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AZTEC DEATH from Dallas, Texas play a type of dark postpunk that might sound familiar to fans of Warsaw or the earlier days of Joy Division and the postpunk phases of classic bands like UK’s The Blitz (Second Empire Justice) or the USA’s The Proletariat (in their Indifference LP era).

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Robert Smith would tell you he would still be wearing trenchcoats, trying to learn Hendrix songs if he hadn’t heard Low, which Smith calls the greatest album ever made. He also an claims it had more of an impact on him than any other album. A 14-year-old Siouxsie Sioux saw

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How long has The Cure been a part of my life? Due to a crush I had on a young woman when I was 14, somehow I found myself at the Kabuki Theater in SF in 1983 watching them perform. She and I never dated, but I got to see now what is

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The Cure is a band that has a special place in our hearts, nestled alongside music of many different genres heavy, melancholy and light. So when we got the news that Mort Subite (Megaton Leviathan, Vaital Deul, Alfheimr) and Martti Hill (Barrowlands), alongside Billy Anderson and Rob Vikernes, had put together

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Flowers & Fire is a supremely underrated new band hailing from Vancouver, B.C., that embodies the best parts of early darkwave and sets the bar high for up and coming bands within the genre. Instead of the overuse of technical instrumentation or effects, they rely on the initial ideas of

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Butcher Billy is an artist out of Brazil who gives a twist to pop-culture by working punk and post-punk into his paintings of superheroes. While he does cover characters from both the Marvel and D/C universes, I am a Marvel guy, so that’s what you are getting here. So get

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Singer, guitarist and songwriter Alexander Miranda co-founded Underpass only last year, and yet their debut LP, “Assimilation,” came out on Desire a few weeks ago. A powerful document of alienation, isolation, despair, hope, and resistance, the icy and despondent dark postpunk of the band might have been released on early Factory

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The day you die is the most important day of your life. The sunset of your dog days. The cold climax to your weary autumn. This is “Last Supper” day. So will it be fillet mignon…or Fritos? Do you remember that that scene in Girl, Interrupted when Britney Murphy’s character

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Like a spectre itself, Nothing To Nowhere seeps in on a bed of reverb drenched guitars, ominous bass, echoing drums and distant, ghostly hollers. Spectres‘ music is halfway between the gloomy grace of goth and the vibrant angularity of post punk, able at the drop of a hat to ricochet

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CVLT Nation is beyond elated to announce that Sonic Cathedrals Vol. LXXXII Curated by KYLESA is live today! Laura Pleasants compiled an amazing mix of tunes for CVLT Nation, and you can stream and download the mix below! So press play below, and submit your soul to a mix master…

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CVLT Nation is excited to announce that Sonic Cathedrals Vol. LXXIII Curated by Syndrome is live today! If you are reading this post, it means you have the good fortune to stream and download a collection of beautiful musical tomes assembled by Mathieu V. of Syndrome. This human is known

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Ottawa, Canada’s Blue Cross have incredibly just released their second LP, I Am Death — incredible because many bands nowadays wait years between releases, and this is Blue Cross’s second LP in just over 7 months. The LP is out on Noxious Noize! Records, a small label operating out of

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