Thursday, 17 July 2014

Man Is Not A Bird - The Sounds of Spring

Artist: Man Is Not A Bird
Track: The Sounds of Spring
Album: TBC (2014)

Man Is Not A Bird is an instrumental post rock band from Paris, France. Their style blends post-rock ambiances with math-rock rhythms. The band cite Irish band And So I Watch You From Afar as an influence, and this is evident in their sound. They are currently recording their debut album, which was funded via crowd sourcing, check out the details here. Stay alert on Facebook.

Download all their music to date over on Bandcamp.

Follow @manisnotabird on Twitter for the latest on their debut album

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Modern Day Babylon - Travelers

Artist: Modern Day Babylon
Track: Travelers
Album: Travelers (2013)

Modern Day Babylon is a three-piece progressive metal project from Teplice, Czech Republic. The band has released 2 albums to date, The Manipulation Theory (2011) and Travelers (2013). On the road the band has played alongside the likes of Periphery, Textures, Monuments and Chimp Spanner.

Stay in touch on Facebook, and get their music over on Bandcamp. There's also some tasty t-shirts available in their merch store.

Follow @mdbband on Twitter if you want.

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Remember Remember - La Mayo

Artist: Remember Remember
Track: La Mayo
Album: Forgetting The Present (2014)

Remember Remember are a Scottish instrumental band originating from Glasgow. Active since 2006, they have released two albums and other work on the Rock Action label, run by fellow Glasgow band Mogwai, with whom the band have also toured.

Grab the latest album Forgetting The Present over on Rock Action Records or Amazon. Get The Quickening (2011) and Remember Remember (2008) over on Amazon too.

Follow @Rmmbr_Rmmbr on Twitter

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Linda Martini - Este Mar

Artist: Linda Martini
Track: Este Mar
Album: Linda Martini EP (2006)

Linda Martini is an alternative post-rock band from Lisbon, Portugal. In 2006 they released their first EP along with their first album Olhos de mongol. Following their first EP and LP, the band began to draw attention mainly of its country’s youth and enjoyed a growing success with the release of the EPs Marsupial (2008) and the live-recorded Intervalo (2009).

In 2010, their second album, Casa Ocupada, was released, debuting at #4 in the Portuguese Album Chart. Turbo Lento is their latest album, released in September 2013. Linda Martini’s sound is characterized by the use of distorted guitars and feedback but also melodic passages and short, emotional lyrics. Grab their music over on iTunes.

Follow @lindamartinilx on Twitter for latest updates

Thursday, 19 June 2014

CHON - Fluffy

Artist: CHON
Track: Fluffy
Album: Newborn Sun (2014)

A lazy post today - I featured CHON only a few weeks back, but they did this Audiotree session recently and it's awesome.Watch the entire session here.

CHON is an instrumental progressive rock band with jazz elements from Oceanside, California. The band have recently supported Animals as Leaders on tour with Navene K and After the Burial. CHON have released 2 EPs to date, Newborn Sun (2013) and Woohoo! (2014) which are available over on Bandcamp for $5, and all their music before then can be downloaded for free in this handy .zip file here.

Follow @chonofficial on Twitter for latest updates