Posts From Oliver Sheppard

PART 1’s Chris Low: “Graveyard Songs for the Funeral Parade” Mixtape

At the bottom of this post is a special mixtape Chris Low made for the second

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An interview with Texas dark punk/postpunk band Annex by Oliver Sheppard

With current and former members of Confused, Porkeria, Bastard Sons of Apocalypse, and Accuse in their

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An interview with Brazil’s RAKTA
by Oliver Sheppard

“A more psychedelic and garagey Xmal Deutschland” might be one way to describe Rakta’s hypnotic and

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Glorious & Moving Post -Punk!
UNDERPASS “Assimilation” LP Review + Stream

Vancouver, BC/Olympia, WA’s UNDERPASS are a very special band indeed: sounding like Mancunians from 1980, the

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Dark Raw Punk At Its Best!
KURRAKÄ s/t LP Review + Stream+ Tour News

Texas punk band KURRAKÄ‘s 10-song self-titled LP is a blistering dark thrash attack that borrows elements

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Black Metal meets Post-Punk: Hateful Abandon’s “Liars/Bastards”

Bristol, England’s Hateful Abandon are probably one of the more adventurous and ambitious bands around these

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Epic Post-Punk/Anarcho-Goth
Dekoder’s “Flowers to Blossom” LP – Review and Streaming

Dekoder’s second 12″ is a 6-song mid-tempo combo of old school gothic rock, anarcho-punk and plain

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
Population’s new “Relic” 7″

Seattle label Nostalgium Directive will be releasing a new, two-song 7″ record from Chicago postpunk band

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Dark Punk Band of The Week:
STRANGER from Boston!

Boston’s Stranger are sick. And hard to categorize. Their Bandcamp page lists “deathrock” and “goth punk”

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This Band Is Pure Magic!
Brazil’s RAKTA’s
s/t LP Review/Video/Footage

by Oliver Sheppard The echoing vocals, darkly swirling guitars, and spooky organs used by Brazil’s Rakta

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