A Further Selection of Post-Rock

Almost a year ago, I wrote a post detailing what I conceive “post-rock” music to be, and I provided some samplings of the post-rock bands I had heard up to that point. However, since then I’ve collected a lot more post-rock, and I have more I would like to share with you. This sample spans the spectrum of post-rock. Some songs are very rockish with a post-rock feel, and some are what could possibly be referred to as hardcore post-rock (that’s completely my term for it). Either way, while I’m still not convinced that post-rock is going to become the next revolution in rock n’ roll, I absolutely love listening to it, and I hope you enjoy this selection.

“Past and Language” by Toe

“Never Meant” by American Football

“On Reflection” by The Appleseed Cast

“Some are White Light” by Caspian

“The Landlord is Dead” by Do Make Say Think

“All is Violent, All is Bright” by God is an Astronaut

“8105” by Moving Mountains

“Our Happiest Days Slowly Began to Turn into Dust” by Red Sparowes

“I Believe in Your Victory” by This Will Destroy You

“Spaceship Broken, Parts Needed” by Pelican

“The Universe!” by Do Make Say Think

“East Hastings” by Godspeed You! Black Emperor

“Tremolo + Delay” by Toe

“The One With the Tambourine” by American Football

Feel free to share any songs you would recommend 🙂

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3 thoughts on “A Further Selection of Post-Rock

  1. Well, I suppose I should delve in and sample. I guess I could enjoy something newer than the 1982 Supertramp album I listened to while working out this morning. Watch out, Jeff, or the music you enjoy today will be what you’re still listening to thirty years from now!

    • Well something similar has happened to me recently. For most of high school and for the first few years of college, I listen to the same music. Only in the last couple of years have I really expanded and found a lot of new music! (This post is case and point) But I do hope that I will always “keep up” with new music while never forgetting the music I listened to when I was in college!

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