Posts Tagged ‘post-rock’

Photos: Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ 9:30 Club

The 9:30 Club, though not technically sold out, still felt packed and energized

Tonight: Cacophonous Doom and Corpse Stink at St. Stephen’s

What better way to kick off a summer weekend than with a heady mix of post-rock, ephemeral doom, brutal crust metal, and, um, a 14-woman vocal choir?
Tonight's show at St. Stephen's Church is far from sweetness and light. Headlining the affair is Ilsa, a local metal-laced crust punk act (or, conversely, crust-punk infused metal [...]

“We’re Not ‘After Rock'”: A Chat with the Mercury Program

The Mercury Program's vibes-laden, melodic prog has been a valuable asset to the instrumental rock scene since the late '90s, but it's been an awful long time since the group kicked out its dreamy jams in D.C. The band has been on hiatus for several years due to all the usual grownup reasons, but it's [...]

Last Chance to See Ostinato Tonight at DC9

Originating in Northern Virginia over 10 years ago, Ostinato have been off and on since then but mostly off since 2007. With the three members that make up the band (including guitarist Dave Hennessy, who played with Scott Weinrich as a drummer for The Hidden Hand), now all living in different cities along the eastern [...]