Tuesday, 20 August 2013

***New Tracks*** (White Lies, Tears For Fears, Army Navy, Slut, Diana)

*Tonight PostModern feature...

British new wave band White Lies with 'Big TV',  the title track from their new 3rd album.

80s new wave duo Tears for Fears are back with a new single. 'Ready To Start' is a electronic cover version of the 2010' Arcade Fire Song and a first taster from a new album - tba.

LA indierock/pop trio Army Navy with the new single 'Crashed like the car' from their latest 'The Crushed Ep'

'Next Big Thing', the new single/video from german indie rock band Slut - taken from the new album 'Aliennation'

Canadian dream wave/artpop artist Diana with 'Perpetual Surrender',  the title track/video of their debut album.*

White Lies [England/London] - Big TV (2013)
Big Tv

Tears For Fears [England/Bath] - Ready To Start (2013)

 photo url_zps48e34f62.jpg Army Navy [USA/Los Angeles] - Crushed Like the Car (2013)
The Crushed EP

Slut [Germany/Ingolstadt] - Next Big Thing (2013)

Diana [Canada/Toronto] - Perpetual Surrender (2013)
Perpetual Surrender

Thursday, 15 August 2013

***New Tracks*** (Yuck, Only Real, Soft Lighting, Soft Metals, NEØV)

*Friday night's PostModern include...

British fuzz-rockers/shoegazers Yuck with 'Middle Sea', the 2nd taster from their upcoming second album 'Glow&Behold', out in october

'Get It On', the new single by London grimy psychedelic pop band Only Real, taken from the forthcoming new 'Days In The City EP', also out in october.

Kansas City based indie musician/producer Bryan Cox aka Soft Lighting with the video for 'On The Nod' from the album 'Portraits' which was released in may. 

'Tell Me', the recent single/video from Portland electronic duo Soft Metals from the 2nd album 'Lenses' 

and finally
the music video for 'Daydream City', the latest single by finnish shoegaze/dreampop band NEØV from the album 'Orange Morning'*

Yuck [England/London] - Middle Sea (2013)
Glow & Behold

 photo tumblr_mn7hfdtbYC1ql6l08o1_1280_zps714862e1.jpg   Only Real [England/London] - Get It On (2013)
Days In The City EP

Soft Lighting [USA/Kansas] - On The Nod (2013)

Soft Metals [USA/Portland] - Tell Me (2013)
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NEØV [Finland/Kuopio] - DAYDREAM CITY (2013)
Orange Morning

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

***New Tracks*** (Black Hearted Brother, Minks, Shinies, Maps, Keep Shelly In Athens, Peanuts vs. The Smiths))

*Thursday night's PostModern feature...

Slowdive's Neil Halstead return with the new spacerock/shoegaze project Black Hearted Brother. The band also feature Mark Van Hoen of Seefeel and Nick Holton of Coley Park.
Their 1st album 'Stars Are Our Home' is out at the end of october, '(I don´t mean to) Wonder' is the first single.

Brooklyn nu-wave pop stylists Minks with their latest single 'Everything's Fine' from the new 2nd album 'Tides End'.

Manchester noisepop three piece Shinies with 'Vitamins' - another fine track from their debut 'Tangle EP'.

Northampton electrogaze band Maps with the great 'This Summer', taken from the new 3rd album 'Vicissitude' 

the second single 'Oostende' from Greece electro-/dreampop duo Keep Shelly In Athen's long awaited debut album 'At Home' - out in mid september

some fine comic entertainment for tonight...Peanuts comics + The Smiths lyrics
http://thischarmingcharlie.tumblr.com/ *

 photo 998064_211732648951139_1962434209_n_zps06358fb9.jpg Black Hearted Brother [England/London] - (I Don't Mean To) Wonder (2013)
Stars Are Our Home 

 photo 299789_260057504025434_1922760052_n_zps964226e3.jpg MINKS [USA/Brooklyn] - Everything's Fine (2013)
Tides End

 photo 307027_364920190286968_318029252_n_zpsf536ed7b.jpg SHINIES [England/Manchester] - Vitamins (2013)
Tangle EP

Maps [England/London] - This Summer (2013)
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Keep Shelly in Athens [Greece/Athens] - Oostende (2013)
At Home

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Tuesday, 13 August 2013

***New Tracks*** (The Vaccines, Great Ytene, 2raumwohnung, Hockeysmith, Blouse)

*Tonight PostModern feature new music from...

London indie rock band 'The Vaccines' with 'Melody Calling', the title track from their new EP.

