Episode #3501

Post-Rock & Soundtracks

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Listen to some post-rock music on this New Sounds program.  Hear a collaborative film score by the Austin, TX band, Explosions in the Sky, who, together with David Wingo, have made the soundtrack to the independent film “Prince Avalanche.”  It’s a step back from the dramatic swells of the “Friday Night Lights” era and never builds to those crescendos, yet still works as a piece of aural cinema. 

Also, listen to the guitar duo known as Threefifty, who create a combination of acoustic Baroque post-rock chamber music from their latest record, “Collapses.” Plus, music by Clint Mansell from the film “Stoker” as well as an epic by the Montreal post-rock progenitors godspeed you! black emperor.

PROGRAM #3501 – Post Rock (First aired on 8/14/2013)             





Explosions in the Sky & David Wingo

Prince Avalanche

Alone Time [4:59]

Temporary Residence TRR 222CD

Clint Mansell


The Hunter Plays the Game [3:20]

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Separate Chambers

Florida Lay-by [3:16]

Morr 072

Clint Mansell


The Hunter Becomes the Game [2:39]

See above.

Explosions in the Sky & David Wingo

Prince Avalanche

Hello, Is This Your House [4:11]

See above.

Threefifty duo


Home Somewhere [6:03]
Due out August 20, 2013.

Explosions in the Sky & David Wingo

Prince Avalanche

Send Off [4:10]

See above.

godspeed you! black emperor

Yanqui U.X.O.

Rockets Fall on Rocket Falls [20:42]

Constellation Records CST 024

Comments [1]


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one of a matching set of EPs. Now “WEST”, due out February 25th, is a
dynamic collection of songs that balance the weight of its sister
release with precision. Together this two-part album explores the
band’s interpersonal relationship with the places and landscapes that
shape their art and lives. And through reflections on those
relationships with the times and places, THE TROUBLE STARTS examine
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did growing up in this new America shape the lives they live and the
communities they are drawn to?

With these songs THE TROUBLE STARTS write a sort of open letter to
their country and their time, but more than anything, they hope you
enjoy the music as much as they do.

ADD DATE: 2/04/2014 (Seattle’s KEXP already spinning)
RELESE DATE: 2/25/2014
RELEASE SHOW: 2/26/2014 @ Barboza (Seattle, WA)

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Track Description: Sounds like Springsteen joined the Replacements….
As close to a pop song as you’ve heard from THE TROUBLE STARTS, Bird
on the Water, is an incredibly clean, gorgeous three and a half
minutes of rock. An introspective look on the pressures of being, of
growing and learning from mistakes. This is a song for coming out of
it stronger. Delicate harmonies and optimism highlight the second
track on the album.

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Jan. 20 2014 02:07 AM

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