Tag: Experimental Rock

July 15, 2022

Song of the Day: Circle of Birds - Circle of Birds

I haven’t yet featured any post-rock on the Song of the Day series, so it’s time to remedy that. Circle of Birds was a one-off collaboration between members of Ester Drang, Unwed Sailor and Lasso. The vast ensemble (encompassing nine members!) allowed for a true spirit of improvisation. The resulting 3-song EP is entirely instrumental, but it’s a very satisfying listen. Characteristic for the genre, 2 of the 3 songs clock in at over 7 minutes long.… Continued →

April 6, 2022

March 6, 2020

Song of the Day: Breakfast with Amy - Social Studies

Along with L.S.U. and the Altar Boys, another band that was really influential in getting me into alternative music (as opposed to straight metal and thrash of my teenage years) was Breakfast with Amy. Their debut album had enough punk rock influence to appeal to that side of me that wanted noise and aggression, but there was more to their sound than just loud, fast, and angry. There were also these weird, angular, noisy expressions and interesting metaphors about the faith that I wasn’t hearing anywhere else.… Continued →

September 8, 2017

My Epic Begin Tracking New Ep With Matt Goldman

My Epic have begun tracking their new ep with famed producer, Matt Goldman. This will be the band’s follow up to last year’s wonderful ep “Viscera”. Who else is excited about this upcoming release? Thank you Facedown Records for continuing to support this band and putting out wonderfully spiritual and engaging experimental rock n’ roll from My Epic.… Continued →

August 21, 2017

July 11, 2017

Fighting Jacks Release New Album "Decade" (July 21st 2017)

In case you missed our earlier news… Fighting Jacks are back and their new album is now available on Bandcamp for pre-order. The new album will be available on all digital platforms starting 7/21/2017. The band is having their official release party show on 8/19/2017 at the SLG Art Boutiki in San Jose, Ca. All of the details are on our Facebook page. Continued →

May 20, 2014