Protomartyr Formal Growth in the Desert review

Protomartyr : Formal Growth in the Desert

On their sixth album, the Detroit band offer a rare glimpse of hope amid the darkness


Best New Releases, June 2: Protomartyr, Bully, and more

Plus Vulture Feather, Pupil Slicer, and Anthony Naples


Hear a new Protomartyr song, “Elimination Dances”

The latest single from ‘Formal Growth in the Desert’, out June 2

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Essential Tracks This Week: Róisín Murphy, Protomartyr and more

Plus London Brew, Alan Braxe & Annie, and Guardian Singles

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Protomartyr : Ultimate Success Today

The band’s fifth album is expectedly bleak, but dazzling in its atmosphere and arrangements.

Protomartyr announce new album, Ultimate Success Today

Protomartyr have announced a new album. On May 29 the Detroit post-punk band will release…

Protomartyr 2020 tour dates Kelley Deal

Protomartyr announces tour dates featuring Kelley Deal

The Breeders’ guitarist is joining the band for a handful of Midwestern dates.

Top 150 Albums of the 2010s

The 150 albums we love most from 2010-2019.

Protomartyr Preoccupations split 7-inch

Protomartyr and Preoccupations to release split 7-inch ahead of co-headlining tour

Hear Protomartyr’s cover of Preoccupations’ “Forbidden.”

Protomartyr Preoccupations co-headlining tour

Protomartyr and Preoccupations announce co-headlining tour dates

Two contemporary post-punk bands bringing darkness on the road together.

Protomartyr : Consolation EP

A brief set of songs from the Detroit post-punk group that reveals new possibilities—with appearances from Kelley Deal.

Protomartyr new EP

Protomartyr announce new EP, Consolation

Hear new track “Wheel of Fortune,” featuring Kelley Deal.

The Top 50 Albums of 2017

The best albums of an exhausting year.

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Top 100 Songs of 2017

Our favorite tracks from a long, complicated year.

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The best albums of September 2017

Hear our 10 favorite albums of the month.

Protomartyr Relatives in Descent review

Win a vinyl copy of our Album of the Week, Protomartyr’s Relatives in Descent

Get a copy of the band’s incredible new album on vinyl!

Protomartyr share new track “Don’t Go to Anacita,” new album in dive bar jukeboxes

New album playing in a tavern near you (if you live in Michigan or New York).

Protomartyr Relatives in Descent review

Protomartyr – Relatives in Descent

The band’s darkest album to date also ends up being their best.