Jump to content
Jambands.ca

Anyone into the recent wave of music influenced by


whiteymuseum
 Share

Recommended Posts

I've written 3 From Fiction reviews for this website, one for their EP and the other two are for concerts.

I love From Fiction. I know Owen their bassist quite well. He's never been able to categorize their sound and neither can I. I think that as a collective, From Fiction would be shocked to have King Crimson mentioned as an influence. Math-rock? I'll have to mention that to Owen. I'd call From Fiction progressive avant-garde hard rock, but hard rock with a punk enthusiasm mixed with free jazz!

Thanks for the post Whitey.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Another Canadian band that embodies the title math-rock are The Creeping Nobodies: http://www.thecreepingnobodies.com/

Loads of those bands here too. Franz Ferdinand, Razorlight, Mama Scuba, Duels...

I'm not sure if I would refer to these bands as math-bands per se. At least based on the definition you and I have hinted at in this thread, Jaimoe.

Shain as well, I think these acts you have referenced weigh a little much on the 'retro' side of punk & rock to be called math-rock. Math-rock usually (and in my mind) suggests more progressive leanings.

I often say, if the term had been thought up 30 years ago, King Crimson, Red Krayola, Yes, these would've been under the term.

It's all just music though right?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...