PoP RECOMMENDS | POP POWER !!! : CIGARETTES AFTER SEX – S/T

New buzzworthy band Cigarettes After Sex take their visual and sonic cues from 1980s post-punk and the revival that has burned in earnest about a decade or so again. So whilst, their branding is very much Joy Division and Interpol in focus, there is chilled-out vibe about their songwriting and performance on their eponymous debut full-length.

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THE LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. SURF ROCK IS DEAD, ALLO DARLIN’, THE ADVENTURES OF THE SILVER SPACEMAN & THROUGH LUCID EYES!!!

Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep fighting the good fight.

Here are streams of new music that express the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Discover! Enjoy!

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ROCK HISTORY: FROM SEVENTIES PROG TO EIGHTIES POP

70s-to-80s

Punk. 1977. Ground zero.

The torn t-shirts, the spiky coloured short hair, the spitting and most of all the back-to-basics retro-pop caused a seismic shift in musical tastes and styles that was not fully felt till the early 80s. US bands like The Stooges and New York Dolls paved the way ultimately for British punks like The Sex Pistols, The Clash and the Damned. In the wake of punk, a new approach to pop-rock (variously labelled ‘post-punk’ or ‘new wave’) emerged making superstars of the likes of Blondie, The Cars, The Police et al.

But what about the 70s prog rockers? Well, they had to adapt to stay relevant. Here are examples of 80s pop songs made by progressive rockers.

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PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. CHRISTINA RUBINO, THE CLASSIC KIDS, EQUIPMENT & LATE NIGHT FIGHTS!!!

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep fighting the good fight.

Here are videos of new music that express the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Discover! Enjoy!

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