October 12, 2018
Check out this brand new single from Mainframe that will be a benefit to support their ministry efforts in a far away land. You can read more on the “single track” page over on bandcamp here and get full details. Stream the instrumental surf-rock track below and donate if you’d like to add the song to your collection.… Continued →
August 2, 2018
January 9, 2018
While this band hails from Louisville, I would have sworn they were from eastern Europe somewhere. That’s a good thing. Reverentia is yet another quality post-metal release I’ve come across recently. But whereas the mysterious band God revel in djent rhythms and instrumental anthems to connect the listener to God, TIMŌRĀTUS takes a different approach altogether. … Continued →
December 16, 2017
This mysterious band has been making music since 2016. Their website states, “GOD will challenge you to consider your life, death through the power of music.” While I am in contact with the band members, repeated requests for information regarding the member(s) have been unsuccessful—even to the point of denying my request to know which country the band is from.… Continued →
December 7, 2017
The piano is, like many instruments, simultaneously loved and loathed. The player will tickle the ivories even when others prefer silence. On Presence, Vol. 2 Andy Hunter’s DJ equipment starts to sound strangely similar to a piano. The instrument is present on just about every song, not to mention other orchestral instruments ranging from a pizzicato to a violin.… Continued →
October 14, 2017
"In Prayer" is a soothing and succinct release from the husband-wife duo Salt of the Sound that expands on their signature elements.
January 8, 2017
K. Gautier's first album shows promise and skill but falls victim to feeling dichotomous and simply too long.
November 1, 2016
Denton TX post-rock outfit Across Waters released their newest album, A House Not Built With Hands, as a follow-up to their 2011 release, More Light is Never Ending. The album was inspired by the band’s bassist Levi who has had a heart transplant, as well as the spiritual implications of being a new creation.… Continued →
June 19, 2014
Sleeping At Last's Oceans may not be a complex cornucopia of sounds and instruments, choosing instead to rely heavily on the piano, but its deceptive simplicity will reel you in.
April 6, 2014
Pangram is an instrumental concept album which lives up to its namesake, borrowing pieces from a plethora of genres. Read on for the full review.
March 19, 2013
Bethel has released their first instrumental album 'Without Words' with reimaginings of hit singles 'God I Look to You', 'Come To Me' and 'I Will Exalt'. Here is the review
June 17, 2012
Check out the review for This Patch of Sky's second EP, Newly Risen, How Brightly You Shine.
March 6, 2012
Revival Hymns' album "Feathers" is out now! Pick it up wherever albums are sold! Solid five piece from Finland making us Americans look amatuer :)
January 31, 2012
Blood And Ink Records have recently signed Virginia’s 3-piece post-hardcore group Comrades. Blood & Ink have released a compilation of Comrades songs from between 2010-2011 titled “Collections: 2010-2011” that you can check out here. I recently completed an email interview with the band, so take a second and get to know Comrades:
First tell us a little background on the band, who you guys are, where are you based out of, what style of music do you guys play?… Continued →
April 15, 2011
This Patch of Sky play a heavier brand of instrumental post-rock than most groups these days, bringing in elements of Thrice, Beloved, and mewithoutYou.
August 25, 2009
Instrumental post-rock from Indiana. Metavari makes the listener a part of the musical experience; a participant, not just an observer.