Posts Tagged

new wave

Death RockFeaturesInterviewsMusicPost-PunkReviews

Rule of Thirds‘ self-titled debut LP will be released in a few weeks on Mass Media in the US, on keyboardist Lewis Ratboy’s No Patience label in their native Australia, and in Europe on Desire Records (What a trifecta of great labels, by the way). The Adelaide gothy postpunk band’s

Read More
FeaturedPost Rock

Label: Mass Media  One thing noticeable in 2014 was the current crop of “post-punk” revivalist bands trying to bring back goth that missed the boat. Sure, a lot of it was enjoyable, some of it even memorable, but it lacked something very tangible that made 80’s post-punk/death-rock/goth bands what they

Read More
FeaturedMusicPost-PunkReviews

Breaking away from the safer post-punk archetypes, Cleveland’s Privacy//Policy is not devoid of the cold noise made famous by Ian and the boys. However, they also dabble in other elements from the 80’s. “This is Our Mandate” sneaked in under the radar back in June. Sonically the album is one

Read More
FeaturedMusicPost-PunkReviews

The Australian band Total Control‘s second album finds them exploring all things dark and punk. From the new wave keyboards that open this to the more lo-fi garage ruckus kicked up on “Expensive Dog,” to a colder,  Echo and the Bunnymen-like post-punk. They do have their own personality that shines

Read More
Death RockMusicPost-Punk

Since 2009, Population have been making some of the most immersively moody postpunk music out there. Although they hail from the hardcore punk scene’s reclaiming of the roots of postpunk, deathrock, and gothic rock that was kickstarted last decade by bands like The Estranged, the Observers, Deathcharge, and the Spectres,

Read More