Posts Tagged ‘post-rock’

An interview with Nedry and review of new album In A Dim Light

Nedry return with their second album, a unique blend of electro influences topped off with the inimitable vocals of Japanese singer Ayu Okakita. Beautiful.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nedry by Abi Stevens
Nedry by Abi Stevens.

Nedry excel in a vocal electro dub step mash up genre all of their own. In A Dim Light opens languidly with the blissed out vocals of Ayu Okakita, whist behind builds the soundscape of alternating tensions that characterises this album. One of my favourite tunes comes next: the clattering beats and saws of Post Six providing a lushly chaotic backdrop to the melody. Havana Nights rattles and buzzes with sighing atmosphere, and across nearly 7 minutes Float explores the wonder of the universe. These are melodies to get lost in… sprawling with a danceable yet mellow musical intrigue. I spoke with Chris Amblin, Matt Parker and Ayu.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6m2M0yeHmI&feature=related[/youtube]Post Six

You have been variously described as post-dubstep, dark electro-pop, leftfield and indie. You cross many genres, what do you think describes you best?
CHRIS: On record I'd like to think we carry on the tradition… read more

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Jeniferever launch their new album Silesia at The Lexington

Swedish post-rock band Jeniferever return with their third album Silesia, another wall of emotive sound but this time with added melody.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jeniferever by Liam McMahon.
It was never a good idea to make an effort to see a support band without first checking up on them. This I really should know after …

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Vessels Album Review: Helioscope

We review the second studio album from Leeds-based post-rockers - Vessels. Prepare to be dazzled!

Written by Gemma Milly

So I’m sitting in my studio in British Columbia, Canada, looking out at the mountains & snow-covered trees, which are glistening in the winter sunshine. And I’m listening to Vessels …

Vessels by Faye West

Vessels at The Queen of Hoxton – Live Review

The Leeds-based experimental-rockers were joined by Stuart Warwick and Humanfly at the Queen of Hoxton on Wednesday 17th November 2010.

Written by Gemma Milly

Vessels by Faye West
It was with more than a little excitement and anticipation that I arrived at the bar-cum-club that is the Queen of Hoxton on a rainy Wednesday …

Make a date with DD/MM/YYYY – Live Review

DD/MM/YYYY rocked the Old Blue Last on 12/11/2010, with a little help from Hymns and Part Dinosaur!

Written by Gareth David

I have no idea how this fella’s haircut works. I don’t know what bit of hair is attached to what bit of scalp. But I do know that you and …

Album Review: Far – At Night We Live

Twelve years after their last release, the influential - and reunited - Californian band unleash a burst of creative energy.

Written by David McNamara

It has been twelve years since Far released Water and Solutions, unwittingly creating the blueprint for post hardcore music and making lead singer Jonah Matranga the godfather of every sensitive …

Team Ghost – You Never Did Anything Wrong To Me – Album Review

New EP from former M83 man, a bracing mix of shoegaze, electronica, krautrock and synth-pop

Written by Ian Steadman

For those of you unfamiliar with the loud, scattershot-shoegazing electronic noise group M83, then perhaps it might make sense to take a quick break here and catch up. Anything will …

A Silver Mount Zion – Live Review

Post-rock legends perform some new material, as reliably brilliant as their other unique work

Written by Emma Tucker

Illustrations by Harry Williams
Awhile ago, post-rock had a kind of heyday. There were the obvious big players of post-rock – Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Mogwai, Explosions in the Sky, and …

Remember Remember

An Interview, Brighton, July 2009

Written by Rich Hanscomb

As a purveyor of Steve Reich meets Daniel Johnston instrumental music, Graeme Ronald, a.k.a. Remember Remember, is keen to take it to the stage as nature intended:
“I’ve …

Worried about Satan have arrived

Album Review

Written by Simon Edgar Lord

Who are Worried about Satan? Worried about Satan are a duo based in Leeds comprising of Gavin Miller and Thomas Ragsdale who produce atmospheric soundscaping far in advanced of their …