Heaven on Howitzers – “Hum “I” Eternally at the Heart of the Universe”

Artist Heaven on Howitzers Album ‘Hum “I” Eternally at the Heart of the Universe’ Genre Post-rock / Instrumental Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Independent Release Jan 7 2013 Rating Very Good Heaven on Howitzers are a 3-piece post-rock band from Minneapolis, MN who kicked off 2013 by releasing their debut album ‘Hum “I” Eternally at […]

New Cloudkicker song premiere

Multi-instrumentalist Cloudkicker has just released a new song, entitled “Hello”. It appears that this 10 minute–long experimental track is a standalone song, not yet scheduled to appear on an upcoming release. As with all of Cloudkicker‘s releases, “Hello” can be downloaded for free (or name your price) on Bandcamp (see below for link). In addition, […]

Staff Picks 2012 – Will Hough’s top 10 albums of 2012

As we conclude our staff picks weeks, we wrap up with a very special guest. As he’s basically a walking encyclopedia full of post-rock knowledge, we asked photographer and friend of the site Will Hough (http://www.willhough.net/) to participate in our staff picks week. Although he refused to rank the albums, he did give us his […]

Staff Picks – Shooter’s top 10 albums and songs of 2012

Having previously written reviews for Sputnikmusic, Shooter is Postrockstar’s lead contributor and has been a welcome addition to the site since he joined on two and a half months ago. From the other side of the pond, the 20-something lists Explosions in the Sky, This Will Destroy You, Mono, Caspian and P.G.Lost as his favorite […]

Poltergeist debut new song, seek support for new album, tour dates

[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/74088412″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] An exciting new post-rock project named Poltergeist has emerged with an impressive debut track and a pledge campaign seeking support in the form of pre-orders to help fund their upcoming album. The track is “Cathedral” and can be found on Soundcloud by clicking here . Their album, […]

Staff Picks – IamHop’s top 10 albums of 2012

Well…this is awkward, but I’ll introduce myself anyways. Hi, I’m James! I created postrockstar as a way to help smaller bands gain exposure after constantly seeing nothing but the biggest name bands promoted and posted. I’m from Seattle, in my mid-20’s and work for a .com like just about everyone else in Washington State. I […]

Staff Picks – Zicowood’s top 5 albums of 2012

Joining the site two and a half months ago, Zicowoods plays bass in the band Psychojet and comes to us from Belfast. He previously has written for The Silent Ballet and lists his favorite bands as This Will Destroy You, Mono, Russian Circles, Caspian, PG.Lost and And So I Watch You From Afar 1. Musette […]

Help Lowercase Noises fund the vinyl pressing of Passage EP

Last November, Lowercase Noises released ‘Passage’, an ambient/post-rock EP that that was as elegant as it was ambitious. ‘Passage’ received a very positive review from Post-Rockstar, which can be found here. Now, Andy Othling (the man behind this project) is looking to press ‘Passage’ on vinyl, and he needs your support to do so. A […]

Staff Picks – Jacob Moss’s top 10 albums of 2012

Jacob Moss joined post-rock about two and a half months ago and is a well accomplished writer who has written a full length book. From Boise, Idaho, he prefers electronic post-rock and lists his favorite bands as Russian Circles, Red Sparowes, GY!BE and 65 Days of Static. 1. Sigur ros – ‘Valtari’ 2. Marriages – […]