Category Archives: Rock, Post-Rock, Folk and Jazz

Teeth of the Sea ~ WRAITH

Ten years have passed since Orphaned by the Ocean, and Teeth of the Sea is still going strong.  (Having formed in 2006, the band is now a teenager ~ look out, world!). So why don’t the musicians look happy?  It’s partially due

Teeth of the Sea ~ WRAITH

Ten years have passed since Orphaned by the Ocean, and Teeth of the Sea is still going strong.  (Having formed in 2006, the band is now a teenager ~ look out, world!). So why don’t the musicians look happy?  It’s partially due

Yodok III ~ This Earth We Walk Upon

This Earth We Walk Upon has a lot in common with last week’s Super Bowl.  Nothing happens for quite a long time, leaving the highlights bunched up at the very end.  But after analysis, we realize that a lot was happening

Yodok III ~ This Earth We Walk Upon

This Earth We Walk Upon has a lot in common with last week’s Super Bowl.  Nothing happens for quite a long time, leaving the highlights bunched up at the very end.  But after analysis, we realize that a lot was happening

*Press A* ~ Even More 2018 Leftovers

These are soundtracks released late into 2018 that are also quite worthy of a few listens, so we hope you enjoy! Monomoon ~ The Colonists The Colonists plays quite well with the thin line that divides ambient soundtracks from more

*Press A* ~ Even More 2018 Leftovers

These are soundtracks released late into 2018 that are also quite worthy of a few listens, so we hope you enjoy! Monomoon ~ The Colonists The Colonists plays quite well with the thin line that divides ambient soundtracks from more

Long Hallways ~ Close Your Eyes to Travel

Oregon quintet Long Hallways calls itself “an eclectic post-rock band,” and we agree.  The band incorporates not only other genres, but other instruments on their third album, inviting guest musicians on violin and sax ~ this in addition to the pre-existing cello,

Long Hallways ~ Close Your Eyes to Travel

Oregon quintet Long Hallways calls itself “an eclectic post-rock band,” and we agree.  The band incorporates not only other genres, but other instruments on their third album, inviting guest musicians on violin and sax ~ this in addition to the pre-existing cello,

Laibach ~ The Sound of Music

By now, you probably know this album’s story: avant-garde collective Laibach go to North Korea in 2015 and become the first Western band to play there ever since the country split in two. What they play is a variation on

Laibach ~ The Sound of Music

By now, you probably know this album’s story: avant-garde collective Laibach go to North Korea in 2015 and become the first Western band to play there ever since the country split in two. What they play is a variation on

Mono ~ Nowhere Now Here

Over a lifespan nearing its third decade, Mono have always tackled dualities from the most grand to the most human: heaven and hell, conflict and calm, presence and absence. Their music has mirrored these concepts: roars and whispers; marathons and

Mono ~ Nowhere Now Here

Over a lifespan nearing its third decade, Mono have always tackled dualities from the most grand to the most human: heaven and hell, conflict and calm, presence and absence. Their music has mirrored these concepts: roars and whispers; marathons and

2019 Winter Music Preview ~ Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

In 2018, the first great post-rock record of the year was released on the cusp of summer.  This year, the event occurs in January.  It’s an encouraging sign for a genre that has been written off for the last 15

2019 Winter Music Preview ~ Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

In 2018, the first great post-rock record of the year was released on the cusp of summer.  This year, the event occurs in January.  It’s an encouraging sign for a genre that has been written off for the last 15