post-punk

20 concert films that capture the best of live music, from NIN to Paramore
20 concert films that capture the best of live music, from NIN to Paramore
The dawning of our new normal — a world of postponement, rescheduling and uncertainty — showed us just how sacred live shows can be. Whether they’re experienced in person or at home in front of a screen, the collective energy fostered between an artist and their audience is the driving essence of live music. While we may hav...
Lorraine Petel’s Famous Last Words and the future of rock radio
Lorraine Petel’s Famous Last Words and the future of rock radio
Lorraine Petel has a deep background in music and radio, from early roots in the punk scene to developing content for Sonos, NTS radio and shesaid.so. Her work has helped to push rock music broadcasting to new levels, even winning her the admiration of punk legend Iggy Pop, leading to collaborations between the pair for Pop’s own BBC Radio 6 show. W...
Gang Of Four on what they learned from James Brown, COVID-19 and more
Gang Of Four on what they learned from James Brown, COVID-19 and more
Welcome to the second installment of our exclusive two-part conversation with Leeds, U.K. post-punk icons Gang Of Four, represented by singer Jon King and drummer Hugo Burnham. We learned last time what the Marxist funkateers picked up from organizing political demonstrations and seeing early punk bands in the student refectory as Leeds University students...
Eyedress releases two-song single and music video featuring Dent May—watch
Eyedress releases two-song single and music video featuring Dent May—watch
Eyedress has released a new two-song single that showcases both ends of Eyedress’ sonic capabilities. The single includes “Something About You,” featuring Los Angeles-based musician Dent May and “Spit On Your Grave.”  The juxtaposition between these tracks is striking. On the one hand, we have a lighth...
10 debut records from 2001 that still crush 20 years later
10 debut records from 2001 that still crush 20 years later
It's truly mind-blowing to believe that 2001 was really 20 years ago. The beginning of the 2000s was a strange time. We had the beginning of Myspace, the golden age of pop punk and plenty of questionable fashion choices. Read more: 10 vocalists who brought a unique sound to the 2000s scene It's also crazy to think about all the albums from 2001 being two decades old already...
15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre
15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre
Post-punk had to happen. Punk rock opened all this space for people to make exactly the kind of art or culture that the disenfranchised had been imagining in their heads, and maybe had limited means or skills by which to make it. But what if you didn’t want to crank out recharged three-chord rock ’n’ roll with modern street poetry for lyrics? What if you want...
10 bands who led the very grisly idea of goth-punk across history
10 bands who led the very grisly idea of goth-punk across history
“Goth-punk,” eh? Not as far-fetched as you might believe. Goth was essentially an offshoot of punk, especially its darker early bands—the Damned or Siouxsie And The Banshees, anyone? But basically, anyone playing chainsaw punk rooted in the artsier end of glam a la Bowie and Roxy Music, a fondness for Hammer horror films, macabre literature in the Edgar Allan Poe/H.P. Lovecraft vein...

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