Thursday 25 February 2021

Decontamination Process - 21st Century Post-Punk


After creating several post-punk compilations celebrating the peak years of the late 70s/early 80s,  I figured it was time I turned my attention to the modern day. Post-punk began to decline in the mid to late 80s, though you still had the odd band which kept the flag flying. In the 90s, it was more or less dead, until the post-punk revival of the early 2000s, where bands such as Franz Ferdinand, Interpol, Bloc Party and the Arctic Monkeys went on to mainstream success.

This collection is dedicated to the more recent (and mostly undiscovered) bands which brought about a resurgence in the late 2010s. Like most of my genre compilatons, this features bands from all over the world, such as Rakta from Brazil, Wędrowcy~Tułacze~Zbiegi from Poland, and Fews from Sweden.  All tracks on this first volume date from the years 2018 to 2020, there'll be a couple more volumes to come in the near future which will include releases from before and after those years.

As usual, info about origin of each track and year released are tagged in the music files and included in the download file. I hope you enjoy this latest compilation, once more thanks for all the positive comments, and keep safe!

01. The Cool Greenhouse - Cardboard Man (5:20)
02. Pottery - Under the Wires (3:58)
03. Public Practice - Into the Ring (3:56)
04. FACS - Teenage Hive (3:02)
05. Rakta - Ruína (3:08)
06. The Bedrooms - Ready Room (4:15)
07. Spray Paint - Alcohol Surface (4:16)
08. Patois Counselors - Get Excitement (2:51)
09. Fews - Limits (4:01)
10. Bodega - Truth (3:30)
11. Joy-Rides - Captain's Musical (According to Paul) (5:40)
12. Big Joanie - Eyes (4:14)
13. Wedrowcy~Tulacze~Zbiegi - Hoburgsgubben 10104 (5:09)
14. Lithics - Mice in the Night (3:39)
15. Snapped Ankles - Skirmish in the Suburbs (4:59)
16. Pozi - 40 Faces (3:07)
17. Dry Cleaning - Sit Down Meal (3:42)
18. Squid - Match Bet (4:13)
19. Ruby Karinto - No Manchester (2:15)
20. Membranes - The City Is an Animal (Nature Is Its Slave) (4:13)

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