US Post-Punk -

80s

Devo

  1. Whip it
  2. Satisfaction (I Can’t Get Me No)


Sonic Youth - Bad Moon Rising (1985)

  1. Schizophrenia
  2. Teenage Riot
  3. Death Valley ‘69

Talking Heads

  1. Psycho Killer
  2. Burning Down the House

The Pixies - Doolittle (1989)

         1. Dabaser

        2.  Here Comes Your Man

Black Flag - My War (1984)

1. Scream

2. Three Nights 

 

Dinosaur Jr.’s Freak Scene - Bug, 1988

The Cure’s Just Like Heaven

 

REM -

1. Orange Crush

2. It’s The End of the World as We know It

 

 


For comparison: some recent examples of punk-inspired indy and indy-inspired pop:

The Strokes

  1. Reptilia
  2. Last Nite


The Killers

  1. Mr. Brightside
  2. All These Things That I’ve Done