MONO announce new album Pilgrimage of the Soul

Japanese post-rockers MONO have revealed details on their 11th studio album, 'Pilgrimage of the Soul' which is set for release on 17th September (Pelagic Records). The album sees MONO once again working with longtime partner Steve Albini. Pilgrimage of the Soul is the 11th studio album in the 22-year career of Japanese experimental rock legends, MONO set for..

Year of No Light share new single ‘Alètheia’

NEW ALBUM 'CONSOLAMENTUM' RELEASED 2ND JULY (PELAGIC RECORDS)  YEAR OF NO LIGHT have revealed their latest single, 'Alètheia', described by the band as, 'a double movement of light and darkness before burning our memories on the altar of the void'. The track is taken from their new album "Consolamentum" set for release via Pelagic Records on 2nd July.Listen to Alètheia now..

BRUIT – The Machine is Burning and Now Everyone Knows It Could Happen Again (Elusive Sound)

So - this is something really quite different from yer average rock album, so stay with me as I explain! BRUIT ≤ are an elegant French ambient/neo-classical/post-rock band who originally emerged from the ashes of several pop bands, with a burning desire to do something different, turn their backs on the commercial recording industry and return to a process of musical creation without constraints. In fact, the initial plan was not to perform live at all, but to research and experiment with sound in a studio environment. No,..

Vandemonian – Xenophilia

Having released a promising self-titled EP in 2016, Hamburg-based progressive post-rock trio Vandemonian have now (20 Feb) finally released their debut album Xenophilia. Vandemonian create progressive, sometimes political, post-rock with distinct cinematic flourishes. The trio are actually something of a global entity, hailing from three corners of the earth (Germany, Australia and the US). As a result, they..

Empress – Wait ‘Til Night (Brilliant Emperor records)

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..

Selfless Orchestra – Great Barrier (Stock Records)

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..

Scaphoid – Absent Passages (Shunure records)

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..