Post-rock, Band Recommendations/ Suggestions
Smikey2006
Mar 23 2010, 03:46 PM
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Hey guys, recently ive started writing a bunch of post-rock stuff (just after a friend suggested i wasn't too bad at it) My problem is I only listen to a few post-rock bands and I need more inspiration! biggrin.gif

At the moment I listen to:
God is an Astronaut
Explosions in the Sky
Mogwai
This Will Destroy You
Nest
Oceansize
Sigur Ros
The Album Leaf
Do Make Say Think
65 days of Static
God Speed You! Black Emporer
and
If these Trees could Talk

Any Recommendations!?

also if you have time if you could check out some of my work and tell me what you think I would appreciate it smile.gif
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Mar 23 2010, 04:12 PM
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A few more Smikey:
Mono
Cul de Sac
Electrelane
Jackie O ...
Jim O'Rourke
Tortoise

Personally I really like Cul de Sac and Tortoise. Jackie O and Jim O'Rourke have been around for ages.

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Mar 23 2010, 04:32 PM
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Very chill sound you have going Mike. I enjoy the melodies and the sounds. I miss some tempo variation though, but I wonder if that is just a result of the post rock genre. It all flows together really nicely though.

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Mar 23 2010, 09:54 PM
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QUOTE (tonymiro @ Mar 23 2010, 11:12 AM) *
A few more Smikey:
Mono
Cul de Sac
Electrelane
Jackie O ...
Jim O'Rourke
Tortoise

Personally I really like Cul de Sac and Tortoise. Jackie O and Jim O'Rourke have been around for ages.


Thanks alot! Ill check them out!

QUOTE (JVM @ Mar 23 2010, 11:32 AM) *
Very chill sound you have going Mike. I enjoy the melodies and the sounds. I miss some tempo variation though, but I wonder if that is just a result of the post rock genre. It all flows together really nicely though.


thanks alot! Yea ive wanted to add some tempo changes and there defenatly will be on my full album which is being worked on as we speak, most of these are just quick little recordings to get my ideas down. I use garage band and im not sure how to add tempo changes in that haha sad.gif thanks for listening smile.gif

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Man I seriously wish I can help you but after reading your list you made me worried a lot. I don't know any of those names smile.gif I should really sit down and discover some bands like that - at least informative.

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QUOTE (Emir Hot @ Mar 23 2010, 10:26 PM) *
Man I seriously wish I can help you but after reading your list you made me worried a lot. I don't know any of those names smile.gif I should really sit down and discover some bands like that - at least informative.


Its a great genre for sitting back at the end of the day and just relaxing too. Can't be head banging all day smile.gif... i mean...not everyday smile.gif

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QUOTE (Smikey2006 @ Mar 24 2010, 03:00 AM) *
Its a great genre for sitting back at the end of the day and just relaxing too. Can't be head banging all day smile.gif... i mean...not everyday smile.gif

I don't headbang at all unless I'm playing a "heavy show" smile.gif I'll check those bands for sure. Thanks

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same here, I really need to get up to date with the newer bands,

I'm sure there's great stuff there that I'm missing out

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QUOTE (Daniel Realpe @ Mar 25 2010, 05:01 PM) *
same here, I really need to get up to date with the newer bands,

I'm sure there's great stuff there that I'm missing out


That's what ive been discovering lately with electronic music. There is sooooo much music out there and some of it is really beautiful. Just for everyone who is here trying to discover something new and amazing listen to this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmorNPU1VXk

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When I read a post and don't recognize one single band mentioned in the thread I know I'm either too old, too young or too stuck in the 80's!!! \m/ biggrin.gif

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QUOTE (Smikey2006 @ Mar 26 2010, 04:39 AM) *
That's what ive been discovering lately with electronic music. There is sooooo much music out there and some of it is really beautiful. Just for everyone who is here trying to discover something new and amazing listen to this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmorNPU1VXk


Amazing that you should post that one. I only recently heard the album and haven't been able to stop listening to that song smile.gif To me 'All is violent, all is bright' is one of the best albums in it's genre.

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QUOTE (Emir Hot @ Mar 24 2010, 01:26 PM) *
Man I seriously wish I can help you but after reading your list you made me worried a lot. I don't know any of those names smile.gif I should really sit down and discover some bands like that - at least informative.




Ya man, that makes the two of us..

I felt like a moron going through that list ..

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QUOTE (MickeM @ Mar 26 2010, 10:00 AM) *
When I read a post and don't recognize one single band mentioned in the thread I know I'm either too old, too young or too stuck in the 80's!!! \m/ biggrin.gif

Haha biggrin.gif

I recognized quite a few actually, but only listened to a few of them...

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QUOTE (audiopaal @ Mar 26 2010, 08:57 AM) *
Haha biggrin.gif

I recognized quite a few actually, but only listened to a few of them...



SORRY GUYS biggrin.gif here lets sit back and listen to something everyone knows biggrin.gif

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Good thread, I would like to know more, All the bands you listed are pretty much all I know as well laugh.gif


God Is An Astronaut is just....Well....Amazing. Recommend that band to all.

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From what I've heard sofar I'd have to say that God is an Astronaut is my favorite in the genre.

Btw, if anyone wants to try something related that is a bit heavier I'd recommend trying the album 'Panopticon' by Isis.





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A record label that you check out :
http://cstrecords.com/home

I also love the band Interpol (Don't know if it's really "post rock"....)

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