Electronic-laden, instrumental tunes from Japan, a lovely, laid-back post-rock journey to accompany your daily life.
Charts and Maps
Intrinsically unclassifiable, roving between genres, tied together by stylistic nuances, or possibly indie-jazz-math-rock.
Alternative Math-Rock from France, tending towards the progressive whilst retaining the melodic edge.
Double Handsome Dragons
Half of Sidearm, a couple of others and a sprinkling of moondust. Or Alternative-Electronica-tinged, Instrumental Rock which jumps and blasts about with subtlety. Take your pick.
Electronic beats fused with classical post-rock, mixing ambient piano and synth string sections underneath driving electronic drums and glitch sounds.
French Teen Idol
Melancholic piano patterns, dreamy atmospheres, vocal samples and striking instrumental crescendos dominate this stunning second full length release.
From The Sky
Multiple influences combine to produce a cohesive yet varied sound, from melodic passages to heavy riffs, rhythmic math to soaring post-rock noise.
Beautifully orchestrated and complex instrumental rock from the east of the United States.
An instrumental post-math-rock hybrid band, full of complexity and melodic layering mixing with upbeat, jarring indie-rock.
An immensely tight, crisp sounding debut from another great UK band blurring, and expanding, the definition of Math Rock.
I Am The Architect
Classical and haunting post-rock from Germany blending shoegaze with melancholic atmosphere.
Alternative Math Rock that blends progressive melancholic grandeur with lush instrumental soundscapes.
A post rock dream run through a shoegazers nightmare. It’s atmospheric and haunting, yet textured and tuneful.
Loss of a Child
A classically-influenced instrumental math rock noise that has unforeseen importance in the modern world of music.
Compelling and exciting instrumental math post-rock melding traditional rock elements with more unorthodox compositional ideas.
Incorporating classical structures and instruments alongside electronica to creates atmospheric piano-lead compositions and pulsing post-rock.
Italian Instrumental Post-Metal band with subtle ambience and great use of varied instruments around the guitar base.
Melodic instrumental post-rock, ranging from quiet ambience to distorted climaxes.
Painting By Numbers
French band, with various members of Radius System and Dawnshape, expanding their musical minds with some Math Rock à la Pivot and Battles.
Leftfield instrumental music, weaving from quiet and rhythmic, to full on intense and distorted mayhem.
Pet Slimmers of the Year
Dynamic Instrumental Post-Metal from the heartland of England, a 3 piece act that produces a sound much greater than the sum of it’s creators.
Rock structures, electronic beats, cinematic ambiances and space rock epics from France, delivering intense and colourful Alternative, Progressive music.
A mix of various experimental styles, from ambient, post-rock, experimental, and minimal
Ambient Electronica mixed with chilled out Post-Rock
Melodic jump-drop indie crash-out with complexities and the odd influence from the post- genres
The Silent Ballet : Compilation
Various compilations featuring Caspian, Yndi Halda, UpCDownC, Mt., God is an Astronaut, Magyar Posse, From The Sky, Gifts from Enola, The American Dollar, Sumner McKane, Romance of Young Tigers, worriedaboutsatan, pg.lost, Beware of Safety, Scraps of Tape, Signal Hill, Giants and more.
Relaxed ambient experimental sounds.
Driving instrumental epic post-rock with a Southern Hemispherian twinge
Progressive Instrumental noisy Post-Rock from France.
Post-Rock influenced Alternative Rock from Wales via Chicago (though not literally – bonus points for people who get the references….).
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Complex jazz-influenced progressive-math-metal from Australia. Highly recommended for those who want to have their listening experience challenged.
The Shy Trafficker
Instrumental indie-jazz-rock three piece that build thematic “songs within a song” based around rhythmic complexity.
This Is My Normal State
A gorgeous Bristol-based band, layering beautiful and ethereal vocals over a stunning post-rock backdrop.
Predominantly Instrumental, Shoegazing, Ambient, Space Rock. Which makes as much sense as they do but thankfully the music is a lot more co-ordinated!
Guitar lead instrumental rock influenced by a passion for nature, emotions and all kinds of music.
wecollectskies (previously Josh Elliott)
A powerful, dramatic and an emotional blend of sweeping pianos and Glitch loops, mixing a classical style with technical progressive music.