Post Tagged with: "post-rock"

Listen: 20 Favorite Albums Of 2017

Listen: 20 Favorite Albums Of 2017

With the year in music drawing to a close, we look back on our 20 Favorite Albums of 2017. While it might be easier to compare apples to apples, this genre-spanning collection compares apples to oranges. We find it a more “fruitful” approach when boundaries are broken down and exceptional, but quite different artists, such as Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and […]

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Watch: Oiseaux-Tempête "Carnaval"

Watch: Oiseaux-Tempête “Carnaval”

You’ll definitely be hearing Oiseaux-Tempête‘s 2017 LP Al-‘An! (And Your Night Is Your Shadow — A Fairy-tale Piece Of Land To Make Our Dreams) LP (Sub Rosa) on our Favorite Albums of 2017 list. The album found the band’s core members, Frédéric D. Oberland and Stéphane Pigneul, continuing their amazing musical/political journey across Europe and the Middle East. While the […]

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Listen: Silent Whale Becomes A° Dream “Dies Iræ, Dies Illa”

Listen: Silent Whale Becomes A° Dream “Dies Iræ, Dies Illa”

The French post-rock band Silent Whale Becomes A° Dream signed with Elusive Sound this year, and will release their 4-track LP Requiem via the label on November 18th–with a vinyl release scheduled for 2018. Describing their music, the band offers these words: “This project is an ode to slowness and to the art of feeling the world, a tribute to […]

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Interview: Pink Frost Discuss ‘New Minds’ LP

Interview: Pink Frost Discuss ‘New Minds’ LP

This past June the Chicago-based quartet Pink Frost returned with their New Minds LP out on Under Road Records. The group features guitarist/vocalist Adam Lukas, guitarist Paige Sandlin, bassist Alex Shumard, and drummer Jesse Hozeny. New Minds is Pink Frost’s third full-length and like their previous effort, 2013’s Sundowning (Notes And Bolts Records & Tapes), it finds the band returning […]

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Listen: BLAK “Black drips in the sky – Overwhelming”

Listen: BLAK “Black drips in the sky – Overwhelming”

BLAK is an instrumental post-rock trio from Roda De Ter, Catalonia and their debut LP Between darkness and light is out now on the Swiss label Elusive Sound. The group formed in 2015 to record a track that inspired Miquel Casals’ short film “Vostok,” and on the strength of that first effort, they were signed to the label in 2016. […]

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Watch Oiseaux-Tempête's "Bab Sharqi" Video.

Watch Oiseaux-Tempête’s “Bab Sharqi” Video

Oiseaux-Tempête‘s brilliant new “Bab Sharqi” video is directed by the French duo As Human Pattern (Grégoire Orio & Grégoire Couvert), and it’s a gripping and poetic journey through Lebanon. Shot in black and white, the video combines striking landscape footage and urban scenes with gritty video of musicians performing the track. In one of the video’s more poignant moments, two […]

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Listen to Merso’s Track “Serial Killer”

Listen to Merso’s Track “Serial Killer”

Listen to Merso’s Track “Serial Killer”: Seattle-based four piece Merso will release their Red World LP on October 21st via Good To Die Records and today we listen to their brooding post-rock cut, “Serial Killer“. Dropping their original band name, Leatherdaddy, and moving away from the Sabbath-indebted psych-metal of their self-released EP The Plague House, the band has really found […]

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