Reviews

8.8

Uneven Structure – La Partition

I’ve always found that djent works best when it’s combined with other styles and genres. Too many 8-string breakdowns and polyrhythms becomes boring pretty…

8.8

Eyot – Innate

In the many decades of jazz’s existence, the genre has been defined and redefined, crushed and rebuilt numerous times. In the same way, Eyot…

8.3

Toby Driver – Madonnawhore

Toby Driver’s name looms heavily over many of my formative years, or at least those years which I consider eye-opening in terms of musical…

8.5

Kuhn Fu – Kuhnspiracy

Writing about Kuhn Fu has been fun for me before, but their latest release brings the thunder to such an extent, it’s no longer…

8

Vesper Sails – Cheshire King

Genre titles can be a slippery thing. More often than not, I’ll tag a band I’m covering with the genre descriptions they use on…

8.4

Appalaches – Cycles

Out of the gate it was clear that Montreal’s Appalaches had the ability to be a great modern post-rock band. Their sound was finely-tuned,…

8.9

George Will – Dawn

In early 2014 Latvian post-metal band Audrey Fall released Mitau, a very successful debut album that took many people by surprise, including the band…

9.1

Heron – You Are Here Now

After what some perceived to be an up-and-down previous year for post-rock releases, it certainly did not take long for 2017 to show out…