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30 Essential Post-Rock Songs

Above all else, the Wikipedia entry on post-rock exemplifies how difficult it can be to pin down movements in music: Did the genre begin in…
Garrett Kamps | January 7, 2015 - 1:24 pm

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The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We typically have a hard enough time narrowing down the vast bounty of music this very generous internet bequeaths us each week, and Thanksgiving Black…
Stereogum | December 6, 2013 - 3:39 pm

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Trent Reznor, Mogwai Score Leonardo DiCaprio Climate Change Documentary

Trent Reznor and his longtime score collaborator Atticus Ross served as music supervisors on the upcoming documentary Before The Flood, which focuses on Leonardo DiCaprio's…
James Rettig | September 9, 2016 - 5:39 pm

Minor Victories – “Cogs” Video

Minor Victories -- the collaborative ensemble of Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Editors’' Justin Lockey, and Hand Held Cine Club's James Lockey -- might…
Pranav Trewn | August 1, 2016 - 9:44 am

Stream Mogwai Atomic

Mogwai's tingly, vast music has always sounded a bit like film-score music, and over the past decade, they've really jumped into that world. Since 2006,…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2016 - 10:34 am

Minor Victories – “Folk Arp”

Minor Victories is the new supergroup featuring Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Editors' Justin Lockey, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, and Hand Held Cine Club's James Lockey. The pulsating,…
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2016 - 12:17 pm

Mogwai – “Bitterness Centrifuge”

Next week, Scottish post-rockers Mogwai will release Atomic, a new album made up of reworkings of compositions from their soundtrack for the BBC documentary of
James Rettig | March 21, 2016 - 1:27 pm

Mogwai – “Ether” Video

Later this year, post-rock kings Mogwai will release Atomic, their score for Mark Cousins' BBC documentary of the same name. We've posted the warm, shimmering…
Tom Breihan | February 29, 2016 - 12:50 pm

Minor Victories – “A Hundred Ropes” Video

Minor Victories, the supergroup comprising Rachel Goswell from Slowdive, Stuart Braithwaite from Mogwai, Justin Lockey from Editors, and his brother James Lockey, teased some piquing…
Collin Robinson | February 22, 2016 - 11:48 am

Mogwai – “Ether”

Scottish post-rock heroes Mogwai are releasing Atomic, a reworked version of their soundtrack for the BBC nuclear warfare documentary of the same name, in a…
Peter Helman | February 6, 2016 - 11:29 am

Mogwai – “U-235″

Mogwai just released a career-spanning comp and lost a longtime member, but the Scottish post-rock OGs aren't slowing down at the two-decade mark. Rather, a…
Chris DeVille | January 12, 2016 - 9:31 am

Mogwai Guitarist John Cummings Leaves Band

Mogwai have announced that long-time guitarist John Cummings has left the band to "pursue his own musical projects." In a statement on their website, they…
James Rettig | November 16, 2015 - 11:58 am

Preview Mogwai’s Score For BBC’s Nuclear Warfare Documentary Atomic

This weekend, BBC will premiere a new documentary called Atomic - Living In Dread And Promise as part of a special BBC Four Goes Nuclear
James Rettig | August 3, 2015 - 11:31 am

Watch A Teaser For Minor Victories, New Supergroup Feat. Members Of Slowdive, Editors, Mogwai

Minor Victories is a new supergroup made up of Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Editors' Justin Lockey, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, and Hand Held Cine Club's James Lockey.
James Rettig | July 23, 2015 - 10:10 am

Mogwai – “Helicon 1″ Video

This is not a new song from Mogwai; in fact, it's a very old one. But it is the start of a new era for…
Caitlin White | June 24, 2015 - 10:25 am

Mogwai Release Limited-Edition Skateboards

For almost all of history, it's been very difficult to grind rails and to proclaim your love of Scottish post-rock at the same time, as…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2015 - 12:19 pm

Mogwai – “Teenage Exorcists” Video

Mogwai's Music Industry 3: Fitness Industry 1 EP comes out next week, and they've shared a video for their new track "Teenage Exorcists." It's a…
James Rettig | November 25, 2014 - 11:19 am

Mogwai – “Teenage Exorcists”

At the top of the year, Scottish post-rock overlords Mogwai released Rave Tapes, which I thought was their strongest album in years. (I'm not overstating…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2014 - 9:57 am

Metallica Respond To Glastonbury Critics With Fox Hunt Parody, Jack White Plays “Enter Sandman”

Metallica came under some fire before their headlining performance at Glastonbury after some festival fans tried to ban the band from appearing because of James…
James Rettig | June 29, 2014 - 2:41 pm

Mogwai – “Simon Ferocious” Video

Post-rock royalty Mogwai have always been skilled at hitting those big awe-inspiring moments in their music, so it's almost a surprise they hadn't jumped on…
Miles Bowe | May 12, 2014 - 10:58 am

Mogwai, Super Furry Animals, Maximo Park Announce New Booze

From the Iron Maiden beer to Dan The Automator's collaboration with Dogfish Head there is a grand tradition of musicians designing their own hooch, and…
Miles Bowe | January 22, 2014 - 3:46 pm

Stream Mogwai Rave Tapes

Next week, Scottish post-rock titans Mogwai give us their monstrous new album Rave Tapes. It's their eighth studio album, but it's their first since they…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2014 - 12:14 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We typically have a hard enough time narrowing down the vast bounty of music this very generous internet bequeaths us each week, and Thanksgiving Black…
Stereogum | December 6, 2013 - 3:39 pm

Mogwai – “The Lord Is Out Of Control” Video

Scottish post-rock bosses Mogwai come bounding back early next year with their new album Rave Tapes, and first single "Remurdered" was a Goblin-esque horror-movie pulse.
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2013 - 10:14 am

Mogwai – “Remurdered”

Here's a fun emerging trend: Mogwai albums named after genres that don't have anything to do with the music that Mogwai make. The Scottish post-rock…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2013 - 10:32 am

Mogwai, Chad VanGaalen @ Fonda Theater, Hollywood 6/2/12

Although they missed Sasquatch due to visa problems, Scottish noise avalanche architects Mogwai arrived at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood ready to melt eardrums. The…
Andrew Youssef | June 4, 2012 - 2:33 pm

Mogwai – “Earth Division”

The Occupy Wall Street movement, evicted from municipal parks and town squares across the U.S., has announced 5/1 as a day of reoccupation, and a…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2012 - 9:06 am

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The Top 20 Steve Albini-Recorded Albums

Infamously cantankerous studio rat/national treasure Steve Albini doesn't like to be called a record producer. He prefers the term "recording engineer." That's a dry, clinical…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2012 - 3:33 pm

Mogwai Remix Rammstein

Well, here's something nobody expected. The Scottish post-rock institution Mogwai have given remix treatment to "Mein Land," a new song from the long-running German shock-metal…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2011 - 11:45 am

End Of The Road Festival 2011 In Photos

Last week, the UK's Larmer Tree Gardens hosted a hilariously deep bill for the End Of The Road Festival, a lineup that featured Joanna Newsom,…
Corban Goble | September 7, 2011 - 10:39 am
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