Articles tagged post-rock

Archive: The False Foundation

Despite some exciting and vital moments, The False Foundation struggles to cohere into a cogent statement befitting of a legitimately scary political moment.

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2 Nov 2016 // 1:20 AM

Mono: Requiem for Hell

Mono's main strength is their ability to make one realize how infinitesimal they are in the universe.

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18 Oct 2016 // 2:18 PM

HEALTH Slays in Bushwick During Neverending DEATH MAGIC Tour

We’re coming to see HEALTH for the experience, for the kind of intense musical attack that leaves one needing a stiff drink...

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The Notwist: Superheroes, Ghostvillians & Stuff

All of Superheroes, Ghostvillians & Stuff” does not reach memorable heights, but it's not from a lack of trying.

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10 Oct 2016 // 10:48 AM

O’Brother - “Silence” (Portishead cover) (premiere)

O'Brother shares new Portishead cover track ahead of heading out on tour with the Dillinger Escape Plan.

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3 Oct 2016 // 1:30 AM

Tycho: Epoch

Epoch may very well be a stunning and unexpected surprise release from post-rock collective Tycho, but its unexpected appearance is the least interesting thing about such an accomplished set.

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Crippled Black Phoenix - “Winning a Losing Battle” (premiere) + Interview

Hear the latest from heavy prog act Crippled Black Phoenix.

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Wandering Still: An Interview With the Album Leaf

It's been six long years since Jimmy LaValle's last full-length as the Album Leaf, but as Between Waves proves, the wait was worth it.

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22 Sep 2016 // 6:49 AM

Oddarrang: Agartha

The ingenious Finnish quintet find the overlap between post rock, prog, ambient and jazz.

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14 Sep 2016 // 11:00 AM

Jaga Jazzist - “Prungen” (Singles Going Steady)

Jaga Jazzist's new video sets up a twisting travelogue that grows darker with every frame.

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Esben and the Witch - “Sylvan” (audio) (premiere)

Hear the first new music from the post-rock trio Esben and the Witch in three years.

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3 Aug 2016 // 1:30 AM

Russian Circles: Guidance

Some parts of Guidance feel a little familiar for Russian Circles, but it's still a document of a band operating at the peak of its powers.

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Finding the Image: Michael Gira Talks Swans’ Creative Process

Michael Gira discusses the mistake that led to a critical part of the latest Swans album, building a collective mind, and the art of Francis Bacon.

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1 Aug 2016 // 1:05 AM

Nisennenmondai: #N/A

Japan’s masters of ‘organic techno’ team up with Adrian Sherwood, with results that show their sound can withstand just about anything.

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11 Jul 2016 // 9:50 AM

Jeff Parker: The New Breed

While unpacking boxes, Chicago guitarist Jeff Parker found demos for a fun, nifty little album that stands equal to his day job in Tortoise.

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Mogwai Explores the Nuclear Age’s Benefits and Disasters on ‘Atomic’

Mogwai finds ways to balance their music to their political stance -- complete nuclear disarmament of all countries in possession of weapons of mass destruction -- with a strong emphasis of dynamics to match the themes of annihilation, despair, and hope, albeit bleak.

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Barry Adamson: Know Where to Run

Know Where to Run will do little to seduce those already unwilling to wade through Barry Adamson’s spotty catalog, but in spite of a few regrettable artistic choices the album as a whole is eminently listenable, and for brief stretches even indispensable.

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20 Apr 2016 // 1:30 AM

M83: Junk

What connected on a deeper emotional level with Saturday=Youth is replaced by a chasm of wonder: what in good God’s name was the band’s central idea with Junk?

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30 Mar 2016 // 1:30 AM

Mogwai: Atomic

Mogwai tackle soundtracking the fear of the bomb with a smart emphasis on how delicate and sacred life is.

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Explosions in the Sky: The Wilderness

Explosions in the Sky offer up the most significant sonic transformation of their career in The Wilderness.

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