The King Said – Comet Chaser

Artist The King Said Album Comet Chaser Genre Post-Rock / Progressive Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label White Label Release 26 January 2013 Rating Solid / Very Good The King Said are yet another promising instrumental band to hail from Northern Ireland, who bring us their debut release in ‘Comet Chaser’. Drawing inspiration from second wave […]

Surgeon – Fjords

Artist Fjords Album Surgeon Genre Post-Metal / Post-Rock Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Independent Release 25 December 2012 Rating Average I’ve heard the Newfoundland, Canada 4-piece Surgeon described as Post-metal, though they are self-described as instrumental prog-rock, which is more fitting than Post-metal, as they are aren’t metal to my ears. I recently gave their […]

We Used to Heave Horses – ‘Parts’

Artist We Used to Have Horses Album Parts Genre Post-Rock / Ambient Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Let’s Juggle  Records Release 25 January 2013 Rating Solid Last year Niall Jones, the  tireless artist who goes under the moniker We Used to Have Horses, put out two albums and an EP within the first four months […]

The Autumn Leaves Fall In – “The Different Visions of Things”

Artist The Autumn Leaves Fall In Album The Different Vision of Things Genre Post-Metal / Drone Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Independent Release 17 January 2013 Rating Very Good The Autumn Leaves Fall In are a deafening post-rock/Post-Metal band from Italy who have the keen ability to create beautiful soundscapes only to blow them up […]

Locomotora – This Very Holding Back

Artist Locomotora Album ‘This Very Holding Back’ Genre Post-rock / Instrumental Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Independent Release Jan 25 2013 Rating Very Good Though their debut album, ‘Canopy’, was released (somewhat unassumingly) during the tail end of 2011, it wasn’t until mid-way through last year that French post-rock newcomer Silent Whale Becomes A Dream […]

New Music Friday!

Here’s a fresh batch of albums released in 2013 for your listening pleasure. We won’t be reviewing these but we want to hear what you think. Check them out and leave a comment letting us know what you think of these albums. Artist El Tercer Semestre Album ‘#TenderTropic’ Genre Math-Rock Buy/DL bandcamp Web Facebook Label […]

They Rise, We Die release demo via bandcamp

They Rise, We Die are a 4-piece Seattle area post-rock/post-metal band who just released a rough demo via their bandcamp page that is available for “name your price”. The currently unsigned band will be performing on the same bill as X-Suns and Post-Madonna this Sunday at The Comet Bar in Seattle. Postrockstar will be on […]

Nomads – Nomads

Artist Nomads Album Nomads Genre Post-Rock / Ambient Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Independent Release 24 Dec 2012 Rating Solid Nomads are an unsigned 3-piece band post-rock band from Ohio, which has quietly overtaken Texas as the most dominant post-rock region in America. Despite very little promotion, their self-titled debut album has been streamed over […]

City of the Lost – At The Edge

Artist City of the Lost Album ‘At The Edge’ Genre Post-metal / Progressive Buy/DL bandcamp Web Facebook Label Independent Release Jan 7 2013 Rating Solid City of the Lost are a three (soon to be four ?) piece band from Moscow, Russia who were formed in Late 2010. Since then they’ve put out three releases, […]

Oak – Not Afraid Anymore

Artist Oak Album ‘Not Afraid Anymore’ Genre Post-rock / Instrumental Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Independent Release Jan 19 2013 Rating Solid ‘Not Afraid Anymore’ is the first full length album from the French instrumental rock band Oak, and although it lies on the heavier end of the spectrum, it’s still undeniably post-rock. Treble guitar […]