January 20, 2021

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..

Coldbones – The Cataclysm (Dunk! Records, Incendia Music)

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..