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In June, dark postpunk band Underpass’s sophomore Red Reflection LP will be released on the band’s No Sun Recordings label. Red Reflection is one of the most noteworthy dark postpunk LPs, from the newer crop of bands, of the modern era — for reasons I’ll explain below. Two years ago,

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One of Britian’s greatest musical exports is total nutter, but a genius at the same time, and he goes by the name of Mark E. Smith. Since 1976, he has been the leader of The FALL – members might come and go, but he stays the same. He has created

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Brothers of the Sonic Cloth opened the day up on the main stage. Tad Doyle of grunge band Tad lays down heavy slabs of riff, not dissimilar to Yob. It’s a big opening to the day, even with a guitar string breakage Tad entertains the

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After Youth Code surfaced in 2013 with their debut self-titled album, the heavens just fucking shook. It was impossible to believe that a band of similar stature as Skinny Puppy had finally broken onto the EMB scene to finally fill a gap in the electro-industrial realm that had remained vacant for decades. Many

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Congratulations, you’ve passed hump day and the weekend is almost here. Sometimes you just need to turn the lights off, the strobe on, and fucking dance. Copenhagen, Denmark’s Private Pact have just released their debut record Purity via Mass Media Records and we are streaming it in full below! Turn this

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BAUHAUS is one of those bands that spoke to the weirdos of my generation, just like Bowie did to the generation before me. This band’s music is so classic that it could never sound dated. I enter a trance-like state every time I hear “Bela Lugosi’s Dead.” In 1980, BAUHAUS performed

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It’s beyond awesome when you hear a band that you love grow sonically into a band that you even love even more! This is what has happened with the Post-Punk band from Melbourne called MASSES. I have been a fan since I first heard them. Now they are back with a full length

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From March 31st until April 2nd, 2016, Portland was on fire with some of the best Darkwave and Post-punk from around the world. Mainlined by Dave Cantrell, a post-punk zealot and former UK resident that hosts a radio show entitled Songs From Under The Floorboard on local Portland station XRAY FM that showcases

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On Friday, March 18th, CVLT Nation marked its 5th year in existence with a rad showcase of three amazing post punk bands – the OG’s Sad Lovers & Giants headlined on their Vancouver stop of their North American west coast tour, alongside local legends Spectres and Flowers & Fire. It

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White Walls, Cold Emotions, Warm Vocals, Dance Rhythms hidden under reverb are some of the things you will hear on D E C O R U M‘s soon to be released EP Vail. This Brooklyn trio knows exactly what they are creating, and it’s this compelling vision that pulls you

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From the ashes of Ian Curtis arose a new band that the world would know as New Order. Although they were from the grey skies of Manchester, their music transcended time and space for my generation, and their tunes reached out to us in the Bay Area and to others

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“This is a reignition, not a reunion.” This is what Cedric Bixler-Zavala told the crowd in attendance at Dublin’s Vicar Street, the first date of At the Drive-In‘s European tour. Having watched them the following night at London’s Roundhouse, I now know that while I hate reunions, I’m clearly a

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