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Posted by Damnated on 09.10.2007 at 23:17
Post-rock is probably the classical music of our times. i never thought music can be this visual and megalomaniac at the same time. in a good way, lol. So, this thread is to ask and recommend. Next to the big names like GSYBE! and Explosions in the Sky i'd like to mention some not so known, but imo much better bands.

For start, the finnish Magyar Posse. Imagine GSYBE and 70s prog rock combined. then add some humor and some optimism. and you still have no idea about what they sound like. Their best album is Kings of Time, so that should be the first to check out.

Another good band is Boris. i bet they're not unknown in the metal world, but their post-rock side pretty much is. Flood is so good it sometimes makes the guys from GSYBE run for their money.

The 3rd amazing band is MONO. another japanese act, with a more sweeter sound. they have only one album out.



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Frank Sinistra

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  05.12.2011 at 03:37
Mono from japan... i've seen them live and they were really a cool band
Meanwhile, Back In The Communist Russia and A Silver Mt.Zion are good bands too
while i would like to recommend Ghaust from my own country (actually their style is closer to Post-Metal i think)
IronAngel

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  16.03.2012 at 00:52
For whatever reason, Spotify only has the Gifts From Enola side of the Well Worn split with Caravels. The Gifts side sounds good, though:
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Stinky Lips

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  12.04.2012 at 16:56
I highly recommend "The Exquisite Death of Saxon Shore" by Saxon Shore
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Au Pays Natal

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  05.05.2012 at 19:40
Holy shit, there are waaaaaay to many to name. Some of my suggestions are here:
http://www.metalstorm.net/users/list.php?list_id=2007
http://www.metalstorm.net/users/list.php?list_id=2257
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IronAngel

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  09.08.2012 at 01:26
Not a new discovery, and probably not new to many of you either, but I'm just rediscovering how good Planning for Burial can feel on a summer night. Kind of lo-fi/drone/post-rock act. They have a new 2012 EP out, but this is from their LP.

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Stella Artois

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  31.08.2012 at 19:56
Recently discovered a Portuguese post-rock band, didn't know any other before. They are called Katabatic and their latest "Heavy Water" is quite intense.
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IronAngel

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  09.09.2012 at 01:09
Oh man, Silent Whale Becomes A Dream are really cool. Beautiful stuff that gives me faith in post-rock yet. Their album is from last year.



The Pirate Ship Quintet were pretty hyped when they released their EP in 2007, and now they finally put out a full-length. It's probably my favorite post-rock album of 2012.

IronAngel

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  03.10.2012 at 21:51
Anyone heard the new GY!BE? It's not out for a few weeks but it's leaked already.
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Stinky Lips

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  04.10.2012 at 02:23
Written by IronAngel on 03.10.2012 at 21:51

Anyone heard the new GY!BE? It's not out for a few weeks but it's leaked already.


First I've heard about it, thanks for the news!
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Au Pays Natal

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  04.10.2012 at 05:15
Written by IronAngel on 03.10.2012 at 21:51

Anyone heard the new GY!BE? It's not out for a few weeks but it's leaked already.


Thought I saw it is only 4 songs long, sure it's not an EP?
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IronAngel

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  04.10.2012 at 12:17
Written by tea[m]ster on 04.10.2012 at 05:15

Thought I saw it is only 4 songs long, sure it's not an EP?


Isn't that in line with all their albums? F#A#Infinity is two tracks, the two-disc Lift Yr is four tracks, Yanqui is five tracks. Anyway, there are two 20-minute post-rock pieces and two 6:25 and 8:28 minute drony tracks, so it's plenty of material. Sounds pretty good, though I was never in the camp that considered them the best post-rock band ever.

That said, the distinction of EP and LP is arbitrary and kind of moot in the CD age, with 70-minute EPs (Reverend Bizarre) and plenty of 30-minute LPs.
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Skandino

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  04.10.2012 at 14:58
Written by IronAngel on 04.10.2012 at 12:17
That said, the distinction of EP and LP is arbitrary and kind of moot in the CD age, with 70-minute EPs (Reverend Bizarre) and plenty of 30-minute LPs.


Basically: It's the band who decides what the release is.
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John Doe

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  12.01.2013 at 17:42
RESSURECTION



Just found this, awesome stuff.
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Uldreth

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  12.01.2013 at 21:19
Indeed awesomeness. "I Will Write Peace On Your Wings And You Will Fly Over The World" is my favourite track off them, it's indeed like flying .
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