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Post by jeremyb »

Given theres so much genre talk at the moment I thought i'd start a thread about post rock as I've only really discovered it recently after being into Jakob for quite a while and loving that kind of music!

I'm always on the lookout for new bands to listen to tho' if people have any suggestions?, so far I have discovered:

Sunn O)))
Mono
Mogwai
Collapse Under The Empire
ISIS
My Bloody Valentine
Sigur Ros
Sora Shima
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aren't "My Bloody Valentine" emo?
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same difference?
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I can't add anything here unfortunately. If you hadn't listed those bands I wouldn't know what post-rock referred to! :oops:
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rocklander wrote:aren't "My Bloody Valentine" emo?
No, thats Bullet for my valentine! :?
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jeremyb wrote:
rocklander wrote:aren't "My Bloody Valentine" emo?
No, thats Bullet for my valentine! :?
Haha, again! One of those bands are just going to have to change their name... :lol:
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Would probably class My Bloody Valentine as shoegaze rather than post rock, but I suppose there is a degree of crossover. If you are into them check out Slowdive and Ride. It's funny how so many people confuse them with Bullet for My Valentine :lol: Nowadays it comes across as a nu-emo/metalcore (ie nu-nu-metal) sounding name.

For some post rock check out Maserati (more upbeat), Beadhead (mellow), Tristeza (the album A Colores in particular, kinda dreamy). Sleeping People might be worth a listen if you are a Tool fan (but lighter and no vocals). I guess bands like Earth and Low could be considered post rock too, and on the heavier side of things check out a band called Gospel.
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"post-rock" is a kick in the balls of a term, huh.
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Cheers Timi!! Been listening to ride, not really feeling it tho', was trying to get into a bit of the shoegazey stuff but its not quite doing it for me :(
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Godspeed You Black Emperor
Set Fire To Flames
A Silver Mount Zion
Explosions In The Sky
Tortoise
Cult Of Luna (post-metal)
Do Make Say Think

And yeah without getting into a genre scrap, My Bloody Valentine are definitely shoegaze.

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were do Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
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MBV were huge when I was a kid :shock:
this is like 1986
if that is post-rock I'm past categories
reading the NME
we waited for the follow up album
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foal30 wrote:were do Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
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my Old Man says they are the shit
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Aren't they like "Rock" (present - rock?) . Rock isn't finished yet, so no need for "Post". :|
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If anyone wants to get really geeky with the "Rock" genre, check out a book call Rhythm and Noise by Theodore Gracyk.

Basically talks about the idea of Rock being a recording style rather than genre, due to the association a song has with a particular recorded version of the song rather than the song itself, mainly because most Rock music is phono art (rather than a transparent recording) which cannot be 100% replicated either live or in another recording.

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Timi wrote: most Rock music is phono art (rather than a transparent recording) which cannot be 100% replicated either live or in another recording.
can you give me this last sentence in laymans terms? Intriguing.

does it relate to over-dubs, double tracking for fatness etc?
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