Howl of the Day: No 128

DESPERATE BICYCLES – Smokescreen

Time for a time trip for Howl as we venture back to August 1977 as Post-Punk began it’s journey towards the likes of Joy Division, PIL and The Fall. I have recently begun reading ‘Rip It Up And Start Again’ by Simon Reynolds, a history of Post-Punk and it’s influence, origins, status and social position from 1978-1984. And good ol literature introduced me to the Desperate Bicycles, a group who stood on the line between punk and post-punk…

 

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