Melodic post rock paints on a huge canvas with a diverse palette ranging from tonal colors and minimalist arrangements to exuberant crescendos and from lyrical romanticism to just plain frenetic energy. Whatever part of the spectrum they cover, each of these ten albums released in 2014 will fill your ears and head with great sounds. Turn the volume up to 11 and enjoy the dopamine flood.
Click on the cover art to discover/order any album and scroll down to listen to a sample from each.
‘Eyes Like Strange Sins’ by Tides of Man
‘Emergent’ by Jakob
‘Just Be Remembered’ by Glories
‘This Isn’t Even My Final Form’ by Waking Aida
‘The Dawn Thief’ by Whale Fall
‘Some Speak of the Future, Others of the Past’ by All Shall Be Well
‘Warship’ by I/O
‘Acidhouse’ by Sora Shima
‘Escape/Return’ by To Destroy a City
‘x’ by The Sound of Rescue
Spectacular choice with This Isn’t Even My Final Form, by Waking Aida. What an incredible ending.
I saw these guys live in London some months, and they are really REALLY good. Such great energy, skills and showmanship.
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