Chapter Thirty-Two: Eastern Bloc Party

Party like your government has mandated it! This month, we share some fantastic music, much of which has originated around Eastern Europe or shares that aesthetic. We’ve got Aggressiva 69, Stromkern, Social Union, Pop Will Eat Itself, and more.

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The Tracklist:


1 – “Menofearthreaper” by Pop Will Eat Itself from the album Dos Dedos Mi Amigos (1994)

2 – “Prognosis” by FIX8:SED8 from the album The Inevitable Relapse (2021)

3 – “Our Hands Don’t Fit” by Social Union from the album Fall Into Me (2022)

4 – “Dlaczego Nie Ty” by Aggressiva 69 from the single Dlaczego Nie Ty (2021)

5 – “Stand Up” by Stromkern from the album Light it Up (2005)

6 – “In This Place ft Stefan Netschio (Beborn Beton)” by Kill Shelter from the album Asylum (2022)

7 – “GOTH” by Sidewalks and Skeletons from the album WHITE LIGHT (2015)

8 – “Self Sabotage” by Deathsomnia from the album You Will Never Find Peace (2021)

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