Author Archives: postrockcafe

Black to Comm ~ Before After

Black to Comm follows one of the year’s best LPs to date with a superlative EP.  Those who enjoyed Seven Horses for Seven Kings will find their appreciation for that set deepened by this companion piece, which revisits themes from the former

Black to Comm ~ Before After

Black to Comm follows one of the year’s best LPs to date with a superlative EP.  Those who enjoyed Seven Horses for Seven Kings will find their appreciation for that set deepened by this companion piece, which revisits themes from the former

Otto Solange ~ шон

If a turntablist album were to marry a hauntology album, the child might sound something like шон (Poles).  This is the previously hidden side of an artist normally known for making ambient-minded music under another name.  There’s a hint of Endtroducing

Otto Solange ~ шон

If a turntablist album were to marry a hauntology album, the child might sound something like шон (Poles).  This is the previously hidden side of an artist normally known for making ambient-minded music under another name.  There’s a hint of Endtroducing

Ecovillage ~ Hold My Hand

After six albums, Emil Holmstrom and Peter Wikstrom (Ecovillage) feel that they have finally achieved the sound they have always sought.  “In some sense,” they write, “it’s our first (album).”  A trip around Southeast Asia was incredibly inspiring, as reflected

Ecovillage ~ Hold My Hand

After six albums, Emil Holmstrom and Peter Wikstrom (Ecovillage) feel that they have finally achieved the sound they have always sought.  “In some sense,” they write, “it’s our first (album).”  A trip around Southeast Asia was incredibly inspiring, as reflected

Heron ~ Sun Release

Sun Release is a perfect summer album, sonically, visually and thematically.  Over the past four months, while we’ve waited for the season to begin, we’ve been warmed by a trio of singles, each stamped by the same bright orange orb.  Now

Heron ~ Sun Release

Sun Release is a perfect summer album, sonically, visually and thematically.  Over the past four months, while we’ve waited for the season to begin, we’ve been warmed by a trio of singles, each stamped by the same bright orange orb.  Now

First Half Highlights ~ The Top 20

The year is half over, but the listening has just begun!  Once again, we’ve asked our staff to list their favorite albums released from January through June.  Like last year, we have no frontrunner; only two albums were listed by

First Half Highlights ~ The Top 20

The year is half over, but the listening has just begun!  Once again, we’ve asked our staff to list their favorite albums released from January through June.  Like last year, we have no frontrunner; only two albums were listed by

The Humble Bee & Offthesky ~ All Other Voices Gone, Only Yours Remains

The photo work of Nieves Mingueza is dissected and reassembled, resulting in new creations.  Likewise the music of The Humble Bee & Offthesky, their sonic pieces glued together note by note.  In each instance, the seams show, but become part of the attraction.

The Humble Bee & Offthesky ~ All Other Voices Gone, Only Yours Remains

The photo work of Nieves Mingueza is dissected and reassembled, resulting in new creations.  Likewise the music of The Humble Bee & Offthesky, their sonic pieces glued together note by note.  In each instance, the seams show, but become part of the attraction.

Michailo + Irakli ~ Release

The lead story of Release is not the music, but the source.  Michail Todua (Michailo) is currently in the sixth year of a nine-year stent in a Georgian prison, having been convicted of carrying a trace amount of MDMA (ecstasy).  Under Georgian law,

Michailo + Irakli ~ Release

The lead story of Release is not the music, but the source.  Michail Todua (Michailo) is currently in the sixth year of a nine-year stent in a Georgian prison, having been convicted of carrying a trace amount of MDMA (ecstasy).  Under Georgian law,