The past few years have seen the release of a variety of post-punk releases ranging in both sounds and influences. This year was especially packed, with releases from bands like Black Country, New Road, and Shame it’s safe to say that a revival of some sort is on the horizon if not here already. Squid’s debut album “Bright Green Field” is definitely a stand out among these numerous albums and has already become one of my favorite albums of the year so far. The mix of noisy energetic tracks and interesting
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One of the more exciting and anticipated releases of this year, Black Country, New Road’s debut album “For the First Time” blends elements of post-punk, free improvisation, and post-rock together into one unique package.
Sweet Trip is back once again with some new singles from their upcoming album titled “A Tiny House, in Secret Speeches, Polar Equals” which will be releasing sometime later this year. These two singles are Sweet Trip’s first new material since their 2009 album “You Will Never Know Why”.
Released at the very end of 2020. Omnipotent Youth Society’s album has quickly become one of my favorites from this year. Released a full ten years after their debut album in 2010, “Inside The Cable Temple” is one of the most surprising and satisfying listens from 2020. A unique blend of blues, progressive rock, folk, and jazz all being performed by a group of musicians based out of the industrial city of Shijiazhuang, China.