Category: Featured Artist

Post Dial

Post Dial

Post Dial effectively melt an initiative essence of groups like New Order, Primal Scream, The Chemical Brothers, and The Prodigy. Their catchy combination of post-punk and Madchester as well as their full-throttle live shows have earned them praise from the likes of Peter Hook and Erol Alkan.

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We Are Standard

We Are Standard

We Are Standard combine angular guitars that nod to Franz Ferdinand with a gritty, alternative dance sound similar to acts like The Rapture and LCD Soundsystem. And I haven’t even started talking about the cowbells…

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Led Er Est

Led Er Est

Led Er Est paint dystopian soundscapes by blending the avant-garde of Cabaret Voltaire with the dark pop of Soft Cell and early Human League. Think of droning vocals, ice cold synths, minimal drum loops, melodic guitars, Vangelis, and Factory Records circa 1980 to get an idea.

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The Wars

The Wars

The Wars effectively combine sweeping guitar sounds and droning over-driven basslines with stentorian booms and nihilistic lyrics in a unique way that is guaranteed to send shivers down your spine, especially if you belong to the gloom-laden army of Interpol or Editors fans.

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We Have Band

We Have Band

We Have Band is a dance rock trio who encompass the grooves of Talking Heads, the moodiness of Joy Division, and the best bits of Hot Chip, Foals, and The Rapture.

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I Was A Teenage Satan Worshipper

I Was a Teenage Satan Worshipper

Equally influenced by The Jesus and Mary Chain, Primal Scream, The Dandy Warhols, New Order, Ladytron, and Suicide, I Was A Teenage Satan Worshipper combine Commodore 64 bleeps with distorted guitars and motherboard-ish vocals.

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teenagersintokyo

Teenagersintokyo

teenagersintokyo take their cues not from their supposed contemporaries, but from the storied history of ’80s post-punk and new wave artists such as Siouxsie & The Banshees, Fleetwood Mac, Tears for Fears, Kraftwerk, and Talking Heads.

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Blacktzar

Blacktzar

Since forming in early 2009, Blacktzar have set about establishing their own unique sound – a blend of twisted electronics and genuine songwriting flair drawing comparisons with Echo & the Bunnymen, Depeche Mode, a-ha, and New Order.

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The Blackmail

The Blackmail

The Blackmail is a post-punk revival / indie rock band from Minsk, Belarus, that will definitely appeal to fans of Joy Division, The Smiths, Interpol, Editors, She Wants Revenge, and The Organ.

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Mirrors

Mirrors

Mirrors seem to have arrived straight from 1982; their synth laden brand of pop-noir sounds like the bastard child of O.M.D. and Depeche Mode. Add some Kraftwerk, Blancmange, New Order and early Human League to the mix and you get the idea.

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