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The Rockometer: S/T by Viet Cong

It's not that the Canadian post-punk outfit, Viet Cong, have listened to different albums than you and I and everyone else active in the underground music scene. The foreboding tones of Ian Curtis and Joy Division provide a convenient starting point for anyone with a passing interest in what's happened outside of the mainstream during the past 30 years. Yet, unlike pretty much everyone else who has turned to the early days of UK post-punk for inspiration, the finished product is anything but a by the note reproduction of once ground-breaking sounds.
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The Rockometer: Typical System by Total Control

      Total Control Typical System Iron Lung Records   Considering Mikey Young's prominence in the ...
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Play Me: “Expensive Dog” by Total Control

If you don't know Total Control by now, it's best you get knowing. With the forthcoming release of Typical System (6.24 on Iron Lung) Melbourne ...
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Top Jam: “Fuckers” by Savages

From their outsanding debut album and their scorching live show, I knew the UK post-punk band, Savages, had loads of determination and I knew ...
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The Rockometer: Under the Color of Official Right by Protomartyr

      Protomartyr Under the Color of Official Right Hardly Art My introduction to the four-piece, Detroit post-p...
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Jam Packed Wednesday with Fucked Up, The Horrors, The Black Angels, and Archie Bronson Outfit

  Fucked Up's "Paper the House" is not your uncle's pop-punk anthem. For one thing, Fucked Up have always had better things to do than ...
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Play Me: “Come & See” by Protomartyr

Without the City of Detroit, there would be no Protomartyr. The two are tied together, though fortune, or misfortune, even if the larger ...
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Top Jam: “Possessed” by Eagulls

Don't look now, but between London's Savages and Leeds' Eagulls, we very well may be in the midst of a UK post-punk explosion. And while it's ...
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