These songs are classifies as alternative/indie/rock or punk. But I feel there probably is a more specific genre.

I would describe it as having rather monotonous instrumental background, close to instrumental post rock (but faster and more punk-ish), it gives more importance to the vocal which is fast, more spoken that sung, just one voice and with abstract lyrics.

These are example songs:

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Beautiful blue sky - Ought - Post Punk

The leanover - Life without buildings - Indie Rock with post punk influences

0:30 Gleiches Ambiente - Die Goldenen Zitronen - feels like Avant Garde but I'm not really sure

  • I rather was hoping to identify a common, more specific genre
    – Daniel
    Jan 2, 2018 at 11:10
  • Or not more specific, but common
    – Daniel
    Jan 2, 2018 at 12:00

The most specific common genre I found was Spoken word post-punk

Other artist I found searching for this genre were:

  • From Monument To Masses
  • Listener
  • Slint
  • Moss Icon
  • ef
  • Hotel Books

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