Category Archives: Post Punk

SONG OF THE DAY Silverbacks – Dunkirk

Dublin/Kildare’s Silverbacks are an art-punk outfit consisting of brothers Kilian and Daniel O’Kelly, Peadar Kearney, Gary Wickham and Emma Hanlon.  Last month saw the release of latest single, Dunkirk which was produced by Girl Band’s Daniel Fox and issued through their own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Monochrome Set – He’s Frank

When British college punk band the B-Sides changed their name and direction to become Adam & the Ants, guitarist/vocalist Bid and guitarist Lester Square decided to go their own way and started the Monochrome Set. Originating in London in 1978, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blurt – The Ruminant Plinth

When today’s song was first released in 1983 I was a mere toddler, so here I am nearly 40 years on and only just discovering the joys of Blurt.  This post-punk band were founded in 1979 by poet, saxophonist and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Fall – Two Steps Back

“Everybody likes me, they think I’m crazy….” I didn’t discover the sad news about Mark E Smith until this morning and couldn’t let the day pass without remembering this tumultuous legend! The Fall formed in 1976 and had a career that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shopping – Control Yourself

It’s fair to say that the releases of East London’s DIY post-punkers, Shopping, are slightly sporadic, but it’s also fair to enthuse that when they do put something out there it’s always loaded with socially insightful content and big, bass-y, bouncy, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chain & The Gang – Don’t Scare The Ghost Away

Educating myself in the truly riveting sounds of Ian F Svenonius, I find myself once again a few years behind with what is a very well established artist! Chicago-born and now Washington D.C-based, Ian F Svenonius has performed in various … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Psychedelic Furs – Fall

Now here’s an album I’ve not heard in such a long time!! Too long in fact (she says hunting for her one and only Psychedelic Furs CD!!!).  I love Richard Butler’s gruff, mean vocals, especially in today’s song! Fall appears on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Omni – Equestrian

Atlanta, GA post-punk trio Omni emerged last year with their impressive debut LP, Deluxe.  Consisting of Frankie Broyles (ex-Balkans/Deerhunter) on guitar, Philip Frobos (Carnivores) on bass/vocals and Doug Bleichner (formerly of Warehouse) on drums, the band are also joined by their friend/engineer Nathaniel Higgins … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – Windsor Hum

Detroit’s post-punk 4-piece Protomartyr released their fourth full-length album and Domino debut a couple of days ago and from what I’ve heard so far, it promises very good things. After a year of extensive touring in support of 2015’s The … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shopping – The Hype

It’s fair to say that the releases of East London’s DIY post-punkers, Shopping are slightly sporadic, but it’s also fair to enthuse that when they do put something out there it’s always loaded with socially insightful content and bouncy, get-in-your-head tunes! … Continue reading

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