Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Post-rocktoberfest 2008: The Final Nail in the Coffin
While "Mr. Wells" was indisputably the song that ended post-rock's dominance of the UK top 40, it was the arrival of Colon that consigned post-rock - that once mighty cultural institution - to the dustbin of history.
Witnessing Colon's historic first appearance on legendary BBC2 rock show Indie Club, it was hard for even the most devout Moonshake fan to deny that a new era was being ushered in. How could mere post-rock compete with a band with so much to say and such an original, eloquent, forceful way of saying it?