Instrumental

Interview: A Stroll Through 10 Years Of Caspian

“There’s a constant search for new sounds, at least guitar-wise (…) a search for different sounds through pedals, or through a technique, or through throwing a bunch of ice into a Starbucks cup and using it as a shaker (which I did on this last record). It’s keeping everything fresh in the form of new sounds. That’s one of the things that’s gonna keep us going and keep us excited for 10 more years, hopefully.”

8.8

Mogwai – Atomic

One has to marvel at the complexity and versatility of the human brain, but that doesn’t mean that this gorgeous machine doesn’t have plenty…

7.8

Hadoken – Hadoken

Hadoken were an odd outfit. Describing themselves as “elemental instrumental music,” their  style is an intriguing mix of the instantly appealing and seemingly intentionally…

7.8

Cleft – Wrong

Cleft have been ripping math-rock a new one for five years now, and they figure that’s enough time to be doing that. They’ve announced…

8

Wander – Mourning

Oakland, CA quartet Wander, and their full-length debut “Mourning,” in many ways stand in contradiction to what one might expect going in. Despite the…

8.5

Poly-Math – Melencolia

If you’ve never heard Poly-Math before; whatever you do, don’t read other press for this album. Sensational claims and overused PR buzz words like…