Tag Archives: Post Punk

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 Water From Your Eyes – We’re Set Up

Making a dramatic entrance, there’s no messing about with today’s song, it just gets stuck immediately!  Kicking off with some crisp, bold, buzzy beats and a driving, hypnotic bass line, soothing vocals saunter-in to provide a calming and entrancing balance. … 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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SONG OF THE DAY Talking Heads – Sugar On My Tongue

I know it was only a couple of days ago that I featured  Talking Heads, but finding that early demo recording inspired me to dig out and listen to lots of their early music and it’s been rather lovely doing … Continue reading

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