Editors: All Sparks

The British post-punk band Editors have always been a personal favorite of mine. They came to prominence during the 00’s post-punk revival scene with bands like Bloc Party and Interpol. They have managed to keep releasing albums and touring over the past decade. “All Sparks” is one of the best tracks from the band’s catalog….

Why I Am a Fan of Bloc Party’s “Intimacy”

When I first heard Bloc Party’s third studio album “Intimacy” many years ago, I was not impressed and agreed with the critics mixed reception of the band. I wanted the band to continue their post-punk sound and was turned off by the electronic direction they ventured into. I listened to the album once and didn’t…

Bloc Party: Tulips (Club Version) (Minotaur Shock remix)

When Bloc Party came out with their debut album Silent Alarm back in 2005, the band literally changed my life. Not only was the album absolutely incredible, but also it was the first time that I saw a black man (someone that looked like me) performing and creating memorable songs in the predominately white indie…

Soviet Soviet: Further

The continuous gloomy and rainy weather has put me into a post-punk mood. I have been listening to Bloc Party and The Twilight Sad hour after hour. I finally got a chance to check out Italian post-punk band Soviet Soviet who have been in the news recently due to Trump’s travel ban. The band’s music…

Post-Punk Series- Bloc Party: This Modern Love

With the changing of the season and drop in temperature, I return to my favorite genre of music: Post-punk. I am going to start the series off right with a post-punk revival song from one of the best band’s to do it: Bloc Party. “This Modern Love” is the best track from their debut album…

Bloc Party: Letter to My Son (live)

Bloc Party was one of the first post-punk bands I got into during the mid 2000s and I have been listening to them on a daily basis ever since. This band has produced an abundance of material that is quite amazing to behold. During their hiatus after their third album “Intimacy” lead singer Kele Okereke…

Kele: Humour Me

Bloc Party’s lead singer Kele Okereke has just released his newest solo album “Trick” and it proves to be an amazing followup to “The Boxer”. The songs on this record is much more downbeat and displays its UK garage/ post-dubstep influences that has become a major influence to various artists. One of the best songs…

Kele: Trick (album teaser)

Bloc Party frontman and house producer Kele is releasing his new album “Trick” this October. The teaser suggests that the album is going to have a UK garage feel which will fit well with Kele’s vocals. Check it out.