I need post rock

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    UnattendedGolfcart SSO's Fat Mac

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    I want to get into some ambient/post rock/post metal music because I truly have no idea where to start with it. The only two post metal bands I listen to are Intronaut, Junius, and Russian Circles.

    I want to get my first reverb pedal soon (probs the Neunaber Seraphim Mono Shimmer) and start writing some interludes and ambient prog parts for my death metal band. I really just want to get more into the post rock/metal/ambient genre to get inspiration and find some new music.

    What bands do you all recommend?
     
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    Long Distance Calling, If These Trees Could Talk, Alcest, Agalloch, Les Discrets, God is an Astronaut
     
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    God is an Astronaut- Recommended track: Forever Lost
    If These Trees Can Talk- Recommended track: Below the Sky
    Isis- Recommended track: Backlit
    Pelican- Recommended track: What We All Come to Need
    Red Sparowes- Recommended track: Alone and Unaware
    Tristeza- Recommended track: Building Peaks
    Lanterna- Recommended track: Passage
    Vestascension- Recommended track: Burn Your Garden Down
    Explosions in the Sky- Recommended track: Your Hand in Mine
    Don Caballero- Recommended track: Railroad Cancellation
    This Will Destroy You- Recommended track: Quiet
    Alcest- Recommended track: Summer's Glory
     
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    These are post-rock (some of the previous recommendations are post-metal -- not exactly the same thing, although you may have meant post metal -- I happen to love both, but they satisfy different needs):

    Godspeed You Black Emperor (start with their shortest release, F# A♯ ∞)
    Do Make Say Think
    pretty much most of the rest of the Constellation Records stable of artists, but not all of it, some of it gets pretty experimental
    And of course the one-two punch that started it all, Talk Talk, Spirit of Eden and Laughing Stock (and Mark Hollis' solo album)
     
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    Vhyle Music of the Wastes

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    65daysofstatic, Tangled Thoughts of Leaving, Jakob

    And if you're willing to venture outside a bit, you can start with Deafheaven... post-black metal, if you're interested.
     
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    Deafheaven is great. I enjoyed Sunbather a lot.

    Thanks for everything so far. I'm going through The Mantle from Agalloch and it's really sick for some post-ambient-emotional-prog-black metal :)
     
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    Jakob and Tides from Nebula!

    Suggested listening: Blind Them With Science (Jakob), Lonsome (Jakob), Oran Mor (Jakob), Higgs Boson (TFN) and Fall of Leviathan (TFN)...to start.
     
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    asher So Did We

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    Rosetta
    The Ocean
    Mogwai
    Godspeed You! Black Emperor
    Irepress (maybe a little bit riffy, but excellent stuff)
    Sumac and Palms are both projects of different ISIS guys post breakup. Not sure if Sumacs album is out yet though.
     
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    God speed you black empror
     
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    Most of the bands I'd recommend seem to have been posted, but here's one that's not much well known. It's a 1 man (or, woman) band called Echoes Dwell. I'm not a fan of much of her stuff, but the ones that are post-rock/metal & atmospheric metal are just great (basically anything from her album "The Darkness Within"), & what first got me into post & atmospheric music. Here's a few of my favorites from her :metal:







    To add, Year of no Light is another band, it's more on the darker side but still amzing
     
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    Jambinai

     
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    Slint-Spiderland-Amazing post rock album, heavy as heavy can be, without ever really being heavy.
    Boris-Flood-Listen and you'll understand.
     
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    I'd say maybe start with Lift Yr Skinny Fists... instead, I find it to be the more accessible of the two; although if I had a gun to my head to pick my favorite - it'd probably be F#A#
     
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    As for most accessible, I actually think the EP Slow Riot for New Zero Kanada takes the cake, but Lift Your Skinny... Is definitely a close runner up (Plus one of my absolute favorites of all times :wub:)
     
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    You need Salvation:

     
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    Re: Slow Riot... -- did I confuse which one is shorter? Doesn't matter, yours is a fine suggestion.

    Re: Lift Yr Skinny Fists... -- that would certainly be the popular choice. Also a fine suggestion.

    That's the nice thing about them, you really can't go wrong wherever you start. I would recommend starting with all three.
     

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