Mono – The Last Dawn // Rays of Darkness

  One of the most fascinating parts of listening to postrock (and music in general I suppose) is being able to stand a distance away and watch a group of people come together. They form a band and create a sound. That sound is an expression and when that sound resonates with you, it’s a […]

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 […]

Bryan’s Top Picks of 2013

 Welcome to Staff Picks week here at Postrockstar! This week our writers will be going over their favorite albums of 2013. Please click the album art to go to the artist’s Bandcamp/Website/Facebook/etc . Hammock – Oblivion Hymns “Picking this as my album of the year was a tough call, but Hammock does too much with […]

2013 Year End Awards

It has been a whirlwind year here at Postrockstar as we put the finishing touches on our first full calendar year reviewing and promoting all things relevant to the world of Post-Rock and instrumental music. This year we were able review 73 albums and promoted 150 other albums, constantly offering our readers fresh new music […]

Hammock – Oblivion Hymns

Reviewed by: Bryan K. When you listen to a Hammock album in a way you know what to expect. You’ll be placed in front of a white canvas and whatever is put on that canvas is going to be beautiful. Each track will add an image or a layer or a feeling and you’ll get […]

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. […]

Staff Picks – Bryan’s top 10 albums & songs of 2012

This week is staff picks week at Postrockstar! Each day we will be posting our writers favorite songs and albums of 2012. This will lead into to our big 2012 Year End Awards special in roughly a week. Our first staff picks article comes courtesy of Bryan, a well accomplished writer from Pennsylvania. Bryan is […]

Brian Eno – Lux – 97%

When I first started listening to post-rock and ambient music, one of the first albums I found was Brian Eno‘s ‘Music for Airports’. I remember sitting in my room, transfixed, as this new genre of music started to change the purview of my limited musical knowledge. I started listening to every ambient album I could […]

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 […]