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Out on November 27th via the ever brilliant Domino Recordings Is the 40th anniversary edition of Young Marble Giant’s one and only album Colossal Youth. The Cardiff trio, guitarist-songwriter Stuart Moxham, brother and bassist Philip, and singer Alison Statton, have curated a package that includes the album, as well as songs from Salad Days, Is The War …

My relationship with Detroit post-punk quartet Protomartyr is a complicated one. I first heard of the band in 2015, when they supported Canadian noise punks METZ on their autumn UK tour. I discussed the upcoming tour with a friend of mine with whom I’d recently seen METZ, and he told me he really liked Protomartyr …

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Detroit post-punks Protomartyr have released ‘Worm in Heaven’, the second teaser track from their fifth full-length album, ‘Ultimate Success Today’. The song is more of a slow-burner than the band’s outstanding previous teaser track, ‘Processed by the Boys’. It features Nick Cave-esque vocals from frontman Joe Casey and Johnny Marr-ish guitars from his bandmate Greg …

Detroit post-punks Protomartyr have announced their fifth album, Ultimate Success Today, is to be released on May 29th via Domino, and have streamed a new single ‘Processed by the Boys’ taken from it. It’s has a certain warmth in amongst its slightly angular outlook, built on a repeating, but engaging, guitar riff, with the gruff …

How many of you like me were enamored with Franz Ferdinand back in 2004? It’s hard to describe, but something about that debut album lit a post-punk fuse in me. I’d just begun listening to Gang of Four and had dabbled in The Jam as well. These cats were just the right modern take on …