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Post punk music on the radio

Post-punk is a genre of alternative rock music that emerged in the late 1970s, characterized by a dark and edgy sound that drew inspiration from punk rock, but also incorporated elements of other genres such as art rock, funk, and dub. Some of the most popular post-punk bands include Joy Division, The Cure, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Gang of Four, and Wire.

Joy Division was formed in Manchester, England in 1976 and became one of the pioneers of the post-punk movement with their melancholic sound and introspective lyrics. The band's singer, Ian Curtis, became known for his distinctive vocal style and haunting lyrics, and their debut album, "Unknown Pleasures," is considered a classic of the genre.

The Cure, fronted by Robert Smith, were known for their gothic-inspired image and dreamy, atmospheric sound. The band's 1982 album "Pornography" is often cited as one of the defining records of the post-punk era.

Siouxsie and the Banshees, led by singer Siouxsie Sioux, blended elements of punk, new wave, and goth to create a sound that was both edgy and glamorous. Their 1981 album "Juju" is considered a post-punk masterpiece.

Gang of Four were a politically-charged band from Leeds, England who incorporated funk and dub influences into their abrasive sound. Their 1979 debut album "Entertainment!" is widely regarded as one of the most important records of the post-punk era.

Wire, also from England, were known for their minimalistic sound and use of experimental techniques. Their 1977 debut album "Pink Flag" is considered a classic of the genre and has influenced countless bands in the decades since.

Some popular radio stations that play post-punk music include Post-Punk.com Radio, 1.FM - Absolute 80s Punk, and WFKU Dark Alternative Radio. These stations feature a mix of classic post-punk tracks as well as newer releases from contemporary artists who have been influenced by the genre.