Tag Archives: post-punk

JAH WOBBLE – Metal Box – Rebuilt in Dub

December 26, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 Venerated sound architect peeks under full metal jacket of his own creation to uncover its gist and construct the famous edifice afresh. Released in 1979 and considered a solid gem almost immediately upon its arrival, PIL’s “Metal Box” … Continue reading

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1919 – Futurecide

May 6, 2019

Cleopatra 2019 A hundred years removed from their name, British post-punk brigade leave past behind to menace another century. Here’s an album made in the face of adversity, 1919 soldiering on after their leader Mark Tighe passed away – in … Continue reading

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THE ZIPPERS – The Zippers

April 25, 2018

MCA 1990 / Angel Air 2018 Still catching the skin, legacy album of American ensemble snaps out of lethargy. This Pittsburgh group seemed destined to hit the big time but, instead, found themselves doomed, due to the record label’s politics, … Continue reading

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MIDNIGHT CRISIS – Heart Beatings

March 19, 2018

Apocalipps 2017 Crisis? What crisis?.. Half an hour of NYC smutty bliss with a post-punk stripe. Ever since the CBGB days, New York has been a fertile ground for non-conformism, yet more often than not artists who sprang from there … Continue reading

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March 12, 2018

Cleopatra 2017 Post-punk miracle workers report from the road – for the first time in two decades. Perhaps, not a perfectionist, this band’s mainstay Bobby Hecksher admits to not liking concert documents, yet on the cusp of the American ensemble’s … Continue reading

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