Kokomo – Kokomo

Artist Kokomo Album Kokomo Genre Post-Rock | Ambient Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Dunk Records, i.corrupt.records, Maniyax Records Release 29 March 2013 Rating:  Very Good “We know that we didn’t reinvent the wheel, but hey, we just wanna have a good time and hope that we sometimes can be different and that some people like […]

Cmn Ineed Yr Help – It Came Without Warning​.​.​.​As Most Disasters Do

Artist Cmn Ineed Yr Help Album  It Came Without Warning​.​.​.​As Most Disasters Do Genre Post-Rock Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label — Release 9 July 2013 Rating: Excellent Earlier this year I said I was taking a sabbatical from writing reviews. While I’ve enjoyed my time off, I knew it was time to return when I […]

Deafheaven – Sunbather

Artist Deafheaven Album Sunbather Genre Post-Metal | Black Metal Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Deathwish Inc. Release 11 June 2013 Rating:  Must Listen I’ve been struggling with writing this review for going on a month and a half now, and in a way that I haven’t yet struggled with writing one. Far from being an […]

Once Were Ghosts – Ephemeral Crises

Artist Once Were Ghosts Album Ephemeral Crises Genre Post-Rock | Ambient Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label DucTape Smile Release 29 March 2013 Rating:  Average Described as a way for sole member Ryan Collins to incite emotion and reflection, I feel almost intrusive reviewing this album. The name, ‘Once Were Ghosts‘, tells of an artist dispelling […]

Handwrist – He stretches out the north over the void and hangs the earth on nothing

Artist Handwrist Album He stretechs out the north over the void and hangs the earth on nothing Genre Post-Rock | Post-Metal | Experiemental Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label KZ Release 9 June 2013 Rating:  Solid (IamHop — Please welcome our newest writer TenaciousListening to Postrockstar. It’s very exciting and encouraging to see longtime readers show […]

Houston, We’ve Got Problems! – Welcome to the Moon, Friend

Artist Houston, We’ve Got Problems! Album Welcome to the Moon, Friend Genre Post-Rock Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Last.fm Label Independent Release 27 May 2012 Rating:  Good A week or so back I began a review by breaking down the evolution of so-called “emo” music. I did this so that I could basically liken the reviewed band […]

Stafrænn Hákon – Prammi

Artist Stafrænn Hákon Album Prammi Genre Post-Rock | Ambient | Electronic Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label Darla, Kimi Recrods, Happy Prince, Resonant, Nature Bliss, Secret Eye, Chat Blanc, Awkward Silence Release 15 November 2012 Rating:  — “Icelanders Stafrænn Hákon move toward Rock described as Power-Ambient, currently only audible to left handed polar bears. A daring […]

Sigur Ros – Kveikur

Artist Sigur Ros Album Kveikur Genre Post-Rock Buy/DL Sigur Ros Store Web Website | Facebook Label Parlophone/XL Release 12 June 2013 Rating: — It’s been a little while since Postrockstar last held a Roundtable review.  While our table might be missing a few members, here is what our writers had to think about the Post-Rock […]

Fourteen Nights at Sea – Great North

Artist Fourteen Nights at Sea Album Great North Genre Post-Rock / Ambient Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Website | Facebook Label Hobbledehoy Records Release 12 April 2013 Rating: — “Fourteen Nights At Sea. In a sinking vessel. No captain. No crew. Only a map of the stars and coordinates of the past. Celestial navigation. Longitude and latitude. […]