Frank Booth – Constructs EP – 83%

Frank Booth is a 4 piece band from Grand Rapids, Michigan who describe their sound as Post-rock meets shoegaze. The band features ex members of Lights at Sea and Paucity, two other post-rock bands from the Grand Rapids area. With little information on their facebook page, I took to their twitter to find out more […]

Late Night Venture – Pioneers of Space Flight – 83%

Late Night Venture are a 5-piece band from Copenhagen, Denmark who include elements of alternative, shoegaze and space-age psychedelic vibes to their style of post-rock. While relatively unknown state side, they are well accomplished in Europe and have over 150 live shows under their belt, sharing the stage with the likes of This Will Destroy […]

Australasia – Sin4tr4 EP – 90%

Over the course of my life I’ve been fortunate enough to journey through many different genres of music. As a teenager I found nu-metal just like everyone else did around 1998. From there I slowly moved onto the heavier styling of Melodic death, which led me down the dark path of death, doom and black […]

All shall be well (aasbwalmotsbw) – ROODBLAUW – 79%

Written by Jerome Marshall All shall be well (and all shall be well and all manner of things shall be well) aren’t overwhelmingly concerned with sweeping you off your feet. Much like their name implies, they’re more interested in soothing you. Spanning five songs and 40.8 minutes, ‘ROODBLAUW’, All shall be well’s debut EP, is […]

El Ten Eleven – Transitions – 95%

It seems like everyone these days is trying to pigeon hole bands into these obscure genres that just don’t seem to actually exist. People try so hard to explain bands that they use these describing words that don’t make any logical sense. Crust-core? Psych-Drone? Post-Apocalyptic Folk? Do you see what I’m getting at? Why can’t […]

Youth Pictures of Florence Henderson – Small Changes We Hardly Notice EP – 89%

“Don’t throw out your winter clothes; the way our glances froze, it just might snow” ‘Small Changes We Hardly Notice’ is the unassuming new EP from the Norwegian post-rock band Youth Pictures of Florence Henderson. Youth Pictures… started their musical career in 2005 with their debut album, ‘Unnoticeable in a Tiny Town’, that featured epic […]

Empire of the Sea – Skywatchers EP – 81%

Formed in 2010, Empire of the Sea are a four-piece post-rock band from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Their latest release is a 4-track EP called ‘Skywatchers’ that clocks in at around 25 minutes. This EP has a lot going on for it and shows a band experimenting with a wide range of sounds and ideas. I’ve listened […]

Té – Therefore, the illusion of density breach, the tottering world “forget” tomorrow – 84%

Japan’s penchant for producing bands who bring something fresh to a whole heap of genres never fails to astound me. Four piece, Té are now in their eighth year and it’s been a busy few years for them. Five albums and countless sold out live gigs shows their work evolving exponentially with each album. The […]

Post-Rock Roundtable Review : Caspian – Waking Season – 93%

Postrockstar is proud to present the first installment of Post-Rock Roundtable Reviews. In this series several of our writers will offer their take on one of the more popular current post-rock releases.  This week’s album is the much-anticipated “Waking Season” by Caspian! Drew: “Caspian are certainly one of the luminaries of the genre. Their track […]

Hammock – Departure Songs – 94%

(IamHop note : Please welcome Bryan to the Postrockstar family! Bryan is 26, from Pennsylvania and is working towards a bachelors degree in writing and a minor in literature. His favorite bands include GY!BE, Hammock, Mono and Stars of a Lid. This is his debut review)   Hammock is known for their ability to create […]