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Text via The Things This website logs the world’s births and deaths in real time. Flashing green dots appear on a simple map, indicating where a baby was born. (There is also a continuously-updating list on the left for births). At the same time, flashing red dots appear on the map, indicating

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SILENT AGE from Chicago, consisting of ex-members of Population (see that band’s 2014 CVLT Nation interview with me here), play a kind of darkened minimalist postpunk that fans of The Sound and Modern Eon should check out. The hardcore punk pedigree of the band is still there, but this is introspective

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Chicago deathrock band Cemetery‘s debut LP, “Wind and Shadows,” started shipping April 1. Released on Mass Media Records, which is increasingly a one-stop shop for anything worthwhile coming out of the modern dark punk scene, the European version is set to be released on the UK’s Inflammable Material imprint. Cemetery

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Population "Relic" 7 inch
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Seattle label Nostalgium Directive will be releasing a new, two-song 7″ record from Chicago postpunk band Population in late June or July. Below is an exclusive streaming track from the new release, sure to delight anyone that’s found themselves a fan of some of the dark band’s other releases. In

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Since 2009, Population have been making some of the most immersively moody postpunk music out there. Although they hail from the hardcore punk scene’s reclaiming of the roots of postpunk, deathrock, and gothic rock that was kickstarted last decade by bands like The Estranged, the Observers, Deathcharge, and the Spectres,

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Well, we’re two years into these Deathrock mixtapes, and the fascination that dark postpunk and deathrock continues to hold over the punk scene continues unabated, even if many punker-than-thou bands refuse to acknowledge their own new swing into gothic territory, proud as some would-be tastemakers are. The punk scene’s dipping

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