VASA – Heroics

Post-rock was saved by remembering that music should have contrast. Post-rock was saved by remembering that color is a spectrum. Post-rock was saved by remembering to have some fun god damn it. Post-rock was saved by bands like VASA. They probably didn’t know they were saving it; they probably didn’t…

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Hashshashin – Badakhshan

After five years with the blog, there are a number of posts I still look back on fondly. My interview with Lachlan R. Dale still ranks among my all-time favorites for a number of reasons. First, and most obvious, was the ability to connect with the man behind two of…

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Hey! Listen to Kytaro!

As fate would have it, the bright mode of math-rock seems to be in ascendancy right now. Bands like standards, Sloth & Turtle, and their ilk are taking the internet by storm. This is, of course, not a bad thing; we’ve been very favorably covering this kind of math-rock for…

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Post Rock Post // June 2019

We’re officially past the halfway mark for 2019, and though there is plenty of time left in the year for music to come and shape our view of it, I think there are certainly a few themes taking shape already that we’ll still be talking about come year’s end. First…

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ALBUM REVIEW/PREMIERE: Lisathe – Lisathe

Covering music for the blog provides both an avenue for curation as well as a means of tracking stylistic movements in various scenes. We’ve used our platform to chronicle the evolution of dissonant death metal, the new wave of traditional heavy metal, progressive stoner/sludge/doom, and a myriad of other subgenres…

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