Author Archives: postrockcafe

Nazar ~ Enclave

A few years ago, after one too many mass shootings, I stopped liking music that incorporated the sound of guns.  Far too many artists were using violence as percussion, seemingly ignoring the mourners while desensitizing the ears.  But now, thanks

Nazar ~ Enclave

A few years ago, after one too many mass shootings, I stopped liking music that incorporated the sound of guns.  Far too many artists were using violence as percussion, seemingly ignoring the mourners while desensitizing the ears.  But now, thanks

Xenia Xamanek ~ Envase

Here’s a first for the site: an album released concurrently with a sculpture and a series of souvenirs (phone covers, refrigerator magnets), presented by a Danish-Honduran composer who incorporates the a cappella love songs of her deceased grandfather.  Envase is the

Xenia Xamanek ~ Envase

Here’s a first for the site: an album released concurrently with a sculpture and a series of souvenirs (phone covers, refrigerator magnets), presented by a Danish-Honduran composer who incorporates the a cappella love songs of her deceased grandfather.  Envase is the

Field Works ~ Metaphonics: The Complete Field Recordings Box Set

This is a massive undertaking by any stretch of the imagination: a 7-LP box set with a hardcover book and download, featuring dozens of our favorite artists and dozens more new to our site.  It may seem pricey, but considering

Field Works ~ Metaphonics: The Complete Field Recordings Box Set

This is a massive undertaking by any stretch of the imagination: a 7-LP box set with a hardcover book and download, featuring dozens of our favorite artists and dozens more new to our site.  It may seem pricey, but considering

Nordic Affect ~ He(a)r

H(ear) is an album close to our hearts, as it invites a closer listen, reflecting the philosophy of our site.  The women of Nordic Affect continue to beguile as they present a multitude of works by female composers ~ including for the first time

Nordic Affect ~ He(a)r

H(ear) is an album close to our hearts, as it invites a closer listen, reflecting the philosophy of our site.  The women of Nordic Affect continue to beguile as they present a multitude of works by female composers ~ including for the first time

The Vegetable Orchestra ~ Green Album

After Halloween we’ll be asking, “what are we going to do with all these pumpkins and gourds?”  Some people eat them, but most throw them out.  According to The Vegetable Orchestra, this is a missed opportunity.  One particular pumpkin meets its

The Vegetable Orchestra ~ Green Album

After Halloween we’ll be asking, “what are we going to do with all these pumpkins and gourds?”  Some people eat them, but most throw them out.  According to The Vegetable Orchestra, this is a missed opportunity.  One particular pumpkin meets its

Joshua Van Tassel ~ Crossworlds

The album was already a blast ~ a dramatic orchestral rock project featuring underwater field recordings from Newfoundland and a generous array of newly created instruments.  But then they went ahead and added a hardback book, pumpkin colored, gold gilded

Joshua Van Tassel ~ Crossworlds

The album was already a blast ~ a dramatic orchestral rock project featuring underwater field recordings from Newfoundland and a generous array of newly created instruments.  But then they went ahead and added a hardback book, pumpkin colored, gold gilded

Federico Durand ~ Pequeñas Melodías

IIKKII Books returns this fall with the colorful explosion of Pequeñas Melodías, a book of full-color photographs by Albarrán Cabrera (Angel Albarrán & Anna Cabrera) and an album from Federico Durand.  The pieces of this release complement each other and can be

Federico Durand ~ Pequeñas Melodías

IIKKII Books returns this fall with the colorful explosion of Pequeñas Melodías, a book of full-color photographs by Albarrán Cabrera (Angel Albarrán & Anna Cabrera) and an album from Federico Durand.  The pieces of this release complement each other and can be