sleepmakeswaves – “Love Of Cartography”

smw14sleepmakeswaves are a post-rock band from the land down under who ‘write love songs about delay pedals’ and have been doing the rounds since 2006 but it was debut album “…And So We Destroyed Everything” in 2011 that gained them attention and quite rightly too with a gorgeous and atmospheric take on the instrumental post-rock genre.

Second album ‘Love Of Cartography’ expands and builds on this platform and then some to stunning affect by going for an impressively BIGGER sound with a bucket full of subtle additional influences the stand them out form the burgeoning crowd.
Fans of God Is An Astronaut and Axes should definitely take note Continue reading

BE’LAKOR – “Of Breath And Bone”

belakorIf you’re going to ape/rip-off your influences at least have the decency to play it well.  Luckily for these Be’lakor chaps that hail from Melbourne, Australia their blatant tribute to Gothenburg Melodic Death Metal is performed with distinction and aplomb. Continue reading