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Etymology[ edit ] The concept of "post-rock" was developed by critic Simon Reynolds in his review of Bark Psychosis ' album Hexpublished in the March issue of Mojo magazine.
He further expounded on the term, Perhaps the really provocative area for future development lies Reynolds, in a July entry in his blog, claimed he had used the concept of "post-rock" before using it in Mojopreviously referencing it in a feature on Insides for music newspaper Melody Maker.
In a Time cover story feature on the Beatleswriter Christopher Porterfield hails the band and producer George Martin 's creative use of the recording studio, declaring that this is "leading an evolution in which the best of current post-rock sounds are becoming something that pop music has never been before: The post-rock sound incorporates characteristics from a variety of musical genres, including krautrockambient psychedelia prog rockspace rockmath rocktape musicminimalist classicalBritish IDMjazz both avant-garde and cooland dub reggae as well as post-punkfree jazzcontemporary classicaland avant-garde electronica.
When vocals are included, the use is typically non-traditional: Simon Reynolds states in his "Post-Rock" from Audio Culture that "A band's journey through rock to post-rock usually involves a trajectory from narrative lyrics to stream-of-consciousness to voice-as-texture to purely instrumental music".
Wider experimentation and blending of other genres have recently taken hold in the post-rock scene.
The resulting sound has been termed post-metal. More recently, sludge metal has grown and evolved to include and in some cases fuse completely with some elements of post-rock. This second wave of sludge metal has been pioneered by bands such as Giant Squid and Battle of Mice.
This new sound is often seen on the label of Neurot Recordings. Early precedents[ edit ] Post-rock appears to take a heavy influence from late s U.
Their second album Metal Box almost completely abandoned traditional rock and roll structures in favor of dense, repetitive dub and krautrock inspired soundscapes and John Lydon 's cryptic, stream-of-consciousness lyrics. This Heat are regarded as having predated the genre because of their unique combination of avant-progkrautrockand industrial music [ not in citation given ].
Post-rock group Mogwai performing at a concert.The Yes Album - Atlantic D (Great / Very Good) Best song: Starship Trooper Peter Banks was a great guitarist, don't get me wrong, but his presence put a cap on Yes' ceiling as a band, and his style of guitar playing, as thick and as satisfying as it was, just wasn't compatible with the direction the band was about to r-bridal.com Yes did the smart thing, and brought in one Steve Howe, who.
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