Connecting Dots. A playlist as a map to reach new places.
In this episode we’ll show you how even the most precise, perfect and mathematical musical structures of the so called math rock could be as violent, unpredictable and, ironically, out of scheme as punk was as its dawn. Born in the early ’90s, heavily influenced by the noise attitude that Steve Albini brought into the alternative scene at that time, math rock quickly grasped the attention of a quite wide variety of fans, proposing a renewed post hc both in structure and sounds. From the breathtaking and intense violence of The Dillinger Escape Plan, to the post progressive rock of The Mars Volta. Then we’ll move to the ‘trademark’ sound of math rock embodied in bands like Giraffes? Giraffes! or Ian William‘s projects as Don Caballero and Storm and Stress. Our playlist ends with the debut album of the italian based band Oaks, that gathered the heritage of a genre like math rock and excerbated it with their distorted emo feel.
- The Dillinger Escape Plan – We Are The Storm
- The Mars Volta – Inertiatic ESP
- Giraffes? Giraffes! – When The Catholic Girls Go Camping, The Nicotine Vampires Rule Supreme
- Don Caballero – In the Absence of Strong Evidence to the Contrary…
- Storm and Stress – The Sky’s the Ground, the Bombs Are Plants, and We’re the Sun, Love
- Oaks – How To Reach Loudly Dan Bilzerian’s Summer Party (available here)
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