Damascus – Heights

Artist damascus Album Heights Genre Post-Rock | Post-Metal Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label — Release 10 July 2013 Rating: Very Good I was rooting for this band to be good when I first started doing research on them simply because they’re from South River New Jersey, which I lived fairly close to for about 10 […]

Braveyoung – Will The Dust Praise You

Artist BraveYoung Album Will the Dust Praise You Genre Ambient Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label The End Records, Level Plane, Teenage Disco Bloodbath, Southern Empire, At A Loss records Release 03 March 2013 Rating: — Braveyoung is a band that has always managed to elude me. They seemingly play my hometown of the Seattle area […]

Coma Cloud – The Sleep Issue

Artist Coma Cloud Album The Sleep Issue Genre Post-Rock | Ambient Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Soundcloud Label — Release 01 March 2013 Rating: Very Good It takes quite a bit these days to keep me interested in an album. Novelty wears off very fast, and if I’m asked to review something, I know I’m going to […]

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 […]

Palms – Palms

Artist Palms Album Palms Genre Post-Rock | Post-Metal | Experimental Buy/DL Bluecollar Distro | Itunes Web Palmsband.com | Facebook Label ipecac Release 25 June 2013 Rating:  Average I’m in an interesting position here. This is a fairly big name group, consisting of members from two of my favorite bands, and yet, I wish it wasn’t. […]

Collapse Under the Empire – The Silent Cry

Artist Collapse Under the Empire Album The Silent Cry Genre Post-Rock Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook | Website Label Sister Jack Release 12 April 2013 Rating: Solid Collapse Under the Empire should need little introduction this time around. The well oiled post-rock machine from Germany has released a high caliber, finely tuned and excellently crafted album […]

Jungle Urban Lounge – Colors

Artist Jungle Urban Lounge Album Colors Genre Post-Rock  | Electronic Buy/DL Soundcloud | Jamendo Web Facebook Label — Release 11 May 2013 Rating: — Unique one man project out of Lyon, France. Colors is the second EP of Jungle Urban Lounge. Its name is due to a kind of synesthesia of its author whose the […]

Balloons Kill Babies – Leviathan

Artist Balloons Kill Babies Album Leviathan Genre Post-Rock Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label — Release 20 July 2013 Rating: Average Balloons Kill Babies emailed me to review this on an old blog. I said I would and have brought it with me to PostRockStar. If I was not reviewing it I do not think I […]

Bergmál – Saker man tänker på när det tyst

Artist Bergmál Album Saker man tänker på när det tyst Genre Post-Rock Buy/DL Bandcamp Web Facebook Label — Release 31 March 2013 Rating: Very Good The one thing that has time and time again irked me about the post-rock genre is the lack of thought that goes into some band’s album  artwork. I understand it […]

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 […]