Remember the old epithet "The Boring Belgians"? It's certainly not the case any more (if it was ever true), either in the football field or in the recording studio! Post-metal trio Pothamus are the latest in a wave of very talented young post-rock bands based in Belgium. They've been together since 2015, releasing some lauded..
Wolfredt is a post-rock band based in Tallinn, Estonia, that started as a one-man-bedroom-project, but has now grown into a four-piece post-rock/post-grunge outfit. Often described as melodic, emotional, loud and powerful post-rock, Wolfredt released their debut album Lullabies to Vilhelmine in 2013 under the guidance of creator Margus Voolpriit, the follow-up Neverno coming out in..
Australia's Empress blur the lines of many musical genres, from indie to shoegaze, from post-rock to metal - so perhaps the best way to describe their music is with adjectives like immersive, screeching, soothing, haunting, and delicately massive. What they do specialise in is dark theatrical melody, underlying menace, emotional and ethereal vocals, some fantastic..
Formed in 2018, Selfless Orchestra is a collaborative emergence of musicians from the creative community of Perth, Australia, born with the manifesto of creating spaces in which hope and despair co-exist, where audiences can be educated and inspired about issues of social and environmental justice through poetical musical performance. Influenced by Post-Rock acts that fuse..
Four years after a promising debut EP, the Austin (Texas) prog-metal/post-rock artist Scaphoid returns with Absent Passages, revealing a musically dexterous, hugely skillful and fascinating soundscape that flows freely between aggression and atmosphere, from incendiary roar to infectious groove to intoxicating delicacy. Each track is impeccably composed and, allied to a scintillatingly clean production, this..