Post-Punk Sunday

The new single from Cold Cave is a cover of Absolute Body Control‘s Waving Hands. It stays faithful to the original although sounding darker and denser. Get it from here whilst the original version is available here. Warsaw Pact have released an album of demos called, erm Demos (2016-2109). The release includes two previously unheard demos in the shape of Made by Design & Discshop Inquisition. Maybe it’s one for the fans who are familiar with the originals but given it’s available on a pay what you want basis it’s also a good introduction to the band. Midnight Cure always … Continue reading Post-Punk Sunday

Warsaw Pact – Midnight Cure (Alternate Mix)

In the 1970s there was a short-lived punk band called Warsaw Pakt who were around at the same time as another band called Warsaw. The latter, because they did not want to be confused with the former, changed their name to Joy Division and the rest they say is history. Why do I mention this? Well aside from being a bore it’s because Warsaw Pact, like Interpol et al. before them, obviously take their cues from band formerly known as Warsaw supplying a modern take on the sound. Whilst there is no Martin Hannett on the mixing desk I always … Continue reading Warsaw Pact – Midnight Cure (Alternate Mix)

July Round Up #2

And here is the SQL (ha ha – hint to what I do for a living) to yesterday’s post. Today’s round up concentrates the many faces of Post-Punk. Projet Marina – Rage Rage is the first single lifted from the band’s album Echos which is due for release in September. Synth pop of the highest calibre. Facebook Cult of Haze – Farewell There is a lot of quality post-punk coming out of Russia these days and this album is no exception. Harking back to the synthpop and goth pioneers of the early 1980’s Cult of Haze deliver an album that … Continue reading July Round Up #2