A Certain Ratio – 4 track sampler


As a key component of Manchester’s post-punk scene from the late 1970s, A Certain Ratio built up an extensive back catalogue and legacy with the band shifting through various members across its career, with its core line-up consisting of Jeremy Kerr, Martin Moscrop and Donald Johnson. Now, Mute has announced a partnership with the band to look after their catalogue for recordings and publishing for the next two years starting February 2017. The releases will continue with box sets, vinyl and special cassette releases that will include B-sides as well as unreleased tracks and rarities.


A Place To Bury Strangers – “What We Don’t See”


A Place To Bury Strangers unveils a new album track and its new video, “What We Don’t See”. It perfectly recreates the song’s general jarring power by shifting between images of various physical objects. Transfixation is out now via Dead Oceans. Watch it out here:


Violent Femmes – “Love Love Love Love Love”

índice Violent Femmes are back with their first new music in 15 years — and first recordings with new drummer Brian Vigilone — as the band prepares to release a new vinyl EP titled Happy New Year on Record Store Day, a release that’s been preceded by the debut online of the song “Love Love Love Love Love.” Listen in below:

Gang of Four feat. Alison Mosshart – “England’s in My Bones”


Post-punk legends Gang of Four today debuted the music video for “England’s In My Bones,” one of two songs featuring Alison Mosshart of The Kills and The Dead Weather appearing on the band’s forthcoming album entitled  What Happens Next, is due out Feb. 24 in North American and March 2 in Europe. Watch it out here: