Posts Tagged ‘USA’

Fan-Tan

Fan-Tan

Drawing elements from early ’80s post-punk, shoegaze, and New Wave, Fan-Tan’s emotionally charged music brings to mind bands like stellastarr*, My Bloody Valentine, Editors, Hot Fuss-era The Killers, and Arcade Fire.

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The Burning Hotels

The Burning Hotels

Forged under the inspiration of post-punk and angular melodies, The Burning Hotels cut through modern rock with sharp guitars, lush synths, propulsive rhythms, and catchy hooks from the ’80s New Romantic movement.

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Snake! Snake! Snakes!

Snake! Snake! Snakes!

Labeled as an “indie orchestral rock band”, Snake! Snake! Snakes! is a Phoenix-based quartet whose sound can be described as majestic and captivating, with emotionally-charged vocals, lush guitars, and dramatic strings that bring to mind Arcade Fire, Wolf Parade, and Radiohead.

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Halo In Reverse

Halo In Reverse

Heavily influenced by industrial and electronic acts such as Nine Inch Nails, Skinny Puppy, Ministry, Underworld, and Depeche Mode, along with rock influences like The Cure, T-Rex, and David Bowie, Halo In Reverse mix trashy guitars with depressive piano rolls and aggressive intricate electronics.

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Kordan

Kordan

Influenced by the guitar drones of shoegazers Ride, Swervedriver, and The Jesus and Mary Chain, along with the propulsive, post-punk rhythms and synths of Joy Division, Kordan create lush textures, pulsating beats, and somber melodies.

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White Apple Tree

White Apple Tree

With lush ambient guitars, blasting dance beats, quirky synths, vocal melodies, and influences ranging from Joy Division and Tears For Fears to The Knife and Interpol, White Apple Tree have created a unique and refreshing take on modern post-punk and synth-rock music.

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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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She Wants Revenge

She Wants Revenge

Considered part of the post-punk revival movement of the ’00s, She Wants Revenge have been compared to Interpol, although their musical influences are far wider and range from the dance acts of the ’80s and the alternative rock groups of the ’90s to the darker rock of The Cure and Bauhaus.

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Kill Hannah

Kill Hannah

Kill Hannah plays a sort of futuristic sounding electronic rock that will appeal to fans of Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, White Rose Movement, Shiny Toy Guns, and Apoptygma Berzerk v.2.0.

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Romance

Romance

Influenced by Joy Division, The Chameleons, The Sisters Of Mercy, The Sound, and Echo & The Bunnymen, Romance’s music blends dark, catchy, and epic songs with an intelligent and unique ideology.

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