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

WhyOceans ~ Inmost Dens of Emilie

Once in a while, without warning, we receive a sweet post-rock surprise.  Last year, it was the eighth album from Wang Wen, and this year it’s the sophomore album from Macao quintet WhyOceans, mastered by Magnus Lindberg (Cult of Luna).  Inmost

WhyOceans ~ Inmost Dens of Emilie

Once in a while, without warning, we receive a sweet post-rock surprise.  Last year, it was the eighth album from Wang Wen, and this year it’s the sophomore album from Macao quintet WhyOceans, mastered by Magnus Lindberg (Cult of Luna).  Inmost

L’Effondras ~ Les Flavescences

We usually leave the hard stuff to our friends at Echoes & Dust, but this one was too good to resist.  Lyon post-rock / post-metal threesome L’Effondras channels the might of Tool in four long tracks and adds a whole lot of

L’Effondras ~ Les Flavescences

We usually leave the hard stuff to our friends at Echoes & Dust, but this one was too good to resist.  Lyon post-rock / post-metal threesome L’Effondras channels the might of Tool in four long tracks and adds a whole lot of

te’ ~ Kai

If you’re looking for a blast of pure, progressive, post-rock energy, te’ is, and always has been, ready to pump you up.  Well into their second decade, the energetic Japanese quintet occupies a small slice of the genre, shared by only a

te’ ~ Kai

If you’re looking for a blast of pure, progressive, post-rock energy, te’ is, and always has been, ready to pump you up.  Well into their second decade, the energetic Japanese quintet occupies a small slice of the genre, shared by only a

Tandem Tapes: A New Noise in the Underground

Based out of Jakarta, Indonesia, Tandem Tapes represents a new voice in the fringe world of cassette labels. Pairing up experimental sound artists with similar sensibilities across limited-run releases, Tandem Tapes showcases current work from vast parts of the globe,

Tandem Tapes: A New Noise in the Underground

Based out of Jakarta, Indonesia, Tandem Tapes represents a new voice in the fringe world of cassette labels. Pairing up experimental sound artists with similar sensibilities across limited-run releases, Tandem Tapes showcases current work from vast parts of the globe,

Arms of Tripoli ~ Daughters

After their second release, Dream in Tongues, two of Arms of Tripoli’s core members departed, leaving the other three band members at a crossroads. After a difficult discussion, George, Jaimie and Mike used their desire to persevere and began experimenting

Arms of Tripoli ~ Daughters

After their second release, Dream in Tongues, two of Arms of Tripoli’s core members departed, leaving the other three band members at a crossroads. After a difficult discussion, George, Jaimie and Mike used their desire to persevere and began experimenting

Do Make Say Think ~ Stubborn Persistent Illusions

A specific passage during my first listen to the new Do Make Say Think record – the band’s first for eight years – made me realise they still have something profoundly special to offer.  It arrives two minutes into “And

Do Make Say Think ~ Stubborn Persistent Illusions

A specific passage during my first listen to the new Do Make Say Think record – the band’s first for eight years – made me realise they still have something profoundly special to offer.  It arrives two minutes into “And

Jessica Moss ~ Pools of Light

There is a warm solemnity to Pools of Light, like participating in a communal prayer, where hopes are a dream to ward off death, an ultimate end that is nonetheless a welcome fact of life. Inasmuch, at least, as it

Jessica Moss ~ Pools of Light

There is a warm solemnity to Pools of Light, like participating in a communal prayer, where hopes are a dream to ward off death, an ultimate end that is nonetheless a welcome fact of life. Inasmuch, at least, as it