Articles tagged post-rock

10 Feb 2016 // 2:10 AM

Bloodiest: Bloodiest

Relapse Records and Chicago underdogs team up for a bloody good noise/art rock mélange.

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25 Jan 2016 // 2:10 AM

Caspian: Dust and Disquiet

Placing cinematic swells and retreats in a mélange of delicate arpeggios, thrashing metal, and haunting vocality, Dust and Disquiet reimagines what post-rock music can do.

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19 Jan 2016 // 2:00 AM

The Tortoise Wins: An Interview with Dan Bitney

Tortoise's Dan Bitney talks about 25 years in post-rock, the band's latest collaboration with Chicago's free-jazz community and why it made sense to add vocals after all these years.

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The Besnard Lakes: A Coliseum Complex Museum

A deep love for texture and amplification is what gives Besnard Lakes' records their distinctive flair, manifesting a capacity to engage with a kaleidoscopic resonance.

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Tortoise: The Catastrophist

Seven years since their last LP, the revered post-rock band return with a familiar but ultimately fulfilling album.

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Swans: White Light From the Mouth of Infinity / Love of Life

Though these early '90s records have a bright transcendence that makes them feel like outliers, they fit perfectly into the Swans canon.

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Maserati Remains Fun, Friendly With ‘Rehumanizer’

Don't worry about whether Maserati is rock band, post rock band, Krautrock band. In the end, it's just fun.

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9 Dec 2015 // 2:10 AM

Esmerine: Lost Voices

Lost Voices is an immediate and arresting expedition into new wilds for the Montreal ensemble.

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We Lost the Sea - “A Gallant Gentleman” (audio) (premiere)

The Australian band needs no words to tell a moving story.

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24 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

Mogwai: Central Belters

Mogwai celebrate 20 years of racket in style with Central Belters, a box set primed for fans to hair-split.

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24 Nov 2015 // 2:10 AM

Zombi: Shape Shift

Synth-driven duo returns with a stellar example of why the world still needs post rock.

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Maserati: Rehumanizer

The listener may find him or herself wondering why we need a brand new record of this kind of stuff in 2015.

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Ghost Against Ghost - “still love” (audio stream) (premiere)

The progressive rock project led by composer Christopher Bono channels both vintage and modern sounds on their new EP.

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26 Oct 2015 // 1:20 AM

Swans: The Gate

Michael Gira’s lauded experimental rock group returns with an apocalyptic shriek.

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22 Oct 2015 // 1:20 AM

Inventions: Blanket Waves

While Eluvium's sound used to have a cathartic bent to it, Matthew Cooper has been increasingly pushing his sound into intellectual territory.

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Crippled Black Phoenix - “Spider Island” (audio) (premiere)

The adventurous UK band is back with a new lineup, a new record label, and a stunning new track.

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Baby Labour - ‘Aruban Sandwich’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Canadian math rock trio bring the noise on their new album. So to speak.

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15 Sep 2015 // 1:30 AM

Battles: La Di Da Di

Battles have figured out exactly what they want to do as a trio, making La Di Da Di feel more focused than their last album.

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Valley - ‘Sunburst’ (EP stream) (premiere)

Sweden can do no wrong when it comes to psychedelic rock, and Valley is the latest export deserving of some attention.

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27 Aug 2015 // 12:30 PM

El Ten Eleven: Fast Forward

On their sixth full-length album, El Ten Eleven connects their well-honed musical idiosyncrasies with personal tragedy.

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"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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