Articles tagged post-rock

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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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 // 7:49 AM

Oddarrang: Agartha

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

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14 Sep 2016 // 12:00 PM

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 // 2:30 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 // 2:05 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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