Author Archives: postrockcafe

Ian Wellman ~ Sedge

We last heard from Ian Wellman mid-pandemic, with the dour yet lovely On the Darkest Day, You took My Hand and Swore It Will Be Okay.  During that era, we wondered if Wellman really believed in “the light at the end of the

Ian Wellman ~ Sedge

We last heard from Ian Wellman mid-pandemic, with the dour yet lovely On the Darkest Day, You took My Hand and Swore It Will Be Okay.  During that era, we wondered if Wellman really believed in “the light at the end of the

Dobrawa Czocher ~ Dreamscapes

Regular readers of our site will likely recognize the name Dobrawa Czocher from her work with pianist Hania Rani, who will also be releasing an album this winter.  Dreamscapes is the Polish cellist’s debut LP, following years of orchestral work; she is currently

Dobrawa Czocher ~ Dreamscapes

Regular readers of our site will likely recognize the name Dobrawa Czocher from her work with pianist Hania Rani, who will also be releasing an album this winter.  Dreamscapes is the Polish cellist’s debut LP, following years of orchestral work; she is currently

Le Millipede ~ Legs and Birds

Legs and Birds has been in the works for a while, a series of singles given to friends, only one copy made of each (save for three copies of a double-sided single).  This year, as Sufjan Stevens once did with his

Le Millipede ~ Legs and Birds

Legs and Birds has been in the works for a while, a series of singles given to friends, only one copy made of each (save for three copies of a double-sided single).  This year, as Sufjan Stevens once did with his

Cicada ~ Seeking the Sources of Streams

One of the highlights of the early year, Seeking the Sources of Streams sounds just like its title and its inspiration.  Piano notes sparkle like sunlight on water; strings swirl like eddies around stones.  The music sounds as cool and crisp as

Cicada ~ Seeking the Sources of Streams

One of the highlights of the early year, Seeking the Sources of Streams sounds just like its title and its inspiration.  Piano notes sparkle like sunlight on water; strings swirl like eddies around stones.  The music sounds as cool and crisp as

Unwed Sailor ~ Mute the Charm

It’s amazing to realize that Seattle’s Unwed Sailor has been active since 1998.  In a way, Mute the Charm is the opposite of its title, representing a continuation of charm.  There’s a great deal of comfort to be found in the “classic” post-rock sound,

Unwed Sailor ~ Mute the Charm

It’s amazing to realize that Seattle’s Unwed Sailor has been active since 1998.  In a way, Mute the Charm is the opposite of its title, representing a continuation of charm.  There’s a great deal of comfort to be found in the “classic” post-rock sound,

moL ~ Principle of Hope

Can reading about hope, and listening to music about hope, make one feel more hopeful?  Principle of Hope is the brainchild of Lorenz Weber, who asked twelve artists to record a track – one for each month – and to pen

moL ~ Principle of Hope

Can reading about hope, and listening to music about hope, make one feel more hopeful?  Principle of Hope is the brainchild of Lorenz Weber, who asked twelve artists to record a track – one for each month – and to pen

William Ryan Fritch ~ Polarity

Polarity is a different but no less engaging album from William Ryan Fritch, the first of a trilogy addressing the planet’s water crisis.  Fritch’s experimental and electronic tendencies come to the fore, eclipsing his orchestral bent (although it remains evident in

William Ryan Fritch ~ Polarity

Polarity is a different but no less engaging album from William Ryan Fritch, the first of a trilogy addressing the planet’s water crisis.  Fritch’s experimental and electronic tendencies come to the fore, eclipsing his orchestral bent (although it remains evident in

Various Artists ~ From Ukraine, For Ukraine

Standard Deviation’s first charity compilation was released just as the invasion began, after which the label closed down for nine months to help their community in immediate ways.  After some soul-searching, they came to the conclusion that music is also

Various Artists ~ From Ukraine, For Ukraine

Standard Deviation’s first charity compilation was released just as the invasion began, after which the label closed down for nine months to help their community in immediate ways.  After some soul-searching, they came to the conclusion that music is also