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Protomartyr and Preoccupations Announce Joint North American Tour

Detroit post-punk unit Protomartyr has announced a new North American tour. Stretching from late November into December, the band will co-headline with Preoccupations (the former Viet Cong) on…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 13, 2018

Protomartyr Announce New Collaborative Single with Spray Paint: Listen

Protomartyr have spent years touring with Spray Paint and now they've officially joined forces in the form of a collaborative single. Recording together on both…
Rob Arcand / July 27, 2018

Stream Protomartyr’s New Consolation EP

On the heels of last fall's excellent Relatives in Descent, Detroit post-punks Protomartyr have released an EP recorded with Kelly Deal of the Breeders and Mike Montgomery of Ampline (who themselves have…
Joshua Copperman / June 15, 2018

Protomartyr – “You Always Win” ft. Kelley Deal

Tomorrow, the boozy Detroit post-punks of Protomartyr will release a new EP entitled Consolation, which features Kelley Deal of the Breeders and assorted other groups. We've already heard "Wheel…
Andy Cush / June 14, 2018

Protomartyr’s New EP Features Kelley Deal of the Breeders

The Detroit punks of Protomartyr just announced a new EP called Consolation, and two of its four tracks feature guest vocals from Breeders guitarist Kelley Deal.
Andy Cush / May 3, 2018

Video: Protomartyr – “Don’t Go to Anacita”

Protomartyr have a new video for "Don't Go to Anacita," a song from their recent album Relatives in Descent. Director Yoonha Park sets the song in a bleak, partially-animated…
Anna Gaca / October 27, 2017

Official Protomartyr Sex Pillows!

Greg Ahee, shaggy and affable guitarist of the Detroit post-punk band Protomartyr, suggested that headline up there. We were drinking beers and bloody marys at…
Andy Cush / October 5, 2017

Review: Protomartyr Are Vulnerable and Furious on Relatives in Descent

Is there any guitar band quite as raw as Protomartyr? Closer to Swans or Glenn Branca than their peers, Protomartyr stack…
Rob Arcand / October 3, 2017

Stream Protomartyr’s New Album Relatives in Descent

Detroit post-punk titans Protomartyr have now shared their new album Relatives in Descent in full. It's their fourth full-length and follows 2015's The Age of…
Rob Arcand / September 29, 2017

Protomartyr – “Don’t Go to Anacita”

With just three days to go until the release of their new album Relatives in Descent, Protomartyr have returned with a third and final advance track. Musically,…
Anna Gaca / September 26, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Fall Releases

This fall, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Destroyer, and Protomartyr are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's most talked-about forthcoming…
SPIN Staff / August 30, 2017

Protomartyr – “My Children”

Detroit post-punks Protomartyr have released "My Children," the blocky second single from their upcoming album Relatives in Descent. They released a first single, "A Private Understanding," alongside the album announcement last…
Anna Gaca / August 15, 2017

Protomartyr Announce New Album Relatives in Descent, Release “A Private Understanding”

Detroit's smartest punch-drunk post-punks Protomartyr have a new album coming. It's called Relatives in Descent, and it's out September 29 via their new label Domino. To accompany the news,…
Andy Cush / July 10, 2017

Basilica Soundscape Announces 2017 Lineup: Jlin, Priests, Zola Jesus, More

Basilica Soundscape, upstate New York's annual festival of the dark and weird in independent music, announced a partial lineup today. As always, the lineup is varied…
Andy Cush / June 5, 2017

Protomartyr Share Jagged Adult Swim Singles Contribution ‘Born to Be Wine’

The Adult Swim Summer Singles Series stays gift-giving this week with "Born to Be Wine," a one-off from post-punk re-invigorators Protomartyr. The song is a…
Andrew Unterberger / August 3, 2016
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