Tag Archive: Post-Rock

Various Artists – Rough Trade Shops Primavera Sound 2014 (album) (Rough Trade)

For those attending the Primavera Sound music festival in Barcelona this year, the good folks at Rough Trade have compiled an essential soundtrack to help navigate through the sea of acts performing with… Continue reading

Tycho – Awake (album) (Ghostly International)

At the top of the year, we reviewed Montana – the first single from the upcoming Tycho record, Awake. A colorful and melodic number, Montana saw Tycho toss aside the keyboard arpeggios and hip-hop flavoured beats of the… Continue reading

Sigur Rós – Kveikur (album) (XL Recordings)

On opening track and first single “Brennisteinn (read our review) Sigur Rós don’t so much as start but explode into action on their seventh studio album. “Brennisteinn” is a sonically intense number –… Continue reading

Sigur Rós – Ísjaki (single) (XL Recordings)

Rejoice! The second track from Sigur Rós upcoming seventh studio album, ‘Kveikur’ (album art above), has been unveiled and it’s absolutely gorgeous and majestic. “Ísjaki” is without the bombast of the first single,“Brennisteinn… Continue reading

1099 – 1099 (album) (Doognad Records)

Epic in duration and in sound, the debut album from Norwegian post-rock act 1099 follows their EPs: 2008’s “Machine! Fire! Ghost!” and 2009’s “Any Day Now”. Over the 7-track, 75 minute journey the listener… Continue reading

Casimir – Balancing Act (single) (Fear of Fiction)

“Balancing Act” is the lead track from the forthcoming debut EP titled ‘Not Mathematics’ by Bristol-based, post-rock four piece, Casimir. At only 2:13 in duration, it’s an intriguing and peculiar listen, especially in… Continue reading

Spurv – Blader som faller til jorden og blir til nye trær (EP) (Fysisk Format/Diger Distribution)

“Blader som faller til jorden og blir til nye trær” is the debut 4-song EP from the Norwegian six-piece, instrumental outfit, Spurv, whose line-up consists of three guitarists, a bass player, a violinist… Continue reading