Friday, June 05, 2009

Parhelia - Shifting Sands




As a genre, “post-rock” had a good run; the late 90s and turn of the millennium saw a slew of releases which should still be looked upon in fifty years as being classics, as legendary. The story since 2003 has been a little different. Certainly there have been exceptions, but the rule has been repackaging the tired formula of thunderous percussion and shimmering tremolo guitar set amidst Baroque dynamics. Post-rock lived a healthy life, but has been denied a graceful death by hundreds of bands that are either incapable of, or refuse to, evolve their sound.

Bands like Parhelia, for instance...(Read more at the Silent Ballet)

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