Wang Wen – Eight Horses

“Zheng He’s fleet descended upon the shores of Oman. The sound of breaking waves was ringing into the ears of his men, their parched…


Other Mountains – Mare’s Nest

Other Mountains market “Mare’s Nest” as being a post-emo record, which makes me ponder on the prefix “post-” and its consequential meaning. For the…


Black Walls – Communion

The colour black is a much frequented subject in the world of rock ‘n roll. Bands like Black Label Society and Black Sabbath, albums…


Appalaches – Mòn

I remember reading “The Pilgrim’s Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come; Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream.” by John…


La Mar – Tides

People who stand up against the hegemony of the English language in rock music have always had my special interest. Something that has led…


Pray for Sound – Dreamer

There is one thing that I can’t stand about the current post-rock movement and it’s the fact that everything needs to be so dreamy….