Posts Tagged ‘Post Rock’
The first installment of Dumbsaint‘s audio/visual project has been unveiled – ‘The Auteur‘ EP (available from Bird’s Robe). The Aussie post rock act have enlisted sound artist Eoin Clements and Setec for remix duties. As part of the project, Dumbsaint have collaborated with a number of actors to shoot a short film – as below. [...]
Wozniak are on a self confessed mission “to cause terminal tinnitus with their brooding… cocktail of feedback, reverb and delay”! The post rocking four piece hail from Edinburgh and have released their debut single ‘MFMB’ (available @ Bandcamp). Influenced by no wave and shoegaze, Wozniak’s soundscapes are only in their infancy but are already ear [...]
When it comes to post metal, I’m pretty clueless. But when it comes to Russian Circles, an exception must be made, ‘Deficit’ is just so damn awesome! The apocalyptic guitar tones work perfectly against one of the most impressive drum tracks I’ve heard this year – amazing work. Pick up Russian Circles new album ‘Memorial’ [...]
‘Are You My Brother?’ the debut album from Sydney’s Solkyri is available now via Bird’s Robe Records (also home to sleepmakeswaves and Panzer Queen). The trio are known for their post rock explosions and intricate instrumentals, album cut ‘Hunter’ is but one example. At its core ‘Are You My Brother?’ thrives on the guitar, bass, [...]
A handful of big tracks have been released in the last fews days from forthcoming albums. The new record from Sigur Rós ‘Kveikur’ is sounding very strong, following ‘Brennistein’ we have their latest tune called ‘Ísjaki’ (I don’t even try to pronounce these things anymore!) Pure X will unveil ‘Crawling Up The Stairs’ on May [...]
In January, Sigur Rós announced the departure of long-term keyboardist Kjartan Sveinsson. Now a trio, Sigur Rós will release their new album ‘Kveikur’ on June 17 (June 18 USA) via XL Recordings (pre-order here). ‘Brennisteinn’ (brimstone) is the first track released from the album, check out the video below. The Icelandic vets are tipped to get more “aggressive” this time round, a reaction [...]
Instrumental post rockers Apricot Rail release their second album ‘Quarrels’ featuring ‘Basket Press‘ (free download) on February 25 via Hidden Shoal Recordings. The Perth-based six piece shift between pretty melodies and different textures… when was the last time you heard woodwinds on a post rock tune!? The “soft, soft, oh my gawd crescendo” moments are avoided in [...]
Swedish instrumentalist Elias Krantz is re-issuing his acclaimed record ‘Night Ice’ on vinyl through Stockholm’s Country & Eastern. His latest single ‘Young Ends’ (available for free download) is a sprawling guitar led piece that introduces xylophones, wailing solos and delicately mixed backing vocals. Brilliant work! Visit Elias Krantz online @ Soundcloud @ Facebook @ Country & Eastern.
Magnets flip between vocal harmonies (fit to impress Justin Vernon) then jump straight into deep, driving riffs usually reserved for the likes of Russian Circles. Take a listen to Magnets new single ‘Doe‘ to hear what I’m on about (out now via Something, Something Records). The British four piece hail from Folkestone and describe themselves as ‘heavy shoegaze’ [...]
Ambient post rock from Finland’s HANDLINGNOISE. After five years of experiential noise and sonic destruction, the Helsinki-based act have released an eight track collection with a slew of epic tracks, download or stream it here. Visit HANDLINGNOISE online @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.