Molchat Doma – Zvezdy (Stars)

The Belarusian trio hailing from Minsk that is Molchat Doma (“Houses are Silent“) have been taking the post-punk community by storm over the last several years, culminating in this live three-song session released March of 2020 (MENT x ETEP). Notably, I’m more fond of the first two of these three songs and focusing on only the first, Zvezdy (Stars) which strikingly is a love song. … Continue reading Molchat Doma – Zvezdy (Stars)

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Then Comes Silence – Good Friday

There’s a reason tradition sticks around, or is rediscovered — rituals ofttimes rock, as does this unbelievably-live version of “Good Friday” by THEN COMES SILENCE. Hailing from Stockholm, Sweden, TCS self-describes as “goth, psychedelica, rock, and post-punk in a symbiosis.” Per band leader Alex Svenson, this song is about the loss of his father and how his father occasionally visits him in his dreams. Tried-and-true, … Continue reading Then Comes Silence – Good Friday

Second Still – Untitled #3 (Live on PressureDrop.tv)

Untitled #3, AKA “Dancey”, is one of my favorite songs by Second Still, a group with influences from Siouxsie & the Banshees, the Cure, Bauhaus, et al. summing in their own unique tonal-vibration self-described as a melding of “French coldwave with the unconventional time signatures of No Wave”. Be sure to wait for it, the crazy build-up that starts at about the 4-minute mark, and … Continue reading Second Still – Untitled #3 (Live on PressureDrop.tv)