The other evening, I stumbled into a delightful discussion about band names in the Songs From Under The Floorboards Facebook group, where someone had pointed out that the names of punk bands had been short, sharp and to the point - unlike the "colourful, strange and often a bit pretentious" names that followed in the postpunk
THE 1979 debut album from the Dunfermline group is an urgent postpunk
Boom For Real' seems to insist that the scratchy textures, bright colours and apparently quick gestures in Basquiat's work are a reflection of the gritty, heady times of postpunk
New York and the high jinks of the man himself.
THIS brash and sleazy Cold War action thriller is a lace and leather postpunk
party for lovers of fetishised violence.
This year's line-up features Rod Stewart, Alison Moyet and breakthrough acts such as Yak, a noisy postpunk
Rip it Up and Start Again: Postpunk
1978-1984 by Simon Reynolds (2006) I was too young to really enjoy the first bursts of British punk in 1976 and 1977.
SATURDAY THE NIGHTINGALES/ THE BLUE ORCHIDS Two of the best bands of the postpunk
era drop into Dundee's Beat Generator.
Often touted as the postpunk
version of Lennon & McCartney, Chris Difford and Glen Tilbrook wrote some classic songs that drew comparisons with the work of the Beatles and the Kinks.
There was postpunk
, for instance, with No Wave groups like the Contortions striving to be more extreme than CBGB bands like the Ramones.
Si esto es claramente asi para el punk, no parece tan claro en el caso de otros fenomenos pop, por ejemplo el glam rock, o el postpunk
, pero tambien el Heavy Metal, paralelos o inmediatamente posteriores.
The Altered Hours dropped their debut album In Heat Not Sorry at the beginning of the year, and their dark psychedelic postpunk
has won them fans all over Europe.
Applying the same model used for London's punk world, he demonstrates that each post-punk world emerged out of a motivated and well-connected social network; the heterogeneous nature of postpunk
musical and visual styles, he suggests, can be tied directly to each city's specific set of resources and personnel.