Release Day Roundup – 7/17/20

Editor’s Note: Longtime reader Remi VL is a regular guest contributor to our Release Day Roundup posts! He submitted several of the albums listed below. Join his Facebook group for more recommendations. Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and…

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sleepmakeswaves – These Are Not Your Dreams

After sleepmakeswaves, my all time favorite post-rock band, somehow followed Love of Cartography with the excellent Made of Breath Only, I thought I couldn’t love them anymore than I do. The follow-up was another energetic step into their sound, taking them away from the more somber beginnings of the various…

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Playlist Swap – 1/2/2020

Look at that date baby. Hell yeah. Here we go. Even a cursory glance of our biweekly playlist updates will reveal that there is a great deal of variety among our staff’s musical tastes. Due to this, we brainstormed the idea of Playlist Swap, where two of our contributors pick their favorite…

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Kaschalot – Whale Songs

While 2018 was truly fantastic for post-rock (expect a more in-depth post about that, soon) there was one specific type of sound that I was missing. This absent sound can be categorized by comparison to sleepmakeswaves, a kind of electronic, hyper-energetic take on post-rock that focuses on heavy hitting guitars, thick…

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