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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…
Stereogum | January 7, 2015 - 1:24 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: June 2011

June's started on a hot streak: It made sense to counter the sweat by opening this Monthly Mix of recent standout free MP3s with a…
Brandon Stosuy | June 9, 2011 - 10:25 am

More Hella stories

Hella – “Yubacore”

It's always fascinating to hear what Zach Hill, one of our most lyrical, inventive, and most technically gifted drummers, does with his Vinnie Colaiuta-indebted strain…
Amrit Singh | August 11, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Hella – “Untitled” (Stereogum Premiere)

In 2007 I wrote a brief, less-than-positive review of Hella's There's No 666 In Outer Space, the record where the Sacramento noise-rock duo expanded to…
Brandon Stosuy | May 5, 2011 - 10:46 am

New Chll Pll Video – “Tales From The Crypt” (Stereogum Premiere)

Hella active drummer Zach Hill's in (and has been in) more bands than you want to try to list, but we've most recently caught him…
Brandon Stosuy | November 19, 2009 - 9:21 am

New El Grupo Nuevo De Omar Rodriguez Lopez – “Half Kleptos” (Stereogum Premiere)

Omar Rodríguez-López has a new band. The Mars Volta songwriter/multi-instrumentalist is calling it El Grupo Nuevo de Omar Rodríguez-López because it rolls off the tongue…
Scott Lapatine | April 17, 2009 - 2:33 am

New Zach Hill Video – “Stoic Logic” (Featuring No Age)

Zach Hills brings a lot to Marnie Stern's This Is It.... On his own recent solo album The Astrological Straits, he in turn benefits from…
Brandon Stosuy | September 5, 2008 - 3:12 pm

New Zach Hill Video – “Hindsight Is Nowhere”

Zach Hill plays drums in Hella, opposite Mick Barr (who's new metal band Krallice is great, by the way) on Shred Earthship and Volume 2,…
Brandon Stosuy | June 20, 2008 - 10:19 am