London four-peace psychedelic band Great Ytene with their debut single/video 'Happy Scenes'

German pop duo 2RAUMWOHNUNG with their new single 'Bei dir bin ich schön' from the forthcoming new album 'Achtung Fertig'

Cornwall electro/indie/shoegaze sister duo Hockeysmith with the debut single 'Let´s Bang'

Dreampop outfit  Blouse from Portland with 'A Feeling like this', their latest single from the upcoming 2nd album 'Imperium'*

 photo vaccines_zps3a5f049b.jpg The Vaccines [England/London] - Melody Calling (2013)
Melody Calling EP

GREAT YTENE [England/London] - HAPPY SCENES (2013)
Happy Scenes 7inch

2RAUMWOHNUNG [Germany/Berlin] - BEI DIR BIN ICH SCHÖN (2013)
Achtung Fertig

 photo 2013Hockeysmith_PR_240713_zpsedc34679.jpg HOCKEYSMITH [England/Cornwall] - Let´s Bang (2013)

 photo 1002094_627108750634206_111447183_n_zpsc67a3207.jpg Blouse [USA/Portland] - A Feeling Like This (2013)

Charlatans Drummer Jon Brookes dies at 44 '-(

Sad sad news, the 2nd charlie, much too young '-(

Jon Brookes, drummer with British band The Charlatans, has died aged 44. Three years after his collapse on stage and a diagnosed brain tumour, founding member of the group died in hospital early this morning. 

*RIP Jon*

  photo j170711901_zpsefe0633a.jpg  photo 4503817_zps2972fc56.jpg

The Charlatans [England/Manchester] - Then (1990)
Some Friendly 

The Charlatans [England/Manchester] - Tremolo Song (1992)
Between 10th and 11th

The Charlatans [England/Manchester] - One To Another (1996)
Tellin' Stories

The Charlatans [England/Manchester] - My Beautiful Friend (1999)
Us and Us Only

The Charlatans [England/Manchester] - The Misbegotten (2008)
You Cross My Path

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

***New Tracks*** (Crushed Beaks, Big Cosmos, PJ Harvey, Laki Mera, Postiljonen)

*Tonight PostModern feature new music from...

London noise-pop duo Crushed Beaks with their latest track 'Feelers' from the forthcoming debut EP 'Tropes' which is out in september. 

London five piece indiepop band Big Cosmos with 'If you had tonight', the follow up single to 'El Palo Alto'. Both tracks come from their debut 'Illuminance EP'

British alternative musician PJ Harvey with her new single 'Shaker Aamer', a support song for Shaker Aamer, the last remaining british resident in us prison at Guantanamo Bay. 

Glasgow Indie/Electronic three-piece Laki Mera with 'All I have', a song from their new 2nd album 'Turn All Memory To White Noise'. If you like that check also out the first single/video 'Sweet Warm Dance'*

and finally
Swedish chill out electro-/dreampop trio Postiljonen with the latest single/video 'Atlantis' from their debut album 'Skyer' 

 photo crushed-beaks_zpsdcfe4cc8.jpg Crushed Beaks [England/London] - Feelers (2013)
Tropes Ep

Big Cosmos [England/London] - If You Had Tonight (2013)
Illuminance EP

PJ Harvey [England/Yeovil] - Shaker Aamer (2013)

Laki Mera [Scotland/Glasgow] - All I Have (2013)
Turn All Memory To White Noise

Postiljonen [Sweden/Bergen] - Atlantis (2013)

Monday, 5 August 2013

***New Tracks*** (Invisible Days, Everything by Electricity, Reputante, Black City Lights, Au Revoir Simone)

*New Music Monday - tonight PostModern present awesome new dreampop/shoegaze and electropop stuff including... 

Brooklyn dreampop/shoegaze trio Invisible Days with their new single/video 'Needles'

London-based dreampop/chillgaze trio Everything by Electricity with the video for their song 'Story for you'

Another brooklyn based artist - synthpop/new wave band Reputante  around James Levy (remember Levy - Rotten Love from 2006) with their video for 'Lock Me Up'

New video for New Zealand darkpop band Black City Light's latest single 'Offering. from their debut full length album 'Another Life'

a third band from Brooklyn/New York - female electronic dreampop trio Au Revoir Simone are back with a new single/video. 'Somebody Who' is a first taster from their forthcoming album 'Move In Spectrums'*

Invisible Days [USA/Brooklyn] - Needles (2013)
Fortress/Needles 7"

Everything by Electricity [England/London] - Story of You (2013)

Reputante [USA/Brooklyn] - Lock Me Up (2013)

BLACK CITY LIGHTS [New Zealand/Wellington] - OFFERING (2013)

Au Revoir Simone [USA/Brooklyn] - Somebody Who (2013)
Move In Spectrums

Sunday, 4 August 2013

***New Tracks*** (The Chain Gang of 1974, Junica, Spirit Of Leo, Landing, Westbam)

*Sunday evening edition of PostModern feature...
'Miko', the first new track from Denver-based indietronica band The Chain Gang of 1974′s sophomore LP - due out in 2014. 

