Coffee Break: Post-Punk

Andy Gill
Andy Gill (Courtesy of the artist)

Honoring this weekend's passing of Gang of Four's guitarist Andy Gill, today's theme is post-punk songs, illustrating the band's lasting influence.

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what post-punk songs do you want to hear?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played:

Wire - Outdoor Miner
Cocteau Twins - Wax and Wane
Television - See No Evil
Mission of Burma - That's When I Reach For My Revolver
Gang of Four - At Home He's a Tourist
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Jigsaw Feeling
Pere Ubu - The Modern Dance

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