The Greatest Post-Punk Bands You Never Heard

Post-Punk Mix: 54 songs, 453.5 MB, 4:23:59Interest in post-punk seems to ebb and flow in roughly decade-long cycles since its initial heyday of 1978-84. A fair number of bands emerged in 2001-04 that were influenced by the likes of Joy Division, The Chameleons and Comsat Angels, particularly Interpol and The Editors. In 2012 a new crop of young bands received attention including Merchandise, Deep Time, The Soft Moon, Wymond Miles and Grass Widow among others. Based just on an EP and a single, Pins and Savages both tied for third on the Blogs Sound Of 2013 shortlist. Old timers Killing Joke, Breathless, Viv Albertine, Kevin Hewick, The Monochrome Set, The Wake and The Distractions all released new albums last year, and Section 25 has one due February 26. Continue reading