“Keep Me Close” is one of my favorite tracks from The Boxer Rebellion’s Ocean by Ocean. The bassline on the track is amazing and provides the overall tone for the song. The Boxer Rebellion expand their overall melancholic sound on this song with atmospheric effects. Hear it below.
“How Will I Rest in Peace if I’m Buried by a Highway?” is an amazing track from KennyHoopla. The song has a post-punk energy that is more dynamic with KennyHoopla’s vocals. Hear it below.
As many of you know, The Twilight Sad is one of my favorite bands. Like Top 10. I have followed their career since 2011 and have been fortunate to see them live several times and I am always blown away by their performance. In this video, they perform several songs live including “Shooting Dennis Hopper […]
The fall season is upon us and the gloomy weather has begun so you all know what that means… post-punk season begins! During the fall season, I find myself listening to a lot of post-punk music (my favorite genre) from both artists new and old. Odd Morris is an Irish post-punk band that has released […]
On “Tokyo”, White Lies continues to push the boundaries of their new wave sound. The band’s use of synthesizer and overall tone of the song reminds the listener of the 80’s especially the bands that created upbeat new wave tracks. Hear it below.
Shadow Age create an interesting post-punk sound that is all their own and “The Fall” is a great example of that. The whispery vocals and quiet bassline drives the track forward while the guitars compete against the hesitant synthesizer. Check it out below.
“The Fall” is a track from post-punk band Shadow Age. The song has an 80s feel and the distorted vocals seem to stay in the background throughout the track. Check it out below.
“Orphans of the Smog” is a goth rock and post-punk track from Death of Lovers. The band that consists of members of dream pop band Nothing is a much darker direction. Check it out below.
“The Arbor” is a melancholic track from Scottish post-punk band The Twilight Sad. The song has somber guitar riffs that work so well with James Graham’s soaring voice. Check it out below.
“Wolf Pack” is a fast-paced punk-inflected song from English band The Vaccines. I love the sound of Justin Vernon’s voice on this track as it rises above the raucous guitars. Check it out below.