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On Friday, May 26th, Los Angeles quartet The Wraith played a live show heralding their new 4-song 7″ EP, Shadow Flag, which is streaming below. The new EP also topped the “post-punk” sales chart at Bandcamp on June 1st, despite the fact that the band are a bit harsher than your

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Dave Cantrell puts together a huge, several-day lineup of darkwave/postpunk/deathrock/darkpunk/shoegaze/synthpop/etc and related bands from as near and far as possible, ranging from heavy hitters to the obscure. Fittingly, it’s known as the Out From The Shadows Festival, and this was the third year running! I was absolutely devastated when I missed

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The underground has always been a fertile, fecund place. While the topsoil of bedroom wall icons and their cheekbone legacies lie fallow if not forgotten, their seeds and spores have drifted on the wind and sprouted in innumerable places throughout the globe. And no scene seems more fertile and evergreen

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I had the opportunity to catch Brooklyn’s PAWNS at San la Muerte III fest last year in San Antonio. The band’s electric performance was one of the highlights of the multi-day event, captivating and galvanizing the audience with a sonic assault that was equal parts classic anarcho-punk and gothic rock. (PAWNS

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Postpunk duo Voight-Kampff have been around about a decade, first under the moniker Run Down (after the Saints song), then changing their name to its current form when they recorded their first LP in 2011. “I never really liked the name Run Down, so I jumped at the chance to change it,”

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A Black People’s third album was released earlier this month, and before I listened to it, I truly had no idea shoegaze and deathrock could be combined so perfectly. On paper, it sounds like the type of genre mash-up that could only be accomplished with a very particular sound or at

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