Travelogue: Week 2014-35

Noteworthy highlights from the past week of music discovery, releases, previews, and other news.  Daily updates are available on the ST Facebook and Twitter feeds and audio/video links to all tracks featured during the month are available on the Stationary Travels Songdrop page. Album Releases Everyday Dust – The Principality of Dustland [Sparkwood Records] The Principality of…

Journeys in Post Rock: Tides of Man / I/O / Equals / Glories

This feature covers four instrumental rock albums released this year that I have had in heavy rotation thanks to their fresh approach, bright energy, and uplifting melodicism.  They all happen to come from places around the USA – Tides of Man based in Tampa FL, I/O based in Boston MA, Tracts based in Austin TX,…

Travelogue: Week 2014-32

Noteworthy highlights from the past week of music discovery, releases, previews, and other news.  Remember daily updates are available on the ST Facebook and Twitter feeds and audio/video links to all tracks featured during the month are available on our Songdrop page. New Releases Zenjungle / Tunedin52 (Aug 3) Phil Gardelis from Athens Greece and John Daly…

Album (EP) review: ‘They Will Come Back For You​.​.​.’ by Kusanagi

Kusanagi is an instrumental rock band from Liverpool, and with their second EP, ‘They Will Come Back For You….’, they deliver a rousing and irresistible set of progressive/math/post rock jams that will have you wearing out the repeat button on your favorite music player. The arrangements here are inventive, requiring a high level of energy,…

Album Review: ‘Save Your Heart’ by Lights & Motion (Deep Elm)

‘Save Your Heart’, the second full studio album from Lights & Motion, is being launched today by Deep Elm Records.   And launch is precisely the metaphor that Christoffer Franzen had in mind while laboring in the studio to create his latest sonic jewel. Franzen says about the album, “On Save Your Heart, I wanted to…

Hidden Orchestra – ‘Flight’

Thursday morning listening.  The song ‘Flight’ from Hidden Orchestra, an “electronic jazz collective” based in Edinburgh, Scotland.  Subtle use of electronics underneath strings, harp, & winds all propelled by dynamic percussion lines makes for one uplifting and intriguing piece of music.

New Aural Method music drops tonight!

At midnight tonight Aural Method will drop their new release on Bandcamp. That’s probably all the encouragement you need, but the teaser video is still very much worth watching. Click here to visit Aural Method on Bandcamp