New Zealand indiepop act Junica with the new track 'Cherry World' 

Dreampop/ethereal wave/shoegaze project Spirit Of Leo with their new single 'Eyes/Ears'

Indie/Shoegaze band Landing from Connecticut with 'Two Veils' from their new EP 'Landing II'

Electro/Techno legend Westbam with 'You need the drug' feat. Richard Butler (Psychedelic Furs) from his new album 'Götterstrasse'*

   photo 150822_10151468145615799_1570122274_n_zps82617d42.jpg The Chain Gang Of 1974 [USA/Los Angeles] - Miko (2013)

 photo 298089_227594067295100_1302261876_n_zps0f6aee28.jpg Junica [New Zealand/Wellington] - Cherry World (2013)

 photo 551379_488524807868425_1919207234_n_zps3e036475.jpg Spirits of Leo [USA/Santa Rosa] - Eyes//Ears (2013)

 photo tstockb2_zps73d68c07.jpg Landing [USA/Connecticut] - Two Veils (2013)
Landing II EP

Westbam [Germany/Berlin] *feat. Richard Butler (Psychedelic Furs)* - You Need The Drugs (2013)


Saturday, 3 August 2013

***New Tracks*** (Helen Love, X preist X, [aftersun], Frankie Rose, Jackson And His Computer Band)

*Tonight PostModern feature...

Welsh bubblegumpop/disco/punkrock trio Helen Love with the video for 'We are the Lo-fi Kids' from their new album 'Day-Glo Dreams'

Electropop act X preist X from Florida with their debut track 'Samurai'

Brooklyn coldwave/dreampop duo [aftersun] with the video for 'You make me change', taken from their debut album 'Always Is Right Now'

Indiepop artist Frankie Rose (ex - member of Vivian Girls, Crystal Stilts and Dum Dum Girls) with the track 'Sorrow' taken from her forthcoming 2nd album ' Herein Wild' - out in mid september

Parisian electronic producer Jackson Fourgeaud a.k.a Jackson And His Computer Band with a first taster from his upcoming 2nd album 'Glow'*

coldwaveBrooklyn coldwave/dreampop duo [aftersun] with the video to 'You make me change' from their debut album 'Always Is Right Now'

Helen Love [Wales/Swansea] - We are the Lo-fi Kids (2013)
Day-Glo Dreams

X PRIEST X [USA/Florida] - Samurai (2013)

 [aftersun] [USA/Brooklyn] - You Make Me Change (2013)
Always Is Right Now

Frankie Rose [USA/Brooklyn] - Sorrow (2013)
Herein Wild

 photo jackson-61320131_zps45676371.jpg Jackson And His Computerband [France/Paris] - Vista (2013)

Friday, 2 August 2013

***New Tracks*** (Exit Calm, Eva on the Western Castle, Kitchens of Distinction, Valerie Dour, White Lies)

*Back with new music, tonight PostModern present...

Indie/psych-rock quartet Exit Calm with the 3rd single 'When They Rise' taken from their forthcoming 2nd album 'The Future Isn't What It Used To Be' out at the end of september

Finnish indiepop band Eva on the Western Castle with 'California Shrills' the first single/video off their debut 'The Wong Way EP' which was released in march.

Reunited dreampop trio Kitchens of Distinction with the new single 'Japan To Jupiter' from the album 'Folly' - their first new material in 19 years - also out at the end of september.

Toronto electropop musician Dan Miller a,k,a. Valerie Dour with his debut single 'Dispel'

uk postpunk/indiepop band White Lies with 'Change', a third taster from their new album Big TV.

Exit Calm [England/Barnsley] - When They Rise (2013)   
The Future Isn't What It Used To Be

Eva on the Western Castle Island [Finland/Helsinki] - California Shrills (2012/2013) 
The Wong Way EP

Kitchens of Distinction [England/London] - From Japan to Jupiter (2013)

 photo 533486_306812369430120_1319173709_n_zps8e7cb618.jpg Valerie Dour [Canada/Toronto] - Dispel (2013)

White Lies [England/London] - Change (2013)
Big Tv

Thursday, 1 August 2013

***PostModern Classics*** (Lush, Deacon Blue, Tears For Fears, Pale Saints, Orbital)

*Classic PostModern time*
Tonight's edition feature... 

London shoegaze/noisepop legends Lush with their 1994 single/video 'Hypocrite' from the 2nd album 'Split'. 

Glasgow rock/pop band Deacon Blue with their single 'Your Town' from 1993's 'Whatever You Say, Say Nothing' album. 

British new wave duo Tears For Fears with their 1992 single 'Laid So Low' from the band's greatest hits collection 'Tears Roll Down...'

Leeds shoegaze/noisepop band Pale Saints with the primary video/single 'Fine Friend' from their last album 'Slow Buildings', released in 1994

Chill classic 'Halcyon' by electronic duo Orbital from 1992 which features vocal samples by Kirsty Hawkshaw from 'It's a Fine Day' by Opus III*

 Lush [England/London] - Hypocrite (1994)

Deacon Blue [Scotland/Glasgow] - Your Town (1993)
Whatever You Say, Say Nothing
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Tears For Fears [England/Bath] - Laid So Low *Tears Roll Down* (1992)
Tears Roll Down (Greatest Hits 82-92)

Pale Saints [England/Leeds] - Fine Friend (1994)
Slow Buildings

Orbital [England/Kent] - Halcyon (1992)
Radiccio EP