Post-Punk Junk
June 29, 2007 4:43 PM   Subscribe

The late great Post-Punk Junk was once the smartest, best curated music blog on the net. Then it disappeared. Now it has been reborn as a cable access style tv show. Anyone interested in what was happening with music during the years 1979-1985 (roughly) should definitely check this out. Yaheardme? Episodes collected here and here. Check out a spooky looking Nico and Cabaret Voltaire and PIL and Gang of Four and Yellow Magic Orchestra.
posted by vronsky (9 comments total) 18 users marked this as a favorite
(This is good.)
posted by bardic at 5:32 PM on June 29, 2007

Another punk rock resource whom I have found useful over the years is George Gimarc.

just sayin'
posted by ZachsMind at 5:32 PM on June 29, 2007

Hmm.. 5 million dollars for my right leg you say? Then I could afford an iphone.
posted by jlowen at 5:40 PM on June 29, 2007

Great episodes, learning lots. Thanks vronsky.
posted by nickyskye at 5:41 PM on June 29, 2007

Total Erasure Promo - Philip Jap
posted by vronsky at 6:32 PM on June 29, 2007

Whoa. Awesome resource. That Gang of Four/YMO video is fantastic. Love Yellow Magic Orchestra's post punk looks and that GOF go disco on I Love a Man in Uniform and just kill...
posted by Skygazer at 6:39 PM on June 29, 2007

holy shit Jon King (gof) is a great performer. He's crazy! Thanks
posted by kickback at 6:51 PM on June 29, 2007

This episode is pretty hot too. With XTC and Numbers.
posted by vronsky at 7:42 PM on June 29, 2007

This used to be my favorite blog! I still have fond memories of downloading stuff like an interview/confrontation between Jello Biafra and Tipper Gore on an Oprah show from the 1980s! Thanks for letting us know that it's back!
posted by Mael Oui at 9:40 PM on June 29, 2007

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