Category Archives: post-rock

The Pull of Autumn –  The Pull of Autumn (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Trends come and go, it has always been that way, but music built more around emotion and feeling, timeless grace and fundamental truths transcends fad and fashion. It connects with us at a less transient, more deep rooted level, speaks … Continue reading

Posted in post-folk, post-rock, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

We Were Promised Jetpacks – signing and tour

Scottish rock mainstays We Were Promised Jetpacks have announced their signing to revered boutique record label Big Scary Monsters, alongside an enormous tour in the UK, Europe and US throughout September, October and November (full list of dates below).   Tickets go on sale … Continue reading

Posted in post-rock, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

I Shouldn’t Have Watched The Film What Lies Beneath (When I Was Twelve) – Robocobra Quartet (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It is safe to say that Robocobra Quartet confuse the hell out of me, and this short, sharp, shock of a number has done little to help me get my head around their strange musical blend. But fear is our … Continue reading

Posted in contemporary jazz, jazz-rock, post-rock, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Ghosts – Mr Dog The Bear (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

You can trust Mr Dog The Bear to take an unusual approach to releasing an album. Normally, as a reviewer, I receive an intangible link to the album’s on line home, if I’m lucky I get a physical version through … Continue reading

Posted in ambient, cinematic, instrumental, post-rock, progressive, progressive rock, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Catharsis –  Aidan Koop (Reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It is interesting to see how our musical tastes mature over time. Much of the music of my formative years was about making a lot of noise in the shortest amount of time, short, sharp musical shock treatment designed to … Continue reading

Posted in ambient, instrumental, post-rock, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Halo Tora release lead single ‘Always The Last To Know’ from forthcoming album

Halo Tora release lead single ‘Always The Last To Know’ ahead of their new 6-track album, ‘Man of Stone: First Chapter’ and UK & European Tour 


Glaswegian prog-rock five-piece, Halo Tora have released the lead single, ‘Always The Last To Know taken from their new … Continue reading

Posted in alt-rock, post-rock, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Volker – Blurred City Lights (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Dean Garcia’s post and parallel Curve career is a CV which demonstrably shows that he has never been someone to rest on his laurels and coast on past achievements. Bands such as The Secret Meeting and more recently SPC ECO … Continue reading

Posted in dream-pop, post-punk, post-rock, shoegaze, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Moral Crossing – AUTOBAHN (Reviewed by Thomas Haynes)

AUTOBAHN have created an ambitious album that comfortably sits beside the darker parts of Brian Jonestown Massacre with moments of purposeful hesitation that underpin the self-doubt and uncertainties inherent in understanding the moral crossing. _______________________________________________________ Something dark and near biblical … Continue reading

Posted in industrial, post-punk, post-rock, progressive, progressive rock | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Offerings  –  Typhoon (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

This fourth album from Typhoon sees them caught in an eternal creative struggle and Offerings sits at a wonderful crossroads. In one direction the road leads to commercial success but they often seem to be moving in the opposite direction … Continue reading

Posted in alt-rock, post-rock, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

In My Veins  –  1921 (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Just as some of the best and most unique experiences happen when you go off grid, as it were, where the road runs out and turns to green, when art runs out of rules to follow; music often only truly … Continue reading

Posted in ambient, electronica, post-rock, progressive, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment