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

Various Artists ~ The Music of Red Dead Redemption II (Original Score)

Finally!  It’s taken nine months for Rockstar Games to release a soundtrack to 2018’s #1 video game, Red Dead Redemption II ~ as long as it would take to produce an actual baby.  We write “a” soundtrack rather than “the” soundtrack (though

Various Artists ~ The Music of Red Dead Redemption II (Original Score)

Finally!  It’s taken nine months for Rockstar Games to release a soundtrack to 2018’s #1 video game, Red Dead Redemption II ~ as long as it would take to produce an actual baby.  We write “a” soundtrack rather than “the” soundtrack (though

Them Teeth ~ Sun of serpent, moone of cipher

It’s not Halloween yet, but we have our first spooky contender.  With the weather as nice as it has been lately, I had to wait for a dark, foggy, humid day to review it.  Them Teeth produces the perfect sort of

Them Teeth ~ Sun of serpent, moone of cipher

It’s not Halloween yet, but we have our first spooky contender.  With the weather as nice as it has been lately, I had to wait for a dark, foggy, humid day to review it.  Them Teeth produces the perfect sort of

Širom ~ A Universe that Roasts Blossoms for a Horse

Two years ago, we reviewed I Can Be a Clay Snapper, from Slovenian trio Širom.  Their highly unique sound continues to be undefinable; in the same way that Dead Can Dance expanded the lines of world music, Širom challenges assumptions of

Širom ~ A Universe that Roasts Blossoms for a Horse

Two years ago, we reviewed I Can Be a Clay Snapper, from Slovenian trio Širom.  Their highly unique sound continues to be undefinable; in the same way that Dead Can Dance expanded the lines of world music, Širom challenges assumptions of

Hugar ~ Varða

Icelandic duo (with friends) Hugar makes a huge step forward with its sophomore album, from self-released to Sony Masterworks.  Not that their debut album was modest ~ it included Ólafur Arnalds on drums, along with brass and a string section.  The new

Hugar ~ Varða

Icelandic duo (with friends) Hugar makes a huge step forward with its sophomore album, from self-released to Sony Masterworks.  Not that their debut album was modest ~ it included Ólafur Arnalds on drums, along with brass and a string section.  The new

Pillars ~ Cavum

Can a post-rock band be both massive AND melodic? Absolutely.  This is the arena of Indianapolis (Indiana) quartet Pillars, who live so close to October’s POST! festival that they can sleep in their own beds. “Dissolution” was the album’s lead single,

Pillars ~ Cavum

Can a post-rock band be both massive AND melodic? Absolutely.  This is the arena of Indianapolis (Indiana) quartet Pillars, who live so close to October’s POST! festival that they can sleep in their own beds. “Dissolution” was the album’s lead single,

Hey Post-Rock Fans, Would You Like 4 Hours of Music for Free?

34 tracks, 4 hours of free music, new and unreleased ~ music we’ve reviewed, music we haven’t and bands we had never heard of before today.  Open Language Volume IIII is the eighth double compilation from Montana’s A Thousand Arms.  In all,

Hey Post-Rock Fans, Would You Like 4 Hours of Music for Free?

34 tracks, 4 hours of free music, new and unreleased ~ music we’ve reviewed, music we haven’t and bands we had never heard of before today.  Open Language Volume IIII is the eighth double compilation from Montana’s A Thousand Arms.  In all,

*Press A* ~ Far Cry: New Dawn, Can Androids Pray, Katana ZERO (Remixes)

Tyler Bates & John Swihart ~ Far Cry: New Dawn Unlike the constantly pounding and dramatic tracks of Far Cry 5, the music in New Dawn is much more atmospheric, emphasizing not the very weight of beliefs in a world’s

*Press A* ~ Far Cry: New Dawn, Can Androids Pray, Katana ZERO (Remixes)

Tyler Bates & John Swihart ~ Far Cry: New Dawn Unlike the constantly pounding and dramatic tracks of Far Cry 5, the music in New Dawn is much more atmospheric, emphasizing not the very weight of beliefs in a world’s