This Patch of Sky – This Patch of Sky

     Sometimes in life we lose sight of what we came from and who we’ve become. Natural and organic change is a gradual experience that can be rapid at times, slow to a crawl at others or come and go in spurts. As a music reviewer, nothing is more satisfying to me than to be able […]

Comrades – Safekeeper

Occasionally you find that one album that pierces through your listening comfort zone, making you question what you’ve been missing outside of the genres your ears tend to call home. For me that album is Comrades latest offering ‘Safekeeper’, released May 6th through Blood and Ink Records. ‘Safekeeper’ is a bright burst of clashing musical […]

Terraformer – Creatures

Terraformer wants you to believe their latest release ‘Creatures’ is one of the hardest hitting, pulse raising, clad in darkness albums you’ll hear all year. But when you pull back the post-metal veil you’ll quickly discover this album has just as many post-rock intricacies as it has post-metal appeal. This three piece belgian brute has […]

Garden Party – EP II

Reviewed by Erich Sometimes it’s possible to fall in love again. I thought it wouldn’t happen after I first heard Slowdive’s ‘Just for a Day’. Then I felt for sure after M83’s ‘Saturdays = Youth’ that it was over, that I would never find that beautiful, perfect mix of ambient and up-tempo. I thought I’d […]

Winds With Hands – (untitled) **Must Listen**

Reviewed by: Shanexedge By this point, anyone that is even remotely well-versed in post-rock/post-metal is aware that Russia is steadily turning out a staggering amount of great bands (see the recent review of the newest Show Me A Dinosaur album on here as proof). Even with the internet being the Great Spreader of Things, there’s […]

Cloudkicker – Subsume

Artist Cloudkicker Album Subsume Genre Post-Metal | Post-Rock Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Cloudkicker Blog Label Release 14 September 2013 Rating: Must Listen Its funny that we split so many things into genres and sub-genres, especially when reviewing something, just to give a better hint as to whether someone might be interested in it. “Oh, third wave […]

Lights & Motion – Save Your Heart

Artist Lights & Motion Album Save Your Heart Genre Post-Rock Buy/DL Deep Elm Digital | Itunes Web Facebook | Deep Elm Label Deep Elm Records Release 12 November 2013 Rating: Must Listen (100%) [bandcamp width=100% height=120 album=3612076928 size=medium bgcol=ffffff linkcol=0687f5 t=1] We are all a part of this crazy thing we call life for a […]

Arbor Lights – Hatherton Lake

Artist Arbor Lights Album Hatherton Lake Genre Post-Rock Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label — Release 01 July 2013 Rating: Excellent As a musician should you always be striving to do something nobody else has done before? In the musical world, where the phrase “It’s all been done before” gets bandied around by those who fail […]