I mentioned in the post-punk lecture that the early 2000s saw a post-punk revival in which bands took that ‘angular’ guitar sound and resonant bass style of acts like Joy Division and New Order and gave it a modern twist. Here’s a few quick examples.
David Hesmondhalgh (1997) ‘Post-Punk’s attempt to democratise the music industry: the success and failure of Rough Trade’ in Popular Music, Vol 16, Iss 3, pp 255-274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ S0261143000008400
Simon Reynolds (2006) Rip It Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978-1984, London: Penguin Books Ltd
Lucy O’ Brien (1995) She Bop: The Definitive History of Women in Rock, Pop & Soul , London: Penguin.
Lucy O’Brien (2002), ‘The Woman Punk Made Me’, in Roger Sabin (ed) Punk Rock So What? London: Routledge