ghost signal #2: the ninth inning
heroin & your veins – i feel nothing (00:42)
labradford – c (02:55)
nonsun – peace of decay, joy of collapse (08:11)
heinali & matt finney – tinderbox (16:43)
aluk todolo – iv xii mmx (26:26)
shrine – radiant skyline (unit 4) (35:30)
lawrence english – object of projection (43:20)
the bug & earth – agoraphobia (47:45)
dälek – it just is (52:47)
samples taken from detour (1945)
I contributed a couple of mini-reviews to E&D’s round up of post-rock/post-metal releases missed by us in 2016. If further proof were needed that there is officially far too much good stuff going on then here it is – several gems completely overlooked by a whole flock of writers who are utterly bonkers for this stuff. If we can’t keep track of things what hope do you mere mortals have?
In particular everyone should check out The Great Cold. I’d predict Great Things for those guys if they weren’t already doing Great Things straight out of the gate.
A new Enablers record is as much a literary event as it is a musical one. On The Rightful Pivot the Slint-esque post-rock backing is the same as it ever was, but the spoken word vocals have a little more clarity and focus than previously. These 8 deliciously vivid vignettes may not sound much different to the rest of Enablers’ back catalogue, but then Enablers don’t sound much like anyone else either.
Danish post/math/whatever rock oddities return after a decade long hiatus and pick up where they left off. Continue reading