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Post Punk

Deportees – A New Name To Go By ft Lykke Li & Island Shores

Lykke Li just offered up a relatively new track on Facebook featuring her one of a kind vocals. This time, she guests on “A New Name To Go By” by fellow Swedes Deportees. Its probably in your best interest to give this layered, tropical pop gem a listen. Also, be sure to check out Deportees […]

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2010 Wrap-Up: Top Songs Of The Year #37-#28

The annual top tracks of the year list has expanded to 37. Why? Because you really need 2 discs to get an accurate picture of this great year in music. Look for two mixtapes at the end of the list. 37. Kings of Leon – Mary Bring on the hate, but this might be the […]

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New Wave Post Punk

Bravestation: 2010 EP

Toronto-based band Bravestation recently floated to my inbox and was a refreshing surprise. The quartet’s recent 2010 EP made an instant impression on me wavering somewhere between post punk (“White Wolves”) and new wave (“Clocks & Spears”). The industrial sound echoes thru lead singer Devin Wilson’s see-saw vocals (reminiscent of Tom Smith of Editors) and […]

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Indie Post Punk

Jungol: Atlanta Rock “People”

Its always exciting to stumble upon new bands, but finding a good local band is always more satisfying. As was the case when I heard about Jungol. The band is a 3-piece made of 2 brothers and a friend who’ve been part of the Atlanta/Athens, GA indie-circuit since their high school days. Jungol released their […]

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Post Punk

Wolf Parade: Post-Punk “Expo”

There is a slew of new music that I can’t seem to catch up on, but Wolf Parade might be most intriguing. The Montreal-based 4 piece is signed to Sub Pop, so thats already an omen of good things to come (see Blitzen Trapper, CSS, Fleet Foxes and more). Although band members are part of […]

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Post Punk

Johnny Foreigner: Post Punk "Room"

Not new…but new to me. Johnny Foreigner is a 3-piece post punk outfit, who are quite good at crafting noisy tracks that turn out catchy.  An old friend from high school has been spending quite a bit of time across the pond lately and he recommended this Birmingham, England based rockers (check out Andrew Ranville […]