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Post-rock is a genre of experimental rock music that emerged in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It is characterized by its use of unconventional song structures, ambient textures, and a focus on instrumental compositions rather than traditional vocals. Post-rock often incorporates elements from various genres such as jazz, electronic music, and classical music.

The origins of post-rock can be traced back to several bands in the United States and the United Kingdom. One of the key pioneers was the Scottish band Mogwai, whose debut album "Young Team" released in 1997 showcased their signature blend of quiet, atmospheric passages with explosive crescendos. Other influential bands include Tortoise from Chicago and Talk Talk from England.

Key characteristics of post-rock include the use of repetitive motifs, gradual build-ups, and dynamic shifts within songs. The genre often emphasizes texture and mood over traditional song structures or catchy hooks. This approach allows for a more immersive listening experience where listeners can get lost in the layers of sound.

Over time, post-rock has evolved and diversified into various subgenres. Some bands have incorporated more electronic elements into their sound while others have experimented with incorporating vocals or even heavier guitar-driven sections. This evolution has led to subgenres like post-metal (e.g., Isis) and math rock (e.g., Don Caballero).

Several significant artists have made an impact on the global music scene within this genre. Godspeed You! Black Emperor is a Canadian collective known for their epic compositions that combine orchestral arrangements with distorted guitars. Their album "Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven" released in 2000 is considered one of the definitive works in post-rock.

Explosions in the Sky from Texas gained widespread recognition through their emotionally charged instrumentals featured prominently in movies like "Friday Night Lights." Their album "The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place" released in 2003 remains one of the most influential post-rock albums to date.

Locations

Concert Schedule

Concert Date Artist Venue City
2024-02-21 Mogwai The Tivoli Brisbane City, AU
2024-02-24 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Outline At Knockdown Center New York, US
2024-02-26 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Homer Center For The Arts Homer, US
2024-02-27 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Biltmore Theatre Oshawa, CA
2024-02-28 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Grand Theatre Kingston, CA
2024-02-28 Explosions In The Sky Capitol Theatre Singapore, SG
2024-02-29 Mogwai The Opera House Wellington, NZ
2024-03-01 Mogwai The Powerstation Auckland, NZ
2024-03-07 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Pitchfork Music Festival Cdmx 2024 Mexico City, MX
2024-04-10 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Pakkahuone Tampere, FI
2024-04-11 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Paavli Kultuurivabrik Tallinn, EE
2024-04-12 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Hanzas Perons Riga, LV
2024-04-13 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Loftas Vilnius, LT
2024-04-14 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Przedszkole Niepubliczne "Progresja" Warsaw, PL
2024-04-16 Godspeed You! Black Emperor B90 Gdansk, PL
2024-04-17 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Kamienna 12 Krakow, PL
2024-04-18 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Majestic Music Club Bratislava, SK
2024-04-19 Godspeed You! Black Emperor MeetFactory Prague, CZ
2024-04-20 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Arena Wien Vienna, AT
2024-04-21 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Dürer-kert Budapest, HU
2024-04-21 Grails Poppodium 013 Tilburg, NL
2024-04-22 Grails Downstairs At The Dome North, GB
2024-04-23 Grails Band on the Wall Manchester, GB
2024-04-23 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Tvornica Culture Zagreb, HR
2024-04-24 Grails Exchange Bristol, GB
2024-04-24 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Dom im Berg Graz, AT
2024-04-25 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Kino Šiška Ljubljana, SI
2024-04-27 Grails Kulturzentrum Dashaus Ludwigshafen am Rhein, DE
2024-05-17 Maserati Various Venues Camden North, GB
2024-06-08 Mogwai Royal Hospital Kilmainham Dublin, IE
2024-06-27 Grails Eulogy Asheville, US
2024-06-30 Grails Philamoca Philadelphia, US
2024-07-01 Grails Le Poisson Rouge New York, US
2024-07-03 Grails Crystal Ballroom Somerville, US
2024-07-05 Grails Bar Le Ritz Pdb Montreal, CA
2024-07-06 Grails Monarch Tavern Toronto, CA
2024-07-25 Maserati Hi Fi Hi Fi Annex Indianapolis, US
2024-07-26 Maserati Hi Fi Hi Fi Annex Indianapolis, US
2024-07-27 Maserati Hi Fi Hi Fi Annex Indianapolis, US
2024-08-08 Explosions In The Sky Piazza Castello Castelbuono, IT
2024-08-11 Explosions In The Sky Rocca Malatestiana Cesena, IT
2024-08-15 Explosions In The Sky Fernhill Farm Bristol, GB
2024-09-27 Godspeed You! Black Emperor National Stadium Dublin, IE
2024-09-29 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Troxy London, GB
2024-09-30 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Barrowlands Cycle Hire Station (8440) Glasgow, GB
2024-10-01 Godspeed You! Black Emperor O2 Ritz Manchester, GB
2024-10-02 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Motion;Marble Factory Bristol, GB
2024-10-03 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Empire Road Coventry, GB
2024-10-04 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Le Grand Mix Tourcoing, FR
2024-10-05 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Kufa Esch-sur-Alzette, LU
2024-10-06 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Le Trianon Paris, FR
2024-10-08 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Stereolux Nantes, FR
2024-10-09 Godspeed You! Black Emperor L'Autre Canal Nancy, FR
2024-10-10 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Volkshaus Zurich, CH
2024-10-11 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Les Docks Lausanne, CH
2024-10-12 Battles Alte Ölmühle Langen, DE
2024-10-12 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Zoom Frankfurt, DE
2024-10-14 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Huxleys Neue Welt Berlin, DE
2024-10-16 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Ab Club Brussels, BE
2024-10-18 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Floyd French Road Athens, GR