Episode 59: WTF is Dance Punk?
Ultra-tight jeans, thumping four-to-the-floor rhythms, and caterwauling screams didn’t just define Christian’s teenage years, they also define 2000’s Dance Punk, the focus of this episode. Chrisitan and Wyndham will talk about the music that dragged lead-footed punks and rockers back onto the dancefloor after nearly a decade of post-grunge balladry. Christian explains the innovations and influences that shaped the genre and chats with Wyndham about the cultural underpinnings of dance and punk coming together in New York City. The two also talk about bands that led the way, including The Rapture, !!!, LCD Soundsystem, The Faint, Hot Hot Heat, Q and Not U, CSS, Death From Above 1979.
To get started listening, check out our custom dance punk playlist on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/thebrotherpod/playlist/3lP0pks85bAo8iv60otObn