Modern English performing “After The Snow” in its entirety and more. Special guests: Bootblacks (Brooklyn Post-Punk on Artoffact Records).
Modern English are a new wave/post-punk band from Colchester, Essex, England best known for their hit single “I Melt With You”. The song has been covered by a variety of artists, with several different versions being licensed for film and television worldwide. Other favorites include “Hands Across The Sea”, “Someone’s Calling” and “Ink And Paper”. The 4AD band recently released their first album in 30 years.
Brooklyn Post-Punk on Artoffact Records
“Direct sonic descendants of Xymox and Front Line Assembly.” – Brooklyn Vegan
“Sounds like a skittering love letter to Bauhaus, Joy Division, Depeche Mode and all the other bands that ultimately bridged the gaps between punk, post-punk, and new wave.” – Nerdist
“Bootblacks, in other words, is this generation’s answer to Joy Division, and likely the closest we’ll ever get to hearing another band play with the same intensity, emotion, and fearlessness as the iconic Manchester band.” – The Revue