This is a Blog about Post-Rock.

I wanted to take a moment away from the reviews to just talk a little about our site and the post-rock scene in general from my perspective as someone who runs what I think is a relatively successful music blog. I don’t think I’ve ever written a true “blog” post in my life, so this […]

Roundtable Review – And So I Watch You From Afar – All Hail Bright Futures

Artist And So I Watch You From Afar Album ‘All Hail Bright Futures’ Genre Post-Rock / Math-Rock Buy/DL bandcamp Web Facebook | Sargent House Label Sargent House Release Mar 19 2013 Rating Excellent After a short hiatus, we’re back with yet another roundtable review. This time around  Shane, Shooter and myself (Iamhop) are taking a […]

This update courtesy of Trish & Tara

Our friends The End of the Ocean are out driving around the east coast as they continue to embark on their March tour.  Keyboardist Tara and guitarist Trish have been documenting some of the more..well..let’s call them interesting moments of their travels and creating tour diary videos. Check em out below and if you’re on the […]

New Music Friday

Here at postrockstar we get a lot of requests each week asking for us to either review or promote bands. Ultimately our goal is to review as many as possible, but unfortunately we tend to end up resigned to the cruel fate of too much music and not enough time. As a collective, we are […]

Huldra – Monuments, Monoliths

Artist Huldra Album Monuments, Monoliths Genre Post-Metal Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Independent Release 12 January 2013 Rating Very Good While I’m not really the biggest fan of the deep, growling vocals, Huldra have enough going on to make it work well, and for me to really enjoy it. That said, being greeted by those […]

Light Bearer – Silver Tongue

Artist Light Bearer Album ‘Silver Tongue’ Genre Post-Metal Buy/DL bandcamp Web Facebook Label Halo of Flies/Alerta Antifascista/Moment of Collapse Release Feb 8 2013 Rating Must Listen For those who haven’t heard, or heard of, Light Bearer before, the London based sextet may prove difficult to pin a genre name on. Post-rock? Yep. Progressive metal? Yep. […]

Welcome to the World, Blake

Andy Othling of Lowercase Noises was recently blessed with his third child. As with Marshall in 2010 and, later, Vivian in 2011, Andy has composed a piece of music to coincide with the birth of his newborn child, Blake. I was going to review this. I reviewed Lowercase Noises‘ ‘Passage’ EP in November of last […]

Dorena – Nuet

Artist Dorena Album Nuet Genre Post-Rock Buy/DL Deep Elm Digital Web Facebook Label Deep Elm Release 12 March 2013 Rating Excellent There is something to be said about the healing powers of the sweet sounds created by Dorena. A member of the Deep Elm Records family, the Swedish 5-piece sometimes electronic sometimes pop and almost […]

Long Distance Calling – The Flood Inside

Artist Long Distance Calling Album The Flood Inside Genre Post-Rock Buy/DL Longdistancecalling.de Web Facebook Label Superball Release 4 March 2013 Rating Average The German five piece Long Distance Calling return with their follow up to 2011’s ‘Long Distance Calling‘, and a few things have changed – Out is founding member Reimut von Bonn, and in […]