The 50 Best Post-Punk Albums Ever: Part 1, Gang of Four to the Birthday Party

The 50 Best Post-Punk Albums Ever: Part 1, Gang of Four to the Birthday Party

By Colin Fitzgerald

This week we are celebrating the best post-punk albums of all-time and we kick things off with Gang of Four, Public Image Ltd. Throbbing Gristle and more. 23 Jan 2017 // 1:00 AM

Read more
//Recent Features
The 50 Best Post-Punk Albums Ever: Part 1, Gang of Four to the Birthday Party

This week we are celebrating the best post-punk albums of all-time and we kick things off with Gang of Four, Public Image Ltd. Throbbing Gristle and more.

READ more
Miyazaki’s Haunted Utopia: The Ghost of Modernity in ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’

This is not truly a witch’s story, but a ghost story of modernity.

READ more
Curtis Hanson’s Sunny, Sinister ‘L.A. Confidential’

The late director's sprawling adaptation remains the ultimate tabloid film noir.

READ more
Trump’s Inauguration: Five Songs by Five White Men for a Very White Administration

Think pieces, fiery speeches, and fact-checking takedowns of a demagogue’s rhetoric can overwhelm the true power of great art -- specifically the strength of a song to save or change the world.

READ more
Holly Bowling’s Tahoe Trip Leads to Terrapin Station and Beyond

San Francisco pianist uses music of Phish and Grateful Dead as stepping stones to her own dream career.

READ more
Choose Your Companions: Bill Vitt on Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders

"We never rehearsed. That probably helped." Longtime Jerry Garcia drummer Vitt looks back on how it all started and what it meant.

READ more
Barack Obama Bio ‘Audacity’ Is at War With Itself

Chait's defense of gradualist politics-as-usual undermines the supposedly audacious achievements of President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party.

READ more

18 Jan 2017 // 2:00 AM

Negotiating Technological Creep

Mind-blowing TVs, dog poop dropping drones, and other thoughts from the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.

READ more
A Minute to Breathe: Interview With Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

"The last thing I wanted to do was make a song that was preachy about climate change," says Reznor, who with Ross tackles the world's biggest issues on their own terms.

READ more
To Live in The World of Edena—With an Orange-Haired Tyrant

Moebius' The World of Edena is a masterpiece that's fitting for reintroduction in our troubled times.

READ more
More Recent Features
//Mixed media
//Blogs

That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

// Sound Affects

"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

READ the article