Archive for the Post-Punk Category
2017 repress of the long-lost post punk single from 1981. Incredibly hooky, it was originally played by John Peel back in the day, but sold just 30 copies. Rediscovered by Thurston Moore and now back out with the full original version plus edits and mixes by Lemon Jelly’s Fred Deakin, […]
The 25 tracks on ‘Yellow,’ conceived as a 2XLP double album from day one, were self-recorded steadily throughout 2015-2017 at various locations. Much of the material was derived from what the group called ‘The Scorpion Suite’, a state of mind reached only by the alternative version of Naomi Punk they […]
2017 Release on Chapter Music. “What Is This Thing Called ‘Disco’?” is a landmark Australian post-punk artefact, originally released in 1981 as an LP with accompanying 12” single. One of the first records from the Australian underground to incor-porate disco elements into the reigning post-punk aesthetic, “What Is This Thing […]
I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone, their third and finest full-length to date. Recorded live in July of 2016, with producer Matthew Simms (Wire) at Jackpot! in Portland, Oregon (birthplace of some of their favorite Elliott Smith records), it’s a dark and uncommonly beautiful set of moody post-punk […]
The Marshall Suite is a 1999 LP by The Fall, which builds on the techno-influenced beats of it’s predecessor Levitate (1997), while also returning to a more rockabilly influenced sound reminiscent of earlier Fall line-ups. Let Them Eat Vinyl. 2017.
New Zealand’s Pin Group emerged out of the early ’80s Christchurch scene and, with just two stunning singles and one brilliant five-song EP, have become an archetype for nearly all indie bands ever since. Ambivalence was not only The Pin Group’s hypnotic debut, but also the very first release on […]
Reptile Ranch’s sound is deeply original. Often lacking drums, Phil John’s bass playing does double duty as both the guiding rhythm and backbone of melody. Meanwhile Spike and Simon Smith’s guitar work are without parallel as they bob and weave through diverse sets of riffs and unique licks. Somehow the […]