Post rock, as a genre, is hard to define. It is a mix of synthesizers and rock music, culminating in a sound that can be described as ‘atmospheric’ at best. It is even harder to suggest to someone to give it a try. The songs are often way over six minutes long and have generally very long intro’s. They have slow tempo’s, lack any real chorus and, more often than not, lack any vocals as well. At first glance, the songs are highly repetitive and monotone. They aren’t catchy. They seemingly lack character. But, when (after five minutes of build-up) the...
I love music. Not all music, I have a distinct opinion on what I listen. It goes from epic orchestral music, to relaxing post-rock indie, to heavy metal. It really depends on the mood I’m in.
I made a video. Of a song. In a videogame. Impossible? Nope, it’s Audiosurf 2, the follow up to the critically acclaimed Audiosurf. Originally going to be called ‘Audiosurf: Air’, it’s now simply called ‘Audiosurf 2’. And I’m okay with that. It’s awesome. Don’t trust me? You can buy it here, and try it for yourself. It’s still in early acces, which means it isn’t fully finished yet. This doesn’t mean it is unplayable – quite the contrary. It just gets better with every (almost) daily update. The song, for anyone wondering, is Kavinsky’s ‘Nightcall’.