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

23 Jan 2017 // 1:00 AM

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....

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

By Christopher John Stephens

19 Jan 2017 // 1:30 AM

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. ...

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Run the Jewels' Verbal Broadsides Mix the Personal and Political>

The dilemma across 2016 lay in how much politics to include in a creative project that began as a way for a pair of middle-aged solo artists to blow off steam and have fun making rap music together....

With Culture Barriers Lifting, Cuban and American Music May Mix More>

Rapper YG Reflects on His Prescient Song About 2016 Vote and the Nation's Future>

Jukebox the Ghost Will Chat Live with PopMatters on Facebook>


Sundance FF17: 'An Inconvenient Sequel' + 'I Don't Feel at Home in This World'>

The 2017 Sundance Film Festival opens with two films about making the world a better place -- in two very different ways....

Karl Denson Brings Balance to the Force in 60th Birthday Fillmore Fiesta>

New Monsoon Storms Terrapin Crossroads for Rhythm Reunion>

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Flies Freak Power Flag Proudly at the Fillmore>

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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.

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