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Sär

Sär is a writer and music enthusiast born and raised in the Portland, OR area. They have been an avid listener of goth, postpunk and deathrock since 2003 and their ultimate goal is to introduce as many people to as many of these amazing bands as possible.

Death RockMusicPost-Punk

Esses from Oakland, CA released their 6-track album Offering back in July and what an offering it is! I’m telling you, if you like that spooky, traditional deathrock sound, you must listen to this if you haven’t already. Opening song “Glorious Poison” is actually my favorite on the release, and

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FeaturedMusicPost-Punkshoegaze

Melbourne-based shoegaze duo Modern Heaven have just released a 5-song EP entitled Midnight Cowboy! This is a fantastic gem not to be missed. In fact, a couple of tracks in particular would be criminal not to include on your set lists this year. The EP opens with the atmospheric “Another

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MusicPost-PunkStreaming

I’m thrilled to premiere a brand new remix track from Toronto-based post-punk duo TRAITRS! “Window From The old House” (track 9 on Butcher’s Coin) has been remixed by Nailbiter! Nailbiter is Josh Korody of post-punk band Beliefs, who produced Butcher’s Coin. Pleasance Records is now releasing an expanded version of TRAITRS‘ Butcher’s Coin

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FilmMusicMusic VideosPost-Punk

I’m overwhelmingly excited to premiere this beautiful music video from solo project For Joris, the moniker of one Robert Pruett. It’s hard to believe this is the work of one artist– “Holly In The Reigns” has a very big sound, reminiscent of ACTORS. It’s pretty damn rare to see post-punk

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IndustrialInterviewsMusic

Portland electro-industrial quartet Die Robot recently released their debut LP Technopunk! This could not be a more fitting title for this masterpiece– EBM/techno in sound, but lyrically very political, the album takes you into the band’s own starry galaxy they’ve created. Technopunk by Die Robot “10,000 Years” launches right into

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MusicPost-Punkshoegaze

Portland’s dreampop duo consisting of Dorian Campbell and Ashkelon Sain have released their first follow-up release since their debut album Moonscape Hotel! It’s called “Power”, a lyrically driven track that couldn’t have come at a better time. “Power” is overflowing with clever rhymes signifying both political relevance and good advice

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