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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.

Post-Punkshoegaze

The Prids, fronted by ex-lovers Mistina La Fave and David Frederickson, recently released their first album in 7 years Do I Look Like I’m In Love? on This-A-Way Records! It’s an intense, powerful post-punk/shoegaze gem from a band who truly doesn’t get enough praise for how talented they are. La Fave

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MusicPost-Punk

Deaf Dance released their first LP, the appropriately titled A Cold Gaze. The LA duo consists of vocalist/guitarist Jerry Narrows (who began Deaf Dance two years ago) and keyboardist Julie Louise. They’ve already perfected a great avenue of post-punk.   A Cold Gaze by Deaf Dance The LP jumps right into

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FilmMusic Videos

Horror loving Toronto based post-punk/darkwave duo TRAITRS have a brand new music video out and Cvlt Nation is excited to premiere it! The video references several different horror movies which inspired their new album Butcher’s Coin, due out May 18th on Pleasence Records, Manic Depression, and Alchera Visions. This video

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Post-Punkshoegaze

Uplifting dreampop duo Devoured By Flowers recently released their first full length album one year after The Luminescent EP. Moonscape Hotel is a beautiful follow-up release with an epic sound akin to Echo and the Bunnymen, perfect to daydream to. The lyrics evoke pretty nature visuals that match the music

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FeaturesIndustrialInterviews

Xentrifuge are a harsh industrial duo from New York who have a new album out on Cleopatra Records! Desensitized Parallels is available digitally and on CD. Their music video for “Circles of Dust” released back in February is pure ritualistic gothic madness. My interview with the band below reveals some

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FeaturedFilmIndustrialMusicMusic Videos

UK solo artist QUAL’s new album The Ultimate Climax has already received a ton of praise since its release at the end of February. Out on Avant! Records, The Ultimate Climax is essentially industrial music for postpunk fans. There’s an urban minimal synth element to the music that can’t be

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