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,..
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..
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..
Wielding a stunning, combined arsenal of post-rock, prog, shoegaze and traditional metal, UK three-piece COLDBONES have announced the forthcoming arrival of their highly-anticipated second studio album - the ominously-titled The Cataclysm - as well as the album’s first single, which arrived on 12th March. Planned for release on 17th April 2020 via Dunk! Records, Coldbones' forthcoming studio offering..