Ian Curtis, the enigmatic and iconic Joy Division singer, took his life 30 years ago today. A lot of people are writing about it. Philadelphia Weekly even interviewed his ghost.

But I wonder: Joy Division’s morose post-punk casts a pretty long shadow over the genre, but never so much in this punk town (we had other influential figures named Ian). What about these days, though? Which are the most Curtisian bands in D.C.?

Here’s my votes: True Womanhood (disclosure: I know them) and Screen Vinyl Image. Am I wrong? Watch and listen below, and then tell me what you think in the comments.