The unmistakable sound of Fender Stratocasters (with an Ibanez Talman thrown in). Rock isn’t dead, they just stripped out vapid vocals. Check it out…
One of a collection of 16 short films made for the Valtari Film Experiment –
Translation for the Morse Code in the video:
“It doesn’t matter what I say”
“The only thing that matters is how you feel”
“Understanding that the words are irrelevant is of great importance”
“What feelings do you have”
I’d passed up this Icelandic band so many times in the past. I had a narrow definition of Post-Rock, and anything with vocals was out. Now, however, I realize that genres are fluid and that makes them pretty much meaningless except in the general sense. Sigur Ros is considered “Post-Rock” because “Post-Rock” people listen to it. And that’s how I’ll approach it from now on. Enjoy this track from the pride of Iceland.
Terry Kath has to be one of the most underrated guitarists in all of rock and roll history. Even Jimi Hendrix said that Kath was better than him. Watch and listen to him shred a Stratocaster.
This usually picks me up…
This great evil, where’s it come from? How’d it steal into the world? What seed, what root did it grow from? Who’s doing this? Who’s killing us, robbing us of life and light, mocking us with the sight of what we might’ve known? Does our ruin benefit the earth, does it help the grass to grow, the sun to shine? Is this darkness in you, too? Have you passed through this night?
Anyway, they say she comes on a pale horse
Here are two new tracks caught live from recent events. Titles are unknown at this point.
From EITS yet to be released album…
And the people bowed and prayed
To the neon God they made
And the sign flashed out it’s warning
And the words that it was forming