Salt bears many similarities to its predecessor, namely in its post punk sensibilities, experimental song structures and intricate instrumental passages. However, Salt utilizes a more diverse palette of sounds, reaching beyond distorted guitars to make use of synthesizers, clean textures and advanced harmony.
After an extended period away from the podcast, Nick and Dan return to chat about new music from Pile, She Keeps Bees, Squid, Blessed, Ausmuteants, PAX and a pair of selections from the recently released Post-Trash Vol. 4 charity compilation. A bit rusty and delightfully unfocused, this one is about the music, as its always meant to be.
After a flurry of exceptional introductory releases comes Salt, the band’s meticulous full length debut, an album with enough jaw-dropping moments you might as well just leave your damn mouth open. Blending together fractured shards of garage punk, krautrock, post-hardcore, and experimental no-wave, Blessed’s sound is laser-beam focused and expanded further in every direction on their first attempt at album length exploration.
Welcome to the second annual Post-Trash "Year In Review," a look back at our favorite music of the year. Let this be your guide to not only reconnect with your personal favorites, but more importantly to discover something new. We've profiled 100+ of the releases that make Post-Trash the site that it is, with countless others recommended as "further listening," a section for releases you might have missed.