Articles tagged post-rock

Mogwai: Every Country’s Sun

Every Country’s Sun certainly has some very lovely, dense, and poignant moments borne out of creative and unpredictable arrangements, yet the majority of it fails to leave any impression.

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13 Jul 2017 // 11:45 AM

Mogwai - “Coolverine” (Singles Going Steady)

Mogwai provide a perfectly measured lesson in song pacing.

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Threefifty: Gently Among the Coals

It's rare to find a band so unbeholden to genre as Threefifty.

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Sleep Party People - “Lingering Eyes” (audio) (premiere)

Denmark's Sleep Party People return with a fourth album and a dreamy new single, "Lingering Eyes".

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Dangerous: Son Lux Face the New America

In the fallout of the 2016 US presidential election results, Son Lux took their experimental compositions and shaped them into something decisively political.

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Oceans Are Zeroes: Oceans Are Zeroes

Oceans Are Zeroes will leave you emotionally exhausted and utterly satisfied.

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Do Make Say Think: Stubborn Persistent Illusions

Do Make Say Think's Stubborn Persistent Illusions is a strong return for a band that crafts unique, expressive, and loose soundscapes.

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Wilsen: I Go Missing in My Sleep

Wilsen look to the tranquil balm of the night to create a unique and graceful post-folk album.

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6 Mar 2017 // 3:30 AM

Blanck Mass: World Eater

Blanck Mass's World Eater is a humungous, terrifying slab of electronic noise.

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28 Feb 2017 // 12:00 PM

Blanck Mass - “Please” (Singles Going Steady)

"Please" is a testament to Blanck Mass' mastery of manipulating the space between notes to build a euphonious yet dizzying sound.

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Oceans Are Zeroes - “Inside” (audio) (premiere)

Boise, Idaho's Oceans Are Zeroes conjure up a vast atmospheric post-rock landscape on their new single "Inside".

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16 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

Grails: Chalice Hymnal

The wandering core trio behind Grails has redrawn their boundaries by stitching all of their maps together.

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7 Dec 2016 // 10:07 AM

Papa M: Highway Songs

Considering the circumstances, Papa M’s latest is an unexpectedly unburdened record.

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Telefon Tel Aviv: Fahrenheit Fair Enough

With a bonus disc of unreleased electronic experimentations, the reissue of Fahrenheit Fair Enough is a document of forward-thinking genre wars that will fascinate one's faculties and promote a still, meditative awareness.

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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 // 2:20 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 // 3:18 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 // 11:48 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 // 2:30 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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