Tag Archives: Art Punk

SONG OF THE DAY Suicide – Ghost Rider

When I first heard this track it reminded me so much of Alan Vega’s superb album, Cubist Blues.  It was then I discovered Suicide: A band that comprised of Alan Vega and Marty Rev!  Taking their name from the title … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wire – Practice Makes Perfect (Peel Session 1978)

Best known for their experimental song arrangements throughout their expansive music career, Wire are a post-punk band that formed in 1976.  Also described as an art punk ensemble, the band gained this name through their often obscure lyrical themes and … Continue reading

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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 Pere Ubu – Heart Of Darkness

I have to admit that whilst I absolutely love this track, I know very little about Pere Ubu.  I got as far as adding them to a ‘must check out more’ list and that was that; the trouble is, these list … Continue reading

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