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Post Punk

Behind the band name: Eurythmics

Once Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart parted ways with their post-punk band, The Tourists, in 1980, both moved on and needed to find a band name that would define their sound and movement, and sting a few. curiosities.…

Viagra Boys Storm Santa Cruz

London post-punk rockers Shame were billed as the headliners, but it was obvious the packed house came out to watch at the Catalyst last night. Viagra Boys leader Sebastian Murphy- Bay Area born but raised in Sweden - has so many tattoos…

Top 20 Rock Albums of 2022 (So Far)

In the first six months of 2022, there has been a steady stream of new music releases: pleasant surprises, anticipated projects and unreleased sounds.For some, it was a long time coming: Tears for Fears released his first studio LP in 18…

Object of the week: the platform boot

What it is: Platform boots have maintained somewhat of a cult status in recent years after making their debut in the industry in the 60s and 70s, where they were worn by David Bowie, Kiss and other rock stars of decades past. Much of the…

W♥M: Back

The music is still experience-- Even though the rock era is over sixty years old, there is still room for deconstruction, reassembly, gender and gender boundaries, and other innovations. Often the artists who end up becoming music…

On the Midnight Hour (Album Review)

Listeners will have approximately ten seconds into Perennial's At the midnight hour, the return of the guitar swirling defiantly and menacingly, before the Connecticut-based art punks dropped the tunes, pulled the rip cord and went…