Roundtable Review: Collapse Under the Empire – Sacrifice & Isolation

Postrockstar is no stranger to Collapse Under the Empire and you probably shouldn’t be either. The post-rock powerhouse duo from Germany have released either an album or EP in each year dating back to 2009 show no signs of letting up. ‘Sacrifice & Isolation’ is their fifth studio album an is the follow up to  […]

Roundtable Review: Those Amongst Us Are Wolves – This State is Conscious

Welcome back to another monthly installment of Roundtable Review. This month we have a real special treat for all of our readers as we are breaking down and dissecting Those Amongst Us Are Wolves’ latest effort ‘This State Is Concious’, the follow-up to their 2013 album ‘Chaotic Love Stories and Irrational Behaviour’.  TAUAW have been […]

Roundtable Review: Lowercase Noises – This Is For Our Sins

For the April edition of our Roundtable Review we’ve chosen ‘This Is For Our Sins’ by Lowercase Noises, the moniker of multi-talented ambient artist Andy Othling. To get a better of understanding of the meaning of this album and it’s importance, Andy penned the following to us when we received our copy of the album […]

Roundtable Review: Moonlit Sailor – We Come From Exploding Stars

As we enter the thaw that is the end of the cold frozen months and march forward into those chilly yet bright sunny spring days, we leave winter feeling like it’s been a hell of a ride. The first three months of 2014 has seen the release of some extraordinarily great albums and definitely works […]

Roundtable Review: Mogwai – Rave Tapes

It’s the end the month which means it’s time for our second Roundtable Review of the year. This month we’re tackling a band who damn near is bordering on legendary post-rock status at this point. Needing no real introduction, this month we’re excited to examine Mogwai’s latest effort “Rave Tapes” , which saw a January […]

Roundtable Review: Alcest – Shelter

 It’s a new year and that means newer and bigger things here at Postrockstar. In an effort to bring our readers more dynamic and unique content, we are bringing back Roundtable Reviews, an open forum where our writers take turns speaking their mind about a highly anticipated or hyped album by some of the bigger […]

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 […]

Roundtable Review: Lights & Motion – ‘Reanimation’

Artist Lights & Motion Album Reanimation Genre Post-rock / Ambient Buy/DL Deep Elm Digital Web Facebook | Soundcloud Label Deep Elm Records Released Jan 16 2013 Rating Very Good / Excellent     In our first roundtable review of 2013 we are examining Lights & Motion’s debut album, ‘Reanimation‘, released January 16th on Deep Elm Records. […]

Round Table Review #3 – The Calm Blue Sea – Arrivals & Departures – 80%

   In installment number three of our ongoing Round Table Review series we take a look at the new album ‘Arrivals & Departures’ from Texas natives The Calm Blue Sea. The album is the band’s first release in four years and the follow-up to their debut self titled in 2008. Before we began, Postrockstar gives […]

Roundtable Review #2 – Godspeed You! Black Emperor – “Alleujah! Don’t Bend Ascend” – 85%

In our latest installment of roundtable review, we tackle the legendary Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s  ‘Alleujah! Don’t Bend Ascend’ , their first album in 10 years. Our writers were highly divided on this album and this will definitely be one of the more controversial installments of the series. Shooter:  With ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!’, Godspeed […]