Mogwai : As The Love Continues

Mogwai are one of the OG bands when it comes to post-rock. Their blend of quiet interludes swelling into cascades of momentous noise are the hallmarks of post-rock. But they are far more than just a genre creator. They bounce around in noise rock, art rock, film scores, and post-punk as well. But what this […]

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“Your Sentries Will Be Met With Force” : A Few Questions With Composer Steve Moore

Musician/composer Steve Moore recently released his latest solo album titled Beloved Exile. This is his first solo album since 2013s Pangaea Ultima,¬†and first full-length released with Temporary Residence. If you’re not familiar with Moore, he’s been part of heavy synth/prog rock duo Zombi(along with drummer/keyboardist AE Paterra) for over 15 years. Besides his work in […]

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Steve Moore : Beloved Exile

On his first non-soundtrack album since 2013s Pangea Ultima, Steve Moore goes deep. Beloved Exile is the musician’s most accomplished and engaging work yet, working with Tunisian singer/songwriter Emel Mathlouthi, harpist Mary Lattimore, and veteran percussionist Jeff Gretz. Along with the acerbic wit of Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle coming up with the album and song […]

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Mogwai : Every Country’s Sun

I had a rough first start with Mogwai. My initial introduction to Mogwai was the Curiosa Festival back in 2004. I thought I was going to be decimated in the spot I stood in the pavilion of the World Music Theater by the sheer volume that emanated from the stage. It was a kind of […]

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Mogwai : Atomic

I have to admit, it took me a while to find my way to Mogwai. Even after seeing them in 2004 during an ear-shattering assault that left a good friend of mine and I stunned and shell shocked at the Curiosa Festival I still just could never bring myself to dig deeper into these Scottish […]

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Inventions : Maze Of Woods

Inventions is the musical collaboration of Eluvium’s Matthew Cooper and Explosions in The Sky’s Mark Smith. On the surface their 2014 self-titled debut as Inventions was a nice mix of Eluvium’s glitchy and atmospheric electronics and Explosion’s wide-eyed and cavernous musical landscape. While it was a solid effort, it didn’t seem to beg for repeated […]

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