post punk

ROBYN’S NEST – Nashville Base Enlivens Musical Palette of Charismatic Psych-Rock Songwriter

My first encounter with Robyn Hitchcock came while watching the BBC’s Whistle Test in the late 1980s. Hitchcock was performing one of his most lauded songs Brenda’s Iron Sledge, featuring the immortal lyric: All aboard Brenda’s Iron Sledge/Please don’t call me Reg/It’s not my name. From that point on I was hooked, quickly becoming one of his small, but devoted band…
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JE T’ADORE – Savages Release Haunting Homage To US Poet

Savages are back with another stupendous single, just days before their eagerly-awaited second album hits the shops on January 22. Inspired by American poet-activist Minnie Bruce Pratt, Adore is a marked change of gear from previous release  The Answer (reviewed here). A world away from their usual frenetic power punk, it’s a brooding,  elegiac, yet ultimately life-affirming work. Featuring arguably frontwoman Jehnny Beth‘s most affecting vocal performance to…
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Schonwald – ‘Lux’

The duo from Italy, Schonwald, release their single and official video for ‘Lux’, a song taken off their upcoming album ‘Between Parallel Lights’ due out November 5th on Anywave/Manic Depression Records. ‘Lux’, a song inspired by the Latin meaning of the word, lights up the darkness, but its tone is a psychedelic gloom that is melodically dark with a strong…
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