [23.Aug.09]
The Lines: Flood Bank (Reviews) [5.Feb.09]
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.