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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


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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Stream The Before The Flood Soundtrack Featuring New Songs By Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Mogwai, & Gustavo Santaolalla

The crack team of Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Mogwai, and Gustavo Santolalla assembled to score the new Leonardo DiCaprio climate change documentary Before The Flood.
Peter Helman | October 21, 2016 - 12:31 am

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
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