Archive for the Post-Punk Category
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 […]
Cold Beat, aka Hannah Lew, returns with the announcement of her third album, Chaos By Invitation, out April 7th via her own Crime on the Moon label. As compared with previous releases, Chaos By Invitation began in Lew’s home, alone, with additional tracking done later by Phil Manley (Trans Am) […]
“Totale’s Turns” is a live album by The Fall, originally released on May 5, 1980. The first of the band’s many live and part-live albums, it was mostly recorded at gigs in the north of England, but the track “New Puritan” was recorded at Mark E. Smith’s home and “That […]
“A Part Of America Therein 1981”, is a live album by The Fall, recorded on their USA tour in 1981 and originally released only in the USA in 1982. The album shows the group performing several songs that had not yet been released; three songs from 1982’s Hex Enduction Hour […]