Into Orbit: Dark Matter

New Zealand experimental rock duo Into Orbit have released a storming video to accompany their brand new track “Dark Matter”. Featuring more of Into Orbit’s dynamic tension and release rock, “Dark Matter” starts off with a loop that sees guitarist Paul Stewart use his guitar strings as a percussive source, before the song twists and turns to develop into a darker ‘n’ sludgier melee. See the video above for... Read More

Into Orbit: Caverns

Into Orbit: Caverns German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer shuffled off this mortal coil back in 1860, but not before leaving heartwarming maxims about life like this behind: “Human existence must be a kind of error … it may be said of it, it is bad today and every day it will get worse, until the worst of all happens.” Now, obviously, Schopenhauer wasn’t exactly a laugh riot. Although, like a lot of his philosopher pals, he’d clearly have... Read More

Spook the Horses—Brighter (Review + Q&A)

SPOOK THE HORSES—BRIGHTER (REVIEW + Q&A) It wasn’t remotely difficult to decide which album to review first in 2012. Brighter, the debut release from post-rock outfit Spook the Horses, of Wellington, New Zealand, is stacked with all the panoramic creativity needed to kick start the year in invigorating fashion. With an hour’s worth of undulating, textural post-rock, Brighter shifts effortlessly between picturesque soundscapes and pugnacious... Read More